City Administrator Vacancy
The Hastings City Administrator, Melanie Mesko Lee, has tendered her resignation and accepted a position as City Manager in Burnsville, Minnesota. Her last day with the City of Hastings will be Friday, January 4, 2019. The City Council has begun the process to fill the impending vacancy. All information from that process will be hosted here.
City Administrator Hiring Process
Friday, December 7, 2018: Administrative Committee of Council Mtg to discuss CA hiring process.
Friday, January 4, 2019: Administrative Committee of Council to discuss CA recruitment process. This meeting was rescheduled from December 19.
- Agenda and Meeting Minutes
- Executive Search Consulting Services RFP Draft
- Executive Search Consulting Services RFP FINAL version
Thursday, February 21, 2019: Administrative Committee of Council met to review the Request for Proposals for an Executive Search Firm to assist in the hiring of the next City Administrator. Five proposals were received. The Committee recommended inviting three firms to interview. Interviews will be held the evening of Thursday, February 28th beginning at 5 p.m. in the Volunteer Room at City Hall. It is anticipated that the committee will make a recommendation to the full council to enter into an agreement with a firm on the March 4th council agenda.
Monday, March 4, 2019: Administrative Committee of Council has recommended the Mercer Group for Executive Search Firm Services to assist with recruiting and hiring a City Administrator.
Tuesday, April 3, 2019: Administrative Committee of Council met today to finalize the recruitment profile and job description for the vacant City Administrator position. The Mercer Group will move forward soon and the position will be posted for 30 days. The Committee also discussed minimum qualifications, ad placements, and the interview process. The Committee will meet next to approve the interview process at a date to be determined.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019: The City Administrator recruitment profile and job description are live, and the job is officially open. This position is open until filled. Review of resumes will begin on May 31, 2019. For additional information or to apply, please contact:
Jim Miller, Senior Vice President
The Mercer Group, Inc.