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City of Morrison, City Administrator

The City of Morrison, Illinois [population 4,085] is seeking a management professional to serve as the City Administrator.

The City Administrator is responsible for the overall management and administrative coordination of the activities of the City, including the implementation of various programs and policies approved by the City Council. All City departments report to and are responsible to the City Administrator.

The preferred Candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field from an accredited college. Number of years of responsible experience in municipal government, experience in supervisory roles, etc. will be given due consideration.

Qualified candidates must be able to demonstrate proven executive leadership skills to facilitate policy development and implementation. It is desired that that the candidate has experience in long-range planning, intergovernmental relations, economic development, labor relations and finance and budget preparation. The Candidate must demonstrate success in building effective working relationships with not only elected officials, but with residents, businesses and school officials alike. Effective verbal and written communication skills are a must.

The City of Morrison offers excellent benefits, which include health, life and dental insurance, as well as IMRF pension benefits. Proposed starting salary range, depending upon qualifications, is $75,000 to $95,000. It is expected that the City Administrator will reside in Morrison within one year of the starting date of the position.

Qualified candidates should send resume and contact information for professional references by 4 p.m. on August 31, 2022 to Office of the Mayor at 200 West Main St, Morrison, IL 61270, or by e-mail to Although not particularly encouraged, submissions by facsimile will also be accepted at (815) 772-4291. Further information provided and questions answered by e-mail or telephone at (815) 772-7657.


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