$71,800 - $107,760 yearly
City of Northglenn
The City of Northglenn, a progressive municipality located just 20 minutes north of Denver, is seeking an Assistant to the City Manager who is an energetic and outgoing individual, with a collaborative spirit and drive for organizational effectiveness. The Assistant to the City Manager is a position with high internal and external visibility requiring excellent interpersonal, organizational and verbal and written communication skills. The position reports directly to the City Manager but will have an opportunity to also work with other city departments providing a variety of analytical and administrative project support to meet the goals of the City.
The Assistant to the City Manager position involves highly responsible, operational and professional work in assisting the City Manager’s Office. Primary responsibilities include compiling information and statistical data; preparing reports; reviewing and analyzing operational activities and procedures; managing special projects/initiatives and coordinating specific programs; assisting in the implementation of new programs, systems and procedures; and responding to resident/customer inquiries, concerns and problems. The new Assistant to the City Manager will assist with the creation of a Homelessness Task Force, creation of a City Race & Equity Initiative, building a performance measurement program, and other key initiatives outlined in the 2019-2023 City Council Strategic Plan.
Manages citywide projects, programs, or operations as assigned and facilitates meetings, trainings, and/or conferences as needed to complete assignments. Works closely with City Manager's Office, City Department Heads, City Council and other City employees on routine matters, special projects, committees, legislative issues and resident/customer inquiries; represents City Manager's Office in working with governmental officials and other agencies. The Assistant to the City Manager will serve on the City Manager's Leadership Team. Works with residents/customers requesting service or making complaints in person, by telephone, or in writing. Follows up with appropriate department staff to ensure resident/customer has received communication and information regarding concern. Conducts research and prepares reports proposing or recommending solutions or action plans; analyzes City policies and operating practices and procedures; develops and recommends minor to extensive changes to programs policies and procedures. Assists with the development and administration of the City Manager's annual recommended budget, prepared budget recommendations, monitors expenditures, and recommends adjustments as needed. Makes presentations to the City Manager, department directors, city staff, elected officials and other government agencies, community groups and organizations. Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of public management. Assists with Homelessness Task Force and City Race & Equity Initiative. Assists with performance measurement program and other key initiatives outlined in the City Council Strategic Plan.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Public/Business Administration or related field. Must have three (3) years of professional work experience in an administrative capacity with strong public relations and analytical skills. Experience in a public organization or municipal government preferred. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and good public speaking skills. Must have knowledge of public administration principles and practices, including research methods and techniques. Must have excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Ability to prepare clear and concise reports. Ability to exercise analytical, critical, and strategic thinking skills. Ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of the organization, Federal, State and City officials, the general public and staff, with tact and discretion. Ability to work collaboratively with both internal and external partners. Ability to maintain confidential information. Must be able to work independently, with limited direction and supervision. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and multi-task and prioritize as needed. Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with elected officials, city staff, boards and commissions, and the public.
Click on the below link to view the recruitment brochure: http://www.northglenn.org/citymanagerassistant
The City of Northglenn offers an employee-friendly environment with competitive salaries, excellent health and dental benefits, life insurance, disability plans, flexible spending accounts, retirement plans, a commitment to training and wellness, and a generous paid time off package. Come join our team!
Salary Range = $71,800 - $107,760/year DOQ, plus excellent benefits
Application Process Candidates should submit an on-line application at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northglenn, no later than Monday, December 2, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m.. Please include cover letter and resume. Recruitment Schedule Application Deadline: Monday, December 2, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m. Preliminary Interview: Tentatively week of December 9, 2019 Finalist Interview: Tentatively week of December 16, 2019 For more information contact Heather Geyer, City Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or Paula Jensen, Director of Management Services at email@example.com