The Village of Oak Park | 123 Madison St.  Oak Park, IL 60302 |

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Village Manager Search

The Village of Oak Park is seeking a new Village Manager.

The Village Manager is appointed by the Board of Trustees and serves as the administrative head of the Village of Oak Park municipal government, responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the municipal organization.

The Board of Trustees has contracted with GovHRUSA to provide executive search services and support a robust search for a diverse pool of highly qualified candidates.

Opportunities for Community Engagement

The Village Board is seeking feedback from Oak Park community members regarding important competencies and qualifications of a future Village Manager. Feedback is being gathered through the following methods:

  • Online survey
  • Community-wide forums
    • In-person Community Forum, 2 p.m., Oct. 9, 2021at the Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St.
    • Virtual Community Forum, 6:30 p.m., Oct. 12, 2021 – click here to view video
  • Targeted engagements
    • Business Community Members - 8:30 a.m., Sept. 22, 2021 (via Zoom)
    • Village of Oak Park Commission Members -  7 p.m., Oct. 5, 2021 (via Zoom)
    • Social Service Agencies/Non-Profit Community Members 10/7 at 9 a.m., Oct. 7, 2021 (via Zoom)
    • Intergovernmental Partners noon, Oct. 12, 2021 (via Zoom)

For more information, email Assistant Village Manager/HR Director Kira Tchang at

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