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City Administrator - Girard, KS (ID: 279982)

Title City Administrator
Type City/County Manager and Administrators
Date Posted July 5, 2017
City / Organization Girard, KS


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Girard, Kansas (pop. 2,760; $10.7 million budget, 32 FTE’s), the county seat of Crawford County, is located at the intersection of Kansas Highways 47 and 7, about one and a half hours south of the Kansas City metro area. The city is home to a thriving public library, a high-quality medical center, an excellent education system, and numerous historic attractions. For more information on Girard, visit

The City operates under a council-administrator form of government. The governing body is composed of four council members elected by district, along with a mayor who is elected at-large. The City Administrator facilitates the day-to-day operations of the municipality, and oversees all operations and departments based on guidance from the governing body. Girard operates electric and water/wastewater utilities. 

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of local government experience, a reputation for problem solving and dependability. Candidates must showcase and be able to cite examples of strong leadership skills, budgetary experience, and have an eye for details. 

Competitive benefits; Salary $60,000-$75,000 DOQ. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to or LEAPS-Girard, 300 SW 8th, Topeka, KS 66603. If confidentiality is requested, please note in application materials. Position will remain open until filled. Application review will begin July 31. EOE. 

Job Post Expiration Date   August 1, 2017

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .