City Manager – High Point, NC

High Point
January 21, 2021
High Point, NC
First Name
High Point
Last Name
High Point
Phone Number
Closing Date
March 4, 2021 11:59 PM


City of High Point (pop. 115,000, metro area pop. 747,000) seeks well qualified candidates for City Manager position. High Point is located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, primarily in Guilford County, with portions in Davidson, Forsyth and Randolph counties—the state’s only city in four counties. The city is the home of the biannual High Point Market, the world’s largest furniture and furnishings merchandising market.

City Manager is appointed by and works under the direction of the Mayor and eight-member City Council. General Fund budget $109.5 million, Water & Sewer Fund $71.2 million, Electric Fund $133.4 million; supervises one Deputy Manager, two Assistant Managers and 20 department directors; 1,463 full-time employee


Competitive salary DOQ, attractive benefits. EOE, City values diversity.


Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or other relevant field; Master’s degree is preferred. Candidates should have at least 10 years of progressively responsible leadership and management experience in local government or business; experience as a local government manager, assistant manager or department head is preferred. Experience in NC municipal government or in comparable communities is a plus.


Send letter of interest and resume to: Ellis Hankins, Sr. VP, The Mercer Group, Inc. [email protected] (email preferred), cell & text: 919-349-8988. Request recruitment brochure for more information. Apply by 3/4/2021.