Business Administrator

Township of Maplewood, NJ

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: DOE/DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 23,867
  • Website: http://www.twp.maplewood.nj.us
  • Where: 574 Valley Stn , Maplewood, NJ
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager
HOW TO APPLY

Post Date: Jan 26 2018

Deadline: Feb 17 2018

Please electronically submit or send (4) copies of cover letter and resume, and past managerial or financial analysis conducted which resulted in a positive outcome for the public organization. Please include salary requirements to The Canning Group LLC, 45 South Park Place #183, Morristown, N.J. 07960 by end of business day February 17, 2018. Mark envelope “Maplewood Township – Administrator Search

Summary

The Township is seeking an experienced and qualified, high profile, proactive, facilitating leader, who is committed to working in partnership with the Township Committee to deliver excellent and cost effective public services to an engaged, culturally and racially diverse population. The candidate should have strong management, communication, human resources, community relations and customer service skills. The ideal candidate should be able to identify, articulate and prioritize policies and actions to address the needs of the Township and maintain open and positive relationships with civic and community groups. As Maplewood is an age-friendly community, the ideal candidate will also have knowledge of and a history of providing senior services and incorporating age-friendliness in Township priorities and activities. The candidate should be capable of research, analysis and articulation of all issues facing a municipality. The candidate should be an interactive, hands-on team leader who is able to build working relationships with Township Committee, department directors and employees while also maintaining high levels of accountability and productivity.
The Business Administrator candidate should possess significant experience in an executive/managerial position with a municipality or comparable public organization. The candidate should reside within a reasonable distance from Maplewood. The candidate must be able to demonstrate knowledge of municipal issues including organization, pro-active human resources, and protection against EPL issues. The candidate should possess knowledge of the New Jersey Local Fiscal, Local Budget and Local Public Contracts law, personnel & collective bargaining and business development. The candidate should have experience in managing large scale projects, applying for and administering grants, engaging in community and economic development, interacting with local businesses and business organizations, and employing multiple strategies and integrate community policing to connect with a diverse resident population. In addition, the ideal candidate will be cognizant of financial analysis, knowledgeable of and adept at using state-of-the-art technology and social media tools to engage the public, willing to collaborate with other public and private agencies and assess shared service possibilities with neighboring municipalities, and able to participate with the community in strategic goal-setting to secure a long-term vision for the Township.
The Township of Maplewood is an open and welcoming community with a very diverse population. Its municipal government is stable and respected and prides itself on teamwork, collaboration and cohesion in serving the public. The next Administrator will be only the fourth (4th) person to serve in that position in the past 25 years. The Township Committee is seeking to fill the position with the qualified candidate prior to June 1, 2018. Please electronically submit or send (4) copies of cover letter and resume, and past managerial or financial analysis conducted which resulted in a positive outcome for the public organization. Please include salary requirements to The Canning Group LLC, 45 South Park Place #183, Morristown, N.J. 07960 by end of business day February 17, 2018. Mark envelope “Maplewood Township – Administrator Search”. Salary DOE/ DOQ. Additional information is located at www.TheCanningGroup.org “Maplewood Township Administrator Search”. Maplewood Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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