The Village of Perry, NY (pop. 3,500) is seeking candidates for Village Administrator. The introduction to the Village’s 2015 Comprehensive Plan provides a snapshot of Perry’s priorities and trajectory, and should be reviewed at the Village's website (www.villageofperry.com/jobs).
The Administrator oversees department heads and office staff, encouraging them to be creative and to manage their time and resources to the benefit of the taxpayers. Financial knowledge is a must. Thoughtful budget management allows the Village to be prepared to take advantage of opportunities, such as grants and capital investments.
The Administrator should have ability to communicate with the board and the public to ensure transparency in Village government.
In addition to the outlined goals in the complete posting, candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in public management, public finance, accounting or related field. A Master’s degree in public or business administration is preferred. Three to five years of increasingly responsible municipal management experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities, including of government accounting and budgeting principles and practices.
Candidates must possess proven managerial, interpersonal, and leadership skills to direct an experienced staff and a progressive Village board serving a full-service community.
Starting salary range: $75,000 - $95,000 DOQ. Excellent benefit package. Initial resume reviews will take place on November 1, 2020 with resume, cover letter, technical writing sample (memorandum, white paper, issue analysis, etc.) and contact information for five work-related references to Matt Horn via email (email@example.com).