Administration Department Functions

County Administrator

The County Administrator serves as administrator to the County Board of Commissioners and participates in the planning, development, recommendation, implementation and evaluation of County policies, procedures, contracts and budgets. The County Coordinator is the Department Head for the Administration Department, which includes Human Resources, Risk Management, Central Purchasing, Law Library, and Facility Management. The County Coordinator also serves as the liaison between the County Board and the heads of County Departments.

Assistant County Administrator
The Assistant County Coordinator assists the County Coordinator in the general administration of the County, and is responsible for performing technical analysis and administrative functions, and is the principal assistant to the County Coordinator in planning, organizing, and directing County-wide administrative policies, activities and services. The Assistant County Coordinator also supervises and oversees the work of support staff in Administration.

Clerk To The County Board
The Clerk to the Board serves as recorder to the County Board and Board Committees as assigned, including responsibility for managing the County’s Agenda Review Process, preparation and distribution of agendas and supporting documentation, providing notification and maintaining records of all County Board proceedings, and managing the County Board meeting schedule. The Clerk to the Board also provides administrative support for the Administration Department and for the County Board.  
Facilities Services Director
The Facilities Services Director directs the operation, maintenance, and planning of County Facilities, and performs professional and administrative work for coordinating the planning of facilities projects and procurement of goods and services. The Facilities Services Director also supervises and oversees the work of Building Maintenance staff in Administration. 

Human Resources Director
The Human Resources Director serves as the Division Head of the Human Resources/Risk Management Division for the Wright County Administration Department. This person is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the management and operation of the Division by establishing goals and objectives within the policy directives set forth by the County Board of Commissioners and County Coordinator. The Human Resources Director directs all elements of the Human Resources program including recruitment, examination, selection and placement, position classification, compensation, benefits, employee training, employee relations, labor relations, and employee communications, and supervises and oversees the work of Division staff.   

Human Resources Representatives 

The Human Resources Representatives perform a variety of human resources generalist functions with an emphasis on recruitment, employee benefits, training, records maintenance, report compilation, employee/labor relations, compensation plan administration and the employee performance appraisal system. 

Risk Manager

The Risk Manager assists the Human Resources Director in administration of the Human Resource/Risk Management division. The Risk Manager oversees the County’s risk management, loss control and safety/OSHA programs, assists in administrating human resources programs including employee training, employee relations, labor relations and employee communications, and also ensures that working conditions at County facilities are safe and compliant with State and Federal laws.


Support Staff
Two Administrative Specialists perform confidential secretarial, administrative and clerical accounting duties to assist Department management and staff related to the County’s Administration Office, including the Human Resources/Risk Management and Facilities Services Divisions, and the County Board.