The award-winning City of Alexandria is recruiting nationally for a Deputy City Manager (DCM). The next DCM will have a verifiable and highly successful track record of inclusive and transparent leadership who will build on the City’s momentum, capitalize on the City’s continued growth, and set dynamic strategies to support opportunities for the City to move forward. Serving at the pleasure of the City Manager, the DCM will work with an impressive leadership team and oversee a capable staff of approximately 2,837 employees with an all funds operating budget of $1.13 billion.
The position requires a minimum of a four-year degree and five years of experience at a Department Head or Office Director level in a local or state government or equivalent political subdivision; substantial knowledge of multiple areas of local governmental programs, policies, and procedures and experience in engaging multiple stakeholders in problem-solving and negotiating solutions to issues. A Master’s degree and five years of experience at a Deputy City or Deputy County Manager level, or in a similar local government position that required a high level of knowledge and management of various local government programs is preferred.
The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary with an excellent executive benefit package. The salary range for this position is competitive and dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. In addition, benefits are provided, which include: annual leave, holidays, and sick leave; a retirement plan; health insurance, dental plan, life insurance, and long-term disability insurance; optional deferred compensation; credit union membership; sick leave bank; and an employee assistance program.