Village Manager

Village of Yellow Springs
January 4, 2019
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The Village of Yellow Springs is looking for a highly effective and motivated individual to lead our Team and strengthen our community as our current Village Manager is retiring at the beginning of July 2019.  The information in this position & community profile has been developed based on discussions among Village Council and Team Members as well as community stakeholders.  Beyond the information provided in this ad, you can learn more about the Village of Yellow Springs, Ohio and find the full position description at

Yellow Springs is a vibrant, creative, lively arts town with a highly educated citizenry.  Our community has a culturally diverse, open-minded, friendly and inclusive atmosphere. An active, passionate and vocal citizenry and a responsive governing body and administration are the hallmarks of government in Yellow Springs.

The Village Manager is appointed by Council and has executive responsibility for Village operations.  The Village Team consists of 35 full-time and 13 part-time employees with a 2019 all-funds budget of $14,354,539.  The current aggregate all-funds cash reserve is $7,793,000.  Major operational departments of the Village include the Police Department, Public Works, Planning & Zoning/Economic Development, Finance/Utilities and Administration.  The Public Works Department includes water treatment, wastewater treatment, water distribution, sewer collection, electric distribution, streets and parks & recreation.  Fire protection is provided by Miami Township Fire and Rescue and solid waste/recycling services are provided via a contract with Rumpke Waste Services.

As highlighted by the 2018 Village Goals (complete document can be found at, there are many key challenges for the new Village Manager. Primary focus will be on infrastructure, economic development and community.

The desired ideal candidate would exhibit the following skill set: inclusive, collaborative, planning know-how, project management savvy, community-oriented, innovative, motivating, creative, healthily skeptical, positive, objective, and respectful.

The compensation package includes a salary range of $85,000 to $125,000 and competitive fringe benefits.  The Village of Yellow Springs is looking for a highly skilled individual, so our final offer will ultimately depend on the qualifications of the candidate.  Confidentiality of applicants will be respected as long as possible; however, all applications are subject to disclosure under Ohio’s public records laws.

If you are interested in this outstanding career opportunity with a unique community, please submit a detailed resume, cover letter and at least five references with contact details by February 15, 2019 to:

Council Clerk Judy Kintner

937-767-7202 (Press “5”)

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