Title: County Administrator
Salary: $90,000 – $120,000
The County Administrator assumes the duties, responsibilities, and authority of the Chief Administrative Officer for Vernon County Government in accordance with Wis. Statutes 59.18 and is appointed by majority vote of the Vernon County Board of Supervisors.
The County Administrator exercises considerable initiative, independent judgment and has authority commensurate with the position operating under County Board legislation, State and Federal law. The position works under the direction of and is responsible to the Vernon County Board. A successful candidate will have a strong financial background with a proven track record in strategic planning and priority based budgeting/strong understanding of different government funding sources, and can collaborate across the organization while building and leading teams in a positive manner.
Education and Training Requirements
Requires graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s or advanced degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field of study; supplemented by a minimum of five (5) years of experience in responsible executive administrative positions, preferably in local or State government. If the applicant has a minimum of two (2) years of academic study beyond high school and lacks a bachelor degree in an acceptable field, the candidate shall have had at least ten (10) years of responsible administrative experience; or, an acceptable equivalent combination of training and experience.
All interested applicants MUST fill out an application with Vernon County. Applications and a complete job description can be found on our website at www.vernoncounty.org by clicking our employment page.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 15th, 2020 by 4:30pm