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Village Administrator

Website Village of Galena Ohio

The Village of Galena is currently seeking applications for the position of Village Administrator.  Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and a resume detailing their relevant experience, employment history, and references to

The ideal candidate should have prior experience working in a municipal or village setting, including managing budgets, conducting personnel evaluations, supporting positive community relations, extensive grant writing experience, and demonstrating strong time management skills to handle the various responsibilities of the role.

The Village of Galena is an equal opportunity employer that complies with EEOC rules and regulations.

Deadline to Apply:  July 19, 2024



The compensation range is $65,000 – $85,000 annually.

The Village Administrator is a full-time role exempt from overtime with potential for flexible work arrangements (reduced hours, hybrid, etc.). On-call availability is anticipated, occasional evening hours for meetings is also expected.


The Administrator ensures the smooth and efficient operation of the village through oversight of day-to-day operations, Municipal staff, and community engagement. The role partners with Village Staff and the Mayor in order to help the Village achieve improvement and growth objectives as set by Council and in accordance with our Common Purpose Statement.


1.     Direct and supervise the administration of all departments, offices, and agencies of the Municipality, except provided by law.

2.     Manage performance of Municipal employees, except as otherwise provided by law and subject to the provisions of Sections 7.09 and Section 8.05 pertaining to personnel systems and appeals.

3.     Provide updates, insights, and recommendations at regular and special Council meetings as a non-voting participant.

4.     Execute, on behalf of the Municipality, all contracts, leases, deeds, easements, conveyances, and agreements.

5.     Assist and engage where needed to ensure adherence with laws and legislation of the Municipality.

6.     Actively seek grants and other federal, state and county financial support for the village.

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