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MANAGEMENT FELLOW (PROVISIONAL) - 40009900

Date: Apr 23, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

County Manager

DATE POSTED:            

April 26, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

May 17, 2021

HIRING SALARY:

$46,395.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40009900

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

**THIS IS A ONE-YEAR APPOINTMENT (JULY 12, 2021 to JUNE 30, 2022) WITH THE OPTION TO EXTEND TO A SECOND YEAR, IF MUTUALLY AGREED UPON.**

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION


Performs difficult professional and administrative work in support of County administration and departments. Work assignments concern, but not limited to, strategic planning and innovation support, policy administration and research, productivity measurement, fiscal accountability and effective use of resources and special projects; performs related work as required.

 

Work is performed under the general supervision of the Strategic Initiative Manager.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Analyzes and evaluates existing and proposed administrative policies, practices, procedures, and techniques.
  • Supports strategic planning and innovation programs, initiatives and tasks;
  • Assists in the development of reports and studies through research and analysis, coordinating material from various sources, and writing and/or editing narratives;
  • Researches, evaluates and prepares statistical, financial and demographic data for staff reports, studies, surveys and analyses;
  • Prepares presentations for the County Commission and other groups;
  • Researches and analyzes legislation affecting Countywide or departmental policies, procedures and operations;
  • Investigates, analyzes, develops, and prepares special projects and studies;
  • Assists in the analysis and resolution of management information system problems and needs;
  • Conducts research for cooperative or cost-sharing opportunities; and
  • Performs related tasks as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles of public administration and strategic planning;
  • Strong business, analytical, planning, interpersonal and critical thinking skills;
  • Ability to analyze community and administrative issues or approaches and offer sound recommendations;
  • Ability to define objectives, assign priorities, and meet completion deadlines;
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex material in writing and verbally in a professional manner;
  • Ability to make effective public presentations;
  • Ability to gather, analyze, and evaluate information and to prepare concise and informative reports;
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with government officials, community agencies, the general public, and others at all organizational levels.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

 

Completion of a Master’s degree in one of the following disciplines: Public Policy, Public Administration, Business, Planning, Management.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh