Assistant Township Administrator

Township of Maplewood, NJ

MAPLEWOOD TOWNSHIP is proudly progressive full-service municipal government in Essex County, NJ located less than 20 miles from New York City with a direct train route into Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan. The Township celebrates its cultural and economic diversity year round with a vibrant Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 23,867. The Township operates with a $48M operating budget and is governed under the Township form of government with a five-member Township Committee. We are searching for our next Assistant Township Administrator. The Assistant Township Administrator serves as a key partner in helping Township Administrator shape the Township’s organizational culture and implement the Township’s mission and vision consistent with the policies put forth by the Township Committee. They will report to the Township Administrator while providing executive and managerial oversight to various department directors, and other staff as assigned by the Township Administrator. They will exercise direct and indirect supervision over assigned areas, including professional, technical and support personnel.

Requirements include graduation from a regionally accredited four-year college or university with a major in public administration and a Master’s Degree (MPA/MPP strongly preferred). Demonstrated experience in, or knowledge of, in public administration/local government operations preferred. Non-governmental management experience will be evaluated in conjunction with other resume factors. An understanding of, and willingness to comply with, the International City/County Management Code of Ethics and accompanying guidelines is required. For a detailed job description please visit:

How to Apply

Application Deadline
E-mail cover letter and resume to Township Administrator Jerry Giaimis at

Job Details

Job Function
Assistant/Deputy Chief Administrator
Position Type
Full Time

Township of Maplewood


574 Valley St
Maplewood, NJ 07040-2669
United States

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