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  • Alex Greer
    Alex Greer
    M.S. '12 and Ph.D. '15 - Experience in quick response fieldwork, teaching emergency management.
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    Andrew Haines
    MPA '03 – An accomplished local government leader and appointed official.
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  • Chunjing Liu
    Chunjing Liu
    M.S. '14 – On the front lines of marine disaster mitigation through effective policy planning in China.
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  • Cimone Philpotts
    Cimone Philpotts
    MPA '13 - Assistantship and Legislative Fellows experiences enrich doctoral student's blossoming career
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  • Gwen Angalet
    Gwen Angalet
    Ph.D. '00 - Ensuring programmatic and research opportunities for the promotion of children's health.
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  • Hira Rashid
    Hira Rashid
    M.A. '15 – Fulbright scholar now in the Ph.D. program studying global health economics and urbanization.
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  • Hsien-Ho (Ray) Chang
    Hsien-Ho (Ray) Chang
    Ph.D. '15 - Utilizing his knowledge of disaster science to educate students on fire and emergency management.
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    James B. Goetschius
    Ph.D. '14 - Serves in the U.S. Army improving health care facilities in the eastern United States.
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  • Jenna Ahner
    Jenna Ahner
    B.A. and MPA '14 - Provides support for legislative and external affairs.
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  • John Carney
    John Carney
    MPA '86 – Newly elected Governor of the State of Delaware
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    Kelsey Edmond
    M.S. '14 - OCL program prepared her for success in the MPA program in pursuit of an interdisciplinary career.
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  • Lindsey Interlante
    Lindsey Interlante
    MPA '07 - Advocates for enriched, hands-on learning experiences at higher education institutions.
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    Meredith Rubin
    B.A. '11 - Practicing leadership and collaboration in the financial services sector.
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    Paige Gugerty
    B.A. '15 - Coordinating electronic connections bewteen healthcare providers and resources.
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    Paul Ruiz
    B.A. and M.A. '13 - Advocating for alternative fuels and reducing America's dependence on oil.
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    Stephanie Ottino
    B.S. '11 - Executing leadership skills in higher education.
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  • Tom DeWire
    Tom DeWire
    MPA '04 - Developing strategies for education systems to improve student achievement.
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  • Yuliya Brel
    Yuliya Brel
    M.A. '15 - Continuing her public policy education and assisting with research at the University of Delaware.
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    Megan Wakelee
    B.S. '11 - Executing leadership in a corporate setting.
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    Zack Adinoff
    M.S. '13 - Experience in coordinating public safety, logistics, planning, and general disaster continuity.
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    Jissell Martinez
    MPA '10 - Manages fiscal affairs and serves as a liaison for the Dept of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
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  • Scott Beale
    Scott Beale
    MPA '07 - Successful nonprofit entrepreneur with experience in diplomacy and national politics.
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  • Matthew Garlipp
    Matthew Garlipp
    B.A. '13 - Enabling federal transparency and accountability via open, accessible, and standardized budget data
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  • Merritt Burke IV
    Merritt Burke IV
    MPA '98 - Various experiences in town management and community involvement.
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  • Ryan Burke
    Ryan Burke
    Ph.D. '15 - Vast experience with military strategy and conducting military research.
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  • Allison Becker
    Allison Becker
    B.A. '13 and M.A. '15 - Experienced and published media policy researcher.
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  • Serita Porter
    Serita Porter
    M.A. '15 - Continuing her behavioral health education at the University of Delaware.
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    Kirsten Jones
    M.A. '16 - Contributing to policies that strengthen transportation and trade in New York and New Jersey.
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  • Elizabeth Burland
    Elizabeth Burland
    M.A. '15 - Studying for a doctoral degree in Sociology and Public Policy at the University of Michigan.
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  • Elizabeth Lockman
    Elizabeth Lockman
    M.A. '15 - Delaware state senator with roots in advocacy.
