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Posted: 06/08/2009

village of riverside, illinois

The Village of Riverside, IL, a National Historic Landmark and the only completed Olmsted planned community, is accepting applications for Village Manager.

village manager
Professional Opportunity
riverside, , IL

This is a great opportunity for one who cares about Olmsted, cultural landscapes, traditional neighborhood design, planning, park maintenance, revitilizing the commercial core of a 19th century inner-ring suburb, Wright, Jenny, Vaux, Jensen, Drummond, TOD, etc...

The Village of Riverside, IL, a National Historic Landmark and the only completed Olmsted planned community, is accepting applications for Village Manager.

Reporting to a seven person Village Board, the Village Manager will perform a variety of administrative, supervisory and professional work in planning, developing, and administering the total operations and overall policies as established by the Village Board, including:

Preparing, submitting and overseeing the administration of the Villages annual budget and long-range financial plan

Preparing and submitting justifications for capital improvements, including review of funding alternatives, analyzing costs, and preparing recommendations

Reporting on any specific municipal activity as requested by the Village Board and responding to citizen requests relative to Village services

Attending meetings of local, regional, state, and other elected and appointed official bodies to represent the interests of the Village

Responsibility for supervision of Village employees, providing leadership to department heads, establishing goals, conducting regular staff meetings

Promoting and maintaining responsive community relations

Work is performed under the direction of the Village Board with wide latitude for the application of independent professional judgment. Work is subject to review by the Village Board for results accomplished.

Ideal candidates will have a degree from a four-year college or university with major course work in public or business administration, political science, public policy, or a closely related field. A masters degree in public or business administration or closely related field is a plus. A proven record of success in municipal management, including experience as a City/Village Manager or Administrator or an Assistant City/Village Manager or Administrator is required.

Resumes along with a detailed salary history may be emailed to resume@riverside.il.us , faxed to (708) 447-2704 or mailed to Village President, Village of Riverside, 27 Riverside Road, Riverside, IL 60546. Salary DOQ. EOE

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Via instructions above and at Village of Riverside, illinois website.
Mike Gorman

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