Assistant City Manager for the City of Corpus Christi, TX

  • City of Corpus Christi
  • Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Dec 21, 2020
Full Time Administration and Management Executive, Management
  • Salary: This position's established salary range is $150,000 – $200,000 plus excellent benefits, depending upon the successful candidate's background and qualifications. USD
  • Salary Top: $200,000
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Apply By: Nov 27, 2020




The City of Corpus Christi is a beautiful coastal city in the South Texas region, located 130 miles southeast of San Antonio. Nicknamed the "Sparkling City by the Sea," Corpus Christi is the Nueces County Seat and one of the United States' largest seaports. Additionally, the diversity of the City's economy, which is a blend of various business industries, including petrochemical, tourism, health care, retail, education, shipping, agriculture, and the military.  Today, the City of Corpus Christi is the eighth-largest city in Texas, and the 61st largest city in the US, with a population of 327,406 based on the City's 2020 estimate.

Job Description

Under the City Manager's direction, the Assistant City Manager is responsible for providing strategic direction and support to multiple City departments to ensure that assigned department directors can meet established goals and performance objectives according to approved operating and capital budgets.  Similarly, the Assistant City Manager listens, understands, and resolves challenges, problems, or conflicts that may arise in City Government. Strong organizational skills are required with effective management and supervisory experience and a strong background in process improvement. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, customer service skills, and the ability to work effectively with elected and appointed officials, city staff, citizen committees, architects, developers, engineers, and other customers.    

Job Requirements

The desired Assistant City Manager (ACM) candidate will be an accomplished professional with depth, breadth, and diverse experience in a municipal organization with similar service delivery and environment. The desired candidate will offer exceptional customer service and public service focus, outstanding written & verbal communication skills, admirable interpersonal and collaborative insight, and a profound understanding of high performing teams, traits, attributes, and characteristics. A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field and a minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience in an administrative or supervisory capacity is required.  Preferred candidates will have served in senior-level management (Director, Assistant City Manager, etc.) capacity in a progressive municipal government organization recognized for high-performance ideals, high ethical standards, outstanding customer service, effectiveness, and efficiency. 

This position's established salary range is $150,000 – $200,000 plus excellent benefits, depending upon the successful candidate's background and qualifications.

Special Instructions

Qualified candidates, please submit your cover letter and resume online by visiting our website at:   

This position is open until filled; however, interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply no later than Friday, November 27, 2020. For more information, please contact Edward Williams at or by calling 214-842-6478.

The City of Corpus Christi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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