The City of Belle Meade, Tennessee, (2,912 population) is seeking a confident and visionary leader to be its next City Manager. This distinct residential community is located in the Nashville/Davidson County metropolitan area. Belle Meade is a hidden jewel and considered one of the best places to live in Tennessee with a safe, welcoming, and family-friendly community offering an abundance of small-town charm.
As the chief administrative officer, the City Manager is responsible for the daily administration and coordination of all city affairs in accordance with the city code, ordinances, resolutions, and by the Board of Commissioners directives. The City Manager supervises the Finance & Human Resources Director, City Recorder, Public Works Superintendent, Building Codes Director, Administrative Assistant, and Chief of Police. This position will oversee a staff of 30 employees and manage a $6+ million budget.
A starting salary based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience will be offered, with a range extending from $98,000—$138,000. The City of Belle Meade also offers a range of employee benefits, including medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, sick leave, 401(K) with up to 8% City contribution, and optional (self-funded) State 457b annuity.
The successful candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business, or a closely related field with a minimum of five (5) years of municipal administration related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience to provide sufficient evidence of the successful performance of the essential functions of the job. A master’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field is preferred. EOE.
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This position is open until filled; however, first review of resumes occurs on August 22, 2022. Following this date, applications will be screened against criteria outlined in the recruitment brochure. For more information, please contact Patty Heminover at 651.223.3058.