Shorewood Hills Village Administrator

Shorewood Hills
Posted 3 months ago

Village Administrator – Shorewood Hills, WI (Population 2,363)

Job Announcement:

The Village of Shorewood Hills is seeking a dynamic, highly engaged, and collaborative local government professional to be its next Village Administrator.  Shorewood Hills is a highly desirable community that is an inner ring suburb of Madison, the State Capital, and is adjacent to the University of Wisconsin campus on beautiful Lake Mendota. Shorewood Hills is a welcoming and inclusive community that is very proud of its outstanding schools, excellent medical facilities, great shopping, and parks and open spaces, as well as extensive biking/walking trails. Shorewood Hills is a community that prides itself on being a wonderful place to live, work, play, learn, and visit and provides high quality municipal services to its residents. The Village’s financial position is strong as it maintains a AAA municipal bond rating and operates three Tax Increment Districts (TIDs) along one of the Madison region’s busiest commercial corridors.

 

Starting salary range $115K-$135K DOQ plus excellent benefits. Village President and Six Village Trustees are elected for two year terms on a non-partisan basis. Board members are unpaid volunteers as are many residents who serve more than a dozen committees that sets the example for self-governance. $13M total annual budget including CIP, TIDs, and Utilities. The Village is staffed by 21FT and 125+PT/seasonal employees. Future emphasis will be on capital improvement planning/implementation (with an emphasis on renovation/replacement of Village buildings/facilities, various street and utility upgrades and Village park improvements), retirement of existing Village TIDs and possible creation of new TIDs, and University Avenue Corridor commercial and mixed-use development.  Additionally, the Village expects to undertake the development of its first ever Strategic Plan.

Shorewood Hills Village Administrator Position Profile PDF

 

Qualifications:

Require Bachelor’s Degree in public or business administration or related field; prefer Master’s Degree with at least five years of progressively responsible municipal administrative and leadership experience along with a history of stable tenures in previous positions. ICMA-CM certification a plus. Consideration of candidates with private sector or military experience will be made if they can demonstrate accomplishments that directly relate to skills required. Shorewood Hills has in-fill and redevelopment opportunities so having a passion for that work is a plus. Desire experience in budget development and management, community engagement, capital improvement planning and execution, human resources administration, municipal facilities planning, and environmental stewardship/sustainability. The successful candidate should possess acute listening skills (seeking first to understand then to respond), a high level of both professional and personal integrity, a collaborative style in carrying out governing body policies, an open and positive communications approach, the ability to build teams and credibility as a leader in addressing community issues, and the ability to appreciate the Village’s history and values. Visit the community website at www.shorewood-hills.org .

 

How to Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, salary history and references to Public Administration Associates, LLC, Attn: Sue McDade 1155 W. South Street Whitewater WI 53190; e-mail sue.mcdade@gmail.com;  phone 608-516-9012 by May 3, 2024.

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

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