Assistant County Administrator
The Assistant County Administrator reports to the County Administrator and provides oversight of several departments, major projects, and interdepartmental initiatives. In addition, the Assistant County Administrator works closely with the Board of Supervisors, community and business leaders, and other state and local governmental officials. The position joins three other Assistant County Administrators.
Loudoun County’s FY2018 adopted operating budget is $1.7 billion, including $1.1 billion for Loudoun County Public Schools, $504.2 million for general (County) government operations, and $9 million for the Comprehensive Services Act for At-Risk Youth and Families (CSA). The County Administration department has 33.22 FTEs in four divisions: Executive Management, which oversees day-to-day operations in the functional areas of Community Development, Community Services, Public Safety, and Financial/Internal Operations; Support to the Board, which provides administrative and research support to the Board including its strategic goals and work plan and legislative agenda; Public Affairs and Communication, which includes external and internal communications and community engagement; and Emergency Management, which is charged with the County’s response to man-made and natural disasters as well as special event planning.
Minimum qualifications: master’s degree in public administration or a related field, with 10+ years of directly related professional-level experience. (A bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field and 12+ of directly related experience may substitute.)
Preferred qualifications: at least three years progressively responsible leadership, management, and supervisory experience in a complex, diverse county government or similar local government organization and a demonstrated record of success in these key areas: overseeing complex projects and/or operations; serving as a trusted advisor and providing data-driven solutions; working effectively with elected officials; coaching and mentoring managers and key staff; and working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.
Apply at thenovakconsultinggroup.com/jobs. Open until filled with first review of applications March 12, 2018.