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City of Muskegon Heights — City Manager

The City of Muskegon Heights (pop. 10,860), located four miles from Lake Michigan and 40 miles from Grand Rapids, is seeking a City Manager for a community chartered in 1903 and covering approximately 3.8 square miles. The City is seeking a visionary leader who is trustworthy, transparent and accountable.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, change leadership, organizational leadership or an appropriate related field required (master’s degree preferred)
  • Minimum of three years of executive level experience, particularly in economic development, budget and finance, human resources and labor relations, supervision and water filtration systems required
  • Certification in economic development and experience working in the private sector desirable
  • Exemplary leadership skills, strong interpersonal skills and experience working in a team environment

Salary: $80,000 to $95,000 DOQE; the City offers incentives related to residency

How to apply:

Applicants must provide a signed consent form (found here) along with  a resume, cover letter, salary history and five professional references to:

execsearch@mml.org, subject line of Muskegon Heights Search; or
Michigan Municipal League,
ATTN: Muskegon Heights Search,
1675 Green Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Questions can be directed to MML Executive Recruiter Joyce Parker at joyce_parker@msn.com.

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

Deadline: June 5, 2019

Posted: May 9, 2019


Kent County — Director of Fiscal Services

Kent County (pop. 648,594) in West Michigan seeks a Director of Fiscal Services to lead a team that handles the financial health of the County and serves a culturally rich and diverse community.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for department handling all accounting, budgeting and payroll activities, including the department’s budget division, which manages the development and maintenance of the County’s annual budget and Capital Improvement Program
  • Responsible for preparing an annual financial overview of the County
  • Design, develop, implement and direct the administration of policies, procedures and practices to preserve, protect, efficiently allocate and properly account for the financial and capital assets of the County
  • Provide direct supervision for subordinate managers, supervisors and support staff in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Plan and control department operating and capital budgets
  • Develop annual budget requests
  • Continue the County’s stellar financial position of being rated Triple-A for 21 consecutive years by both Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s credit rating agencies
  • Collaborate with others to address the risk factors that may threaten the County’s continued success

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in public finance, public administration or accounting, plus five or more years as a Chief Financial Officer and experience with public sector accounting standards and systems strongly preferred OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or closely related field combined with 10 years financial and accounting management experience, including five years’ experience in the design, development and implementation of fiscal and accounting policies, procedures and systems required

Salary: DOQE

How to apply:

Applicants can apply at www.accesskent.com/jobs

Kent County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. “Kent County … where diversity, equity and inclusion matter.”

Deadline: midnight on June 7, 2019

Posted: May 3, 2019


Dickinson County — Equalization Director

Dickinson County (pop. 26,000) in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is seeking letters of interest/resumes for the position of Equalization Director to fill a retirement scheduled for June 28, 2019. The county has an Ad Valorem State Equalized Value for 2019 of $1,027,500,000, Taxable Value of $902,500,000 and a taxable parcel count of 21,500. The county is comprised of seven townships, three cities, four school districts and one intermediate school district. Included are Renaissance & NEZ zones, along with two DDAs.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise workings of an office with a full-time Assistant Equalization Director and a part-time secretary

Qualifications:

  • Experience in property appraisal, assessment administration, accounting or management
  • Experience in appraising all types of property with supervisory/administrative experience
  • Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer (MAAO) Certification
  • Current and valid Michigan driver’s license
  • Experience in an equalization office setting and with BSA.Net software preferred

Salary: Starting at $57,235 and reaching $69,825 at 3 years; comprehensive benefits package; position is further subject to an existing labor agreement

How to apply:

Send applications to:
Brian R. Bousley, County Controller
PO Box 609
Iron Mountain, MI 49801
bbousley@dickinsoncountymi.gov

Please contact the Controller’s Office at 906-774-2573 for further information.

Deadline: June 14, 2019

Posted: April 23, 2019


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