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Assistant City Manager

City of Newport News, VA

18 Oct 17
Open until filled
Job Function
Assistant to Manager/CAO , Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)

Full Time

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Job Location

2400 Washington Ave , Newport News, VA






2400 Washington Ave
Newport News , VA 23607

Form of Govt

Council-Manager (City)


Chief appointed official position was recognized by ICMA in 1958 as a Council-Manager position.


The City of Newport News is seeking a highly motivated professional with a demonstrated record of achievement for the position of Assistant City Manager. The successful candidate will partner with the City Manager in providing sound leadership and future orientated strategic direction for the effective management and provision of high quality services to the citizens of Newport News. Provides direct oversight of programs and operations of assigned functions to ensure optimal effectiveness, proper direction, and desired outcomes are achieved. This proven leader will promote innovation, critical thinking and creativity among Senior Leadership in developing new approaches and solutions to meet the needs of the City. The ability to work collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders to identify new ways to share resources, ideas and best practices in order to optimize service delivery City wide will be a critical skill. Using an excellent ability to communicate, the ideal candidate will be able to present complex ideas and proposals effectively; shape and implement policy as well as facilitate and synthesize multiple points of view to gain collaboration.

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to Master’s Degree preferably in Public or Business Administration, Government or a related field and a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in municipal government at an executive level in a city of similar size and population. Salary will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s qualifications. To view additional information for this position and to apply, please visit . This position is open until filled. The City of Newport News is an EOE.

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