Village Manager

Full Time
Calumet, MI
Village of Calumet, MI
Accounting & Finance, Admin & Office, Business Operations, Management

Village of Calumet, MI

The search for the Manager in the Village of Calumet, Michigan is underway.  

The Village Manager is the key administrative and financial leader for the Village of Calumet. This position is responsible for village management, accounting and financial reporting, preparation of agendas and accompanying information for Village Council meetings, and serves as the point of contact for all regulatory reporting and questions from governmental agencies.

To be successful in this role, you should have a high level of professionalism, organization and detail, an aptitude for budgeting and financial management, and an ability to manage others effectively. The Village Manager works closely with Public Works and the Fire Department to ensure effective administration of Village services, ordinances and fees along with representing the Village in the public and with various government groups.


  • $50,000 to $60,000 annual salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • PLUS a $500 monthly stipend for health insurance needs.
  • Retirement plan.
  • Paid vacation and paid holidays.
  • Cell phone allowance.
  • Relocation assistance if needed.
  • This is a Monday-Friday position generally working 9am-4pm; some schedule flexibility is available. The successful candidate must be flexible to work evening and weekend hours on occasion.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or equivalent management experience preferred.
  • 3 or more years’ experience in a senior leadership position with employee oversight preferred.
  • Experience/working knowledge of public office and/or government/fund accounting a plus.
  • Strong financial reporting and budget management acumen
  • Experience with grant funding and administration preferred.
  • Keen interest in working with resident and non-resident property owners and business owners in all matters related to government and its administration.
  • Ability to ramp up quickly in understanding the key attributes of the Village, its operation, stakeholders and support system.
  • Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email) required; QuickBooks, Sage or other accounting software experience preferred.
  • Ability to attend, participate, represent, and present to diverse audiences (Village Council, local, county, state and federal governmental agencies such as the Keweenaw National Historical Park, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Western Upper Peninsula Planning & Development Region).
  • Proficient and clear written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience reporting to and working with a board of directors preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation.
  • Ability to relocate and reside in the Houghton/Keweenaw, Michigan area required.
  • Willingness and ability to travel (10-20%), required.
  • Ability to successfully pass a federal background check and drug screening required.

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