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Village of New Glarus, WI, Village Administrator

Village Administrator

New Glarus (Population 2,260)


Located in beautiful south-central Wisconsin near the state capital of Madison, New Glarus is recognized as “America’s Little Switzerland” and is renowned for its Alpine-style architecture, ethnic festivals, and its charming Downtown. New Glarus is extremely focused on preserving its small-town atmosphere, reasonable cost of living and high quality of life. New Glarus is a full-service community that prides itself on being a wonderful place to live, work, play, learn and visit. Anticipated starting salary range $80-$95K plus excellent benefits, DOQ. Village President and Six Trustees elected on a non-partisan basis. S5.9M total annual budget including Electric, Sewer, Storm Sewer and Water Utilities, 19 FT and 11+ PT/ seasonal employees. Future emphasis for next administrator will include successful completion of WWTP upgrade; successful completion of water tower construction; continued emphasis on road reconstruction projects; facilitation of residential and commercial growth; succession planning; park improvements and budget prioritization in face of State Revenue Restrictions.


Require Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or related field; prefer master’s degree with at least 2 years progressive municipal management experience. Residency is encouraged. Desire a strong background in budget development and debt financing (including TIF experience); grant writing; public works and engineering project management; strong record of past organizational accomplishments and the ability to cultivate positive and productive relationships with the village president, village trustees and community members.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a collaborative leadership style in administering governing body policies; a high level of both professional and personal integrity; a strong work ethic (commitment to public service); open and positive communication skills (public marketing and community relations) and innovation in service/program delivery. For more information about New Glarus, visit the community website at


Send cover letter, resume, salary history and references to Public Administration Associates, LLC, Attn: Kevin Brunner, President; 1155 W. South Street Whitewater WI 53190; e-mail; phone 262-903-9509 by October 2, 2022.Confidentiality must be requested by applicant and cannot be guaranteed for finalists.




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