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The City of Dixon, Illinois, population of 15,750 a full-service community located in Lee County, Illinois, approximately 100 miles west of Chicago, seeks a public finance executive to serve as its Finance Director. The City had a 2012 Budget of $47 million and has 100 full-time employees, of which more than two-thirds are police, fire and public works. The Finance Director supervises two full-time positions and one part-time position. The Finance Director is an integral part of the executive management team participating in key decisions regarding economic development, strategic planning, longand short-term revenue and expenditure strategies, budget development and administration, and all policies affecting the overall fiscal health of the City. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in finance, public policy, public administration, business, or a related field. A CPA or master’s degree in public policy, public administration, finance or business administration is a plus. Candidates must have at least five years of increasingly responsible experience in executive-level financial administration in the public sector or in a field closely related to the public sector. The successful candidate will be a highly collaborative, experienced executive with a proven track record in progressive fiscal management, with the ability to work closely with elected and appointed officials and department heads on the City’s financial strategies. Starting salary: $80,000 +/- DOQ. Submit résumé, cover letter and contact information for three work-related references to James G. Burke, Mayor, City of Dixon, 121 W. Second Street, Dixon, IL 61021 or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The City of Dixon offers a competitive benefits’ package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.