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City Manager, East Grand Rapids

Published Sep 23, 2020


Situated along the shores of Reeds Lake, East Grand Rapids, Michigan is a vibrant community boasting a thriving business district, charming residential corridors, pristine school grounds, and beautiful natural elements. These attributes and a local government motivated by service, innovation, and forward propulsion explain why residents choose to make this community home.

Following the retirement of its long-time city manager, East Grand Rapids is in the process of seeking its next executive. Only life-long learners with facilitative problem-solving skills and the ability to look toward the future, keeping the city on the cutting edge of innovation and constituent responsiveness, will be considered for this opportunity. East Grand Rapids will offer a competitive salary and benefit package. The starting salary will be dependent upon the qualifications and experience of its next executive. The range for the city manager position is $100,000 to $140,000.


  • A bachelors degree in a relevant field of study (an MPA is preferred); AND
  • Significant experience in local government with continuous progressive advancement culminating in the position of manager or assistant manager of a city, village, or similarly governed township OR to an executive leadership position in the management of municipal operations having (had) responsibility and administrative control for     multiple function areas; AND
  • Membership and/or involvement in a professional local government association that offers growth and continuous training such as ICMA or the Michigan Municipal Executives.

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The starting salary range for the position is $100,000- $140,000.


Must submit a signed CONSENT FORM found here,

Please submit resume, cover letter, CONSENT FORM, and five professional references, Subject Line: East Grand Rapids Search