City Administrator

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City Administrator – Hudson, WI (Population 14,091)

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Located on the scenic banks of the St. Croix River on the western edge of Wisconsin and just 10 minutes east of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro area, Hudson is one of the fastest growing communities in Wisconsin and has a range of options for people wanting to live in a suburban and sustainable setting yet close to many urban amenities. Hudson has bustling business districts that boast a wide array of shopping as well as work opportunities close to home. The City is very focused on managed growth while maintaining its small-town ambiance and feel. Hudson is a full-service community that prides itself on being a great place to live, work, play, learn and visit as well as providing high quality municipal services. Salary range $130K-$145K plus excellent benefits, DOQ. Mayor and Six Alderpersons elected on a non-partisan basis. $25M total annual budget including Utilities. 84FT and 86+PT/ seasonal employees including volunteer firefighters. Future emphasis on capital improvement planning and execution including the development of two (2) TIF Districts and update of the Hudson Long-Range CIP; downtown and riverfront redevelopment and enhancement; assisting the City transition back to normal from COVID-19; secure funding for a needed Interstate Exit expansion; sound financial management and organizational development.


Require Bachelor’s Degree in public or business administration or related field; prefer Master’s Degree with progressively responsible administrative and leadership experience in a municipal organization(s). Residency is encouraged. Desire a strong background in organizational change and staff development; human resources administration; community marketing; budget development and financial management, and the ability to cultivate positive and productive relationships with the mayor, city council members, staff and community members.  The successful candidate should be a dynamic and influential leader; demonstrate a high level of emotional intelligence; possess open and positive communication skills; a strong commitment to public service as well as show the ability to be visionary and a team builder in addressing community issues/opportunities. Visit the community website at


Send cover letter, resume, salary history and references to Public Administration Associates, LLC, Attn: Kevin Brunner, President; 1155 W. South Street Whitewater WI 53190; e-mail; phone 262-903-9509 by May 11, 2021.

Confidentiality must be requested by applicant and cannot be guaranteed for finalists.

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