Located in northeastern Wyoming, Campbell County has a population of 46,140 and covers 4,802.71 square miles. The County includes the incorporated communities of Gillette (its county seat) and Wright. Known as the Energy Capital, Campbell County has vast deposits of coal, oil, natural gas, and uranium. Situated midway between the Black Hills and the Big Horn Mountains, it is home to the largest surface coal mine in North America, and the Pronghorn Antelope herds nearly exceed the resident population.
Campbell County is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners which serves as the executive, legislative, and judicial governing body for the County. The Commissioners’ Administrative Director/County Administrator is responsible for the management and leadership of all Commission Office services, staff, and activities and coordinates the development and implementation of the Board of Commission’s philosophy, goals, objectives, policies, and priorities.
Campbell County seeks a Commissioners’ Administrative Director/County Administrator with a servant leadership mentality and a passion for public service. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to provide organizational direction to implement new and innovative approaches to service delivery. A flexible, adaptable candidate with a sense of vision for both the organization and community will excel in this role.
A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business, finance, or a closely related field is preferred, with a minimum of seven to eight years of progressively responsible management and supervisory experience coupled with demonstrated administrative abilities and leadership qualities required. The chosen candidate should have management experience, ideally in the public sector as a county, city, or town manager, assistant manager, or senior municipal department director in an organization of comparable size and complexity, including considerable exposure to public personnel and financial administration, business development experience, or any combination of education and/or work experience deemed relevant and equivalent to achieve the successful performance of the job by the Campbell County Board of Commissioners.