|DEPUTY CHIEF ADMIN OFFICER|
|Under the direction of the Mayor and CAO performs administrative, supervisory and technical work as required in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the activities of ten City Departments and six general government offices.
Provides support to the Mayor and City Council in the development of major policies and long range plans.
|Administers and implements directives and policy decisions of the Mayor and City Council and supervises all departments and employees directly under the supervisory control of the Mayor.
Coordinates with other elected officials in policy and budgetary matters. Confers with and advises appointed officials on problems related to the operation and direction of various City programs; develops and installs work procedures, forms and methods.
Summarizes and evaluates the requests of Department Directors.
Directs and reviews preparation of the annual City budget; directs City personnel practices, including administration of the position classification and pay plan.
Reviews plans, reports and proposed ordinances and regulations submitted by elected/appointed officials.
Performs organizational and procedural analyses of the City departments.
Gathers information, prepares reports and makes recommendations to City Council.
Directs and implements economic development initiatives to ensure and adequate tax base for the future and job creation.
Provides strategic direction for the City's efforts in technology I.e. e-commerce/e-government.
Receives requests and complaints from the public concerning administrative action of the various departments, channels the requests to appropriate departments, follows up on corrective actions and assures replies to inquiries are given.
Confers with representatives of federal, state and city agencies on matters pertaining to a number of City programs.
Attends meetings of the City Council.
Attends meetings of professional organizations and speaks before local civic groups on various aspects of City government.
|Extensive knowledge of public administration with particular reference to municipal administration, including principles of organization and budget preparation.
Extensive knowledge of municipal organization and functions, and the relationships within local government and other levels of government.
Extensive knowledge of research methods and techniques utilized to assemble, organize and present in written or oral form statistical, financial or factual information derived from a variety of sources.
Thorough knowledge of the laws, ordinances, and other requirements governing local government.
Knowledge of modern business methods and procedures applicable to City administration.
Knowledge of statistical methods and effective preparation and presentation of reports.
Ability to organize, direct, and coordinate the activities of the various departments which comprise the City government.
Ability to delegate authority and responsibility to department heads and to maintain an effective organization.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, department heads, employees and the general public.
Ability to express ideas effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to solve complex problems, assess threats and/or opportunities to ensure business continuity.
|Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, preferably at the graduate level and four (4) or more experience at the executive management level in a municipal/county/state organization; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Revised: 6/3/04 - VCJ - chg exp from 7 yrs to 4 or more based upon pay plan.