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Kansas Employer County Administrator in Independence, Kansas

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Job Purpose and Objectives:

The County Administrator serves as the Chief Executive Officer in planning, organizing, directing and reviewing the functions and activities of the County; assist in establishing, monitoring, evaluating, and revising Department and County goals, objectives, policies, and procedures; coordinate activities with outside agencies; and provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Board of County Commission (BOCC). Work is performed with a large degree of independence and is subject to review by the BOCC.

Administrator Duties

  • Correspond to citizens written and verbal inquiries and/or complaints.

{=html} <!-- --> - Meeting with select department heads and elected officials leading departments to discuss departmental direction and concerns. - Participate in department head meeting. - Review monthly financial reports. - Coordinates the departmental expenditures with the controls of the County Finance Director to endure the exercise of proper budgetary controls. - Monitor monthly budget performance. - Approve accounts payable vouchers as required for utilities, VISA statement, etc. - Attend various community meetings to represent the County. - Assess quarterly financial trends via monthly reports. - Read management related articles, journals, etc. to stay abreast of developing trends in public administration. - Annual budget preparation process - takes about five months. - Assist with development of legislative platform. - Attend various professional conferences.

Departmental Duties

  • Monitor department performance.
  • Be a leader of immediate staff and department heads.
  • Be part of the response during a declared state of disaster or emergency.
  • Perform employee evaluations for staff and department heads.