City Administrator

City of Marion | City of Marion, KY

Date Posted: 2/24/2023 8:45:30 AM


The City of Marion, KY is seeking an experienced, qualified applicant to fill the full-time position of City Administrator. Marion has a population of about 3,100, an annual budget of approximately 4M+ and has 25+ f/t employees. The City Administrator is responsible for the efficient oversight, management, and day-to-day operation of the affairs of the City in accordance with Local, State, and Federal laws. Demonstrated abilities include, but are not limited to, the exercise of mature judgment and the ability to resolve municipal issues related to continual quality public service and interdepartmental relations; strong financial management; project management; town-planning and land use skills, as well as significant knowledge of municipal law. The candidate of choice will be a proven team builder, will possess excellent leadership skills, be collaborative in nature, effectively communicate, possess the ability to cultivate relationships and advance the initiatives currently underway. The City Administrator is appointed by, and accountable to, the Mayor of Marion. Requirements: The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with a specialization in business or public administration, plus at least five (3) years of administrative / managerial experience in a public jurisdiction or private organization. Salary range for this position is $65,000 - $75,000 annually depending on experience and qualifications. A City Application is available on the City’s website ( Deadline for submission of applications is close of business, December 2, 2022, or until a suitable candidate is found. Interviews will be on-going throughout the recruitment process. The City of Marion is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace.

Salary Information: $65,000-$75,000
Application Deadline: 04/07/2023

An application can be found on our website at -- please email a completed application to, or mail/drop off at our address.

Layten Croft
City Treasurer
217 S Main Street
Marion, KY 42064

Phone: 2709652266
Fax: 2709655235