Deputy City Manager, Lynchburg, VA

Deputy City Manager, Lynchburg, VA

The Job

The City of Lynchburg is seeking an experienced, collaborative and innovative local government leader to serve as Deputy City Manager. The Deputy City Manager will be confident, and relentlessly positive, but realistic, in ensuring that the City continues to achieve its goals to be responsive, effective, and results focused.

The City of Lynchburg’s leaders practice an inclusive leadership philosophy and a collaborative management approach that tears down silos as we work towards the vision of making Lynchburg a “Great Place to Live, Work and Play.” Partnership is essential, as is a sincere desire to provide extraordinary service to our customers. Optimism and the ability to sustain and build on the City’s positive environment are important.



lynchburg va logoA Bachelors’ degree in Public Policy, Business Management or related field; a Master’s degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Business Management or related field is preferred and/or a Certificate in Local Government Management. At least seven years of progressively responsible work in local government at a leadership level. Must exhibit a record of continuous learning.

Must reside in the City of Lynchburg within 6 months of appointment. Must have a Virginia driver’s license and an acceptable driving record according to the City’s criteria within thirty days of appointment. Must successfully complete a full background check including criminal history and credit check.



Qualified candidates are encouraged to review the full Recruitment Profile on the City’s website and complete the City’s application and supplemental questions and attach a cover letter and resume, with three (3) professional references and two (2) personal references, via the City’s web based application process at to be considered. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, June 15, 2016.