South Kingstown RI - Town ManagerPosted Nov 16, 2021
South Kingstown, RI (31,000 pop.) The Town of South Kingstown seeks a proactive, seasoned community leader to serve as its new Town Manager. This charming New England town comprised of many diverse villages ranging from coastal to farmland, historic to downtown, is a thriving community located on the southern coast of Rhode Island. South Kingstown is financially stable, boasts substantial reserves, has an Aa1 bond rating and is recognized as a desirable community for smart growth development with a strong tax base. This beautiful community, originally settled in 1658 and incorporated as a Town in 1723, has a rich history and a strong commitment to preserving its heritage, and boasts a quality of life that makes this a destination community for any public manager. In addition to its popular beaches, South Kingstown has numerous natural, cultural and recreational amenities and is the home of the University of Rhode Island.
South Kingstown is a full-service municipality, led by a five member Town Council and a Town Manager with an established Council-Manager form of government. The local government provides outstanding public services and excellent schools. The Manager oversees a municipal operating budget for FY 22 of $38.5M with 200 full-time and numerous part-time and seasonal employees.