The Department of Administrative Services consists of the Office of the Administrator, Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Resident Services.
The Office of the Administrator’s primary responsibility is to ensure effective implementation of Township Board policies through efficient professional management of all aspects of township government. The Township Administrator serves as the organization’s Chief Administrative Officer and in this capacity is responsible for administration, coordination, and management of all township services and employees, except those reporting directly to an elected official. In addition, the Office of the Administrator is responsible for maintaining a sound financial condition through the development and implementation of Hanover Township’s annual budget.
Accounting includes accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and investment monitoring. Human Resources encompass recruitment and orientation, employee training and development, risk management, benefits administration, and employee relations. The Assistant Township Administrator coordinates Information Technology support with an external provider and facilitates computer hardware and software upgrades. Resident Services is responsible for offering fishing & hunting licenses, unincorporated Cook County vehicle stickers, handicap parking placards, and serves as a U.S. passport acceptance facility.
The Facilities & Maintenance Department ensures proper administration of the Township’s buildings and grounds, including seven Township facilities. The department is responsible for custodial services, room and event set up, repair, construction and renovation of all Township buildings and fleet maintenance. The department also maintains the Township’s three open space Reserves.