The City of Elgin Management Fellowship is a two-year program designed for highly motivated individuals interested in pursuing a career in public service. The City of Elgin is looking for a dynamic and confident individual that takes initiative, thinks independently, and is comfortable acting as a leader in projects and teams.
The Management Fellowship provides talented professionals the opportunity to learn about city operations, enhance management skills, play a key role in a myriad of high-priority city projects, and contribute to the organization at the executive leadership level.
The Management Fellow will work in the City Manager's Office. In addition to gaining valuable hands-on experience through challenging work projects, the program offers fellows the opportunity to receive coaching and mentoring from the city manager and other members of the city's senior leadership team.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
This two-year, full-time opportunity was created to attract the next generation of leaders to careers in local government. Fellows will receive a salary, health insurance and be eligible for the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). Successful fellows have the opportunity to be recruited by city departments to fill available city jobs, although a city job after the Fellowship is not guaranteed.
This full-time, paid opportunity was created to attract the next generation of leaders to careers in local government. Masters degree preferred. Bilingual preferred.
Prior to applying online, compile the following:
You will need to attach your resume, cover letter, references and statement of interest to the application as you are completing the application online.
Apply online here.
The City of Elgin, Illinois, is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.