City looks to hire manager in March
Last updated 2/7/2023 at Noon
If all goes well, Sisters could have a new city manager chosen by the end of March.
The position was posted by Jensen Strategies, the consultants running the recruitment process, as of January 30, 2023, and will remain open for applications through February 26.
Applications will be screened and semifinalist online video interviewing by Jensen will be conducted the week of March 6. On March 14, City Council will hold an executive session to review the semifinalists and pick the finalists to interview.
The finalist interviews and selection in Sisters will occur the week of March 27. The schedule for the week is:
• Monday, March 27 – staff reception to meet finalists during the day; community reception in evening.
• Tuesday, March 28 – interviews of finalists with three panels – community, City management, City leaders.
• Wednesday, March 29 – City Council executive session for interview of each candidate.
• Thursday, March 30 – City Council executive session for deliberation and selection of new city manager, followed by open session to announce selection to public.
Notification of the position is on the Jensen website (www.jensenstrategies.com/recruitment/sisterscitymanager), the City of Sisters website under job opportunities, and has gone out to all Jensen’s list serves. On the Jensen website is also information pertaining to the City of Sisters, the position and skills needed, education/experience, salary range, and a link to the position profile brochure. There are also links to a Supplemental Application Form and an Oregon Veteran’s Preference form. Application must go through Jensen Strategies and not be sent to the City.