The Village of Hoffman Estates, IL (pop 52,000) known for its wonderful neighborhoods and corporate presence, seeks a thoughtful, engaging, and talented Village Manager to build on its reputation for community spirit, diversity and local government excellence.
Four key areas of competency include promoting a diverse and civic minded community, working closely with elected officials, sustaining and continuously building a culture of organizational excellence, and taking initiative. The Village of Hoffman Estates is a home rule community that utilizes the Council-Manager form of government as defined by the Illinois Constitution.
Deadline for application submission is August 31, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. For more information about qualifications and submittal requirements, visit our Employment Opportunities page.
The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Village of Hoffman Estates, IL
The Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, is located in suburban Cook County, approximately 30 miles from the City of Chicago, and has a population in excess of 52,000.
Sprawled over 20 square miles, the Village proudly boasts significant open-space and more than 26 miles of bike paths that connect its business parks, commercial centers, and residential neighborhoods.
The Forest Preserve of Cook County has a major presence in Hoffman Estates. The Village is also home to the Windy City Bulls (the Chicago Bulls G-League), as well as a robust park district which offers residents access to “first-class parks, facilities, programs and services.”
The Village is known for being an ethnically diverse community with a broad range of businesses, housing options and neighborhoods. A welcoming residential community, Hoffman Estates is served by several school districts including School District 54, which is the largest elementary school district in the State of Illinois outside of Chicago.
Hoffman Estates has numerous large corporate offices and campuses including the new Swiss company Bystronic, and new projects on the horizon including the re-development of the AT&T headqua...rters property. Through this unique reuse project, the former campus will be transformed into a 1.6 million square foot mixed-use “Metroburb” featuring office, retail, hotel, services, and residential components.
The Village works with Golden Corridor Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (GCAMP) to maintain the area’s status as the largest manufacturing corridor in the State of Illinois and to attract and retain Hoffman Estates’ manufacturing firms. The Village also participates in Next Level Northwest, a regional business accelerator aimed at helping small to medium-sized businesses grow in the northwest suburbs.
The Village owns a major entertainment facility (The NOW Arena. Formerly Sears Centre) that is used for
concerts, special events and sports and has a seating capacity of nearly 12,000. Nearby, the Village boasts a
beautiful 12-acre passive park with an amphitheater and a village owned brew garden.
Extensive information about the village, regional governments, schools, parks and businesses can
be found and sourced through the Village’s website: https://www.hoffmanestates.org/