Job Posting: Assistant City Manager

Assistant City Manager, Fayetteville, NC

Fayetteville, NC (pop. 208,000) The City of Fayetteville is seeking dynamic local government professionals as candidates for an Assistant City Manager position. One of two ACM positions reporting directly to the City Manager, the vacancy was created by the resignation of an ACM who accepted a City Manager position in another state. The City of Fayetteville will celebrate its 250th anniversary in 2012 and is home to Fort Bragg, the Army’s headquarters for Airborne and Special Operations forces, and Pope Army Air Field. The City includes an historic downtown shopping area, numerous historic sites, seven museums, three colleges and universities, multiple entertainment venues, and award-winning golf courses. Fayetteville is conveniently located within two hours of hours of Myrtle Beach and other east coast beaches, as well as within close proximity to camping, fishing and hiking in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. The Assistant City Manager will serve as an ambassador, facilitator and representative of the City Manager’s office. The successful candidate will have a commitment to teamwork and professionalism, outstanding supervisory, budgeting, and administrative skills, the interests of the entire community at heart, highly developed communications and listening skills and a demonstrated record of successfully managing and completing complex projects and assignments.

The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, political science or a related field. A graduate degree in business, public administration or a related field is preferred, but not required. Ten years of progressively responsible municipal work experience, with three years service as a city manager, assistant city manager or the equivalent is required.

Starting salary range is $100,000 to $130,000 annually depending on qualifications, with an excellent fringe benefit package. Interested candidates should apply by March 23 to Heidi Voorhees at For additional information contact Heidi Voorhees at or at 847-580-4246.