The City of Loveland, Colorado – a vibrant community surrounded by natural beauty – is seeking a new City Clerk. The City Clerk will exemplify Loveland’s values of accountability, integrity, transparency, and honoring the public trust, collaboration, and innovation. In line with the City of Loveland’s mission of achieving their vision through innovation, dedication, and excellent service delivery, the City Clerk will provide leadership to the City Clerk’s Office. Primary duties include being the Clerk of the City Council for public meetings, issuing licenses, maintaining custody of all public records (including the Municipal Code), and administering public elections.
There is a high degree of accountability to citizens, City Council, and the staff of the City. Collaboration with Larimer County and State of Colorado officials is also necessary to excel in this role. The City Clerk serves as an active member of the Executive Leadership Team, including strategizing long-term goals and policies for the organization.
The City Clerk reports directly to the City Manager. Direct reports include two Assistant Clerks and one Deputy Clerk. The former City Clerk transitioned to a Town Administrator role.
The salary range for the position is $82,700 - $132,200, and the expected hiring range is $82,700 - $107,500, depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefits package including an employee wellness center. Residency is not required.
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group at https://bit.ly/3aUke8H. Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. Open until filled with the first review of applications on March 31, 2021.
Experience and Education
Minimum requirements include three years of experience as a City Clerk or an Assistant/Deputy City Clerk, two years of supervisory/management experience, and municipal government experience. Must possess Certified Municipal Clerk designation or obtain it within six months of hire date.
Preferred qualifications include a public administration background, extensive elections experience, and an understanding of municipal budgets. In addition, demonstrated experience working with public records, licensing, automated agenda and public meeting management, and boards and commissions is also preferred.
About City of Loveland
The Novak Consulting Group, part of Raftelis, provides executive search, facilitation and strategic planning, and organizational assessment and optimization to local governments and nonprofit organizations nationwide.