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City of St. Clair Shores — City Manager
The City of St. Clair Shores (pop. 59,635) in Southeast Michigan seeks a new City Manager due to the upcoming retirement of its current City Manager. The City is over 90% residential by taxable value, and there is a desire to increase economic and infrastructural development and to attract young professionals and growing families.
This position is the chief administrative officer of the city and serves at the pleasure of the City Council. A list of specific job duties outlined in the City Charter can be found here.
The powers and duties granted to the City Manager include:
- Supervising and directing all administrative departments of the City government except the functions of the city attorney
- Enforcing City laws, ordinances, contracts and franchises
- Acting as the purchasing agent of the City
- Reporting to the Council periodically on the financial condition of the City and other matters
- Attending all meetings of the Council
- Assuring positive relationships with the public
- Coordinating public information
- Investigating and adopting new technologies
- Working with outside governmental and non-governmental agencies
- Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, government, economics, social science, planning, or a related field is required
- Leader who embodies the spirit of public service and displays deep compassion for the community
- Demonstrated expertise of leading and supporting initiatives in a highly complex environment
Creativity and passion regarding community development
- Successful track record of managing an entity similar to St. Clair Shores in terms of size, complexity and culture, with clear strategic result
- Strong financial skills; executes policies efficiently and effectively by championing best-in-class operational practices and a culture of operational excellence
- Ability to attract and recruit top talent, motivate the team, delegate effectively, manage performance and be widely viewed as a strong leader who engages and supports others
- Strong organizational and negotiation skills
- Ability to advise the Mayor and City Council regarding both positive and negative policy implications by having the aptitude to seek, analyze and present data from a variety of sources to support multiple viewpoints and to align residents with the City’s overall strategy
How to apply:
Interested applicants may send an email with a current resume and cover letter to Kylie@AmyCellTalent.com.
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Deadline: May 12, 2019
Posted: April 16, 2019
Lake County — Equalization Director
Lake County (pop. 12,013) in west-central Michigan is seeking a highly qualified individual for the position of Equalization Director. This is a full-time position with generous benefits.
The Equalization Director is responsible for all activities pertaining to equalizing the real and personal property assessments of all assessing units in the county to determine the total valuation of all property within the county.
- Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field with coursework in property appraisal, assessment administration, accounting, or management
- Five or more years of progressively more responsible experience in appraising all types of property with supervisory/administrative experience
- Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer (MAAO) Certification Level III
- Personal Property Examiner Certificate
- Current and valid Michigan driver’s license
Any or all of the above may be substituted for commensurate experience and/or education or a combination thereof. The County reserves the right to structure the position as a contractor.
How to apply:
Submit application, resume and cover letter to:
Lake County Administration Office
800 Tenth St., Suite 100
Baldwin, MI 49304
Deadline: 3 p.m. on May 10, 2019
Posted: April 9, 2019
Washtenaw County — Administrative Health Officer
Washtenaw County (pop. 367,627) in Southeast Michigan is seeking an Administrative Health Officer.
Under administrative direction, this person plans, organizes, directs, reviews and evaluates programs and staff to provide a variety of community public health services to protect and maximize the health of county citizens. The position also provides expert professional assistance to county management staff in areas of responsibility.
- Fulfills all statutory requirements of the Public Health Officer in the State of Michigan
- Oversees the intake, assessment and delivery of direct and indirect services to clients
- Ensures quality control and program monitoring and evaluation activities
- Ensures that such activities are accomplished effectively and in compliance with legislative and regulatory guidelines and professional standards
- Practices and supports visionary leadership
- Works with Board of Health and Board of Commissioners, staff and other stakeholders to develop and articulate a vision for public health and the organization, and encourages others to share the vision
- Exhibits political competencies
- Identifies and analyzes public health policy issues and alternatives
- Utilizes principles of media advocacy to communicate the public health mission to stakeholders
- Works with community coalitions and advocacy groups
- Guides the community and organization in seeking policy change and action on public health issues
- Translates policy decisions into organizational and community programs and services
- Manages organizational dynamics
- Assesses organizational environment, needs, assets resources and opportunities
- Develops new organizational structures utilizing knowledge of organizational learning, behavior and culture
- Directs the preparation and administration of multiple budgets and work programs
- Monitors expenditure of funds
- Assures that the department conducts organizational strategic planning and monitors progress toward strategic goals.
- Educates state and federal legislators and policymakers about funding and policy changes needed to address current and emerging health problems
- Identifies and pursues funding from public and private sources to address public health priorities identified through organizational strategic planning and community health assessments
- Prepares agenda and meeting materials for Board of Health meetings and meetings of its committees
An Administrative Health Officer shall comply with one of the following:
- MPH or MSPH degree, or a related master’s degree, and a minimum of five (5) years of previous experience in senior management or leadership positions in a health department or other health care organization; OR
- Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of eight (8) years of full-time public health experience, five (5) of which shall have been in senior management or leadership positions in a health department or other health care organization
Salary: $79,149.63 to $125,143.57
How to apply:
To view and the full position description and apply, click here.
Deadline: April 23, 2019
Posted: April 8, 2019
City of Scottville — City Manager
The opportunity to live and work where you wish you were vacationing comes around only once in a great while. Scottville, Mich., is in the center of Mason County in the northwest part of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. It sits on the banks of the Pere Marquette River, abuts the 450,000-acre Manistee National Forest and is only minutes from 28 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline.
The position of city manager is open for the first time in more than 20 years and presents a great opportunity for an energetic, hands-on administrator with a desire to be involved in every aspect of the business while setting a course for the future.
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study such as public administration, business administration or finance AND
- Direct experience in local government as a manager or assistant manager of a city, village or township
For more details on qualifications, click here.
Salary: $55,000 to $65,000, DOQE
How to apply:
To apply and for CONSENT FORM, click here. Applicants must submit a signed consent form.
Deadline: April 24, 2019
Posted: March 29, 2019
Kalamazoo County — Assistant Corporation Counsel
Kalamazoo County (pop. 262,985) in southwest Michigan is seeking an assistant corporation counsel.
- Assists Corporation Counsel in providing legal services to all County boards and committees, commissions, and departments
- Represents the County’s interest in State and Federal Courts, tribunals or administrative bodies and coordinates with outside legal counsel for insured claims
- Drafts and reviews policies, agenda items and contracts
- Serves as litigation coordinator
- Under direction of the Corporation Counsel, provides legal services to County boards, commissions, and departments in order to minimize liability and maximize resources
- Provides legal representation in various areas of County Government including litigating matters in State and Federal courts in order to represent and defend the County’s interests (this position does not encompass labor law and related issues)
- Reviews and drafts contracts, resolutions, legal opinions and other legal documents for all County departments
- Assists with negotiation and drafting of real estate lease agreements
- Attends public meetings in the absence of the Corporation Counsel
- Assists Corporation Counsel in developing responses to Freedom of Information requests
- Provides legal advice in public health law and HIPAA matters
- Juris Doctorate degree, or military equivalent, and licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan
- At least five (5) years of legal experience in municipal law and/or litigation, transactional contracts, business law and real estate law is preferred
- Maintenance of knowledge of new developments in legislation and case law is expected
How to apply:
Apply online at https://www.kalcounty.com/hrd/openings.php
VETERANS: Please provide your joint services transcript with your application.
Deadline: Open until filled
Posted: March 27, 2019
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