The City of Allen, Texas offers a rare opportunity for talented city management candidates – unparalleled stability, unsurpassed financial strength with a AAA bond rating and compelling career challenges. Located 25 miles north of Dallas, Allen was named the #1 Best Place to Live in Texas and #2 in the nation by MONEY Magazine. Family Circle, D Magazine, WalletHub, SafeWise and Forbes have all given Allen praise and high rankings for livability, safety and economics. With a population of 101,255 in just over 27 square miles, Allen is nearing its build out and a tremendous amount of commercial development remains ahead. The City of Allen provides a full slate of municipal services with 839 FTE positions across 15 departments. The FY 2019 budget was recently adopted with a General Fund budget of $105.5 million and an all funds budget of $220.7 million. Minimum qualifications for this position include a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Public Administration, Business, or related field from an accredited university and ten years of progressively responsible experience as a manager in a municipal environment. A master’s degree and a successful track record as a City Manager or Assistant/Deputy City Manager with exposure to the full slate of city services are preferred. The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary with an excellent executive benefit package that considers the candidate’s qualifications and track record of career success.