Village of Fayette Job Posting 

Position Title: Village Administrator

Posted: September 7, 2023

Job Type: Full Time


Position Summary


This position directs the management and operation for water, wastewater, street, storm water, park facilities and the municipal building. This position works closely with the Mayor, Council and other Village personnel; represents the Village to other government agencies and organizations outside of the Village. The Administrator shall maintain necessary confidentiality at all times.


The Village Administrator works closely with the Mayor and Council to develop Village policies and procedures; communicates and implements these procedures. The Village Administrator may create/collaborate to create and devise ordinances and resolutions as needed. He/she works closely with Solicitor, Fiscal Officer, Utility Billing Clerk, Public Works Superintendent and other professionals to solve municipal problems. The Village Administrator assists citizens with problems regarding municipal services and evaluates existing programs and develops recommendations for improvement to increase the effectiveness, efficiency and responsiveness of Village operations and services. He/she directs implementation of new or expanded programs. The Village Administrator must keep the Mayor and Council informed on municipal services, programs, plans and fiscal matters by written and/or oral reports at Council meetings.


The Village Administrator enforces the Zoning Ordinances and issues zoning permits. He/she ensures Village maps and drawings reflect changes and are up to date. The Village Administrator oversees projects and inspects contractor's work, approves change orders and makes sure projects are completed timely and as planned. He/she researches and drafts grant applications for projects as opportunities arise, as well as handles the ongoing administration of those federal and state grant programs. He/she advises the Mayor and Council on major problems and concerns pertaining to Village operations and recommends solutions; confers with elected officials, state and federal agencies, private organizations and citizens concerning Village matters; represents the Village before legislative, judicial, and administrative bodies; directs and evaluates the work and professional development of subordinates and staff.


Desired Skills 


The Village Administrator must have comprehensive knowledge of municipal management concepts and techniques and considerable knowledge of financial management.  He/she must have a thorough understanding of planning concepts, methods, and techniques.


The Village Administrator must be skilled in effectively communicating complex instructions and policies both orally and in writing, to individuals and to groups. He/she must have the ability to analyze and solve difficult management problems. The Village Administrator must have the skill in directing, evaluating, and developing personnel. He/she must also have considerable skill in developing effective working relationships with Village officials, other public and private agencies, and Village residents. The Village Administrator must be able to understand and interpret construction drawings as well as understand municipal infrastructure systems. He/she must have the ability to effectively use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail, and database software. He/she must also be able to perform the essential duties of the position with honesty, integrity, sound judgment, and resourcefulness.


Minimum Education Level: Associate degree in Public Administration, Management, or similar program field; or equivalent experience


Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AFLAC, OPERS, Ohio Deferred Compensation 


Salary: DOQ


Deadline to Apply: Open till position is filled


How To Apply: Mail/Drop-off/Email Resume with references and application




Mail/Drop-off:                Village of Fayette Municipal Building

102 W. Main Street

PO Box 87

Fayette, OH 43521


Application available at:

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