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Manistee County — County Administrator/Controller

Manistee County seeks a County Administrator/Controller who will operate under the general direction of a seven-member Board of Commissioners.

Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for carrying out the directives and policies of the Board. This includes:

  • Research and policy development
  • Personnel and employee relations
  • Budget and financial management, purchasing, data processing, grant funding, and other areas as directed
  • Negotiation of labor agreements, handling of grievances and coordination with legal counsel on litigated matters
  • Supervision of staff engaged in financial management, personnel and employee relations, as well as the Equalization Director, Housing Administrator, County Planner and Maintenance Supervisor
  • Administrative support to the Board

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in business or public administration or closely related field
  • Eight years of administrative\supervisory experience in local government with responsibility for budgeting, personnel, purchasing, finance, accounting and other administrative areas
  • OR any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job
  • Valid Michigan Driver's License

Salary: $70, 000 to $85,000, DOQE

How to apply:

Cover letter, copies of all college transcripts and resume including references should be submitted to: Lisa Sagala, HR Manager/Assistant Administrator, Manistee County Courthouse, 415 Third St/, Manistee, MI 49660 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadline: 4 p.m., Oct. 20, 2017 (The County reserves the right to extend the deadline and/or accept applications until the position is filled.)

Posted: Sept. 21, 2017


 

Sanilac County — County Administrator/Controller

Sanilac County seeks a County Administrator/Controller who will operate under the general direction of a five-member Board of Commissioners.

Responsibilities:

The position is responsible for carrying out the directives and policies of the Board. This includes:

  • Oversight of daily operations of county government
  • Budget and financial management of $33 million budget, including $15 million general fund budget
  • Performing research and development activities
  • Overseeing personnel and employee relations for 170 employees
  • Supervision of staff engaged in providing administrative support to the Board and departments
  • Liaison work between departments, other agencies and the Board

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration or related field
  • Five years of experience in personnel administration, labor relations and the principles of government organization
  • OR any combination of training and experience to meet the responsibilities listed above

Salary: $75,000 to $95,000, DOQE

How to apply:

Direct cover letter, resume and references to: Jody Morris, Human Resources Manager, 60 W. Sanilac, Room 102, Sandusky, MI 48471 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All questions should be directed to Jody Morris, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline: 2 p.m., Oct. 20, 2017 (The County reserves the right to extend the deadline and/or accept applications until the position is filled.)

Posted: Sept. 20, 2017


Kent County ― County Administrator/Controller

Kent County (pop. 642,173) is the most populous Michigan county with an appointed Administrator/Controller, and home to the second largest city in Michigan, Grand Rapids. The County is the central hub of the Grand Rapids-Wyoming Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which continues to be one of the fastest-growing regions of the United States.

The County is governed by a 19-member Board of Commissioners. The Administrator /Controller is responsible for carrying out the policies set forth by the Board and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the County. The County has approximately 1,700 employees and a combined budget of $342 million ($167 million General Fund). The County's financial position is highly stable, with a AAA bond rating from S&P and Moody's.

Responsibilities:

The County is most interested in individuals who can think strategically and focus on the County's long-term goals, while maintaining the County's outstanding reputation and financial position.

The successful candidate will have exceptional communication skills and will intentionally engage with the diverse constituencies of the County.

The County values relationships and the next Administrator/Controller will need to be adept at developing positive relationships and embrace the collaborative culture of the community.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree; master's degree in public or business administration or related discipline is strongly preferred
  • Ten (10) years of progressively responsible executive level experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Prior County management experience is strongly preferred
  • Other public management experience is also highly valued

Salary: $150,000 to $170,000, DOQE

How to apply:

Apply online via this portal with resume, cover letter, contact information and five (5) professional references to the attention of Jaymes Vettraino, Vice President, GovHR USA. Tel: 847-380-3240.

Deadline: Oct. 20, 2017

Posted: Sept. 19, 2017


Kent County — Elections Director

Kent County seeks an elections director in its Clerk's Office.

Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will be able to successfully perform the statutory duties required of the County Clerk in administering federal, state, local and school elections. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating processes for voter registration
  • Ballot programming and printing
  • Candidate filing and certification
  • Canvassing elections
  • Reporting of election results
  • Campaign finance management
  • Compiling and analyzing election data and statistics
  • Supervision of staff members in accordance with County policies and procedures

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, management or related field
  • Four years' progressively responsible and demonstrably successful experience in public administration is required (equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to interact positively and professionally with elected officials, department directors, managers, officers of the court, administrators and members of the general public from a wide range of cultural and socio-economic background required

Salary: $63,163 to $75,825

How to apply:

Apply online today at www.accesskent.com/jobs. Kent County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Oct. 6, 2017

Posted: Sept. 18, 2017


Monroe County — Planning Director

Monroe County seeks a Director to lead a Planning Department that performs a wide range of services and activities, including research, coordination, support, management, and programming in relation to County government. It fields many requests for administrative assistance from the County Board of Commissioners and the County, including grant application/management, supporting economic development activities and special studies. The Director works under the general direction of the County Administrator/CFO and the Planning Commission.

