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#ELGLInspire TSU Speaker: Scott Sellers

Posted on March 18, 2019


Texas State University

Head back to school with #ELGLInspire. Next stop: Texas State University on April 2, 2019! Learn more about our event speakers in these brief profiles, and connect with them on social media before and after the event!

Scott Sellers

Kyle City Manager Scott Sellers

City Manager, City of Kyle, TX

Website | ELGL Fifty Nifty


What was the very first paying job you held (that you paid taxes on)? 

Dishwasher

What was your: undergraduate institution? Graduate institution? What was/were your degree(s) in? 

BYU- Recreation Management/ Public Administration

What class(es) (if any) are applicable to your job today? 

All to some degree, none to another degree

Do you have a work or life motto? What is it? 

Si yo no lo hago, nadie lo va a hacer

What book are you currently reading? Would you recommend it? 

Halftime by Bob Buford

Other than ELGL – do you belong to any other professional associations? Which one(s)? 

ICMA, TCMA

What’s the best networking advice for job seekers you’ve heard or shared? 

Get a mentor and an internship.

What’s the fastest way to NOT get a job or internship with you? (e.g. what should potential applicants avoid doing if they were to ever interview with you for a position). 

Being late, being irresponsible.

Why should an undergraduate student consider a career working in local government?

One of the few career opportunities that allow you to leave a legacy on future generations.

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