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Barry County — Director of Equalization

Barry County (pop. 60,540) in Southwest Michigan is seeking a Director of Equalization.

Barry County is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners. The Board appoints a County Administrator who oversees the day-to-day operations of the County.  The Director of Equalization is appointed by and reports to the County Administrator. The total State Equalized Value for Barry County is $3,421,046,041 and its Taxable Value is $2,456,473,596.


  • Directs assessors and projects the market value for each class of property within the County based on sales/appraisal studies done by the Director and staff
  • Responsible for compiling all property parcel data of the County and completing reports throughout the year, providing important data to the State and local jurisdictions
  • Directly assists the public with various matters related to property assessment and taxation
  • Proactively educates the public on new State laws that apply to property taxes
  • Manages the Equalization Department, which includes a staff of three employees
  • Responsible for preparing and managing the annual departmental budget of $355,119
  • Calculates the estimated annual tax revenues for the County’s General Fund budget (approximately $13.5 million) and extra voted millages for the current and projected budget years
  • Advises the Administrator and other County leaders regarding contingencies, changes in law or other potential impacts that may change the budgeted real estate tax revenue


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field of study required
  • At least five (5) years of relevant assessing/appraising experience required
  • Michigan Advanced Assessment Officer Certification required
  • Considerable knowledge of appraising all classes of real estate, including in-depth knowledge of State guidelines
  • Demonstrated understanding of how projected real estate values changes property tax revenues.
  • Well-developed skills in ensuring projected values are followed by local assessors.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Familiarity with BS&A software
  • Considerable familiarity with current professional trends, personal computers, software and activities of professional and technical associations

Salary: $72,758 to $87,297, DOQE; generous benefit package including medical insurance and MERS hybrid retirement plan

How to apply:

Apply via email to Michael Brown, County Administrator, at with resume, cover letter, contact information and three (3) professional references.

Barry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity, equity and inclusion and seeks candidates who represent a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. Questions regarding the position may be directed to the attention Brown at

Deadline: Open until filled, with preliminary reviews on Oct. 22, 2021

Posted: Sept. 15, 2021

Oconto County, Wis. — County Administrator

Oconto County, Wis., (population 38,965) located on the western shore of Green Bay, seeks a dynamic and proven leader to succeed its current County Administrator, who is retiring after a lengthy career with the County.


Under the direction of the County Board of Supervisors:

  • Serves as the chief administrative officer of the County
  • Carries out the responsibilities set forth in section 59.18 of the Wisconsin statutes, the Oconto County Code of Ordinances and the official position description
  • Serves as the risk manager for the county
  • Performs all other duties assigned by the Board


  • Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or related field required (master’s degree preferred)
  • Minimum of six years of progressively responsible administrative and leadership experience in a County or municipal organization(s)
  • ICMA-CM certification a plus
  • Strong background in budget development/long-term financial planning, capital improvement planning and execution and strategic planning
  • Demonstrated success as a team builder
  • Open and positive communication skills and a collaborative leadership style
  • Integrity and a strong work ethic are essential

Salary: $116,000 to $124,000, DOQ; plus excellent benefits

How to apply:

Send cover letter, résumé, references and salary history via email, in a single PDF, to with email subject: Oconto County, Wisconsin Administrator Search.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dave Bretl, Public Administration Associates, LLC, at 414-350-3328.

Deadline: 5 p.m. CST on Sept. 28, 2021

Posted: Sept. 8, 2021

Oakland County — Chief of Fiscal Services: Budget & Grants

Oakland County (pop. 1.2 million) in Southeast Michigan is seeking a Chief of Fiscal Services: Budget and Grants.


  • Formulates and supervises all duties performed in the Budget and Grant section of the Fiscal Services Division, which has primary responsibility for day-to-day development, management and oversight of the County’s $1 billion budget
  • Manages the County’s grant accounting and central grant review and compliance processes


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public administration, public policy, economics, accounting, political science or a related field of study (master’s degree in one of the fields listed above may be substituted for 1 year of the work experience described below)
  • Five (5) years of full-time work experience in budget management, financial analysis, economic analysis or related area, including two (2) years in a supervisory position
  • Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical established for this classification
  • Successfully complete the six-month probationary period

Salary: $83,682.04 to $112,116.94

How to apply:

Apply online at

Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Sept. 3, 2021

City of St. Clair Shores — Finance Director/Treasurer

The City of St. Clair Shores (pop. 59,984) in Macomb County is seeking a Finance Director/Treasurer. St. Clair Shores operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The City is governed by a Mayor and a six-member City Council whose members are elected to a four-year staggered term.


  • Reports to the City Manager
  • Responsible for a variety of routine and complex supervisory and administrative work in the financial operations of the City
  • Serves as the City Treasurer and performs all duties as prescribed in state statues and as directed by the City Manager
  • Responsible for leading and managing a team that oversees the areas of Accounting, Billing, Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable and Payroll
  • Leads the Finance Department, which has a FY21-22 budget of $1.4 million and is supported by eight FTE.