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  • Thomas Martin
    Thomas Martin
    Ph.D. '14 - Directing the M.S. in Health Informatics program in the College of Public Health at Temple Univ.
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  • Savannah Edwards
    Savannah Edwards
    MPA '17 - Planning for sustainable and complete communities in Delaware and Maryland.
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  • Scott Murphy Eisenhart
    Scott Murphy Eisenhart
    MPA '17 - Legislative aide credits SPPA experience for helping him excel in the world of politics and policy.
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  • Taylor Hawk
    Taylor Hawk
    MPA '17 - Graduate's policy analysis and research aims to improve education funding.
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  • Evan Miller
    Evan Miller
    MPA '17 - Local Government Management Fellowship kickstarts graduate's professional career.
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  • Natasha R. Nau
    Natasha R. Nau
    MPA '12 - Advocating for efficient resource allocation and streamlined service delivery in local government.
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  • Katelyn Andrews (Hosey)
    Katelyn Andrews (Hosey)
    MPA '16 - Research assistant and Legislative Fellow experience help inform grad's career trajectory.
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  • Emma Odren
    Emma Odren
    MPA '18 - From IPA fellow to research analyst, grad attributes workplace success to grad school experience.
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  • Tarimo_Fratern
    Tarimo_Fratern
    MPA '09 - Supports nonprofit efforts to help communities in many African countries.
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  • Jeremy Rothwell
    Jeremy Rothwell
    M.A. '14, HP Cert '15 - Technical review of all city site-plans, subdivision and building permit applications.
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  • Mark D. Stevens
    Mark D. Stevens
    MPA '09 – Integral in the leadership and financial management of federal agencies.
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  • Angela Gladwell
    Angela Gladwell
    M.A. ’98 – Instrumental in environmental planning and federal emergency management decision making.
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  • Courtney Mogavero
    Courtney Mogavero
    B.S. '12 – Translating leadership education into a successful early career path in major tech corporations.
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  • Janet Sheridan
    Janet Sheridan
    M.A. '07 - Providing heritage preservation services, and cultural landscape research in southern New Jersey.
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  • Melanie Ross Levin
    Melanie Ross Levin
    B.A. and MPA '05 – Developing education and advocacy campaigns on public policy relating to women's issues.
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  • Dená Brummer
    Dená Brummer
    MPA '05 – Successful private sector business partner drawing upon public sector experiences.
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  • Eric Johnson
    Eric Johnson
    Ph.D. '03 – Revitalizing a community through the application of theory and practical experience.
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  • David Rudder
    David Rudder
    Ph.D. '03 – Practicing effective leadership to academic programs that promote service to the community.
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  • Erin Kennedy
    Erin Kennedy
    MPA '06 – Drives health care organizations towards improving quality of patient care and clinical outcomes.
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  • Tom Friedman
    Tom Friedman
    MPA '07 – Manages government relations, strategic & financial plan, and policy analysis for State Health Plan.
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  • Mike Morton
    Mike Morton
    MPA '86 – Oversees budgetary analysis and legislative information systems for the Delaware General Assembly.
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  • Jonathan Kirch
    Jonathan Kirch
    MPA '07 – Advocating for public policy that promotes better health for all Americans.
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    Albert Shields
    MPA '07 – Developing strategies to best communicate Governor Carney's positions on diverse policy issues.
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  • Kim Gomes
    Kim Gomes
    MPA '04 – Strategically lobbying for client interests on a number of policy issues.
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    Erika Farris
    M.A. '09 – Developing policies to better manage water drainage and promote environmental sustainability.
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    Mike Fortner
    MPA '02 – Overseeing city planning for housing, land use, economic development, and transportation.
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    Emily Gonce
    MPA '02 – Leading lobbying efforts to show members of Congress the value of life insurance to constituents.
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  • Bill Clark
    Bill Clark
    MPA '03 – Supervising a team of consultants to support projects for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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    Anastasia Kuzmina
    MPA '02 – Supporting two general managers with product and employee management in 14 countries.
