This is a time limited position for up to 18-months.
The City of Raleigh invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Management Fellow. The Management Fellow provides research, management, and administrative support to the City Manager, Assistant City Manager, and the Chief of Staff. The Fellow performs assigned research, policy analysis, and other directly related public administration and management analysis functions for the organization, and will interact with all departments in the City organization. The position is located within the City Manager's Office and will be supervised by an Assistant City Manager.
This talented professional will be given the opportunity to play a key role in a myriad of high-priority City projects, and contribute to the organization at the executive leadership level; thrive in an environment that recognizes potential; and gain unique exposure to City operations.
This is a time limited position. The successful applicant is anticipated to serve the City for up to an 18-month term, with periodic intermediate appraisals.
The City of Raleigh Management Fellowship was created to generate interest in local government careers among recent master's program graduates and to provide a new opportunity for recent graduates to obtain local government experience.
Hiring range: $40,712 - $44,885 (Promotional range may vary)
Duties and Responsibilities
Perform research and policy analysis on high-level issues of concern for the organization
Report research findings to the City Manager and/or other executive staff in writing and in person
Respond to requests from citizens, community organizations, and employees
Participate in the City budget and/or strategic planning process
Attend City Council, department meetings, and related management discussions and provide follow-up briefings to staff as requested
Coordinate and track follow-up items from City Council meetings
Plan and coordinate various meetings and events
Review, update, and implement department policies and procedures
Manage the recruitment and hiring process for new management fellow
Master's Degree in public administration/management, public policy, public affairs, or related field or the completion of all course work towards a master's degree from an accredited program. OR An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.
Licensing/Certifications None Required
Public administration principles and practices
Functions, programs, and policies within a municipality
Finance, budgeting, policy, and management concepts
Methods, principles, and techniques associated with research, data collection, and report writing
Work independently and establish effective working relationships with employees at every level of the organization
Formulate and implement policies and procedures related to municipal administration
Communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing, using both technical and non- technical language
Prepare and present accurate and reliable reports containing findings and recommendations
Use logical and creative thought processes to develop solutions according to written specifications and/or oral instructions
Perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines
ADA and Other Requirements: Positions in this class typically require: fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Working Conditions: Work is routinely performed in an indoor, office environment.
Note: This job classification description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) designation may vary based on the specific tasks assigned.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The application deadline is Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 11:59 PM ET. To be considered, please complete an application at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/raleighnc/jobs/2671509. Attach the following to your application:
Undergraduate and graduate transcripts, if applicable (unofficial transcripts will be accepted)
For more information on the role of the Management Fellow, please contact Derrick Smith, the current Management Fellow, at Derrick.Smith@raleighnc.gov.
Internal Number: 2020-00004
About City of Raleigh
The City of Raleigh offers an excellent benefit package, which includes medical coverage, dental coverage, life insurance, retirement, employee credit union, Award for Service, and paid leave, including petty, sick, vacation and holidays. EOE
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