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Village of Maywood, Village Manager

Village of Maywood, Illinois (Population: 24,090)

Village Manager: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits DOQ&E. Exciting and challenging opportunity in a thriving home rule community, located in the near west suburbs of Chicago, offering a very good quality of life and schools and a mix of residential housing options. Designated as an enterprise zone; three active tax increment financing districts; and home to a diverse mix of retail and industrial businesses.  The Mayor and Board of Trustees are seeking a proven visionary leader to team with them as they plan for a dynamic future. $43 million budget; approx. 200 full-time and part-time employees. Appointed by the Mayor and a six (6) member Board of Trustees who are elected at large to four (4) year, staggered terms. Article 5 statutory manager form of government. Residency required within the Village or within a 15-mile radius of the Village.

Education and work experience requirements: Bachelor of Arts or Science degree and either (A) a Masters in Public Administration or Masters in Business Administration and not less than five (5) years’ experience in management in government, or (B) not less than seven (7) years’ experience in management in government, required. Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.  Proven ability to analyze issues, recommend actions and execute policy; able to build positive relationships with the community and other governing bodies; experience in budget/financial management, economic and residential development, and labor relations. Duties of the Village Manager position are found at Section 30.04 of the Maywood Village Code and available at

Please send cover letter and resume to: Village of Maywood, 40 East Madison Street, Maywood, Illinois  60153, Attn:  James Ellexson, Director of Human Resources. Deadline to submit cover letter and resume: September 2, 2022. Questions may be sent to the HR Director James Ellexson at: .  EOE/AA/ADA.


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