City Manager

City of West Liberty

West Liberty, Iowa, population 3,736 is seeking a high-quality candidate with strong, energetic, and visionary leadership skills to serve as their next City Manager.  West Liberty is a small community located in eastern Iowa, just 30 minutes east of Iowa City/Cedar Rapids and 60 minutes west of the Quad Cities.  It has the advantage of all the resources of major metropolitan areas with less than an hour’s drive while living in a small community with lower cost of living.  The City Manager has 9 direct reports.  There is a total of thirty-six (36) full-time employees and approximately forty (40) part-time/seasonal staff.  The annual operating budget is approximately $15 Million.  To learn more about West Liberty and the position profile, visit their website at

The successful candidate will have experience with economic development, budgeting, and financial management, strategic planning, and be ethical, creative, responsive and a teambuilder.  The next City Manager shall be a skilled communicator with the public, mayor and council, staff, and public.


Job Benefits:

Health and Dental, IPERS, 457B Plan with matching funds from the Employer, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Vacation and Sick Leave. Sick Leave accrual is paid out at the end of calendar year. 

COVID-19 Precautions:

Social distancing measure are taken and face masks are required. 

Application Instructions:

Additional Information

Confidential materials such as a cover letter, resume, salary history, and 5 professional references should be sent to:

Elizabeth Hansen, Midwest Municipal Consulting LLC


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with the first review on April 23, 2021.

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City Manager

City of West Liberty

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Job ID: 73922

Posted 11 days ago

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