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City of Howell — City Clerk

The City of Howell (pop. 9,618) in Livingston County is seeking a successor to its long-time City Clerk, who will retire in March 2021.

Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the City Manager, the City Clerk is responsible for:

  • Documenting and facilitating city council meetings
  • Administering elections
  • Documenting and publish ordinances and resolutions
  • Supervising public records management; records retention management; contract, bidding and request for proposal (RFP) coordination; licenses, permits and payments; and ethics filings

See full details on the job functions here.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business management, records management, public administration or a closely related field and
  • Two (2) years of related experience, with one (1) year or supervisory experience
  • OR any equivalent combination of education and progressively responsible experience, with additional work experience substituting for the required education on a year for year basis
  • Ability to pass all pre-employment screens, tests and/or examinations

Salary: $56,000-$65,000, DOQE

How to apply:

Qualified candidates must submit a letter of interest, a resume and completed City of Howell application to: humanresources@cityofhowell.org.

Deadline: Jan. 4, 2021

Posted: Nov. 24, 2020


Pathways Community Mental Health — CEO

Pathways Community Mental Health Board is seeking an individual looking for a challenging opportunity who has demonstrated effective administrative abilities and human services experience to replace our retiring CEO. Pathways, which is located centrally in the beautiful Upper Peninsula is a complex public mental health system that is a direct provider of services to individuals with developmental disabilities, children with severe emotional disturbances, and adults with severe mental illness located in Alger, Delta, Luce and Marquette counties.  

Responsibilities:

  • Exercise oversight of an organization that directly employs over 200 employees
  • Provide overall responsibility for the planning, direction and supervision of all agency operations
  • Responsible for assisting the Board in the establishment of agency personnel and operating policies and for drafting policies as needed
  • Responsible for the enforcement and administration of all agency policies as established by the board.
  • Oversee the development, implementation and reporting of the annual budget and fiscal plan to include all financial reporting by local, state and federal funding sources
  • Develop local, regional and state relationships and affiliations, which include legislative, Department of Community Health (DCH) and Michigan Association of Community mental Health Boards (MACMHB), with the goal of being to advocate for the success of public mental health generally, and Pathways Community Mental Health
  • Provide direct supervision of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Medical Director, Human Resources Director, Director of Information Technology, Recipient Rights Supervisor, Executive Assistant and others, as appropriate

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a human services field
  • Five years of professional experience in field of training
  • Three years of experience in the administrative supervision of mental health programs
  • Proven experience as an executive director or in other leadership positions
  • Ability to be an effective administrator in a public mental health and politically charged environment

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with background/experience; comprehensive benefit package

How to apply:

Qualified candidates must submit a letter of interest, including salary requirements and an up-to-date resume, to:

Director of Human Resources
2500 7th Ave. S, Suite 100
Escanaba, MI  49829
Email: ssundstr@up-pathways.org
Fax: 906-233-1220

Deadline: Dec. 18, 2020

Posted: Nov. 20, 2002


City of Ionia — City Manager

Located in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula midway between the State Capitol in Lansing and Grand Rapids, the City of Ionia is seeking a dynamic administrator who will thrive in a stable, historic small-town environment.

Qualifications:

  • Required: bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field with five years or more of strong management experience in the public sector
  • Preferred: master’s degree in public administration with five years or more of strong management experience in the public sector
  • Full list of qualifications here

Salary: $110,000 to $135,000, DOQE

How to apply:

Submit resume, cover letter, consent form and five professional references to execsearch@mml.org, with subject line of “Ionia Search.”

Deadline: Dec. 16, 2020

Posted: Nov. 19, 2020


Kalamazoo County — Housing Director

Kalamazoo County (pop. 265,066) in Southwest Michigan is seeking a Housing Director.

