Branch County Administrator

Branch County Board Of Commissioners   Coldwater , MI   Full-time     Management
Posted on May 24, 2024

Branch County Administrator

The Branch County Board of Commissioners is seeking an experienced individual to be its next Administrator.

Responsibilities: The Branch County Board of Commissioners is seeking an experienced manager and leader to work with as a team member, supporter, and trusted advisor. The next County Administrator will work closely with the Board to implement its priorities and policies. The individual will have a solid working knowledge of Michigan County Government and state-mandated accounting practices. The Board understands that it should set policy while the Administrator\CFO should run the day-to-day operations. The ideal candidate must have demonstrated experience working successfully with a Board to establish a vision, identify goals, and collaboratively chart a course for the future.

Branch County operates on a $17.3 million general fund budget, and special funds budgets equate to $51.1 million. It has 153 full-time employees and 31 part-time\seasonal employees.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree is preferred for this position from an accredited four-year college or university, with major coursework in public administration, business administration, accounting, or related fields. Desired qualifications include at least three years of direct county government or five years of equivalent Board experience in a similarly sized organization. Extensive knowledge of Michigan laws related to county government and accounting.

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HOW TO APPLY E-mail your cover letter and resume in PDF format to  with the subject line: Branch County Application by July 1, 2024. Click APPLY NOW to email resumes to.

Salary: $105,000-$135,000 with a comprehensive benefits package.

The Commission seeks a multi-year contract that includes annual performance reviews preferred candidate will be made shortly after that. The anticipated starting date is approximately October 1, 2024