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County Administrator - Beaufort County, SC

Category: Management
Description:
BEAUFORT COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA (POPULATION: 179,589) IS SEEKING ENERGETIC, PROFESSIONAL AND ACCOMPLISHED CANDIDATES FOR THEIR NEXT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR. IDEAL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE WELL ROUNDED MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE IN A COMMUNITY OR COUNTY OF SIMILAR SIZE AND COMPLEXITY AS BEAUFORT COUNTY. LOCATED IN THE SOUTHEASTERN CORNER OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, KNOWN AS THE “LOWCOUNTRY.” NESTLED BETWEEN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA AND SAVANNAH, GEORGIA - BEAUFORT COUNTY IS RICH WITH HISTORY, CULTURE AND OUTDOOR BEAUTY. BEAUFORT COUNTY IS COMPOSED OF HUNDREDS OF BARRIER AND SEA ISLANDS AND ITS WARM CLIMATE, PRISTINE BEACHES, VIBRANT GULLAH TRADITIONS AND TRUE SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY WELCOME VISITORS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. BEAUFORT COUNTY IS HOME TO THE FAMOUS PARRIS ISLAND MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT, THE MARINE CORPS AIR STATION AND THE INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN LUXURY RESORT OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND. GORGEOUS PRIVATE ISLANDS, ABUNDANT WATERWAYS AND NATURE PRESERVES EMBELLISH THE LANDSCAPE. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCES: • A STRONG COMMITMENT TO CREATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING THROUGH TEAMWORK AND PROFESSIONALISM, OUTSTANDING SUPERVISORY AND ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS, HIGHLY DEVELOPED INTERPERSONAL AND ORAL/WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND ABILITY TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES THAT EVOLVE WITH THE ORGANIZATION. • A DEMONSTRATED RECORD OF LEADERSHIP WITH A COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF COUNTY/CITY MANAGEMENT, GOVERNMENTAL FINANCES AND BUDGETING, STRATEGIC PLANNING AND CONSENSUS BUILDING AS WELL AS THE ABILITY TO FACILITATE THE DEVELOPMENT OF A STRONG SOLUTIONS BASED, RESIDENT FOCUSED ADMINISTRATION THAT ADHERES TO THE COUNTY’S CORE VALUES. • A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, PUBLIC POLICY, BUSINESS OR RELATED FIELD. A MASTER’S IN PUBLIC/BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FROM AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY IS PREFERRED, BUT NOT REQUIRED. AN ICMA CREDENTIALED MANAGER DESIGNATION IS ALSO PREFERRED, BUT NOT REQUIRED. ADDITIONALLY, EXTENSIVE PROGRESSIVELY RESPONSIBLE EXPERIENCE (7 TO 10 YEARS) IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT MANAGEMENT, INCLUDING SIGNIFICANT EXPERIENCE AT A SENIOR LEVEL INTERACTING WITH ELECTED OFFICIALS AND OTHER STAKEHOLDER GROUPS. • HAVE EXPERIENCE LEADING A LARGE ORGANIZATION THROUGH A NATURAL DISASTER SUCH AS A HURRICANE, FLOODING, TORNADO, ETC. WITH A STRONG UNDERSTANDING OF THE COMPLEXITIES INVOLVED IN PREPARATION, RESPONSE AND RECOVERY. EXPERIENCE WITH FEMA REPORTING AND COMPLIANCE PROCEDURES AND THE POSSESSION OF A FEMA CERTIFICATION IN THE SAME AREAS IS PREFERRED. THE SALARY RANGE IS $175,000 - $215,000 DOQ WITH A FANTASTIC BENEFITS PACKAGE. APPLY ONLINE TO WWW.GOVHRUSA.COM/CAREER-CENTER/ WITH RESUME, COVER LETTER AND CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THREE PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES BY JANUARY 11, 2019 TO THE ATTENTION OF SARAH MCKEE, VICE-PRESIDENT, GOVHRUSA, 630 DUNDEE ROAD #130, NORTHBROOK, IL 60062. TEL: (847) 380-3240. CLICK HERE TO APPLY!
Employer: Beaufort County, South Carolina
Expires: 1/5/2019
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