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Assistant to the Village Manager

Village of Northbrook, IL

Posted
11 Oct 17
Deadline
Open until filled
Salary
$80,000 - $85,000 (Low to mid 80's)
Job Function
Assistant to Manager/CAO
Type

Full Time

Related Topics

Management
Job Location

1225 Cedar Ln , Northbrook, IL

Population

33,170

Type

Village

Address

1225 Cedar Ln
Northbrook , IL 60062-4513

Form of Govt

Council-Manager (City)

Recognition

Chief appointed official position was recognized by ICMA in 1953 as a Council-Manager position.

Assistant to the Village Manager

This position provides professional management and project assistance to the Village Manager and Deputy Village Manager/CFO and provides support to all functions of the General Government Department (includes the Village Clerk, Communications Manager and Human Resources). Responsibilities of this position include:

• Serves as the Village ombudsman to hear, investigate and resolve concerns and suggestions of residents and businesses.
• Assists with crafting the Village’s public communication messages including drafting the monthly Village newsletter, preparing press releases and preparing time sensitive announcements for public distribution.
• Coordinates the preparation of the annual department budget and assists with the preparation of the Village’s five-year capital budget.
• Responds to Freedom of Information Requests and provides backup to the Village Clerk.
• Assists with the negotiation of various Village franchise agreements and collective bargaining agreements.
• Researches, drafts and presents various documents and reports, policies, procedures, resolutions and ordinances.
• Serves as staff liaison to various Village commissions.

To be successful in this position, candidates must be detail oriented and process driven and strong communicators. Applicants should have a Master’s degree in public administration, business or related field and a minimum of three years of related experience (or equivalent combination). The starting salary for this exempt position is anticipated to be low to mid $80s depending upon qualifications with a generous benefit package.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, and resume to: hr@northbrook.il.us with Assistant to Village Manager in the subject field. Position open until filled.

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to: HR@northbrook.il.us

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