Franklin County, Virginia recognized as a top ten digital county with a strong fiscal position, high bond ratings, low tax rates, and quality-delivered local government services, is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant County Administrator. This growing dynamic community, known for its scenic beauty, is nestled between Philpott and Smith Mountain Lakes along the Blue Ridge Mountains, approximately 10 miles south of Roanoke, VA. The Assistant County Administrator is a member of the County’s Senior Management team and functions at the highest level of leadership. Position performs difficult professional management and administrative work overseeing multiple County departments, projects, budgets, programs, and infrastructure.
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of public or business administration including financial and personnel management required; Considerable experience with leading and managing government and/or business operations preferred; Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with government officials, customers, and employees; Proficient communication skills required.
Combination of education equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, political science, government, planning, public policy or related field with applicable government experience (preferably County or municipal). Master’s degree desired. Should have at least five or more years of direct experience in a senior management position in related field.