City Administrator Jim Ryan is leaving his position next month.
He's accepting the position of Vice President/Chief Operating Officer for Rock Valley College.
Starting as City Administrator in 2005, Ryan oversees daily operations of 10 departments.
Ryan launched his career with the city in 1999 as the Capital Development Manager. It followed a five-year stint as the Assistant Village Manager for the Village of Grayslake.
He led the city's downtown efforts in financing a structure for the MetroCentre renovation.