Hiring a City Manager or Administrator Toolkit

Informational Memo

Published: September 19, 2020

Hiring a City Manager or Administrator Toolkit
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See accompanying model documents below.

This content conveys general information. Do not use it as a substitute for legal advice. Any attorney general opinions cited are available from the League’s Research staff.

Learn the steps to take in hiring a city manager or administrator, including how to manage interim time, whether or not to use a search consultant, setting position qualifications and creating a position profile, attracting, interviewing and offering positions to candidates.

Use these model documents with the “Hiring a City Manager or Administrator Toolkit”: