Deputy County Administrator
Marathon County is accepting online applications for a Deputy County Administrator. Make yourself at home as you support Marathon County’s leaders towards our goal of becoming the safest, healthiest and most prosperous county in Wisconsin.
Located in the heart of Wisconsin, Marathon County is an excellent location for a talented Deputy County Administrator to live, work, and play in a community that takes pride in its natural beauty, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, and overall quality of life.
Marathon County is seeking an experienced, results-driven, and solution-focused leader to serve as the full-time Deputy County Administrator. The Deputy County Administrator is responsible for supporting the coordination of overall county operations. This position works closely with the County Administrator, Board of Supervisors, department heads, community and business leaders, as well as other state and local officials to define and develop strategies to enhance the delivery of county services. The Deputy County Administrator has direct oversight responsibility for select department heads, and large scale projects and initiatives countywide. The Deputy County Administrator acts as a trusted advisor, helping to mentor staff, develop leaders, and strengthen the organization’s capacity to serve.
The ideal candidate has significant experience in high-level decision making, fostering relationships with key members of the community & agencies, building strong management teams, is a prudent manager and inspiring leader. In addition, exceptional communication, collaboration, and commitment to our community is essential, to implement actions consistent with our County’s Mission and Strategic Plan. And finally, they will contribute to a positive work culture, welcome diversity, and exercise a high level of integrity.
A Master’s Degree from an approved college/university in Public Administration or related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible leadership experience in municipal management, organizational development, criminal justice, human services, or a related field, or any combination of job related education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.