Careers of NIU MPA Alumni in Local Government*

Labor Relations Manager Oklahoma City, OK Town Manager Highland Beach, FL
Human Services Director Walworth County, WI Village Administrator Village of Carey, OH
City Manager  City of Moraine, OH English Instructor  Barrington Community Schools, RI
Operations Superintendent, Highway Dept. Chippewa County, WI Director, Imaging and Office Technology  Wayne County
Executive Secretary Village of Lake Bluff Auditor Supervisor City of Chicago
Director, Dept of Economic Development Geneva Senior Director of Economic Development Downer's grove
Assistant to the Mayor City of Chicago Director of Environmental Health Winnebego Co. Health Dept
Director of Admin. Services Kendall County Police Commander Village of Mt. Prospect
Village Manager Buffalo Grove Director DeKalb Park District
Administrative Analyst City of Naperville Personnel Director City of Rock Island
Director, Financial Planning City of Portland Assistant Commissioner of Aviation Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Assistant Director City of Aurora Capital Budget Manager Chicago Public Schools
Planner City of Elgin Director, Capital Program Budgets & Admin Chicago Metropolitan Transit Authority
Director, Parks and Recreation Bolingbrook Park District Deputy Building Commissioner Village of Hinsdale
Deputy Commissioner Chicago Public Library Captain/Shift Commander Elmwood Park Fire Dept.
Director of Business & Facilities Dixon Public Schools Chief of Police City of West Chicago
Police Officer Village of Bloomingdale Mayor City of Plano
Director of Public Works City of Rock Island Special Education Teacher Kingswood High School
School Psychologist Rich Township Lieutenant Paramedic Bloomingdale
Director of Community Development Clarendon Hills Assistant City Attorney Joliet
Public Information Officer Village of Gurnee Health Administrator City of Chicago
City Manager City of DeKalb Senior Sanitarian DuPage Co. Health Dept.
Information Systems Director Naperville Director of Engineering City of DeKalb
Bureau Chief Dept. of Mental Health & Develop. Disabilities 1st Deputy Commissioner, Dept of Environment City of Chicago
Fire Chief Park Ridge Fire Dept.

*Because of the high number of MPA graduates, this is just a sampling of positions held by MPA alumni.