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Carroll County, County Administrator

Carroll County Administrator, Carroll County, Illinois

The County Administrator serves as the chief administrative officer of the County and is responsible for the overall operation of county government under administrative direction of the County Board.  The County Administrator, considering the department specific input of elected and appointed officials, provides leadership, direction, and support to all County departments. The County Administrator manages and oversees the administration and coordination of County services in accordance with County Board direction, ordinances, regulations, resolutions, policies, and state laws.  One of the many roles of the County Administrator is to develop and manage the County budget. A full job description will be available during the interview process.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in public administration or related field, five years’ experience in government operation, experience in fund accounting, tax levies and Illinois State Statutes.  Exceptional oral and written communication skills are required as well as advanced skills in planning, organizing and coordinating diverse functions.

The County is offering an annual salary range of $90,000 to $110,000 (prorated based on starting date) for 2024 depending on experience and qualifications.  In addition, the County offers an excellent benefit package including health insurance, life insurance and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.

Please send resume to Carroll County Clerk and Recorder, P.O. Box 152, Mt. Carroll, Illinois 61053.  Email: (subject: County Administrator Position).  Phone 815-244-0221.  Resumes are accepted thru February 29th, 2024 or until the position is filled.



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