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Village Administrator/Clerk

Village of Cross Plains
Job Description
Located in close proximity and lying west of Wisconsin’s capital city of Madison, Cross Plains is a growing village with a rich history and friendly people. Cross Plains is a special community because it combines small town living with the advantages of a large city environment that creates both convenience and a great culture to live, work, play and learn in. The Village is located within the highly rated Middleton-Cross Plains School District which is consistently ranked as one of the top performing public education systems in the State. Salary $70,000-$87,000 plus benefits, DOQ. Village President and six Board Members elected on a non-partisan basis. $5.0M total budget, 20 FT employees. One active TIF District, Sewer and Water Utilities. Serves also as statutory village clerk. Future emphasis on continued planned orderly growth, public facility development and sound financial management.

Require Bachelor’s degree in public administration, finance, planning or a related field; prefer Master’s Degree with at least 5 years municipal experience and at least 1-3 years of supervisory experience. Desire a strong background in budget development/finance; community development and planning; human resources; intergovernmental relations and cultivating positive and productive relationships with the village board, staff and community members.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a high level of integrity; a strong work ethic (commitment to public service); open and positive communication skills and possess a team building approach in addressing community issues and problems. Visit the community website at www.cross-plains.wi.us.

Send cover letter, resume, and references to Interim Administrator, Mike Axon by email (maxon@cross-plains.wi.us). Application deadline: 4 pm on Friday, January 25th. Confidentiality must be requested by applicant and cannot be guaranteed for finalists. The Village of Cross Plains is an equal opportunity employer.
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