Town Manager

Town of Fort Mill, South Carolina
March 26, 2024
Fort Mill, SC
Billing Address
145 Culver Road, Suite 160, Rochester, NY, 14620
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Closing Date
Open until filled


Job Duties, included but not limited to:

  1. Executive Oversight and Administration:
  • Manages the daily operations of the Town government, including overseeing departmental activities and ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Coordinates activities with other government agencies at the county, state, and federal levels.
  • Executes policies and directives established by the Town Council, overseeing budget development and financial management.
  • Serves as a strategic advisor to the Mayor and Council, providing clear and timely information on key projects, programs, and fiscal matters.
  1. Community-Driven Program Development and Engagement:
  • Oversees the development and implementation of programs and services aimed at improving the quality of life for all residents.
  • Creates and executes strategic plans for programs and projects, ensuring alignment with community goals and aspirations.
  • Fosters open communication and transparency with the public, ensuring residents are informed and engaged in Town affairs.
  • Maintains positive relationships with diverse stakeholders, including citizens, boards and commissions, and other government agencies.
  1. Personnel Management and Staff Leadership:
  • Provides guidance and direction to department heads, setting clear expectations and promoting effective leadership within the Town's workforce.
  • Monitors staff performance through established evaluation systems, ensuring accountability and adherence to performance standards.
  • Oversees hiring, promotions, and other personnel actions, adhering to established policies and procedures.
  • Manages change effectively, communicating plans and objectives to staff and facilitating collaboration through regular departmental meetings.


Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required; master's degree in public administration, regional planning, business administration, or related field preferred.  Minimum 10 years of increasing responsibility experience, possess or obtain a valid driver’s license and residency in Fort Mill is preferred.

Special Requirements

To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. The position is open until filled.


Established in 1873, the Town of Fort Mill is located in York County just south of the North Carolina state line and close to the neighboring areas of Rock Hill, SC, and Charlotte, NC. According to 2022 U.S. Census estimates, about 31,000 residents called Fort Mill home within the Town limits.


Fort Mill’s nationally recognized Fort Mill School District currently has 20 school sites and an enrollment of more than 18,000 students. According to the SC Department of Education, in 2023, the district performed best among all 76 South Carolina districts in test score data for elementary and middle school students. The district has also seen several of its schools named National Blue Ribbon Schools, and its high schools boasted a graduation rate of 95% in 2023.