City of New Holstein

City Administrator, New Holstein, WI (pop. 3,117). Located short distances from Appleton, Green Bay, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan and Manitowoc, New Holstein is a picturesque community with a historic downtown. Established as a City in 1926, New Holstein has served as an agricultural services and manufacturing community with excellent rail and highway systems. The City also has its own airport that services the entire region. The City maintains its small-town appeal and high quality of life with balancing growth, progress, economic opportunity, and a strong engaged workforce. The area has been recognized for its livability and family-friendliness. The City has a workforce of 18 full-time employees, plus another 50 part-time and seasonal employees which include the paid-on call volunteer fire department and Aquatic Center employees. New Holstein is a full-service city including police, fire and rescue, public works, library, community activities and services, parks and forestry, and administrative services. The City’s Utilities, including water, wastewater, and storm water, are managed by New Holstein Utilities. The City Administrator oversees a general fund budget of more than $2.5 million. The City is in excellent financial condition. The City Administrator also works closely on economic and community development efforts, including maintaining a close working relationship with the City’s business community. The City Administrator serves as the City’s Clerk/Treasurer and oversees the City’s Municipal Airport. This position is available due to the resignation of the current Administrator/Clerk-Treasurer.

Ideal candidates will possess: A Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, or related field, with a master’s degree in public administration or closely related field preferred. At least five (5) years of increasingly responsible local government management experience. Should have a team-oriented, strategic-thinking, collaborative approach toward staff leadership. Supervisory experience is essential.

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Strong financial, analytical, and budget management, and personnel administration skills are required; work in economic development is highly desired. The City Administrator is appointed by the Common Council and reports to both the Mayor and Common Council. Candidates should apply by December 1, 2022 with resume, cover letter and contact information for five (5) work-related references.

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