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Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency — Regional Coordinator, Tri-County Metro

The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) has an opening for a regional coordinator in Region 10, serving the counties of Macomb, Oakland and Wayne.

Responsibilities:

  • The Regional Coordinator will have the responsibility to develop and maintain relationships with Veteran Service Organizations Officers, County Counselors and Commissioners, multiple external agencies (ex: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan Works, Veterans Healthcare Administration, etc.) and community resources (ex: Food Pantries, Volunteers of America, etc.) in their designated region within the state of Michigan as they relate to the coordination and cooperation of community assets to ensure an ease of access to veteran assistance.
  • The Regional Coordinator will be the MVAA's liaison between the Veteran Community Action Teams (VCAT's) and other regional working groups to collaborate on veterans' issues and policies. The Regional Coordinator will assist with the planning and facilitation of VCAT leadership committees, main body meetings, and subcommittees/working groups.
  • The Regional Coordinator will report directly to the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency's Outreach Team for daily activities and projects as well as to identify issues and establish priorities to ensure the maximum service coverage to veterans and/or eligible family members is being coordinated.
  • The Regional Coordinator will assist in the planning and implementation of outreach events in their designated region to ensure coordination of veteran service officers and external agencies to maximize the number of veterans reached through coordinated efforts.
  • The Regional Coordinator will be the recognized subject matter expert in veteran services and assistance for their prosperity region.

See the full job description.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate would:

  • Be a veteran or a relative of a veteran.
  • Have experience building teams and maintain working relationships with individuals of various backgrounds and a variety of organizations
  • Be passionate about helping Michigan veterans and their families
  • Have philanthropic or nonprofit management experience
  • Have a bachelor's degree (preferred, but can be substituted with 5-7 years of management experience)
  • Have basic knowledge of veteran issues, such as education, employment, health care, and quality of life
  • Have basic knowledge of benefit enrollment process: pensions, compensation, disability, burial benefits, appeals, etc.
  • Be comfortable assisting individuals who may be going through a crisis (emotional, physical, financial, etc.)
  • Have good oral and written communication skills

The successful candidate must live within the region or be willing to relocate to the region.

Salary: Commensurate with experience; this is a contracted position

How to apply: Send application packet (click here to review required documents) VIA EMAIL ONLY to Yvonne Dzurka at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadline: July 25, 2018

Posted: July 11, 2018


Grand Traverse County — Deputy County Administrator

Grand Traverse County is seeking a Deputy County Administrator.

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses County operations, staffing levels, facilities and equipment
  • Analyzes budgetary and resource needs, makes recommendations for improvements and implements changes. Monitors operational costs and makes recommendations for increasing efficiency
  • Plans, organizes and directs County departments as assigned by County Administrator
  • Assists County Administrator in the formulation of strategic and organizational planning
  • Recommends objectives and associated goals for various departments/services to achieve the most cost-effective and efficient operation possible
  • Involved in the general management of County departments, including personnel, labor relations, fringe benefit levels, policy development and implementation, risk management, overall buildings and grounds, purchasing and other facets of general County administration and operations

For a full list of responsibilities, please see the job posting.

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in business administration or related field preferred (additional two years of direct related experience may substitute for master's degree, if there is demonstrated knowledge, ability and skills to perform the work)
  • Six to eight years of directly related experience in County or local government, including at least four years supervisory or managerial experience

For a full list of qualifications, please see the job posting.

Salary: $104,600 to $131,995

How to apply:

Apply via the Grand Traverse County website. http://www.grandtraverse.org/1574/Job-Postings

Deadline: July 20, 2018

Posted: July 11, 2018


Grand Traverse County — Human Resources Director

Grand Traverse County is seeking a Human Resources Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a strategic adviser to the County Administrator on a wide variety of human resource issues, including policies, labor negotiations, labor/employee relations issues, benefits, performance management issues and organizational design and development
  • Coordinates the preparation for the collective bargaining process and works with the Administrator to develop the County's bargaining positions
  • Serves as spokesperson of the bargaining team of the County
  • Interprets and administers collective bargaining agreements for thirteen bargaining groups
  • Administers human resources programs, including procedures required by the County's policies, employee handbooks and collective bargaining agreements
  • Directs and participates in the implementation of the pay plan and employee benefits programs, including worker's compensations, unemployment benefits, liability insurance, health insurance and related employee benefit programs
  • Researches and recommends changes in employee benefit programs as appropriate
  • Oversees the administration of the employee benefit programs and deals with carriers and administrator

For a full list of responsibilities, please see the job posting.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources management, labor relations, or business or public administration, with substantial coursework on human resources management and/or labor relations (master's degree in human resources, labor relations, or related field preferred)
  • Minimum of six years of progressively more responsible experience in human resource administration, of which three years must have been in supervisory capacity
  • Experience leading collective bargaining processes and labor contract administration required
  • Public sector human resources management experience and professional certification (PHR, SPHR) desirable

For a full list of qualifications, please see the job posting.

Salary: $79,983 to $99,995

How to apply:

Apply via the Grand Traverse County website. http://www.grandtraverse.org/1574/Job-Postings

Deadline: July 20, 2018

Posted: July 11, 2018


City of Grand Ledge ― Finance Director/Treasurer

The City of Grand Ledge in mid-Michigan's Eaton County is seeking a Finance Director/Treasurer.

