Assistant to the City Manager

City of Lake Forrest | Lake Forest, IL

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Posted Date 6/28/2024

Under the guidance of the Assistant City Manager, assist the City Manager’s office by carrying out special projects, serving as a liaison to council commissions, and providing administrative and customer service support:

Liaison to Environmental Sustainability Committee and Legal Committee
Conduct research, procedural, and administrative studies to support departments in their courses of action
Prepare reports and communications for workgroups to present at City Council and management meeting
Responsible for assigned projects, analyzing different approaches, and making recommendations on how to manage the project and related issues
Participate in various City projects such as policy changes, union negotiations, and exploring municipal opportunities
Additional responsibilities may include, assisting with residents, preparing materials, and responding to questions and phone calls

Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or related field. A master’s degree in public administration, business administration or similar field is highly valued.
Experience in local government process improvement and project management is highly desired.
Comprehensive knowledge of the practices of public administration and local government services
Outstanding organizational and technical skills required

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