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Genesee County — Chief Information Officer

Genesee County (pop. 407,385) has an exciting opportunity for a Chief Information Officer (CIO). The position serves at the pleasure of the nine-member Board of Commissioners.

Responsibilities:

The CIO oversees and coordinates all County information resources, including information and data, processing hardware and software, telecommunications, and information system structures; responsible for implementation and coordination of the strategic information resources plan as defined by the Board of Commissioners.

The CIO oversees a staff of approximately 20 employees and provides IT support for all county departments, offices as well as circuit and district courts.

See full job description at www.gc4me.com

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, or computer science
  • Five (5) years of administrative and/or supervisory experience in general technologies, telecommunications, office and information systems structure including mainframe, current application development platforms, networking and office systems

Salary: The salary will be set by the Board of Commissioners based on prevailing circumstances; the county offers an excellent benefit package

How to apply:

Send resumes and cover letters to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to Genesee County Human Resources, 1101 Beach St. Flint, MI 48502, Room 337.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: March 14, 2019


Cass County — County Administrator

Cass County (pop. 51,381) in southwest Michigan is seeking a County Administrator.

Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the Board of Commissioners, the County Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer of the County and operates pursuant to Public Act 2
  • Carries out directives and implements policies of the Board related to personnel and employee relations, budget and financial management, purchasing, data processing, grant funding and other areas as directed
  • Negotiates labor agreements and works with legal counsel on litigated matters
  • Supervises Administrator Office staff in providing administrative support to the Board and departments
  • Supervises appointed department managers (Finance Director, Building & Grounds Director, Information Systems Director, Veterans Agent, Parks & Recreation Director and Equalization Director)
  • Serves as liaison between other agencies and the Board of Commissioners

Click here for full position description.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or public administration or related field (master's degree preferred)
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of experience as an administrator/supervisor in county government, with responsibility for budgeting, personnel, purchasing, and general administrative functions
  • Considerable knowledge of public finance and fiscal planning; a working knowledge of employee benefit programs; considerable knowledge of office automation and computerized applications
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Knowledge of county government organization, regulations, procedures and policies
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain professional integrity and respect for colleagues, co-workers and the ability to effectively meet and deal with the public.
  • Demonstrated respect for the co-employer relationship between the Board of Commissioners and each of the elected County officials

Salary: DOQE

How to apply:

Applicants can apply by submitting their cover letter, resume, references and county application in person, mail, email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or fax (269-445-8978) to: Tara Myer, Administrative Assistant, 120 N. Broadway, Suite 116, Cassopolis, MI 49031.

Drug test and background check required. EOE.

Deadline: March 29, 2019

Posted: March 5, 2019


Tuscola County — Controller/Administrator

Tuscola County in Michigan's Thumb seeks a controller/administrator. This position is under the direction of and reports to the Board of Commissioners (BOC).

Responsibilities:

  • Acts as an agent for the board in managing county affairs
  • Serves as chief financial-accounting officer and the chief administrative officer
  • Develops and implements the county's budget according to the Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act
  • Ensures a system of accounting is installed and properly kept with respect to all departments and funding units following the Uniform Chart of Accounts
  • Examines regularly the books and accounts of all county funded operations and reports findings to BOC
  • Analyzes pending and new legislation for impacts on the county's financial and operational health
  • Supervises the operation and performance of non-elected departments and heads of departments and with the approval of BOC appoints and removes non-elected department heads
  • Oversees all county human resource operations
  • Identifies, researches, gathers information and makes recommendations to solve problems
  • Assists in overseeing labor negotiations and cost analysis of union proposals for labor attorneys
  • Oversees the acquisition and maintenance of all county property, liability and other insurance programs
  • Oversees the acquisition, development and maintenance of all county buildings and equipment
  • Serves as the board's liaison with the elected officials-judges regarding their operations
  • Other duties as assigned by the board and as required by law

Qualifications:

  • Ten years of experience in management, accounting, business or finance, preferably in county or other local government setting
  • Bachelor's degree in public administration or other related fields preferred.
  • Proven leadership, organizational and planning capabilities, preferably in a county or other local government setting
  • Ability to analyze and creatively solve problems and make decisions, preferably in a county or other local government setting
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills, preferably in a county or other local government setting
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of modern personnel and financial administration

Salary: Up to $90,000 DOQE, with full county benefits

How to apply:

Qualified candidates should send a resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: March 1, 2019


Saginaw County — Personnel Specialist

Saginaw County seeks a Personnel Specialist in its Controller's Office.

Responsibilities:

Under the general supervision of the Personnel Director:

  • Assists in administering the County's human resource and employee relations program
  • Supports the County's recruitment and selection processes
  • Designs and conducts training for employees
  • Provides advice and guidance to managers on employee relations issues
  • Participates in the collective bargaining process and in the processing of union grievances
  • Assists with the processing and recording of Family Medical Leave Act
  • Performs other general duties in support of office
  • Helps with the development and maintenance of personnel policies and procedures
  • Travels to off-site locations, job fairs, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in labor relations, personnel administration, human resource management, business or public administration with course work in human resource management, organizational leadership, or a related field
  • Two to four years of experience in personnel/human resources
  • Considerable knowledge of principles, practices and procedures for recruitment, selection, training, labor relations and negotiations
  • Considerable knowledge of federal and state laws regarding personnel administration in the public sector and of current recruitment trends
  • Ability to use various software applications
  • Knowledge of social media utilized for recruitment efforts
  • Knowledge of research methods and statistics and ability to analyze such data
  • Knowledge of local government operation and structure and FMLA and ADA administration
  • Ability to speak and write effectively and in a well-organized manner
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and initiative in analyzing problems and recommending appropriate solutions
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County departmental personnel, fellow employees and the general public
  • Ability to work effectively when given multiple tasks to coordinate and work under pressure
  • Possession of valid Michigan driver's license and satisfactory driving record per County policy

Salary: $47,077 to $58,687

How to apply:

Applications and resumes are accepted: in the Personnel Division of the Controller's Office, Saginaw County Governmental Center, 111 S. Michigan, Saginaw, MI 48602, in person or by mail; online here; or by fax at 989-790-5566.

Individuals must pass a pre-employment drug test. Saginaw County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Feb. 22, 2019


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Internships

Michigan Association of Counties — Legislative Intern

The Michigan Association of Counties, an alliance of 83 Michigan counties working to enhance county government through advocacy, shared services and education, seeks a highly qualified intern for the 2019-2020 academic year (September-May), with option to begin service as early as May 2019.

This is a PAID internship based at MAC's offices in downtown Lansing. The intern is expected to provide 10 to 20 hours of service per week. MAC seeks applicants with strong data skills and an abiding interest in public policy and the legislative process. MAC provides parking in the downtown area.

To apply, send a resume and brief letter expressing interest to Derek Melot, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Founded on Feb. 1, 1898, MAC is the only statewide organization dedicated to the representation of all county commissioners in Michigan.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Michigan Association of Counties — Communications Intern

The Michigan Association of Counties, an alliance of 83 Michigan counties working to enhance county government through advocacy, shared services and education, seeks a highly qualified communications intern for the summer and 2018-19 academic year (September-May), with option to begin service as early as May 2019.

The communications intern will have a primary focus in curating MAC's social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) and assist the Director of Communications with advertising, marketing and general communication needs. Experience with podcasts and audio editing software is a plus.

The intern will also assist in the maintenance of several websites under the MAC umbrella, including micounties.org.

MAC seeks applicants with a strong desire to break into the world of communications and public relations.

This is a PAID internship. The position is based at MAC's offices in downtown Lansing. The intern is expected to provide between 10 and 20 hours of service per week. MAC provides parking in the downtown area.

To apply, send a resume and brief letter expressing interest to Derek Melot, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Founded on Feb. 1, 1898, MAC is the only statewide organization dedicated to the representation of all county commissioners in Michigan.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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