Responsibilities:

Under the policy direction of the City Council and administrative policy of the City Administrator, the Finance Director:

  • Coordinates and performs the financial accounting and treasury functions of the City
  • Ensures accurate accounting of all City funds
  • Monitors expenditures and collects taxes and other receivables
  • Administers accounts payable and payroll and employee benefits
  • Oversees debt issuance and repayment, and coordinates risk management

See the full job description.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, public administration or related field
  • Five years of professional accounting or financial management in a municipal setting with some supervisory experience
  • Thorough knowledge of the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), practices and legal regulations of municipal finance, budgeting, accounting, debt management and investing
  • Thorough knowledge of public management techniques involved in operations management, personnel administration, and labor negotiations
  • Considerable knowledge of insurance program administration, payroll, benefits and risk management
  • Skill in responding to public inquiries and internal requests with a high degree of accuracy and professionalism.
  • Skill in assembling and analyzing financial data, developing operating and capital budgets, and in
  • preparing comprehensive and accurate reports
  • Skill in effectively communicating ideas and concepts orally and in writing, and in making presentations in public forums
  • Ability to critically assess situations and solve problems, and to work effectively under stress, within deadlines and with changes in work priorities
  • Ability to evaluate a variety of municipal financial services, analyze operating issues and establish internal policy and procedural recommendations

Salary: $75,261 to 87,946, DOQE

How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit a completed application, resume, five (5) professional references and letter of introduction to:

Adam Smith
City Administrator
310 Greenwood St.
Grand Ledge, MI 48837
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Visit www.cityofgrandledge.com/how-do-i/apply/employment for application details and instructions.

Deadline: July 26, 2018

Posted: July 11, 2018


City of Eastpointe ― City Manager

The City of Eastpointe (pop. 32,442) in Southeast Michigan is seeking a highly professional, ethical, energetic candidate for its next City Manager.

Known as a family-friendly town, Eastpointe is also a gateway to Macomb County and is adjacent to other Detroit metropolitan areas totaling 3.7 million residents. The City provides a full range of police, fire, court, library, assessing, water/sewer operations, community/economic development, public works, parks, and administrative services. The City Council consists of a separately elected Mayor and four Council Members. ICMA-recognized in 1929, Eastpointe has had four managers since 1990.

Responsibilities:

  • The City Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer and makes all appointments except for the City Attorney
  • The City Manager is responsible for the implementation of policy and the overall operations of a $33 million budget, as well as management and leadership of 109 full-time, 55 part-time, and eight contractual employees

Qualifications:

  • At least one year of experience as a manager or assistant manager by Charter
  • A minimum of five years' progressively responsible experience in a leadership position in a community of comparable complexity within a major metropolitan area, including labor relations
  • A bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration or related field (a master's degree in public administration, business administration or a related field is strongly preferred)
  • A team-oriented leadership style with knowledge of and practice in collaborative management concepts and principles using innovative strategies, practices, and techniques
  • A creative, problem-solving approach with strong follow-through and well developed interpersonal and oral/written communication skills and a strong commitment to community
  • Residency is preferred

Salary: $110,000 to $125,000, DOQE

How to apply:

Apply on line at www.govhrusa.com/career-center/ with résumé, cover letter and contact information for five (5) professional references to the attention of Jaymes Vettraino, Vice President, GovHRUSA, 630 Dundee Rd., #130, Northbook, IL 60062. Tel: 248-379-8923.

Deadline: Aug. 20, 2018

Posted: July 9, 2018


City of Adrian ― City Administrator

The City of Adrian (pop. 21,133) located in south-central Michigan is seeking a highly professional, ethical, energetic candidate interested in serving as its next City Administrator

Adrian is a full-service community within a bucolic rolling countryside located on the River Raisin. Adrian is proud to host three colleges and the Lenawee County seat. Adrian possesses a rich history of progressiveness extending back to the post-Civil War era.

The City provides police, fire, planning/development, assessing, water/wastewater utilities, engineering/public works and administrative services. The City Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer and reports to an elected board consisting of a separately elected Mayor and six Commissioners.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all administrative affairs of the city
  • Oversees $30 million budget and 120 full-time employees
  • Appoints all administrative officers except the City Attorney and City Clerk (the Clerk is subordinate to the Administrator, except for duties related to the Commission)

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years' progressively responsible experience in leadership positions demonstrating unquestionable ethics in a community of comparable complexity
  • A bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, human resources or related field (master's degree in public administration, business administration or a related field is strongly preferred)
  • team-oriented leadership style, with knowledge of and practice in collaborative management concepts, regional coordination, thinking strategically and using innovative practices and techniques
  • Creative, problem-solving approach with strong follow-through and well-developed interpersonal, teamwork and oral/written communication skills
  • Residency is preferred

Salary: $110,000 to $122,000, DOQE

How to apply:

Apply online at www.govhrjobs.com with resume cover letter and contact information for five (5) professional references to the attention of Ryan Cotton, Vice President, GovHRUSA, 630 Dundee Rd., #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 616-638-8910.

Deadline: Aug. 17, 2018

Posted: July 5, 2018


Calhoun County ― Finance Director

Calhoun County in south-central Michigan is seeking a Finance Director.

Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the County Administrator/Controller, the Finance Director is responsible for the overall administration and management of the financial functions of the County in accordance with established policies, procedures, law and generally accepted accounting and business practices.

See full job description.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or business administration (master's degree and/or certified public accountant license is preferred)
  • Six to eight years of experience in governmental accounting or related field and knowledge of governmental and/or public finance
  • Thorough knowledge of the technical operating principles and practices associated with governmental accounting and budgeting (familiarity with local government structure preferred)
  • Supervisory experience, with the ability to provide strong leadership to the organization in the area of Finance and to effectively manage the finance office staff
  • Proficient computer skills necessary to effectively utilize spreadsheets, databases, word processing, computerized accounting software and presentation software

Salary: $78,628 to $100,450

How to apply:

For more information and/or to apply, please visit the Calhoun County website. Calhoun County is an EEO Employer.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: June 25, 2018


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