Wauconda, IL (14,125), a non-home rule community located in Lake County, Illinois, approximately 45 miles northwest of Chicago, is seeking highly professional, energetic candidates interested in serving as its next Village Administrator.
Wauconda (5.73 square miles) is a community of beautiful neighborhoods, with excellent schools, community services and recreational offerings. The outstanding quality of life in Wauconda is shaped by Bangs Lake, a 306-acre recreational amenity that offers a variety of recreational activities such as swimming, fishing, and boating. The Village is a full-service organization which provides Police, Public Works, Community Development, Financial and Administrative services. The Village Administrator reports to a Board consisting of a Mayor and six Trustees who are elected on a non-partisan basis for 4-year overlapping terms. The Wauconda Village Administrator is appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the Board of Trustees. The Village Administrator is responsible for the implementation of policy and the overall operations of a $25.1 million budget as well as management and leadership of 53 full time employees.