Special Projects Administrator

Recruitment #19-4078-002


The Special Projects Administrator is responsible for the management, coordination, and supervision of all special events and projects for their department. This requires establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with numerous City departments and divisions as well as outside community groups, agencies and businesses to gain community support in the forms of donations, sponsorship, volunteer hours, and use of equipment and space. Develops and implements new programs and prepares program material. Program Development will require the incumbent to have strong analytical and professional writing skills. Experience with governmental budgeting and skills in research analysis are necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicant must meet one of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management or related field AND 5 years of experience related to special projects management, budgeting, research, analysis or related field. 

  • Associates degree AND 10 years of experience related to special projects management, budgeting, research, analysis or related field. 

  • High School Diploma AND 15 years of experience related to special projects management, budgeting, research, analysis or related field. 

Degree must be from a college or university that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission or equivalent region.

License Requirements

Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.


Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.

Appointment to positions in this classification will require applicants to pass a police background investigation. Final permanent appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, including drug screen, and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity. 

Effective July 15, 2019, the City of Dayton adopted the Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy (HR 1.03). Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. 

The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees subsequent to HR Policy 2.09. 

 An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer 

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