To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to: CitySecretaryRecruitment@cstx.gov. You can learn more at: cstx.gov/citysecretaryrecruitment.
The City Secretary is a statutory position required by State law and the City Charter, serves as an officer of the City, and is appointed by the Mayor and City Council. In addition to the statutory duties of the position, the City Secretary is responsible for the executive leadership, direction and management for the City Secretary Department and for providing leadership and direction in the areas of administrative support of the Mayor and Council to include recording of Council actions, maintenance of city records, vital statistics, administration of City elections, administrative support and record retention. This position is designated the City Records Management Officer, Public Information Officer, and the City Registrar of Vital Statistics.
Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or a field related and two (2) years of management/supervisory experience; or High school diploma or GED equivalent and five (5) or more years of progressive municipal administration experience with a minimum of two (2) years of relevant supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Texas Municipal Clerk certification or ability to obtain within two (2) years of appointment. Texas Driver's License. Considerable knowledge of Federal, State and Local laws, rules, regulations, ordinances and codes governing municipal government record keeping, public meetings, City elections and municipal administrative management practices and procedures. Possess intermediate level computer skills in the use of word processing, spreadsheets, graphic applications and data entry. Ability to prepare clear, concise and accurate reports, correspondence and other written material. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to handle confidential information in a responsible manner. Possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Preferred:
Bachelors Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field.
Additional Salary Information: Dependent on Qualifications.
The City of College Station is a vibrant, diverse and growing community that is located in the heart of central Texas within a three-hour drive of five of the nation’s 20 largest cities. College Station is the only city in the country with nationally accredited departments -- parks, public works, water, fire, police and public safety communications. It is among the safest and most family-friendly... places in Texas, consistently maintaining one of the state’s lowest crime rates. Kiplinger’s has also ranked College Station among the nation’s 10 best places to raise a family.