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Homewood, IL - Assistant Village Manager



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GovHR USA is pleased to announce the recruitment of candidates and selection process for the next Assistant Village Manager for the Village of Homewood.

About the Community

Located just 22 miles south of the Chicago Loop, the Village of Homewood (population 19,543) is a vibrant community with award-winning schools, a thriving downtown, newly redeveloped shopping areas with many national retailers, tree-shaded neighborhoods and charming homes in all sizes and styles. Homewood residents warmly refer to their town as “Home Sweet Homewood” with great pride and enduring community spirit.

About the Position – Duties and Requirements    

Appointed by and reporting to the Village Manager, the Assistant Village Manager assists the Village Manager with managing the day to day operations of the Village. This includes oversight of department operations; policy and process implementation and compliance review; financial forecasting and budgeting; research and analysis; and coordination of a wide variety of special projects. The Assistant Village Manager supervises the IT Manager and Events Director and is the organization’s Human Resources Manager which includes serving as the lead negotiator in labor contract negotiations. 

Qualified Candidates must have:

  • A strong background in Human Resources, including experience with risk management and labor relations, and project management  
  • A minimum of six years experience in a local public agency in an administrative and managerial capacity involving responsibility for the planning, organization, implementation and supervision of varied programs.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in public administration or related field required. Master’s degree is preferred. 
  • Candidates should possess strong skills and/or experience in effective service delivery, creative problem solving, and public presentations in a team-management orientation.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills are essential.

Compensation and Benefits    

The Village offers a salary range of $88,365 - $118,456. Appointment salary DOQ. A comprehensive benefit package includes participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), health insurance including medical, dental, and vision coverage (also available to dependents), life insurance, flexible spending account and voluntary participation in a deferred compensation program, with annual contribution from the Village. The Village also offers paid vacation, holidays and personal days and sick time.  Residency is required within 24 months of starting the position, with moving assistance available on a case-by-case basis. 

Selection Process   

Candidates should apply immediately with a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references online.  First review of candidates shall occur on April 21, 2017.  

For Questions Contact: 
Mike Earl, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA at (224) 261-8366 or 
Mysi DeSantis, HR Generalist, GovHR USA at (847) 380-3169 or

The Village of Homewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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