|Position:|| ||Director of Management, Budget & Grants|
CITY OF HARTFORD
DIRECTOR OF MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & GRANTS
Under the administrative direction of the City’s Chief
Operating Officer (COO), directs and coordinates city-wide management and
budget efforts and grants; develops the budget and, identifies budgetary and
management improvements in the delivery of municipal services within limited
resources; assists the COO in resolving problems
associated with operational issues; supervises the conduct of research projects
and studies on organizational and procedural problems and practices; directs
the grants office and is responsible for grants management and controls; and monitors
City management systems.
This position is in the unclassified service and incumbent
is appointed and serves at the pleasure of the Mayor accordance with Chapters
IV and V of the City Charter. As an
unclassified, non-union employee, you must establish Hartford residency within
six (6) months of date of hire and you are required to maintain Hartford
residency for the duration of your appointment or as maybe amended by City
Charter. This position reports to the
Chief Operating Officer.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversees and directs the creation of the City’s annual
budget for both the General Fund and for all Grants. Directs the development of
the financial Strategic Plan.
Initiates and directs management studies and research
projects identifying and solving City departments’ organizational and
procedural problems and improving departmental practices.
Reviews and monitors the work performed by different
departments using data driven measures. This includes revenues, expenses and
the daily operations of City government.
Provides direction and advice to the Mayor’s Office for
making key changes in planning of various issues and business decisions.
Plans and directs the conduct of comparative analyses of the
management and budgetary practices of other governmental jurisdictions and the
City of Hartford.
Supports the COO as mediator for conflict
resolution among various departments and in handling team building activities
and motivating department heads to give quality performance. Supports the COO
in the areas of recognition and coaching/corrective practices to align
personnel with the City’s goals.
Oversees and directs the Central Grants Office which
provides professional and technical assistance to City departments for all City
Maintains control over spending for all City departments. Oversees
and directs the Management and Budget Services staff working with Department
Heads to insure their understanding of the compliance with the goals and
objectives of the City’s strategic initiatives and annual budget.
Initiates and directs procedures for the control of City
revenues and expenditures.
Establishes and directs a performance monitoring system
encompassing the General Fund and grant-funded activities focusing on the
attainment of goals and objectives within the Financial Management System.
Plans and directs a training program for the professional
development of the Management and Budget Services and Grants Office staff.
related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
principles, practices, and techniques of municipal management.
principles, practices, and techniques of public administration related to
the progressive management of state and local governments.
and State laws as they pertain to the powers and practices of the City;
governmental budgetary processes and methods of financial administration.
administrative systems and practices, to identify difficult organizational
problems and to recommend solutions leading to improved service delivery.
written and verbal presentations with clarity and logic.
and maintain effective working relationships with municipal officials,
department heads, employees and the general public.
and supervise the work of subordinate staff and to originate and pursue
the professional development of subordinate staff members.
Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public
Administration or a closely related field from an accredited college or
university and ten years of increasingly responsible experience in budget
development and control.
apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter and
salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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