City of Cherokee

416 W. Main St. Cherokee, IA 51012 712-225-5749

The City Administrator leads an organization of 31 full-time employees – 10 police, 2 fire department, 10 public works, 4 City Hall, 2 library, 2 parks/cemetery, and 1 recreation, 14 regular part-time employees, and 
an annual budget of $9.6 million. The City Administrator is responsible for the management and oversight of all programs and activities under the City Council. The City Administrator executes appropriate policies 
and procedures as established by the City Council. 

Desired Qualifications:

The City of Cherokee is looking for a candidate who has demonstrated experience working for local, regional, or state government. A degree in public administration or related field is required; Master’s Degree is preferred. A track record of increasingly responsible supervisory/managerial experience is essential. The successful candidate to fill the City Administrator position will be joining an organization of 
energetic elected officials and employees. 

Application Instructions:

For more information contact Sara Lucas at 712-225-5749 or email 

Submit cover letter, application and resume, including 5 references and salary history to City ClerkTreasurer, City of Cherokee, 416 W. Main St., Cherokee, IA 51012 or electronically at on or before October 1, 2023. The City intends to negotiate an 
employment agreement with the successful candidate.

Location: Cherokee, IA

Open: Thursday August 31st

Close: Friday September 29th 2023

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