Department: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICE
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: $42,999.87 - $57,619.82
The purpose of this classification is to obtain and administer grants, coordinate special projects, and conduct research and analysis for the City and various departmental functions and operations.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Researches and administers grants for various state and federally funded programs; compiles and submits grant applications; researches funding sources and program opportunities; assists City with grant activities; monitors and ensures compliance with all requirements for awarded grants; and monitors budget expenditures to track revenues and expenses.
- Conducts operational research, productivity analyses, and management studies to assist in the management of City operations, programs, and services; researches information pertinent to task or project; analyzes data and identifies trends; prepares or generates reports; makes recommendations for changes in policies and procedures to improve operations, provide more responsive service, and/or optimize the use of resources; develops recommendations for changes in City and departmental policies and procedures; and provides technical assistance and information to management to aide decision making.
- Coordinates special projects for the City, including the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of projects, management studies, introduction of new programs, and various professional services: assists in defining the scope of the project; identifies and recommends proper allocation of financial, material, and human resources committed to the project; formulates solutions and resolves problems; facilitates implementation of the project; and provides administrative support to the project as needed.
- Assists the City and department managers with strategic and long-range planning for departmental operations; participates in planning efforts at the local level; keeps management apprised of developments at the state and federal level that impact the City; monitors pending legislation for impact on operations; and oversees compliance with new legislation.
- Prepares agenda items for and attends City Council meetings.
- Performs other related duties as required.
Education and Experience:
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field; and three (3) years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
May be required to possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to evaluate, audit, deduce, and/or assess data using established criteria. Ability to exercise discretion in determining actual or probable consequences and in referencing such evaluation to identify and select alternatives.
- Ability to apply principles of persuasion and/or influence over others in coordinating activities of a project, program, or designated area of responsibility.
- Ability to operate, maneuver, and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
- Ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information.
- Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; ability to utilize principles of fraction; ability to interpret graphs.
- Ability to apply principles of rational systems; ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form; ability to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objectives.
- Ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness, and creativity in situations involving the evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria.
The work is sedentary which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
- Mental Acuity: Ability to make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes.
- Speaking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including the ability to convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately and concisely.
- Visual Acuity: Have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; and/or extensive reading.
Work is performed without exposure to adverse environmental condition, however some field work with exposure to minor environment conditions may be a function of assignment.