Lake Forest, IL (pop. 19,375). Beautiful, historic, family oriented community seeks candidates for its next City Manager. Located 30 miles north of Chicago on the shore of Lake Michigan, Lake Forest is a AAA rated community known for its stunning landscape, excellent schools, and commitment to open space. Lake Forest is home to more than 1200 businesses, from small boutique shops in its thriving downtown Market Square to corporations in Conway Park, including Abbott, Pfizer , Reynolds Consumer Products, the Chicago Bears, Trustmark, and many others.
Candidates for the Lake Forest City Manager position must be experienced local government leaders with a commitment to excellence in customer service, fiscal discipline, integrity and transparency in local government. In addition, candidates must have a management and leadership style that reflects collaboration, teambuilding and a calm, professional demeanor. Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or related field. A master’s degree in public administration, business administration or other field is highly valued. Residency in the City of Lake Forest is not required, but is desirable. Starting salary range is $200,000 - $225,000+/- DOQ plus eligibility for an annual performance bonus. Interested candidates should apply by October 1, 2018, with a resume, cover letter and contact information for 5 professional references to Heidi Voorhees, President, GovHR USA. Apply online at www.govhrjobs.com.
Posted:Aug 23, 2018