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St. Joseph County Transportation Authority — Executive Director
The St. Joseph County Transportation Authority seeks an Executive Director. The Authority is located in Three Rivers, Mich., and services St. Joseph County. It also serves the cities of Sturgis and Three Rivers and other local villages. It is the sole source for public transportation within the area and operates a fleet of 25 vehicles.
- Acts as a liaison for the Authority
- Directs, plans, organizes and coordinates all activities of the Authority, including but not limited to preparing balanced annual budget; applying for annual State and Federal funding; administering capital grants; providing oversight of operations of the Authority
- Represents the Authority in various Local, State and Federal Intergovernmental activities and meetings
- Engages in public speaking
- Oversees legal and regulatory compliance
- Handles hiring of all staff as needed
- Bachelor's degree preferred
- Three years of senior management or supervisory experience, preferably in public transportation
- OR 10 years of experience at a supervisory level in a transportation services field
- Background in human resources helpful
- Must hold a valid Michigan Driver's license
Salary: $50,000-$60,000 DOQE, with competitive benefits package
How to apply:
St. Joseph Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Deadline: May 7, 2018
Posted: April 13, 2018
Manistee County — Equalization Director
As Chief Administrative Officer for the Manistee Equalization Department, the Director establishes policy for conducting appraisals and surveys of both real property and personal property in order to determine County equalized value.
- Supervises the appraisal and clerical staff of the Equalization Department
- Completes fieldwork and appraisals to meet these above-stated responsibilities
- Administers policies relating to the assessment of property
- Provides full support data for the equalization of assessments by the Board of Commissioners
- Formats and compiles data for the summer and winter tax bills, calculates the millage rollback fractions and prepares the millage apportionment report
- Equivalent of two years of college coursework in property appraisal, assessment, administration and management
- Yearly continued education required
- Five or more years of progressively more responsible experience in appraising all types of property
- Certification by the Michigan State Tax Commission as a Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer (3)
- Possession of Michigan Vehicle Operator's License.
- Thorough knowledge of property tax administration and tax laws
- Thorough knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of real and personal property appraisal
- Thorough knowledge of property tax record system
- Thorough working knowledge of how the equalization process works and is applied in preparing assessment rolls, preparing required State Tax Commission forms and preparing required reports to the County and other State agencies
- Considerable knowledge and working understanding of local government finance including but not limited to Allocation procedures, Apportionment, special millage elections and bonding procedures
Salary: $56,061.33 to $72,883.95, plus benefits package including, but not limited to, MERS Hybrid Pension Plan; health and dental insurance; life insurance; vacation and personal time
How to apply:
Deadline: April 27, 2018, at 4 p.m.
Posted: April 3, 2018
Macatawa Area Coordinating Council — Executive Director
The Executive Director is responsible for organizing and directing the overall operations of the organization, maximizing the organization's efficiency and effectiveness and ensuring the implementation of the Policy Board's policies and directives. The Executive Director is hired by the Policy Board and reports to the Policy Board through the Executive Committee.
- Develop short and long-term strategies to address the needs of the organization and support the MACCC's mission
- Advise and assist the Board in its deliberations; recommend policy and action plans; and research information and compile background data
- Facilitate discussions with boards/councils/commissions/committees of member units of government
- Make presentations to these bodies and the general public
- Represent the organization on regional and statewide bodies
- Coordinate complex committee structure, whether directly facilitated by Executive Director or other staff member(s)
- Prepare and administer the budget and ensure that all grants and other contributions are meeting requirements and goals; recommend budget amendments to address budget imbalances or new opportunities
- Manage the selection, development and evaluation of staff to ensure efficient and effective operations of the organization; supervise administration of employee compensation/benefits program; administer personnel policy
- Advise/assist staff in resolving difficult operational problems
- Serve as the primary agent for the organization in legal transactions, contracts, agreements, etc.
- Supervise the maintenance and improvement of MACC-owned properties
- Bachelor's degree (master's degree desirable) in urban/regional planning, municipal or public administration, business administration or related field
- Minimum of 5 years of leadership responsibility in a governmental or other highly visible public institution
- Minimum of at least 5 years of functional fiscal responsibility
- The qualifications above are guidelines as other combinations of education and experience, skills and abilities may be considered
- Highly skilled at organizational leadership and strategic planning
- Creative and innovative and able to develop new ways of looking at problems and arriving at solutions Ability to grasp information quickly and demonstrate an ability to manage highly complex issues
- Able to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and to choose the most appropriate one
- Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to build trust with diverse individuals, staff and community partners
- Unblemished record of ethical and professional conduct is essential, plus complete personal and professional integrity
- Ability to provide resolute leadership, advice and guidance
- Knowledge of the unique role that a council of governments plays in fostering regional cooperation and cohesion
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Salary: $80,000-$100,000, with benefits
How to apply:
Formal applications must be submitted online at miottawa.org/apply. A resume and cover letter can be included when submitting an online job application. Candidates will be evaluated throughout the recruiting process; therefore you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Inquires relating to the recruitment and selection process may be directed to the attention of:
Deadline: April 27, 2018
Posted: March 28, 2018
Antrim County — Human Resources Director
Antrim County is accepting applications for the position of Human Resources Director.
Under the supervision of the County Administrator, the Director:
- Administers the County's Human Resources Department, including all employee relations programs
- Develops policies and procedures to respond to changing labor laws and to meet the needs of the County
- Oversees the employment selection process and enduring a competitive compensations system is maintained
- Participates in contract negotiations and ensuring that contracts are administered appropriately;
- Oversees and participates in performance management ensuring fair and consistent disciplinary actions are taken as appropriate
- Provides training and assistance to department managers and employees on personnel related matters
- Manages all benefit programs, ensures payroll is processed in compliance with policies, labor agreements and regulations
- Bachelor's degree (master's degree preferred) with substantial course work in public administration, human resources or personnel management
- Minimum of five (5) years of progressively more responsible human resources related experience, preferably in local government setting
- Any equivalent combination of education and progressively responsible experience, with the possibility of additional work experience substituting for the required education
- Knowledge of policies and practices of human resources
Salary: $55,306 to $61,200, based on 37.5 hours per week; benefits package
How to apply:
Applications and a full position description are available at the Administration Office or online at www.antrimcounty.org/employment.asp.
Deadline: 5 p.m., May 1, 2018
Posted: March 21, 2018
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2018-19 MAC Communications Internship
The Michigan Association of Counties, an alliance of 83 Michigan counties working to enhance county government through advocacy, shared services and education, seeks a highly qualified communications intern for the summer and 2018-19 academic year (September-May). Founded on Feb. 1, 1898, MAC is the only statewide organization dedicated to the representation of all county commissioners in Michigan.
The communications intern will have a primary focus in curating MAC's social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) and assist the Director of Communications with advertising, marketing and general communication needs.
The intern will also assist in the maintenance of several websites under the MAC umbrella, including micounties.org.
The position is based at MAC's offices in downtown Lansing. The intern is expected to provide between 10 and 20 hours of service per week. MAC seeks applicants with a strong desire to break into the world of communications and public relations.
Salary: This is a PAID internship at rate of $10 per hour.
How to apply:
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled
Posted: March 29, 2018
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