Jared has served as Assistant City Manager since October 2021. In his role, he works on special projects, serves as staff liaison to multiple boards, and supervises the City Clerk, Parking Services Manager, IT Manager, and Public Information Officer. Jared began working for the City as a Human Resources intern in the summer of 2015, then moved into the City Manager’s Office as a management intern where he served in the position from August 2015 to May 2016. Upon receiving his Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Kansas State University in May 2016, Jared was hired full-time with the City as a Management Assistant. In December 2017, he was promoted to Assistant to the City Manager. He’s a member of ICMA and KACM, and a graduate of the Manhattan Leadership Academy. Jared was born and raised in Hays, Kansas, and obtained Bachelor of Science degrees from K-State in Political Science and Public Relations in 2014.
Jared can be reached by phone at 785-587-2404 or by email.