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 material contains general information; it should not be used as a substitute for legal advice. Any attorney general opinions cited in this material are available on request from the League’s Research and Information Service 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”: