This position is responsible for providing a wide variety of highly complex, advanced-level administrative, analytical and management support to the city manager and assistant city managers; and in developing, coordinating and managing various processes, programs and projects with city-wide impact, while managing and administering operations of the City Manager’s Office, including supervision of administrative staff and functions. This role has frequent interaction with senior level managers and department directors in composing recommendations, contracts and process changes for city manager review. Duties include responding to and resolving difficult and sensitive citizen issues; preparing and managing the department’s budget throughout the fiscal year, reviewing/approving invoices and monitoring performance to budget; and require attendance at a variety of meetings for city council, committees, budget, leadership and other high-level meetings, which may involve after business hours/evenings. A Master’s degree with major coursework in public administration, public policy, business administration or related field, or equivalent; and at least three (3) years of experience in local government management or public administration are required. Previous supervisory experience, strong interpersonal skills and a history of successful project management are preferred. A resume must be submitted with a completed application.
PAY GRADE GG24 / FULL PAY RANGE $5,510 – $7,767 PER MONTH ($66,120 – $93,204 ANNUALLY)
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Equivalent to a Master’s Degree with major course work in public administration, public policy, business administration, or a related field.
At least three (3) years of experience in local government management or public administration.
Supervisory experience would be beneficial.
About City of Irving
Irving, Texas, is centrally situated between Dallas and Fort Worth, and it is home to more than 240,000 residents. The city’s rich diversity is exhibited by its population and the number of languages spoken by residents. In fact, Irving lays claim to the most diverse ZIP code in the United States - 75038.
Irving offers the world-class Irving Arts Center that hosts live theater, ballet and symphony performances, as well as national and local visual exhibits. The Toyota Music Factory offers an 8,000-seat music hall that includes a 4,000-seat amphitheater and numerous dining and retail opportunities. The Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas features nearly 100,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space and is served by the a 350-room Westin Convention Center Hotel.
Irving’s state-of-the-art transportation options include two large airports, light and heavy rail, and a number of major highways, providing easy access to North Texas and beyond.
While Irving is in the center of a large metropolitan area, its beautiful green spaces — including exceptional golf courses and more than 80 parks on 1,873 park acres — beg outdoor activity. Irving’s Campion Trail offers 13 miles of... walkable, bikeable trail. Irving is the first city to share a major connection along the Trinity Trail System, a regional network that will ultimately span 250 miles and connect 16 counties across North Texas. The City of Irving also is home to six full-time recreation centers that offer a variety of indoor sports and children’s programs, four aquatic centers, a dog park, and a petting farm. Multiple outdoor sporting venues are offered as well.
Of Irving’s 67.9 square miles of land area, more than 23-square miles are dedicated to master-planned developments and districts. These well-designed developments include the Heritage Crossing District, Las Colinas, Valley Ranch and multiple retail centers. Irving has more than 100 shopping centers and more than 500 restaurants offering a variety of cuisines. Irving also boasts three fully-accredited institutions of higher learning: DeVry Institute of Technology, North Lake College and the University of Dallas.