The City of Columbia, Missouri is seeking a City Manager. Ideal candidates are experienced and visionary leaders who value and engender transparency, equity and inclusion, and open and honest communication. The successful candidate will lead the City’s commitment to cultural, racial and social equity as well as economic and educational diversity. This fiscally savvy, business-minded individual will bring experience in a mid-to large sized city that offers an array of municipal services and be dedicated to the improvement of City services across all sectors of the population. In addition, the next City Manager will be a bridge builder who embraces collaborative partnerships and possesses the emotional intelligence necessary to effectively lead and manage a diverse, high-performing staff, and the political aptitude to anticipate and plan for issues of concern. Exceptional communication skills and a leadership presence, both within the organization and in the community, supported by tangible accomplishments, are expected.