Sullivan Township

Office Administrator Position Opening

Township Administrator

Reports To:  Township Board

Positions Supervised:  None

Employment Status:  Non-Exempt

BROAD STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:   Responsible for performing diverse administrative assistance and general office support services for the Township and members of the Board of Trustees.  Researches and responds to both routine and unique matters regarding a wide variety of Township matters.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides secretarial services including sorting and distributing mail, planning, organizing and coordinating detail requirements for wide range of meetings and conferences for the Township Board. Maintains schedule of appointments for Township Board, prepares letters and other correspondence for distribution to residents, prepares reports or memoranda, and maintains office files in manual and computerized modes; obtains, gathers and organizes pertinent data and assembles into usable form.
  2. Performs bookkeeping and clerical duties which includes balancing bank accounts monthly.
  3. Receives and assists walk-in visitors by ascertaining needs, provides positive first impression in explaining Township policies and procedures, refers visitors to appropriate departments or other agencies; initiates appropriate action and conducts follow-up.
  4. Acts as liaison among Township staff as well as citizens and the general public.
  5. Reviews minutes of the Board of Trustees and follow-up on instructions given regarding items which are generated from the Board meetings.
  6. Create letters to residents regarding public hearings, construction, etc.; instructs residents about petitions for regarding utilities; accepts petitions and ensures signatures are appropriate prior to being submitted to the Township Board of Trustees.
  7. Provides variety of other clerical, secretarial and administrative support services and special projects as requested to facilitate efficient office operations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

High school diploma and additional training in word processing and other office technology; requires minimum 1 year of relevant experience; general knowledge of municipal government operations desirable. BS&A governmental software knowledge a plus.  Accounting and payroll experience a plus, also.

  1. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to deal effectively with township residents, business people and visitors to the Township Offices; ability to interact with and coordinate activities with departments and the members of the Board of Trustees; may occasionally require dealing with angry citizens/property owners regarding various matters.
  2. Ability to independently organize and schedule assigned work to meet established deadlines in an environment where interruptions may occur frequently; ability to interpret comprehend and process complex and technical information.
  3. Lifting boxes of paper, files and other office supplies weighing minimum 10 pounds on a daily basis to waist-high level; manual dexterity and ability to sit and operate a computer at a high level of proficiency for extended periods.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of the position.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements for the position.

Click on Link for Application       sullivan township_20240606_103112 Application

Or Call Sullivan Township at 231-853-6900 or email to office@sullivantownship.com

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Hours of Operation

Monday

9AM-5PM*

Tuesday

9AM-5PM*

Wednesday

9AM-5PM*

Thursday

9AM-5PM*

Friday

Closed

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

*Closed Daily 12:00 – 12:30

Elected Officials

Supervisor

Tony Mabrito

Clerk

Libby Spencer

Treasurer

Tracey McGhan

Trustee

Joe Kremm

Trustee

John Carr