Current Openings

Asst. Village Administrator
Posted: 3/23/2022;  Applications Due:  4/22/2022

The Village of Rochester is seeking applications to fill a newly created full-time position for an Asst. Village Administrator.

Candidates for this position will have a Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university, ideally in public administration or planning, and two years administrative experience in municipal government; however any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of this position will be considered.

Under the general administrative direction of the Village Administrator, this position will ultimately perform high level administrative, technical and professional work in directing and supervising the administration of village government including:  analyzing and implementing policies and procedures; assisting in the preparation of budgets, project management, and strategic planning; providing leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans;  gathering, interpreting, and preparing data for studies, reports and recommendations;  coordinating activities with departments and other agencies as needed; providing professional advice to the Village Board and department heads; making presentations to boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public; and communicating official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the general public.

Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects, attention to detail, critical thinking, thoroughness, accuracy, proficiency, confidentiality, ability to communicate- both written and oral; proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet software, proficiency in technology and internet use, and independent judgment are all critical skills for the successful candidate.

Salary begins at $60,000 and includes health, dental and life insurance; and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System.  Participation in a Section 457 Deferred Compensation Plan is also available as an optional benefit.   Individuals with certain types of student loans may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF) after 10 years of qualifying service and payments.

The Village supports its employees in obtaining the skills they need to perform their work with confidence and will reasonably fund participation in workshops, seminars, short courses, and conferences in order to build on the necessary skill set to complete the duties of this position.

The Village of Rochester is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.

Full position description:  Asst Village Administrator Job Description

Employment Application:  Employment Application

Send completed application, resume, and letter of interest to:

Betty Novy, Village Administrator
Village of Rochester
P.O. Box 65
Rochester, WI  53167-0065

Email:  [email protected]

Applications are due by Friday, April 22, 2022.   Confidentiality will be maintained unless applicant is named as a finalist.  References will not be contacted until mutual interest is established.