Job Title: Executive Director Pay Range: $94,124.40-128,618.23 per year (ED74)
Department: Ogden City Council Office FLSA Classification: Exempt
Employment Category: Full-Time; Non-Merit Special
For additional information regarding Ogden City and this position please visit the web link below: http://citydocs.ogdencity.com/FileGetter/getFile.aspx?Doc=00017792.PDF&Key=671458AC52D44B51AC91272B3E482F5CD0F988D3&save=false
Responsibilities: To plan, direct, manage and oversee the day-to-day activities and operations on behalf, and with direction from the Ogden City Council; to coordinate assigned activities with outside agencies and entities; to coordinate the City Council’s programs, policies and positions to the Mayor’s Administration; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Council where needed and assigned by the City Council.
Supervision received and exercised:
- Works on behalf of and at the discretion of the City Council;
- Receives general administrative direction from the City Council Chair and Vice-Chair;
- Exercises day-to-day discretion and autonomy in the implementation of the Council’s administrative direction;
- Responsible for the direct supervision of the professional, technical and clerical staff of the City Council.
Essential Job Functions: Essential responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following;
- Manage City Council services and activities including implementation of City Council decisions, policies and procedures; recommend and administer policies and procedures;
- Facilitate, inform and help coordinate the development and implementation of City Council goals, objectives, policies and priorities;
- Recommend, within City policy, appropriate service and staffing levels, including monitoring and evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures, and allocate resources accordingly;
- Facilitate and coordinate the City Council’s work plan, schedule projects and programmatic areas of responsibility, review and evaluate work methods and procedures, and meet with management staff to identify and resolve problems;
- Provide creative and innovative ideas regarding Council procedures, practices, policies, and programs.
- Participate in and/or provide leadership with community building activities such as the college town coalition.
- Assess and monitor work load, administrative and support systems, internal reporting relationships, identify opportunities for improvement, and direct and implement changes where needed;
- Select, train, manage, motivate and evaluate Council office personnel;
- Facilitate the development and administration of the City Council budget; approve and forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; approve expenditures and implement budgetary adjustments as appropriate and necessary;
- Communicate City Council programs, policies and activities, and resolve sensitive and controversial issues;
- Represent, communicate and coordinate the programs and policies of the City Council where directed to other City departments, elected officials and outside agencies;
- Provide staff assistance to the City Council; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence;
- Provide staff support to assigned Council Legislative Workgroups;
- Coordinate the staff review and presentation of the annual budget and Capital Improvement Plan, and provide all components of the budget review as defined by the City Council;
- Lead community building, collaboration efforts with community partners and citizens as directed by the City Council;
- Oversee the completion of City Council management studies and financial audits;
- Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints;
- Perform related duties and responsibilities as required and assigned.
- Operations, services and activities of a comprehensive City Council support program;
- Management skills to analyze programs, policies and operational needs;
- Principles and practices of program development and administration;
- Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration;
- Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation;
- Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations;
- Principles of communication, collaboration, facilitation and mediation.
- Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of City Council administrative staff;
- Select, supervise, train and evaluate City Council administrative staff;
- Delegate authority and responsibility;
- Lead the day-to-day operations, services and activities of the City Council;
- Identify and respond to community and City Council issues, concerns and needs;
- Develop and administer, departmental goals, objectives and procedures;
- Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports;
- Prepare, administer and communicate large and complex budgets;
- Analyze problems, and identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals;
- Research, analyze and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques;
- Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations;
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;
- Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
- Making observations
- Communications with others
- Reading and writing
- Operating assigned equipment
- Maintain mental capacity to make sound decisions and demonstrate the needed intellectual capabilities.
Education and/or Experience
- Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities including:
- At least six (6) years of increasingly responsible management in the public administration and/or policy sector(s)
- At least a Bachelor’s degree with an advanced degree preferred from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration or related field.
Application Procedure: On-line applications will be accepted at www.ogdencity.com until February 13, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Ogden City Human Resources Office located at 2549 Washington Blvd., Suite 220, Ogden, UT 84401 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Applicants should also provide a resume and cover letter with their submitted applications. All applications and resumes will be evaluated and ranked on the basis of relevant education and experience as stated therein. Highest ranking applicants may be invited for a personal interview.
For further information, please contact Shawn Choate, (801) 629-8731 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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