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Troy, MI - City Manager

Troy, MI (83,181) Troy is a vibrant, dynamic city strategically located in Oakland County, Michigan, 20 miles northwest of Detroit in the heart of Detroit’s northern suburbs.  The City is the largest in Oakland County and has the third highest taxable value in the state.  The City is seeking experienced local government professionals with a commitment to ethics, integrity and best practices in leadership and management to serve as their next City Manager.  Please consider the following with respect to this exciting opportunity:

  • With a workday population of more than 170,000, Troy is a hub for business and commerce in the region.  Troy has been nationally recognized for its livability, excellent schools, well-educated citizenry, recreational opportunities and attractive business climate.  It is a community where residents can live, work and play.
  • The City of Troy is a full service municipality with a AAA bond rating.  The City has 350 full time employees and a total annual budget of $165 million.  The City Manager appoints the department heads including the Police Chief, Fire Chief, Finance Services Director, Community and Economic Development Director, Human Resources Director and City Clerk.  Troy’s city services also include a library, two golf courses, a transit center, a community center and an aquatics center.
  • Troy has a growing economy and home to several corporate and regional headquarters including Altair, Bank of America, Delphi Flagstar Bank, Kelly Services, Kostal North America, Magna International and many others.  Troy is also home to Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association driving growth in southeast Michigan.  Troy is also home to the Somerset Collection, a premier shopping destination with 1.44 million square feet of space and over 180 stores and restaurants including Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus. Troy balances this commercial success with a commitment to open space and has more than 900 acres of parkland.

City Manager candidates will have demonstrated leadership in the successful administration of municipal operations with a strong emphasis on customer service, teamwork and collaboration.  Candidates must possess well developed budget and financial management skills and experience with complex economic development and redevelopment.  The successful candidate will have vision, resilience and will exhibit a collaborative, welcoming approach with elected officials, residents, the business community, and employees.  Candidates must have the highest standards with respect to ethics and possess unquestioned integrity.  The position requires seven to ten years of increasingly responsible senior management experience and a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, finance or related field.  An MPA or MBA is highly desirable.   Residency is highly desirable. Starting salary range: $160,000 - $170,000 +/- DOQ with excellent benefits.  First review of candidates will occur on September 1, 2018. Apply on line with resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to to the attention of Heidi Voorhees and Jaymes Vettraino, 630 Dundee Road, Suite 130, Northbrook, IL  60062 Tel: 847-380-3240. 

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Posted:July 20, 2018

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