Village Manager

Village of Suttons Bay, MI

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $60,000 - $75,000. + benefit package
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Where: 420 N Front Street, Suttons Bay MI 49682

Post Date: Aug 3 2018

Deadline: Aug 24 2018

Please send resume, cover letter and 5 professional references to Frank L. Walsh at by Friday, August 24. Suttons Bay is an EOE. Candidates seeking confidentiality must clearly express their intentions within their cover letter.


Charming and quaint only begin to tell the story of Suttons Bay, Michigan. Located just 15 miles from Traverse City, Suttons Bay is a waterfront paradise. The community relies heavily on tourism and welcomes cultural events such as Tour de Tart and the Suttons Bay Art Festival. Downtown Suttons Bay is described by visitors and locals as thriving and eclectic. Suttons Bay also benefits from being the county seat of Leelanau County. One visit to the Suttons Bay Marina Park, is all that it will take to capture the beauty of this premier Michigan community. If you desire an opportunity to lead a stable and safe waterfront community, you should consider Suttons Bay home.

The ideal candidate will be well versed in all municipal operations and be able to offer exemplary customer service to the Suttons Bay community. In our small community, we highly value how we treat each other. The Village Manager will report to the 7 member Village Council. The position requires 3-5 years of municipal experience or a related field. This rare opportunity awaits the right candidate. The current manager is leaving for another municipal position after a decade of service to Suttons Bay.

We love Suttons Bay and we believe you will too.