Management Analyst I/II - Economic Development

Other
Full-time
City of Rancho Cordova
1/04/2023

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The City of Rancho Cordova has an exciting opportunity for a Management Analyst focused on initiatives and strategies designed to support Economic Development and business growth in our thriving city.  

In this role, you will have the opportunity to build your career by supporting our business community and helping new businesses and projects find homes in Rancho Cordova.  Responsibilities include specific assignments related to business recruitment, outreach, development of market materials, research and analysis, and business retention, with direction from department professionals.  As experience is gained, assignments may become more complex and project-oriented, requiring more independent work. The incumbent would require program expertise to function independently, with little direction, to recruit and retain businesses and accomplish broader economic development goals. 

The City of Rancho Cordova is an emerging urban center with a small-town feel. Rancho Cordova is one of the largest employment centers in the Sacramento region with a continually expanding workforce of 65,000+.   The city offers competitive salaries and a robust benefit package. 

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will support the Economic Development Department by regularly meeting with business owners and assisting in ways that favorably influence business development, recruitment, retention and expansion efforts. The Ideal Candidate for this position will possess multiple elements of the following skills and experience:
  • Experience working with entrepreneurs, property owners, small businesses, and large corporations. 
  • Experience with economic development activities, such as business development retention and attraction. 
  • Working knowledge of the development and building permit process.
  • Experience conducting research regarding economic development programs, projects, and economic conditions and trends, drawing appropriate conclusions, and making appropriate recommendations for programs and activities based on the research.
  •  Experience working with workforce development programs and partners.
  • Experience leading and supporting programs and special projects, business grants strategy, administering city grants and contracts, and collaborating with city staff and community.
  • The ability to simultaneously provide coordination and management on a variety of complex projects and studies and work effectively and cohesively with various departments, community partners, the public, and other public organizations.
  • Has good judgment, resourcefulness, and the ability to problem-solve, and follow projects to completion.
  • Perform a wide variety of analytical duties with minimal supervision and analyze or diagnose difficult and complex situations. • Strong communication skills and proven ability to collaborate effectively with internal stakeholders and the business community.
  • Be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and interruptions throughout the workday.
  • A desire to make a positive impact on the economic vitality of the Rancho Cordova community.

Depending on the qualifications of the candidate selected, this position may be filled at one of the following 2 levels: Management Analyst I or Management Analyst II


MANAGEMENT ANALYST I         Annual Salary Range: $78,960 to $96,403
Summary of Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed in the job description.
  • Two (2) years of progressively responsible professional experience preferably in municipal government, including experience in budget, strategic planning, policy analysis, organizational development, economic development, and/or personnel. 
  • A Master's degree in one of the related fields listed above may substitute for one (1) year of work experience. 
  • Requires possession of a current valid California Class C driver's license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City. 


MANAGEMENT ANALYST II         Annual Salary Range:  $86,864 - $106,043
Summary of Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited 4-year college or university with major course work in public or business administration, economics, finance, or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed in the job description.
  • Two (2) years of progressively responsible professional experience performing duties similar to Management Analyst I with the City of Rancho Cordova.
  • Must have advanced-level skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint.
  • A Master's degree in one of the related fields listed above may substitute for one (1) year of work experience. 
  • Requires possession of a current valid California Class C driver's license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City. 


Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately, to be included in early application review.   The City of Rancho Cordova reserves the right to close this job posting at any time.


The City of Rancho Cordova is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender, age, national origin or disability.