The incoming Director will work closely with the City Manager managing a total operating budget of more than $115 million for FY21-22. Important initial objectives for this position include: updating the current time and attendance system; completing the MUNIS 2019.1 software integration; developing the MUNIS HR software module for integration into the budget process; and the computerization of the internal purchasing process.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or related field
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of related and progressively more responsible experience in local government with experience in municipal budgeting (minimum of 5 years of supervisor experience preferred)
  • Familiarity with applicable tax, financial and debt related to Michigan statues is highly desirable
  • Ability to effectively communicate with City officials, other government agencies and the general public
  • Experience with integrated Enterprise Planning (ERP) Systems and MUNIS preferred

Salary: $104,268 to $122,669 (DOQE), with excellent benefits. 

How to apply:

For more information about the position and to apply, go to

Include resume, cover letter, contact information and professional references with your submission. Send questions or inquiries to Natalie Turner, or 586-447-3311. 

St. Clair Shores is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Deadline: Sept. 24, 2021

Posted: Aug. 30, 2021

City of St. Clair Shores — Assistant City Manager

The City of St. Clair Shores (pop. 59,984) in Macomb County is seeking an Assistant City Manager.

St. Clair Shores operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The City is governed by a Mayor and a six-member City Council whose members are elected to a four-year staggered term. The City Council appoints a City Manager who works closely with a professional management team to implement the policies of the City Council and to administer the day-to-day services of the City.


  • Reports to the City Manager
  • Works with the City Manager and coordinates and directs the City’s day-to-day operations as delegated by the City Manager, which is accomplished by directing the activities of assigned City departments and administrative staff, developing and implementing policies and procedures, responding to inquiries and requests; developing goals and objectives for areas of responsibility, reviewing the status of major projects, evaluating staff performance; developing and monitoring strategic plans and coordinating activities with Council members and outside agencies
  • Responsible for two (2) direct reports, but the scope of management is expected to increase as the City reorganizes reporting responsibilities
  • Works closely with the City Manager on managing a total operating budget of more than $115 million for FY21-22 and be specifically responsible for the building maintenance budget of approximately $500,000


  • Exhibited passion for local government and a dedication to public service
  • Ability to provide complex administrative support to the City Manager
  • Capacity to work with local government professionals to facilitate important projects and achieve City objectives
  • Ability to be a trusted adviser to the City Manager and represent the City Manager internally and externally
  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or related field (master’s degree preferred)
  • Two (2) years (5 preferred) of increasingly responsible experience in fiscal, personnel, risk management, public information and human resources management
  • Analytical ability to conduct detailed research, supervise and prepare comprehensive reports, analyze findings and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Demonstrated management skills necessary to effectively manage the work of assigned staff

Salary: $84,199 to $99,058, DOQE; excellent benefits

How to apply:

For more information about the position and to apply, visit

Include resume, cover letter, contact information and professional references with your submission. Send questions to the attention of Natalie Turner, or 586-447-3311. St. Clair Shores is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to hiring a diverse work force.

Deadline: Sept. 24, 2021

Posted: Aug. 30, 2021

City of Grand Rapids — Deputy City Manager

The City of Grand Rapids (pop. 198,917) in Kent County is seeking a Deputy City Manager.


  • Exercises a key role in a variety of public infrastructure and improvement projects that have enhanced economic development and made Grand Rapids a destination city
  • Coordinates policy and direction for nine City departments, including: Engineering, Planning and Design, Economic Development, Mobile GR and Traffic Safety, Community Development/Code Compliance, Parks and Recreation, Public Works and Grand Rapids Water System and Environmental Services
  • Supports the City Manager’s Office and acts as the City Manager in their absence


Top candidates will have a stellar career history, will be visionary leaders, and will possess the following:

  • Master’s degree in public administration, business administration, accounting, or a related field
  • Eight (8) to ten (10) years of progressive responsibility managing the operations of a major governmental organization, along with the ability to manage intergovernmental relations with surrounding communities and a demonstrated ability to understand the man facets of complex issues
  • Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities

Salary: $140,122 to $178,911 DOQ; comprehensive benefits (see details at

How to apply:

Submit a cover letter and resume by visiting

Deadline: Oct. 7, 2021

Posted: Aug. 30, 2021

Newaygo Medical Care Facility — Nursing Home Administrator

The Newaygo County Department of Health and Human Services Board is looking for a Nursing Home Administrator for the Newaygo Medical Care Facility. This facility is licensed for 116 skilled beds, employs around 175-200 employees and located in Fremont, Mich.

Qualifications (include but not limited to):

  • Active Michigan Nursing Home Administrator’s License, in good standing with the Licensing Board
  • Strong knowledge of the federal and state regulations and rules, including life safety
  • Strong financial background, including but not limited to budgeting, working with current and proposed reimbursement methodologies for Medicare and Medicaid and other payment sources
  • Ability to maintain a working relationship with the DHHS Board and the County Treasurer
  • Able to exhibit leadership capabilities
  • Organizational management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of employment laws and union contract negotiations
  • Minimum of three (3) years of successful experience in managing a skilled nursing care facility
  • Degree in business, health care administration or closely related field of study

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package offered

How to apply: 

Send resumes, a letter of intent and at least three (3) professional references with contact numbers to Elizabeth Lee-Arvey, executive director, at

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Aug. 26, 2021

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