Deputy County Manager – Chief Community Health & Vitality Officer – Wake County

Wake County
January 15, 2021
Sunnybrook, NC
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Wake County
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Closing Date
February 19, 2021 11:59 PM


Wake County, North Carolina is seeking its next Chief Community Health & Vitality Officer which is equivalent to a Deputy County Manager role. The Chief Community Health & Vitality Officer serves as the key advisor to County Management and the Board of Commissioners. This position provides leadership, direction and strategy for the departments of Housing, Environmental Services, and Human Services as well as quasi-county agencies of Soil & Water, Cooperative Extension, and Workforce Development. The successful candidate will be a results-driven public administrator who is an innovative problem-solver with a record of maintaining and building outstanding community partnerships, transparency, staff engagement, and innovative leadership.


$170,000 to $190,000


Bachelor’s in public administration, business, or closely related field (master’s preferred), and 8 yrs. of progressively responsible experience in public administration management (10 yrs. preferred at level of Department Head or higher) in a comparably sized local government organization.


To apply, visit Application review begins February 10, 2021. Finalists will participate in virtual interviews and skill assessments on March 11-12, 2021. This requires about 3-4 hours of time, not including preparation. Interviews with the Leadership team will follow at a subsequent time. All inquiries should be emailed to [email protected] Developmental Associates, LLC is managing the recruitment and selection process for this position.