The University of Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) has an opening for a Public Management Fellow position. MTAS is an agency of the University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service that provides technical assistance, training and research for Tennessee cities, state government, and municipal government related associations.
This position will work for a Tennessee city serving as a member of the managerial staff providing support for the city manager and the city's department heads. Examples of work performed will range from research and analysis of various issues such as employee benefits, purchasing, contracts and franchises as they are renewed to analyzing and managing the budget process for one or more department's budget within one or more cities. In the latter instance, the position may serve as a team leader or coordinator in the development of the departmental budget. The position performs other duties as assigned by the city manager.
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