Appointed by the Board of Trustees, the Township Administrator serves in an “at-will” capacity, as the chief administrative head of the Township with responsibility for the administration of the various functions of government within the policy and guidelines provided by the Board of Trustees and the Ohio Revised Code, including 505.032. The Administrator directs the day-to-day operations of the Township and plans, coordinates, and directs the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and procedures. The Administrator regularly consults with department heads concerning administrative and operational issues. Overall responsibilities include working within the laws and regulations, applying for and administering grants, human resources, and community events. This position represents the Township at a wide variety of meetings and functions, and interfaces with County and State Departments. Attendance at all Board meetings is required.
Required Skills and Responsibilities
- Plans, directs, and reviews the work of subordinate department heads;
- Recommends measures for adoption to the Board of Trustees;
- Ensures the preparation of the annual budget and budget message.
- Informs the Board of Trustees of the status of major projects and programs;
- Prepares or ensures the preparation of capital improvement plan for the next five fiscal years;
- Acts on behalf of the Board of Trustees when specifically delegated with such authority;
- Prepares periodic and special reports concerning the activities of Township government;
- Attends Board meetings, participating in discussions and making special studies and reports requested
by the Board or on own initiative;
- Represents the Township concerning intergovernmental relationship problems involving
neighboring counties, townships, and cities;
- Attends professional meetings and otherwise keeps abreast of modern developments in government;
- Delivers talks on Township Government before lay and professional groups;
- Hears and investigates citizen and other complaints;
- Conducts staff meetings and encourages department heads in self-development in their fields of
- Performs a wide variety of related administrative functions.