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Town Administrator

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Starting Salary Range:  $125,000 – $135,000

The Town of Louisburg has a great opportunity for a Town Administrator seeking a stable position in a growing community. The ideal candidate will serve as the chief executive officer for the Town of Louisburg and will perform professional and managerial work planning, organizing, and directing the administrative functions of the Town including finance, planning, human resources, utilities operations, and other functions.  Located less than 40 miles from the renowned Research Triangle and the cities of Raleigh, Durham. and Chapel Hill, Louisburg provides a relaxed quality of living and unmatched character with access to all of the modern amenities of world class education, shopping, cultural resources, and entertainment. The Town has an annual operating budget of $15.9 million.

The next town administrator will be approachable, friendly, professional and interact well with staff, elected officials, and residents. It is highly desirable for the next town administrator to be visionary, creative, and flexible in addressing the concerns of the town and in guiding its future.  The individual is expected to be an administrator but also a visible figure in the community and actively participate in community events sponsored by the Town.

Minimum Education and Experience

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience as a public administrator, manager, assistant manager or similar level of experience.  The ideal candidate will also demonstrate leadership skills in administration, budgeting, and capital projects. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in public administration, business management or a related field, is required. The Town places an emphasis on the Town Administrator being a member of the ICMA and/or the NCCCMA. The Council supports and encourages the Town Administrator to be or become an ICMA credentialed Town Administrator within a reasonable period of being employed.

Special Requirements

· Valid North Carolina Driver’s License

· Completion of the Municipal/County Administration Course from the School of Government, UNC Chapel Hill, is desired.

FLSA Status: Exempt

To apply please send a resume to Virginia H. Jones, Interim Human Resources Director, at the following link:

The Town of Louisburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category: Administration
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Louisburg NC

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