The County Administrator is a statutory position for a term authorized by N.J.S.A. 40A: 9-42. The County Administrator shall report directly to the Board of County Commissioners on policy matters (i.e. all matters affecting the citizens of Gloucester County), and act as the chief operating/executive officer of the County.
The Office of Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of both the executive and legislative components of county government. The County Administrator:
Directs a staff of management, professional, and administrative personnel
Implements the decisions and policies of the County Commissioner Board, strategic planning and policy oversight
Manages all aspects of county operations
Oversees the preparation of the county's annual operating and capital budgets
Performs other executive and administrative duties as are necessary to ensure the effective functioning of county operations and the efficient use of county resources
The County Administrator also serves as the Department Head to the divisions of Human Resources and Clerk of the Board.