STRATEGIC PROJECTS MANAGER
Administrative Analyst III
County Administrator’s Office
$8,340 - $10,079 / Month
San Rafael, CA
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The County Administrator's Office (CAO) is the County’s central management office, responsible for preparing the county budget, providing the Board of Supervisors with the information they need for making decisions, representing the county in intergovernmental relationships, coordinating the work of county departments, and ensuring they provide timely, accurate and coordinated information and services to the public. The CAO ensures the work of the County’s 22 Departments aligns with the Board’s goals in advancing racial equity, disaster preparedness, affordable housing, county infrastructure, reducing carbon emissions, and employee recruitment and retention.
The Marin County Administrator’s Office is recruiting for the position of Strategic Projects Manager (Administrative Analyst III classification), a full-time regular hire position. A hybrid work schedule offering employees greater flexibility may be available for this position.
The Strategic Projects Manager position is an exciting opportunity to lead and support a variety of county-wide initiatives that strengthen business processes and improve services to internal and external customers. The incumbent will collaborate with diverse employee stakeholder groups at all levels, with residents, community groups, and appointed and elected officials on a wide variety of special projects. Some project examples may include, but are not limited to:
- Revamping the County’s Performance Management and Open Data initiative, COMPASS
- Supporting the CAO Budget Team on analysis and programming of one-time funding in alignment with Board priorities
- Coordination with local cities on cross-jurisdictional issues like homelessness or infrastructure
- Design and management of the County’s biannual Resident Survey
- Community outreach including leading resident and business working groups on topics such as housing and economic development
- Implementing new employee or resident assistance programs
The Highly Qualified Candidate
has extensive knowledge of public administration and/or public policy and possesses experience in a local government setting. In addition, they have demonstrated competence in the areas of:
- Project management and proficiency with project management tools and systems
- Managing project budgets
- Strong analytical, reporting, computer and data management skills – including data visualization tools
- Exceptional communication, interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills with experience leading stakeholder group meetings and facilitated decision making processes
The ideal candidate will also exhibit leadership skills, has the ability to work independently on multiple projects, is flexible, can make sound data-driven decisions, and has a commitment to producing excellent work products while meeting deadlines. Possession of an MPA or MPP is also highly desirable.
We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required Minimum Qualifications:
Any combination of education and experience that would provide the knowledge and skills listed in the class specification. Typically, graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, public policy or a field related to the work and three years of professional level experience performing administrative, budgetary, operational, management or organizational analysis work. At least one year of the required professional experience must have included journey level experience in the area of assignment. Additional professional level work experience performing administrative, budgetary, operational, management or organizational analysis may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
This recruitment will close on Friday, July 1, 2022, at 4:00 PM PST. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application and supplemental application form. Apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/marincounty/jobs/3587923/strategic-projects-manager
or www.marincounty.org/Jobs or contact Marin County HR Dept, Rm 415, 3501 Civic Center Dr., San Rafael, CA 94903. Paper or faxed application documents will not be accepted. If you need assistance completing an online application, contact us at 415-473-2126. EEO/TTY