This fundamental reason this position exists is to serve as the principal representative of the Mayor's office ensuring all aspects of city governance are coordinated effectively and efficiently. This position performs high-level duties in overseeing the daily operations of the city, directing the implementation of new programs and policies, managing projects and broad administrative functions, overseeing City Council relations and personnel issues. The essential functions include conducting departmental oversight, performing administrative duties, supervising and managing others, managing special assignments, and conducting budget and finance duties. Serves as a key member of the Mayor's staff and is responsible for the central coordination of activities (operations and planning) and ensuring timely flow of information to and from the Mayor's Office. The Chief of Staff acts in an advisory capacity on all administrative matters pertaining to area of assignment and serves as a liaison between the Mayor's office and other agencies of city government, outside governmental agencies and the community. Work is performed with considerable independence of judgment and decision making. This position reports directly to the Mayor.
Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Accounting, Business Administration, or a closely related field and five (5) years' experience in public administration in areas of government at the senior level or as a private industry senior executive officer in an organization of comparable complexity.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide
the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be