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City Administrator - City of Sheboygan, WI - City of Sheboygan, WI (ID: 444841)

Title City Administrator - City of Sheboygan, WI
Type City/County Manager and Administrators
Date Posted 2023-04-26
City / Organization City of Sheboygan, WI
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City Administrator – City of Sheboygan, Wisconsin (49,929). Strategically located one hour north of Milwaukee and one hour south of Green Bay, Sheboygan offers an enviable and affordable lifestyle amid beautiful settings and outdoor recreation options. Sheboygan is the “Spirit on The Lake” with breathtaking views of Lake Michigan, large sandy beaches, and world class sailing. Away from the water, the City’s historic downtown district has abundant shopping, dining, and entertainment. The City seeks a highly-skilled local government professional with strong communication and collaboration skills for its next City Administrator.

Sheboygan’s City Administrator is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the City and reports directly to a ten-member Common Council and works collaboratively with a full-time Mayor, City Clerk and City Attorney. The City Administrator plans, directs, supervises, and coordinates the services, activities, and work among all city departments.

A full-service City, Sheboygan has a workforce of more than 440 full-time employees, and four unions. The City Administrator oversees combined budgets of more than $110 million. The City has an AA2 bond rating and enjoys a healthy fund balance. 

The City Administrator leads strategic planning on behalf of the Common Council and city departments with goals and policies consistent with the City’s values, mission, and vision. The next City Administrator will be charged with managing complex organizational effectiveness, performance, and accountability on all levels related to the City’s values. The City, in 2023, is working on a new strategic plan. 

The Ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Master’s degree, or a B.A. in business or public administration with a minimum of seven years of local government management experience; 

  • At least five years in a senior leadership position;  

  • A team-oriented, strategic-thinking approach toward staff leadership; 

  • Supervisory experience; 

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; and 

  • Strong financial, analytical, and budget management skills. 

The successful candidate will also possess:

  • Have a record of leadership, problem solving and collaboration; 

  • Possess a passion for public service; and 

  • Have a desire to work collaboratively with the elected officials, departmental leaders and community stakeholders in the delivery of city services.  

The City Administrator is appointed by, and reports to, the Common Council. The starting salary range is $150,000 – $162,000 (midpoint) +/- DOQ, plus an excellent benefit package. Candidates should apply online by May 30, 2023, with resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references to the attention of Lee Szymborski, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA. Tel:  847-380-3197. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Post Expiration Date   May 30, 2024

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .