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Royal Oak, Michigan, population 59,006, is a dynamic city full of opportunity and excitement!  With a centennial celebration right around the corner in 2021, the city looks forward to its next city manager leading the community forward to an exciting future.

The city has 330 full-time employees as well as 150-200 part-time employees. Royal Oak’s General Government Activities Budget is approximately $70 million, and a total all-fund budget of the city is approximately $210 million.   

Candidates must possess:

  • Demonstrated leadership in municipal operations with a strong emphasis on customer service, teamwork and collaboration
  • Well-developed strategic planning skills
  • Trustworthiness and a welcoming approach with elected officials, residents, the business community, and employees
  • Active listening skills, excellent communication abilities and proven community engagement expertise
  • Seven to ten years of increasingly responsible senior management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or related field.  An MPA or MBA is preferred.  Extensive experience in government administration and/or management may be substituted for educational requirements
  • Residency is desirable

Starting salary is $140,000 - $150,000 +/- DOQE, with excellent benefits.

For a full job description and to apply online by January 17, 2020, visit GovHRjobs.com to the  attention of Jaymes Vettraino, Vice President.