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This is a full-time 2-year opportunity to put your public administration education into action! We want an individual with strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills and an interest in a career in public service to join the City Manager’s Office for the position of Management Fellow. You will join a fast-paced, dynamic team environment, gain exposure to the process of city decision-making and operations and receive mentoring from the Assistant City Manager and other organizational leaders. For more information about our community and organizational priorities, please visit our website.

The Essentials:

  • Possession of, or currently in the process of obtaining, a Master’s degree in public administration/management, public policy, public affairs or a related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Recent graduates from a Master’s degree program or individuals near completion of a Master’s degree program preferred
  • Valid California Class C driver’s license.

Bonus Points:

  • Professional work experience is a plus!
  • Bilingual applicants welcome

You’ll be responsible for analyzing data, developing programs, writing reports and managing projects related to complex City priorities in such areas as homeless services, environmental sustainability, community outreach, and intergovernmental relations. Some projects you may work on include:

  • Elevate MV, the City’s guaranteed basic income pilot
  • Wage Theft And Responsible Construction Ordinances
  • Implementation of the City’s Race, Equity, and Inclusion Plan
  • Strategies to expand internet access and close the digital divide
  • Americans with Disabilities Act plan updates

You will also research and propose models, tools and training that will support more rigorous and effective analysis as part of the City decision-making process. You’ll work with your supervisor to tailor aspects of your fellowship to your professional interests, skillset, and experience. Fellows are fully supported in their professional development through mentorship and access to networking, training, and other learning opportunities.

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