• Full Time
  • Irvine, CA
  • $90,230.40 - $141,876.80 USD / Year

Website City of Irvine

Understanding that people are the foundation for success, the City of Irvine offers a workplace culture that embraces Humility, Innovation, Empathy, Passion, and Integrity. Apply your passion for public service in the City of Irvine, nationally ranked for safety, educational institutions, business enterprises, and quality of life, by joining our One Irvine team!

There are currently two vacancies under the direction of the Assistant City Managers. The Senior Management Analyst is responsible for critical and sensitive city-wide special projects and City Council initiatives while providing high-level administrative and analytical support to the City Manager’s Office.

This recruitment will also establish an eligibility list that may be used to fill future Senior Management Analyst vacancies in other City departments.

Your Impact

  • Perform professional research and analysis related to managing and improving citywide programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Manage strategic Human Resources functions relating to recruitment, retention, discipline, risk management, and organizational development.
  • Coordinate staff training and lead various intradepartmental special projects for the City Manager’s Office.
  • Support the City’s legislative affairs program and assume the lead role in various activities, operations, projects, and meetings for the City Manager’s office related to legislative affairs and other areas as assigned.
  • Develop policy recommendations and identify opportunities for legislative affairs and engagement, operational improvement, and draft comprehensive staff reports, memorandums, resolutions, and briefings on various subject matters, including legislative affairs, organizational culture oversight and alignment, and other special projects.
  • Understand and have experience with social service systems and cross-sectoral collaborations.
  • Manage budget analysis, contracts, and procurement for the division.
  • Present information to City Council and various committees, commissions, and civic groups.
  • Collaborate with City staff, community partners, outside agencies, and members of the public on a variety of projects and initiatives.
  • Respond to sensitive and complex citizen complaints and requests for information.

Best Fit

  • Exceptional professional judgment and strong report writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Political acumen and the ability to manage change and foster effective working relationships with City staff, elected officials, and the public.
  • Excellent project management skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including comfort with data collection and interpretation.
  • Familiarity with grant writing and grant/contract management.
  • A collaborative team player that is innovative and achievement focused.
  • Exceptional professional judgment in a fast-paced environment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or related field.
  • Six years of responsible municipal management experience or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid California driver’s license.

Your Team
Irvine is recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live, according to Money Magazine. The City of Irvine features an array of entertainment and recreational opportunities, including exceptional parks, open space preservations, sport complexes, and master-planned communities.

The City Manager’s Office manages the activities and operations of the City, ensuring the provision of exceptional quality services. As a Council-Manager form of government, the City Manager’s Office is responsible for the implementation of policy decisions established by the Irvine City Council. The City Manager’s Office includes legislative support, budget development and strategic planning, economic development, multicultural affairs, communication services, and legal service functions of the City.

The Process
The selection process will include an examination and conduct a background investigation prior to appointment. This recruitment may establish an eligibility list to fill future positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the organization.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. We encourage you to inform Human Resources at least two business days prior to the first phase of the selection process if you have a disability that may require an accommodation.

To apply for this job please visit www.governmentjobs.com.