Union County, North Carolina is conducting a national search for the position of County Manager. This is an exciting, long-term, and stable opportunity to provide leadership for one of the fastest growing, charming, and beautiful counties in North Carolina and the United States. The County Manager is an at-will contractual position that will report to the Board of Commissioners and will serve as the administrative head of the County Government to manage the day-to-day operations and oversight of the 8 service areas, 1,296 employees, and a $412 million budget for FY 2018.
This position requires a Master’s degree plus a minimum of ten years of experience in governmental management, policy, and procedure, including thorough knowledge of State law governing County administration. Credentialed Manager through the International City/County Manager Association (ICMA) is preferred but not required. The County Manager will be required to live in Union County. The annual salary is up to $271,364.