Job Posting: Assistant County Administrator – Lake County, IL

Job Posting: Assistant County Administrator – Lake County, IL

The Job:

Lake County, IL  (population 703,462). 

This position works as part of the County’s administration/management team overseeing the activities and operations for one of three major service areas, as well as strategic initiatives. This person will lead policy and budget coordination, perform policy research, develop and implement programs. The individual must be a strategic thinker and consensus builder who can bring strong leadership and communication skills, modern and innovative management practices, and business acumen. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to best practices and customer service, as well as experience in conducting negotiations, developing inter-governmental agreements, strategic planning and shared services.


Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in public administration, public policy, business, or related field, and an MPA/MBA. Eight to ten years of progressively responsible experience in local government management, including significant experience at a senior level interacting with elected officials and other stakeholder groups.

Starting salary $130,000 – $160,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

Submit resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references by March 10, 2017

To Apply:

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