Administration also represents the City of Fairview Heights throughout the St. Louis metropolitan region and the State of Illinois in inter-governmental and regional projects. Currently, the Administration department includes the City Administrator, Information Technology, Human Resources, and Risk Management.
The City of Fairview Heights, Illinois (pop. 17,100), operating under an Aldermanic form of government, is seeking a City Administrator. Only 15 minutes from the world-famous Gateway Arch, the baseball Cardinals' Busch Stadium, and Anheuser-Busch, Fairview Heights is a major suburban commercial, retail, and employment center in the St. Louis suburbs. It is located on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River in close proximity to the major military installation Scott Air Force Base. The Administrator reports to the Mayor and 10-member City Council, manages a $28.5 million total budget and 115 FTEs. A BA in public or business administration, public policy, or a related field is required. A master's degree in public/business administration, finance, or urban planning is strongly preferred and at least 5-7 years of responsible management experience preferably in local government or an organization or business of comparable size, such as prior positions as Assistant City Manager/Administrator, municipal department director, or agency Executive Director.