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    Barrett Edwards
    MPA '06 – Assisting municipalities with legal issues including planning, human resources, and finance.
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    Benjamin Attia
    MEEP'16 - Research and consulting on market trends in solar photvoltaics markets in Africa and the Middle East
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    Wei-Ming Chen
    Conducting renewable energy and electricity market researches
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    Michelle Kung
    PHDUAPP'14 - Promoting innovation and technology through mentoring and investing technology startups
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Business Analyst, Delaware Transit Corporation ~ DART First State<p>​The Business Analyst is responsible for performing analyses of capital and operating budgets including valuation of capital investments, deferred maintenance, transit asset management, current and proposed budget revenue per source, impact of new initiatives and service on organization’s financial model. . The position is responsible for such duties as data collection and compilation, annual budget development and mid-year projections; maintenance and development of regular reports necessary to monitor performance relative to the financial plan, revenue , and business performance; facilitating management analysis of efficiencies; performing research, including industry and market trends, and developing responses to changes in financial requirements; and developing and analyzing fare policy, impacts to revenue projections and ridership Periodic internal and external reporting requirements are a significant and critical responsibility for the position. The Business Analyst is expected to support the equitable, economically viable and sustainable delivery of transit service throughout Delaware. </p><p><strong>Typical Duties</strong></p><p>The following is not a complete list of duties, and incumbents may be required to perform job duties similar to the kind listed below.</p><p>•Apply strong quantitative analytical and budgetary skills to assist the team in managing budgets, including monthly budget vs actual analysis, headcount reporting, monthly and quarterly expense forecast updates, trends, and special projects to enable management to take actions to improve and optimize operations performance</p><p>•Champion operating efficiency and effectiveness, to constantly seek opportunities to improve key financial and performance metrics </p><p>•Prepare financial forecasts and models for new investment opportunities and strategic initiatives, </p><p>•Identify financial and operational risks and opportunities in budgetary forecasts</p><p>•Perform financial trend analysis, forecasting, planning and budgeting</p><p>•Conduct studies on fare policy impacts on ridership and agency budget</p><p>•Perform analyses and prepare reports for multiple purposes, including assessing and recommending service improvements and modifications to agency procedures and policies to improve efficiencies</p><p>•Analyze and prepare various monthly, annual and ad hoc reports</p><p>•Collect and analyze metrics to develop and implement improvements of reporting data quality and establishing goals/objectives to drive accountability and efficiency </p><p>•Maintain documentation of business processes, analytics and data sources for use in audits</p><p>•Monitor and analyze program expenditures for compliance with regulations and contractual agreements; provide expert guidance and assistance regarding proposed changes and/or upgrades to management information systems</p><p>•Participate in budget preparations and discussions, serving as a key liaison with key internal and external stakeholders</p><p><strong>Knowledge, Skills and Ability</strong></p><p>The following is representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities and is not all inclusive of every position under this job description. </p><p>•Knowledge of accounting theory, principals, practices, and Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP)</p><p>•Knowledge of the methods and techniques used in data collection and complex analyses</p><p>•Ability to maintain accurate records</p><p>•Ability to perform complex mathematical computations</p><p>•Ability to handle multiple projects and requests concurrently</p><p>•Ability to gather, interpret, analyze, evaluate and present a variety of data in varied formats, solve problems and present alternatives</p><p>•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals such as employees, project managers, staff, consultants, vendors and the general public</p><p>•Skill in preparing and analyzing various financial and business analytics reports and recommending solutions to resolve issues/problems </p><p>•Skill in working with large data sets</p><p>•Skill in computer software programs in a Windows environment, particularly the Microsoft Office suite, with an emphasis on Excel, and related software programs </p><p>•Ability to keep up-to-date with market trends, emergent and innovative approaches to cost savings </p><p><strong>Exercise of Discretion: </strong>The Business Analyst operates within a body of generally accepted principles, practices and procedures. The majority of the duties are accomplished by applying these principles and procedures to a known body of information. </p><p><strong>Complexity and External Considerations:</strong> The Business Analyst handles a moderately complex portfolio. Attention to detail coupled with multiple priorities adds some complexity to the position.