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Town Manager - Newington, CT


NEWINGTON, CT (Pop 30,234)



 The Town is known for its highlevel of services and quality of life with great neighborhoods and a friendlysmall-town feel. Located in the center of the State with easy access tobeaches, mountains, New York City, Boston, Providence, Long Island shore andnorthern New England. Newington has been described by many as a “kind andconsiderate community” that supports volunteerism.


 Form of Government

The Town of Newington has a Council-Manager form of Governmentwhich was established in 1966. There are 9 council members including the mayor,all elected at large for two years with a minimum of 3 minority party members.The mayor is elected separately and has only one vote.

About the Town Manager Position

The Town Manager is responsible to the Town Council for the properadministration of all Town affairs as outlined in the Town Charter. The TownManager is the Chief Executive Officer who oversees and manages all municipalservice functions and day-to-day operations of the Town. The Town Managerperforms personnel management, collective bargaining, labor relations andappoints or removes all department heads and employees.



·         Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in public or business administrationor a closely related field, with 5-+ years of responsible executive and/ormanagement experience which provides a demonstrated ability to perform theduties of the position. Candidates will also be considered that possess anycombination of education and/or work experience deemed relevant and equivalentto achieve the successful performance of the job. Master’s degree and ICMACredentialed Manager status or other executive level certification programs area plus.

·         Preference for experience with labor relations and humanresources, infrastructure projects, budgets, working with regional agencies andsolutions, economic development and redevelopment and managing emergencies.Experience with New England communities helpful

Compensation and Application Process

The Town of Newington offers a competitive salary dependent uponqualifications and experience. The Town provides a generous benefits packagewhich includes health, dental, life insurance and paid vacation and sick leave.Additionally, the Town provides a defined contributions retirement plan(ICMA/-RC/MissionSquare) Relocation assistance may be negotiable

Newington is an AA/EOEemployer

If you are interested in this position or have questions, onposition, or salary and benefits please contact Ms. Frank at the address belowbefore applying. To apply now for this great opportunity please submit yourcover letter and resume to Ms. Frank. Position will remain open until filled;first screening date is March 31, 2023. Resumes will be reviewed as they arereceived, and top candidates will be asked to complete a questionnaire.


Ms. Randi Frank, Randi Frank Consulting, LLC, 7700 Hoover Way,Louisville, KY 40219