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County Administrator

Berrien County
Salary Range: 
$120,000-$150,000 DOQE


•Responsible for providing administrative leadership in the County with policy guidance from the Board of Commissioners

•Serve as the chief administrative, financial, and operational officer of the County

•Supervise appointed and non-union department heads

•Serve as liaison between countywide elected officials, other agencies and the Board of Commissioners

•Supervise a multi-departmental staff providing a wide range of public services


•Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business management, finance, law or a related field (master’s degree — MBA, MPA, MSA — preferred)

•Minimum of 10 years of increasingly responsible experience in public administration.

•Valid driver’s license is required •Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is required

•Thorough knowledge of the principles of local government administration, including organizational forms and structures and operating methods and procedures, preferred

How to apply: Applications and further position details are available online at; email to; or fax to 269-983-5788; or apply in person at the Berrien County Administration Center; 701 Main Street, St. Joseph, MI 49085.

A Berrien County application must accompany your resume.

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