Hanover Township located in Cook County, Illinois, is currently accepting applications to fill the full-time Assistant Township Administrator position. The Assistant Township Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Administrative Services Department and serves as Acting Administrator in the absence of the Township Administrator. Work includes researching, planning, organizing, coordinating and directing required action on policies and/or projects directly related to human resources and administrative policies that have been defined by the Township Administrator and/or Township Board.
This position serves as the main human resources contact for the Township, administers employee benefits, and maintains all personnel files. This position represents the department at the Township’s management team and executive management staff meetings. The Assistant Township Administrator supervises Administrative Services departmental staff and oversees the Township’s information technology and accounting functions.
The Assistant Township Administrator position requires graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in public or business administration, political science, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred) and four years of administrative or professional experience in local government with two to four years of management experience.
The Assistant Township Administrator must possess strong analytical and technical skills and have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Candidates must possess general knowledge of public administration, human resources, budgeting and finance, and general management principals. Candidates must also possess the ability to work effectively with the public, Town Board, and staff. The successful candidate will possess strong leadership skills and a willingness to take on additional responsibilities.
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Starting salary $70,000-$75,000 plus an excellent benefits package.
Submit cover letter and resume by January 6, 2014 to James Barr, Township Administrator, at email@example.com.
A copy of the complete job description can be found at www.hanover-township.org. EOE.