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The Board of Commissioners for Durham County Government is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as the County Manager.  Highly qualified leaders, who are interested in submitting an application, can view the full description of the position by visiting Developmental Associates website: 
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All applications must be submitted directly to Developmental Associates.

Durham County, North Carolina, operating under a Board of Commissioners-Manager form of government, seeking a passionate, equity and social justice-oriented Manager to lead one of the most dynamic and economically diverse Counties in North Carolina.  With outstanding strategic leadership skills, the next County Manager will have a track record of being an entrepreneurial consensus builder with effective growth management skills, and the ability to build and inspire teams. The successful manager has a track record of partnering and collaborating with staff, a diverse community, regional partners, and the Board of Commissioners to carry out identified strategic priorities of the Board to meet the needs of the community. The County is regarded as a fiscally responsible, stable, and well managed government with sound budget and strong fund balance (net assets). For more than 20 years, Durham County has been awarded a Triple A bond rating, a designation attained by only 69 counties in the United States and only six of North Carolina’s 100 counties. Durham County has an overall budget of approximately $760 million with an operating budget of around $500 million.  The County has 27 departments employing about 2100 FTE employees.   Executive leadership is structured around the goal areas and the County Manager is supported by five general managers over seeing each area, and a chief of Staff. The Durham County Board of County Commissioners is the legislative and policy-making body for Durham County and is the final authority on all County matters. The Board of County Commissioners hires the County Manager, County Attorney, County Clerk, appoints members of boards, committees and commissions, approves the annual budget, authorizes contracts on the County’s behalf, enacts ordinances and resolutions and establishes general County policies.   The County Manager reports to the Board of Commissioners and acts on the Board’s behalf to manage the operations of the county, implement policies, develop, manage and present the budget, as well as to execute the Board’s vision, directives and policy priorities using effective, innovative, and creative methods. Qualifications:  The successful candidate will have a minimum of a master’s degree in public or business administration, or a comparable field with 10 years increasingly responsible professional experience in municipal management with at least five years at the level of assistant manager or manager in a comparably-sized community.  Must have a proven track record in leading with an equity and social justice philosophy, transparent public communication, effective intergovernmental relations, personal community engagement, leading cohesive and collaborative change, visionary leadership, and being adept at leading and implementing strategic planning to implement the strategic priorities of the Board to meet the needs of the community.   Work experience in a high-growth and diverse community is highly desirable. ICMA credentials or the ability to those credentials within a designated timeframe is preferred.  The starting salary will be up to $255,000 depending on qualifications. The County also offers outstanding benefits. There is a residency requirement to relocate within County limits within 12 months of employment. To apply, go to Developmental Associates and click on the County Manager – Durham, NC link. All applications must be fully completed and submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal – NOT the County portal, nor any other external website; it is not sufficient to send only a resume. Resumes and cover letters should be uploaded with the application.  Applicants should apply by November 22, 2021. Finalists will participate in virtual interviews and skill assessments on January 6-7, 2022, which involves 3-4 hours over the two-day period, not including preparation.  Interviews with the Board of Commissioners will follow at a subsequent time.  Inquiries about your application should be emailed to hiring@developmentalassociates.com. Durham County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 
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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST - MULTIPLE
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST - MULTIPLE Durham, NC, US, 27701 Nov 8, 2021
Environmental Health Experience (Non-Manager)
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST - 40007625
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST - 40007625 Durham, NC, US, 27701 Nov 26, 2021
Environmental Health Entry-Level
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST - 40001164
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST - 40001164 Durham, NC, US, 27701 Nov 5, 2021
Environmental Health Entry-Level
DIV. CHIEF OF EMERGENCY MGT & CONTINUITY OF GOVERNMENT (Emergency. Mgr Div. Chief) - 40008991 Emergency Management/Firefighter Senior Mgr (Assistant Director/more than 5 yrs mgmt exp.)
DETENTION OFFICER - 40000533
DETENTION OFFICER - 40000533 Durham, NC, US, 27701 Nov 21, 2021
Law Enforcement/Detention Services Entry-Level
DETENTION OFFICER (PART-TIME) - 40000570
DETENTION OFFICER (PART-TIME) - 40000570 Durham, NC, US, 27701 Nov 26, 2021
Law Enforcement/Detention Services Entry-Level
DEPUTY SHERIFF - 40000374
DEPUTY SHERIFF - 40000374 Durham, NC, US, 27701 Nov 18, 2021
Law Enforcement/Detention Services Entry-Level
DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF LIBRARY SERVICES
DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF LIBRARY SERVICES Durham, NC, US Nov 5, 2021
Library Services Senior Level (more than 5 years exp)
DENTAL ASSISTANT - 40001019
DENTAL ASSISTANT - 40001019 Durham, NC, US Nov 2, 2021
Dental Services Entry-Level
DATA SCIENTIST - 40008281
DATA SCIENTIST - 40008281 Durham, NC, US, 27701 Nov 5, 2021
Information Technology Experience (Non-Manager)
CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER (RELIEF) - 40009530
CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER (RELIEF) - 40009530 Durham, NC, US, 27701 Nov 14, 2021
Criminal Justice Area Experience (Non-Manager)
CHILD WELFARE SOCIAL WORKER - Permanency Planning
CHILD WELFARE SOCIAL WORKER - Permanency Planning Durham, NC, US, 27701 Nov 11, 2021
Human Services Experience (Non-Manager)
CHILD WELFARE SOCIAL WORKER - Child Protective Services Human Services Senior Level (more than 5 years exp)
ASSISTANT CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING) - 40008700 Accounting/Audit/Budgeting/Finance Senior Mgr (Assistant Director/more than 5 yrs mgmt exp.)
ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN II - 40005725
ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN II - 40005725 Durham, NC, US, 27701 Nov 5, 2021
Tax Administration Experience (Non-Manager)
ACCOUNTANT - 40009977
ACCOUNTANT - 40009977 Durham, NC, US, 27701 Nov 8, 2021
Accounting/Audit/Budgeting/Finance Experience (Non-Manager)