</p><p>Projects often require partnership with many entities, disciplines and sectors which can complicate timelines and outcomes.</p><p><strong>Supervision Received: </strong>The Business Analyst functions under direction from the Chief Innovation Officer but is expected to contribute to the determination of methods, overall strategies and work objectives. The Business Analyst must be able to manage time effectively and efficiently; and capable of working without constant oversight. Work is reviewed by the Chief Innovation Officer before being presented as final. </p><p><strong>Minimum Qualifications</strong></p><p>•Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Statistics or related field</p><p>•Three to five years of experience analyzing business, data and financial programs, developing alternatives, and recommending sound solutions</p><p>•Three years of experience compiling, analyzing, and interpreting business and financial data and projecting trends</p><p>•Demonstrated proficiency in spreadsheet and database management. </p><p>•Experience with financial operating systems, preferably PeopleSoft Financial software. </p><p><strong>Working Conditions</strong></p><p>This position generally involves regular working hours and workdays, although scheduling conflicts, projects and/or emergency situations may require work beyond the standard workweek. </p><p>DTC is an “Equal Opportunity Employer”. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation, applicants may call (302) 760-2891. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance. APPLY ON-LINE AT: <a href="https://dartfirststate.com/home/employment/index.shtml">www.dartfirststate.com</a></p>244
Associate Advisor, Behavioral Insights Team (U.S.-based)<p>Original job posting: <a href="https://www.bi.team/vacancies/associate-advisor-bit-north-america-2/" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.bi.team/vacancies/associate-advisor-bit-north-america-2/&source=gmail&ust=1569948186464000&usg=AFQjCNGeWDB_svtBgh7iPfz4BC0KsGAieg">https://www.bi.team/vacancies/associate-advisor-bit-north-america-2/</a> </p><p> <strong>About the Behavioral Insights Team</strong></p><p>The Behavioral Insights Team (BIT) is a leading social impact consulting organization bringing evidence-based policy making to governments and nonprofits across the world. We believe that if you understand how people make decisions in the real world, you can design and deliver better policies and services.</p><p>This means that we draw on the lessons from the behavioral sciences to design creative and scalable solutions in fields ranging from health to criminal justice to humanitarian response. We are also committed to using and generating evidence, so we test our interventions using techniques like randomized controlled trials (RCTs) before they are scaled. We have run around 400 RCTs to date. For some of our recent projects, please see our blog. <br></p><p><strong>About the role</strong></p><p>BIT’s Associate Advisors work under the direction of Advisors or Senior Advisors. They are expected to contribute to applied behavioral science projects in many ways, including but not limited to:Developing interventions and trials, e.g. applying concepts from behavioral science to the design of communications, processes, and programs; assisting in the design of field experiments, including power and sample size calculations, developing plans for data collection, cleaning, and analysis</p><ul><li>Research and analysis, e.g. helping the team conduct field research and desk research; conducting statistical analysis; contributing to the synthesis of findings</li><li>Written and oral communication, e.g. drafting and editing client-facing notes, reports, and PowerPoint slides; co-facilitating client workshops</li><li>Client management support, e.g. drafting client emails, meeting agendas, and similar products; joining client meetings and calls</li><li>Work planning and project management, at minimum by proactively keeping tabs on their own tasks and timelines, responding to project needs, and in some cases taking a more active role in work plan development and coordination</li><li>Operational support, e.g. scheduling meetings, booking travel, and preparing workshop materials</li></ul>214
