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CHIEF OF POLICE
Village of Morton Grove, Illinois
The Village of Morton Grove, Illinois (Population 23,270) is seeking a highly qualified, full-time Police Chief to lead a department of 68 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees. The department has an operating budget of $9,239,568. The Village is seeking candidates with strong proven leadership and communication skills who are forward thinking and team oriented. Customer service is a priority for the Village. The successful candidate will promote a collaborative management style and be committed to building successful partnerships within the community. Candidates must have demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining a positive, trusting, and cooperative environment as well as fostering a culture of fairness in dealing with all employees, fellow department directors, elected officials, and the general public. The Chief of Police should have a thorough knowledge of the principles of personnel management in the public sector, including employee/labor relations experience as well as experience with recruiting, promoting, training and discipline within a civil service (Board of Fire and Police Commission) environment. Experience in collective bargaining and contract administration is important. A Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, business administration, public administration, or other related field is strongly desired; professional experience may be considered in place of formal education. Candidates should also have at least seven years’ experience in a municipal law enforcement management or command position for a comparable community. Command level leadership/management training such as the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, or the Southern Police Institute Administrative Officers Course is also highly desirable. The selected candidate must possess or have the ability to obtain an Illinois driver’s license and to be certified as a police officer in the State of Illinois. The Village offers a competitive benefit package with a salary range of $125,000 + / - depending on qualifications and experience. A detailed job description is included in the recruitment brochure available on the Village’s website www.mortongroveil.org under employment opportunities. Resumes will not be accepted later than 4:30 pm, on February 28, 2014. Please send a cover letter, resume and salary history for the past five years along with contact information for at least five professional references with contact information (one of which should be a direct subordinate) to: email@example.com. Full brochure here.
Economic Development Coordinator
The Village of Morton Grove, IL (pop. 23,270), a near north, built-out, suburb of Chicago, is seeking an experienced Economic Development Coordinator to aggressively seek new businesses while retaining and strengthening local businesses. The ideal candidate for this position will combine experience in economic development, marketing or outside sales with creativity, persistence, and an ability to work with the many diverse stakeholders in an engaged community. The primary function of an employee in this class is to perform economic development, implementation, planning, marketing and research work to implement the Villages’ goal of broadening its retail, commercial and manufacturing/industrial base. Implementation includes attracting new businesses and aiding existing businesses in expansion. This employee also creates and maintains information resources, internal and on-line databases and prepares reports and analyses. Full description here.
The Village of Morton Grove is an Equal Opportunity Employer.