June 29, 2022 at 2:49 pm #2906Diana DohertyParticipant
The Village of Mukwonago (pop. 8,262) a vibrant, historic community seeks experienced candidates to apply for the newly created position of Community & Economic Development Director. Candidates must be extremely knowledgeable in modern community development issues and trends, possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and have demonstrated experience with team building techniques and consensus management. The community will welcome candidates who excel at mentoring and developing their staff.
The position of Community & Economic Development Director serves as the Planner for the Village and has direct departmental oversight to organize, coordinate and direct the activities of four employees in Land Use (Planning & Zoning), Building Inspection, Economic Development, Community Development and Property Maintenance activities. The position is appointed by and reports to the Village Administrator. The selected candidate must understand all applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with the assigned duties while simultaneously developing new policies and procedures for the Community & Economic Development Department. The Department provides support to the Plan Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Downtown Development Committee, and the Historic Preservation Commission.
Education and Experience
Minimum education should include a bachelor’s degree in public administration, municipal planning or related field. A master’s degree is preferred. Five to ten years of increasingly responsible municipal management experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skill and abilities. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification desired. This position requires a valid Wisconsin Driver’s license.
Selection Process : Please provide a Village of Mukwonago Application, Resume, Cover Letter and contact information for five Professional References by July 18th, 2022, to Fred Schnook, Village Administrator, at Fschnook@villageofmukwonago.com Applications and full job description are available at http://www.villageofmukwonago.com
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