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Deputy County Administrator, the Kalamazoo County Housing Director will:

  • Lead the visioning, creation and implementation of Kalamazoo County Government’s countywide housing strategy
  • Manage specific projects and drive housing outcomes by partnering with housing providers and developers in the public, private and nonprofit sectors to create deep and lasting change in the areas of rental subsidies, permanent housing construction and related supportive services for residents of Kalamazoo County
  • Develop, implement and reinforce systems and strategies to deploy the housing millage
  • Design and leverage housing monies and resources for maximum impact on the quality and availability of affordable housing in Kalamazoo County
  • Assess the affordable housing ecosystem for emerging trends, best practices, innovation, and the demand for housing in Kalamazoo County
  • Work with County Executive Leadership and Finance to adhere to the housing millage fund budget and other resources raised or leveraged for affordable housing
  • Supervise the preparation of all material reviewed by and acted upon by the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners
  • Serve as liaison with local funders, the Public Housing Commission, MSHDA, HUD and other governmental entities including County Departments
  • Encourage the preservation of regulated and naturally occurring affordable housing throughout the County and the development of new mixed income and affordable housing in targeted multi-family and single-family housing areas
  • Represent County Administration to internal staff and external constituents including community groups, media, local and regional organizations, state and national housing groups and the public with direction and input from Administration

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, public administration or related field and 10 years of progressively responsible experience with complex housing programs and activities (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered); OR military equivalency
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of program planning, organizational structure, budgeting and administrative operations
  • General working knowledge of government financed affordable housing projects, including HUD, MSHDA, LIHTC and other financing vehicles
  • Ability to successfully navigate a fast-paced, outcomes-driven and entrepreneurial environment

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

How to apply:

Apply online at https://www.kalcounty.com/hrd/openings.php. Veterans: Please provide your joint services transcript with your application.

Deadline: Dec. 4, 2020

Posted: Nov. 19, 2020


City of Buchanan, Mich. — Community Development Director

The City of Buchanan (pop. 4,294) in Berrien County is seeking a Community Development Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Guide the City’s community and economic development efforts
  • Lead the City’s planning and zoning functions
  • Be a part of the administrative team
  • Make oral and written presentations to small and large groups of public officials and the general public

Qualifications:

  • A combination of training and work experience in the concepts and strategies of community development, economic development, planning and zoning, or related fields
  • Demonstrable experience in compiling and evaluating complex data
  • Skill in making oral and written presentations to large groups
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with public officials, fellow employees, and the general public
  • At least 2 years of direct work experience (5 years is preferred) in economic development, planning and zoning practices and procedures, or the equivalent

Salary: $65,000-$75,000, DOQE, with a competitive benefits package.

How to apply:

Submit resume, cover letter, consent form, and five professional references to: Larry Nielsen, Buchanan Search Facilitator, at larrynielsen6619@gmail.com.

Candidates desiring confidentiality of their interest, as allowed and provided by Michigan law, must indicate such in a separate subject line above the body of the cover letter.  Buchanan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested persons may review the Employment Brochure and Consent Form by visiting https://www.cityofbuchanan.com/employment-opportunity?page=1&search=

Deadline: Dec. 7, 2020

Posted: Nov. 13, 2020


City of Buchanan, Mich. — City Treasurer

The City of Buchanan (pop. 4,294) in Berrien County is seeking a City Treasurer.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the City Treasurer
  • Supervise a department of 3 other people
  • Be a part of the administrative team
  • Oversight and management of all City Funds
  • Budget development and monitoring
  • Developing and administering municipal budgets and preparing Treasurer’s Reports and other similar documents

Qualifications:

  • Highly professional, ethical, energetic person
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field; or the equivalent combination of training and work experience
  • At least 2 years of direct work experience in municipal finance or accounting (5 years is preferred), including experience operating municipal accounting software such as Fundbalance, BS&A or other similar programs
  • Demonstrable experience developing and administering municipal budgets and preparing Treasurer’s Reports and other similar documents

Salary: $65,000-$75,000 DOQE, with a competitive benefits package

How to apply:

Submit resume, cover letter, consent form and five professional references to Larry Nielsen, Buchanan Search Facilitator, at larrynielsen6619@gmail.com.

Candidates desiring confidentiality of their interest, as allowed and provided by Michigan law, must indicate such in a separate subject line above the body of the cover letter. Buchanan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested persons may review the Employment Brochure and Consent Form by visiting https://www.cityofbuchanan.com/employment-opportunity?page=1&search=

Deadline: Dec. 7, 2020

Posted: Nov. 13, 2020


Cass County — Deputy Finance Director

Cass County (pop. 51,787) in Southwest Michigan is seeking a Deputy Finance Director.

Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Finance Director, the position:

  • Performs a variety of complex professional, administrative and accounting/finance functions
  • Performs cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures; prepares and manages annual budget; assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds
  • Supports the Finance Director with professional financial advice (may be required to make presentations to the County Administrator, Board of Commissioners or at various county meetings)
  • Assists in preparation of documents for the county’s annual audit
  • Creates funds and department line items as needed
  • Processes and tracks departmental line item transfer requests
  • Prepares and processes monthly financial payments including but not limited to insurance, workers’ compensation, retirement, liability insurance, grants, water/sewer projects and state/federal taxes Manages and process the financial side of human resources including but not limited to all benefit programs and settlements, settling with the agencies for monthly insurance cost, short term disability payments and deductions, long-term disability payments and deductions
  • Prepares billings for reimbursable services performed by the county

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of progressively responsible governmental accounting or finance work (CPA or CPFO is preferred but not required)
  • Considerable knowledge and use of GAAP, fund accounting theory, principles and practice; office automation and computerized financial applications; public finance and fiscal planning; and budgetary, accounting and reporting systems
  • Working knowledge of employee benefit programs
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office programs
  • Considerable knowledge of accounts payable, budgeting and general ledger systems
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, and the ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of county government organization, regulations, procedures and policies.
  • County employees are expected to possess and maintain a record of orderly, law-abiding citizenship, sobriety, integrity and loyalty as it pertains to and reflects upon their employment with the County

Salary: $50,000 to $65,000, DOQE

How to apply:

Applicants should send their resume to Becky Moore at BeckyM@cassco.org.

Deadline: Nov. 30, 2020

Posted: Nov. 13, 2020


Monroe County Road Commission — Director of Finance

The Monroe County Road Commission (MCRC) is seeking a Director of Finance.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning, directing and controlling the financial, accounting and budgetary functions for the MCRC
  • Accountable for leading the management staff in the MCRC’s financial and accounting policies, systems and processes, regulatory requirements, payroll systems and processes and controls, ongoing financial modeling and annual business plan
  • Supervises the Finance Department and possesses the ability to perform a variety of accounting/finance/fund accounting functions, including budget control and preparation, management of all fiscal records, inventory files, fixed assets, general ledger and monthly and year end reporting

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting or finance required
  • Five (5) years’ experience in accounting or finance, including governmental accounting procedures and fund accounting preferred
  • Experience working with Act 51 accounting methods and procedures preferred
  • CPA certification and five (5) years management experience preferred

Salary: $63,462 to $72,981, DOQE

How to apply:

Apply in person or receive an application at www.mcrc-mi.org. Send cover letter, resume and application to Human Resource Director, Monroe County Road Commission, 840 S. Telegraph Rd., Monroe, MI 48161 or to cregis@mcrc-mi.org.

The Monroe County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions are based on job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran, disability or family status or any other status protected by laws or regulations

Deadline: Dec. 4, 2020

Posted: Nov. 11, 2020


Michigan Association of Counties — Governmental Affairs Associate

The Michigan Association of Counties, which represents the state’s 83 counties, is seeking a Governmental Affairs Associate to join its fast-paced advocacy team.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet with legislators, staff and executive branch officials and employees to develop relationships and further the interests of MAC and its members
  • Analyze legislation and appropriation language and levels, for potential impact on counties and work within the parameters outlined in our platforms toward an acceptable outcome, including but not limited to: stopping legislation from moving forward; amending legislation to better work for the benefit of counties; support legislation; increasing funding levels for counties; and garnering support among voting members of the House and Senate for the particular outcome we are seeking
  • Testify in committees, offer amendatory language
  • Work with other organizations with similar goals
  • Work with specific internal committees on the development of proposed platforms
  • Write articles for the weekly update on relevant issues and legislative consideration of bills related to topic areas that are assigned 
  • Responsible for specific topic areas as assigned by the director of governmental affairs

