County Administrator

County of Greene, VA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: Preferred
  • Salary: DOE/DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 18,403
  • Where: 40 Celt Road, Stanardsville, VA 22973
  • Form of Government: County council-elected executive


Greene County is seeking an experienced professional manager to serve as County Administrator, the chief administrative officer responsible for directing programs and operations of the County government.

Qualifications, Education & Experience
The following education and experience factors are the expected qualifications for successful performance:
• A Master’s degree in Public Administration, Business Management, Planning or a related field; experience equivalent to a master’s degree may be considered.
• Three to five years of successful leadership at a senior executive/ administrator level in an organization with comparable responsibilities; possessing a broad skill set appropriate to the breadth of county government operations. County government experience in Virginia as a manager, deputy or assistant is desirable.
• Front-line management experience with a track record of providing effective and efficient solutions; project management experience is desirable.
• A demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development; designation or progress toward designation as an ICMA Credentialed Manager would be a plus.

Performance Expectations
• Short-term, immediate actions will be to engage with staff, review County policies and procedures, master the budget process, and get up to speed on active capital projects.
• Active and visible participation in community activities as a resident of the County.
• The establishment and fostering of strong relationships with Constitutional Officers, the School Superintendent and School Board, volunteer organizations and other community stakeholders.
• Responsive to citizen concerns and issues; listening, understanding and providing timely follow-up.
• Outreach to existing businesses to strengthen positive relationships with that sector.
• A commitment to open and transparent government; promoting a positive and interactive relationship with county citizens and stakeholders; encouraging citizen engagement.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume, with salary history and professional references, to The Berkley Group via email at While the position is open until filled, review of candidates will begin November 5, 2018. Inquiries relating to the County Administrator position may be directed to:

Jay Stegmaier
The Berkley Group
P.O. Box 181
Bridgewater, Virginia 22812
Mobile: (804) 338-8743

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