Responsibilities:

  • Administers planning and planning related activities permitted by State and County enabling legislation and formulated by the Planning Commission
  • Formulates an annual proposed work plan, prepares a departmental budget and monitors budget expenditures
  • Provides planning assistance to local units of government and serves as an information resource to county and local officials and the general public
  • Represents the County and the Planning Commission on various local, regional and State committees and councils, including economic development activities

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in urban planning, public administration or closely related field
  • Five years of progressively more responsible planning experience including two years in a supervisory position.
  • AICP Certification preferred
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea and air masses, including their physical characteristics, locations, interrelationships and distribution of plant, animal and human life
  • Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection and training
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings and models

For a more-detailed list of qualifications, click here.

Note: The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection or promotional criteria.

Salary: $55,806.40 to $62,358, DOQ, plus fringe benefits

How to apply:

An updated resume, copy of transcripts and completed application are required. Apply to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or County of Monroe Human Resource Department, 125 E. Second St., Monroe, MI 48161.

Deadline: Oct. 13, 2017

Posted: Sept. 12, 2017


Antrim County ― Deputy County Administrator

Antrim County is accepting applications for the position of Deputy County Administrator. Located in the Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan on Lake Michigan, Antrim County is a rural, financially stable County with many recreational amenities.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the development and implementation of Board of Commissioner goals, policies and procedures
  • Provide professional support and project management for the Board of Commissioners
  • Prepare numerous budgets
  • Develop plans and implementation programs for the utilization of land and physical facilities on behalf of the County
  • Assist with the coordination of these activities with federal, state, regional and municipal level laws and governing bodies

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in administration or closely-related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, public speaking skills and computer skills (BS&A, computer graphics and website experience preferred)
  • Knowledge of planning and zoning principles
  • Experience in a municipal administration office preferred

Salary: $43,341 to $47,489, based on 37.5 hours/week

How to apply:

An application and position description are available at the Administration Office, Antrim County Building, 203 E. Cayuga, Room 204, PO Box 187, Bellaire, MI 49615 or can be downloaded from www.antrimcounty.org/employment.asp. Antrim County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Forward application and resume to the Antrim County Administration Office or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadline: 5 p.m. on Oct. 5, 2017

Posted: Sept. 11, 2017


St. Joseph County — County Administrator/Controller

The County Administrator position is under the general direction of the five-member Board of County Commissioners.

Responsibilities:

The position is responsible for carrying out the policies and directives of the Board. This includes:

  • Oversight of day-to-day operations of a county government
  • Budget and financial management
  • Personnel and employee relations
  • Supervision of staff engaged in providing administrative support to the Board and departments
  • Liaison work between other agencies and the Board

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or public administration or related field (master's degree in business, public administration or related area preferred)
  • Six years of experience (preferred) as an administrator/supervisor in county government, with responsibility for budgeting, personnel, purchasing, and general administrative functions (significant experience in a high-level leadership role within a similar organization may also be considered)

How to apply:

Please direct cover letter and resume to: Pat Yoder, County Administrator/Controller, St. Joseph County, 125 W. Main St., Centreville, MI 49032, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadline: Sept. 22, 2017

Posted: Sept. 5, 2017


Chippewa County, Wis. ― County Administrator

Chippewa County, Wis., (pop. 62,000) is seeking a County Administrator to serve as its Chief Administrative Officer.

Responsibilities:

The position is responsible for:

  • Administering and coordinating the overall operations of departments managed by appointed officials
  • Providing staff assistance to the 15-member County Board of Supervisors
  • Overseeing the Department of Administration, which includes finance, human resources, corporation counsel, information technology, facilities and parks and the Criminal Justice Collaborating Coordinator.
  • An annual 2017 operating budget of $61.9 million, with 327 full-time employees organized into 18 departments

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, finance or related field (master's degree preferred)
  • Considerable experience in a responsible management or executive administrative position in a complex organization, preferably in government administration

Salary: Starting salary for is $120,000 to $135,000, dependent upon candidate education and experience; competitive benefits package available

How to apply:

Submit your cover letter and resume online by visiting our website. For more information, contact Sharon Klumpp at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 651-223-3053 or 651-270-6856. Chippewa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Open until filled, with first consideration given to resumes received by Sept. 29, 2017

Posted: Aug. 23, 2017


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