See full job description.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of legislative experience required
  • Highly methodical, creative and insightful in character
  • Ability to solve problems and mediate opposing viewpoints
  • Superior writing, editing and oral communication skills
  • Ability to communicate ideas and concepts clearly and accurately.
  • Basic Microsoft Office and computer knowledge, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Some project management experience preferred
  • Ability to travel when needed

Salary: $50,000 to $60,000, DOQE; full benefits package

How to apply:

Send a resume and three professional references to Deena Bosworth, governmental affairs director, at bosworth@micounties.org.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Nov. 9, 2020


City of Charlotte, Mich. — City Clerk

The City of Charlotte (pop. 9,088), the county seat of Eaton County, is seeking a City Clerk.  The city is a traditional downtown community with a dynamic City Council ready to work with its next City Clerk to enhance the quality life of the community.  The City Clerk shall be appointed by the City Manager, with confirmation by City Council. The Clerk position is well-defined by the City of Charlotte Charter and is an important part of the City’s leadership team. 

Responsibilities:

  • Attend all City Council meetings
  • Publish notices of all public meetings and hearings
  • Prepare resolutions and public meeting minutes and keep the permanent records of the City
  • Responsible for conducting and overseeing the registration of voters, preparation of ballots and required notices, hiring and training election workers, acquisition of necessary equipment and locations for election days and reporting of results to the appropriate authorities
  • Responsible for tasks related to human resources, purchasing and accounting
  • Shares responsibility with other employees for providing services to customers on the phone and at the City Hall counter

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university (City reserves the right to waive this requirement if warranted by substantial professional experience) and
  • Five years of progressively responsible clerical or office management experience, preferably in municipal government
  • Experience in a municipal clerk office is highly valued
  • Deep understanding of administration of city records and local elections.
  • Experience in the areas of human resources, purchasing and accounting is highly valued

Salary: $70,000 to $85,000, DOQE; generous benefit package

How to apply:

Apply online at www.GovHRJobs.com with resume, cover letter, contact information and three professional references as soon as possible. Charlotte will be reviewing applications weekly and may fill the position prior to the deadline.

Any questions or inquiries regarding the position can be made to the attention of Jaymes Vettraino, Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, Suite 130, Northbrook, IL 60062, Tel: (o) 847-380-3240.  Charlotte is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Nov. 30, 2020

Posted: Nov. 2, 2020


Village of Elk Rapids — Village Manager

The Village of Elk Rapids (pop. 1,620) in Antrim County is looking for an approachable and accessible leader, committed to high ethical standards, who will flourish in a small-town environment with significant amenities and provide both village and community leadership.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study such as business, finance, or public administration, (an MBA or master’s degree in a related field is preferred)
  • Minimum of seven years’ experience as a city or village manager, or assistant manager, or as a municipal executive/leader with a wide span of responsibility over multiple function or service areas
  • Appropriate combinations of expertise, education and professional governmental leadership will be considered
  • Membership and/or past involvement in ICMA and state/local government professional associations is considered valuable to the Village
  • An understanding of Michigan’s laws and regulations and the roles and responsibilities in the council/manager form of government

Salary: $75,000 to $85,000, DOQE

How to apply:

Submit resume, cover letter, consent form and five professional references to execsearch@mml.org, with subject line of “Elk Rapids Search.” This search is being conducted by an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Nov. 27, 2020

Posted: Nov. 2, 2020


Mason County — Zoning and Building Director

The Mason County (pop. 29,144) Board of Commissioners is seeking a qualified individual for a full-time Zoning and Building Director position.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as an at-will salaried position subject to the County Personnel Policy and other rules governing full-time employees adopted by the Mason County Board of Commissioners

Qualifications:

  • Possess communication, administrative and employee supervision skills, computer-related skills
  • Knowledgeable of zoning and planning

Salary: Starting at $53,515 and rising to $64,847 after 2 years; benefits include vacation, holidays, sick days, retirement, health insurance with premium co-pay, life insurance and dental/optical/hearing reimbursement

How to apply:

Pick up a job application packet at the County Administrator’s Office located in the Mason County Courthouse. Only those applications that are contained in the job application packet will be considered. The County of Mason is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 4 p.m. on Dec. 1, 2020

Posted: Nov. 2, 2020


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