Administrator – Village of New Concord

Dec 7, 2023Jobs

The Village of New Concord, Ohio is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position of Village Administrator

New Concord, founded in 1828, is the home of Muskingum University and the childhood home of John and Annie Glenn. Its population is 2,360 and the annual budget, $4 million. New Concord is located in Muskingum County and operates as a statutory village as defined by the Ohio Revised Code (ORC.)

The Village Administrator position requires exceptional leadership, management, and organization skills. The successful candidate will be community-focused, proactive, collaborative, a team player and a team builder.

Core responsibilities for this position are defined in ORC 735.273. These include the effective management and improvement of water and wastewater services and of storm and sanitary sewer systems, streets, sidewalks, and public spaces, including municipal facilities, parks and the cemetery.

The Village Administrator also assists with budget development and financial planning, works with elected officials to implement village policies, serves as zoning inspector, and coordinates village support as needed for community event organizers. The administrator is expected to form positive working relationships with the public, businesses, the university and the school district.

Experience in government funding, grant writing, grant administration, and the planning and financing of complex municipal projects is preferred. Five or more years in increasingly responsible management positions and a bachelor’s or master’s degree in public administration or the equivalent is preferred.

Salary is dependent on qualifications. The Village of New Concord offers a full benefits package.

Candidate must submit the Village Employment Application form, a letter of interest and three professional references. Position will remain open until filled with the first review of applications on December 15. Applications may be delivered by hand or mail to Village of New Concord; P.O. Box 10; 2 W. Main St; New Concord OH 43762; Attention: Mayor. Or emailed to jobs@newconcord-oh.gov. 

The Village of New Concord is an equal opportunity employer.

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