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City Administrator

City of Lyons, KS

Posted
26 Oct 17
Deadline
Open until filled
Salary
$60,000 - $70,000 (DOQ)
Reference #
LEAPS-Lyons
Job Function
Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
Type

Full Time

Related Topics

Management
Job Location

201 W Main , Lyons, KS 67554

Population

3,725

Type

City

Address

PO Box 808
Lyons , KS 67554-0808

Form of Govt

Mayor-Council (City)

Turnover

1 chief appointed officials in the past 10 years

Lyons, Kansas (pop. 3,725; $12.1 million budget; 33 FTE’s), known as “an unexpected pleasure” is the county seat of Rice County. A dynamic, community located in the heart of Kansas, with a prosperous business climate and first-rate public schools plus access to higher education. The city operates gas, water, and wastewater utilities, along with a growing municipal airport. The City Administrator reports to a progressive nine-member council, and oversees all departments. For more information about the community, visit http:www.lyonsks.org.

Applicants should have a master’s degree in public administration or a related field and at least five years of management experience. The successful candidate will have a history of sound decision-making ability, excellent administrative and organizational skills and experience facilitating economic development. Candidates must also display the communication skills and openness needed to collaborate with the city council and staff.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to LEAPS-Lyons@lkm.org or LEAPS-Lyons, 300 SW 8th, Topeka, KS 66603. If confidentiality is requested, please note in application materials. Position will remain open until filled. Application review will begin November 20. EOE.

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