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. Organizationally the position is located within the City Manager's Office and will be supervised by an Assistant City Manager.
This talented professional with a master's degree in public administration, management, public policy, public affairs, or related area, 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 delimited 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.
The anticipated hiring range for this position is $40,712.00 to $44,885.00.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Management Fellow will:
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
Education and Experience: A master's degree in public administration/management, public policy, public affairs, or related fields or the completion of all coursework towards a master's degree from an accredited program by June 2018
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
The application deadline is Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 11:59 PM ET. To be considered, please complete an application at www.raleighnc.gov/employment. Attach the following to your application:
Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts will be accepted)
For more information on the role of the Management Fellow, please contact Stephanie Olson, the current Management Fellow, at email@example.com.
Additional Salary Information: Full-time - term limited Fellowship
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