Temple, Texas, is ideally situated along the Central Texas technology corridor with San Antonio and Austin to the south, and Dallas and Fort Worth to the north. Easily accessible by road or air, Temple is located on Interstate 35 with convenient access to US Highway 190 and State Highways 36, 53, and 95, and is home to Draughon-Miller Central Texas Regional Airport. A principal city in the Killeen-Temple- Fort Hood Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has an estimated population of 428,000, Temple covers 75.15 square miles and offers an exceptional quality of life to approximately 75,293 residents. Temple is a home rule city operating under a council-manager form of government. The Temple City Council, comprised of a Mayor and four Council members, appoints a professional City Manager to lead and direct the daily operations of the organization.
The City of Temple seeks an energetic, visionary leader to be its next City Manager. The new City Manager will find Temple a friendly, culturally diverse City with a stable government, great potential, and the usual challenges and opportunities that are characteristic of a thriving and growing community. The City Manager will help the City Council, organization, and community implement a cohesive strategic plan, leveraging assistance and support from a variety of engaged community stakeholders and organizations. The selected individual should be fiscally conservative, with a sound business acumen. The ideal candidate will have an established economic development track record and demonstrated experience in working collaboratively with external community and economic development partners. Experience in developing excellent intergovernmental relationships will be essential.
The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or related field from an accredited university. A master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of five to ten years of progressively responsible experience in municipal government administration is required, with five years as city manager or assistant city manager preferred.
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