The Borough of Slatington in northern Lehigh Co., with a population of 4,200 and a budget of $4.2 million and 12-15 employees, is seeking candidates for the position of borough manager. Slatington is situated in northern Lehigh County along the Lehigh River about 15 miles north of Allentown, PA.
The position entails planning and supervising borough projects, searching and applying for grants, preparing an annual budget, and exercising non-legislative and non-judicial powers and duties of the borough council.
Submit your resume with cover letter to Slatington Borough, 125 S Walnut St, Slatington, PA 18080 to email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
no later than April 30, 2015.
Wilkinsburg, a dynamic and historic first-ring suburb of Pittsburgh, with both major highway and busway access, seeks an experienced full time manager to help direct our continued forward momentum. With a population of just under 16,000 in just over 2 square miles, Wilkinsburg possesses a unique architectural inventory, a vibrant downtown, a diverse growing population and a positive outlook.
Reporting to a council of nine, the manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the borough including oversight of an $11 million annual budget and supervision of department heads. The ideal candidate will be creative and accountable, while championing strong communication and team building. A proven track record in community and economic development, grant writing and financial management is highly desired.
Shall be commensurate with experience with an attractive benefit package. Minimum Education Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science; Master’s in Public Policy or Master of Business Administration preferred.
The qualified candidate shall have a minimum of five years’ experience in governmental management and at least three years with direct staff supervision. Prospective candidates shall supply a resume with cover letter, three references, two writing samples including one funding proposal in an envelope marked “Borough Manager Position” and mail to Borough of Wilkinsburg, P.O. Box 8637, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221. EOE
Assistant Borough Manager
Indiana Borough, Indiana County, Pennsylvania is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Borough Manager.
Indiana Borough serves a population of 15,000 with an annual budget of $11million and is home to Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The assistant manager reports directly to the manager (ultimately to a twelve (12) member borough council) and within a reasonable period of time must be able to meet the requirements to serve as manager.
Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field and knowledge of municipal government structure. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and high personal integrity and ethical behavior are a must.
Important considerations include knowledge/experience in a municipal government setting; finance and budgeting; computer skills; human resource functions; staff management and supervision of municipal operations; public works; code enforcement; planning and economic development, parks and recreation; grant administration; and overall service delivery. Additional consideration will be given to candidates who display a commitment to continuous learning and professional growth.
It is expected that the successful candidate be a member of the community, and will become a resident of Indiana Borough or White Township. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and excellent benefits are provided.
To be considered applicants are to submit a resume with a letter of interest and salary history to: Indiana Borough, Attn: Assistant Manager Search Committee, 80 North 8th
Street, Indiana, PA 15701. Application deadline: May 30, 2015