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Assistant to the City Manager

  • Job Category: Other
  • Education: Bachelors Degree
  • FT/PT: Full-Time
  • Company: City of Abilene

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Job Description:

The City of Abilene Kansas seeks qualified candidates for a career opportunity as an Assistant to the City Manager. The position provides professional support to the City Manager and City departments, manages assigned programs and provides customer service to the public with an emphasis on coordinating the City’s information, communication, and engagement efforts.

Responsible for conducting research, making policy and program recommendations, analyzing processes to identify efficiencies and support innovation, grant research and administration, meeting and event planning, and responding to citizen complaints, as well as serving as the City Manager’s representative as requested. This position provides a variety of professional experience for an individual seeking an advanced career in local government.

Required Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree with major coursework in public administration, political science, communications, business, or related discipline. An equivalent combination of work experience and education that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered. Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate in a respectful, responsive and timely manner with coworkers, elected officials and the public by phone, email, mail and in-person. Available for meetings and emergency response, as needed, outside of normal work hours.

Drug screening and criminal background check will be required. The annual starting salary range is $42,057, plus an excellent fringe benefits package.

Applications must be submitted no later than March 12, 2018. To apply please visit or or by clicking the link at the bottom of this page.


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Job Link: City of Abilene Jobs Page

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