Multiple Roles, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget<p>Current job opportunities at the <strong>Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget</strong> include:</p><ul><li><p><a href="http://www.crfb.org/jobs/special-projects-manager">Special Projects Manager</a></p></li><li><p><a href="http://www.crfb.org/jobs/program-analyst-0">Program Analyst</a></p></li><li><p><a href="http://www.crfb.org/jobs/legislative-manager">Legislative Manager</a></p></li><li><p><a href="http://www.crfb.org/jobs/policy-analyst">Policy Analyst</a></p></li><li><p><a href="http://www.crfb.org/jobs/research-associate">Research Associate</a></p></li><li><p><a href="http://www.crfb.org/jobs/research-associate-health-policy">Research Associate, Health Policy</a></p></li><li><p><a href="http://www.crfb.org/jobs/fiscal-policy-intern">Fiscal Policy Intern</a></p></li><li><p><a href="http://www.crfb.org/jobs/intern">Intern</a></p></li></ul><p>We also welcome interns with a focus other than fiscal policy. Other opportunities exist for those who would like experience in a fast-paced communications department or experience engaging with stakeholders and like-minded policy organizations.</p><p>Original job posting:<a href="http://www.crfb.org/jobs"> http://www.crfb.org/jobs</a></p>215
Research Analyst, Federal Reserve Bank of New York<p>​Each year the Bank’s Research and Statistics Group seeks roughly twenty exceptional college graduates with a strong background in economics, mathematics, and statistics to enter its Research Analyst (RA) program. RAs generally stay in the position for two years.</p><p>Original job posting: <a href="https://www.newyorkfed.org/research/careers/research_analysts/index.html" target="_blank">https://www.newyorkfed.org/research/careers/research_analysts/index.html</a></p>217
Fiscal & Policy Analyst - Legislative Analyst’s Office (Sacramento, California)<p>​The Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO) provides nonpartisan fiscal and policy analysis to the California Legislature and has done so since 1941. The LAO (1) assists the Legislature in all aspects of the budget process, through its analytical and oversight activities; (2) responds to legislative requests for information and analysis of the state's budget and programs; and (3) conducts independent studies and produces self-generated reports on topics of importance to the state.</p><p>Applicants must possess a master's degree in public policy, public or business administration, economics, or a related field that includes a curriculum of economics, statistics, public finance, and policy analysis. In addition, analysts must: (1) possess strong quantitative and analytical skills; (2) be able to communicate effectively through clear and concise writing and oral presentations; (3) work well with others in a fast-paced and production-oriented environment; (4) learn quickly, show initiative, and be willing to take on increasing levels of responsibility; and (5) be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.</p><p>The entry-level salary for the fiscal and policy analyst position is approximately $67,000 per year. The office will consider salaries that are above this amount, depending on the candidate's qualifications and experience. Salaries for senior fiscal and policy analysts (analysts who have demonstrated the ability to perform all analytical tasks and produce all office products with a minimum amount of supervision) begin at approximately $97,000 per year. Salaries for principal fiscal and policy analysts range from $115,000 to $133,000 per year.</p><p>For more information: <a href="https://lao.ca.gov/Careers/Positions/general-fiscal-policy-analyst">https://lao.ca.gov/Careers/Positions/general-fiscal-policy-analyst</a></p>229
Town Manager (Smyrna, Delaware)<p>The Town Manager shall be the chief administrative official of the Town and will be responsible to the Town Council for the administration of all town affairs placed in that person's charge by or under the Town Charter. As the chief administrator of the town, the Town Manager will be expected to:</p><p><strong>ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES</strong></p><p>Administration – </p><ul><li>Work with the Town Council to prepare new administrative code and amendments to existing code as required to support the proper function and growth of the Town and ensure the faithful execution of the Town Charter, Town Code, and directives of the Town Council</li><li>Attend all meetings of the Town Council and attend meetings of Town committees and commissions as appropriate to ensure the proper function and effective work of the Council and committees/commissions</li><li>Provide direction and ultimate responsibility for the administration of all Town departments and agencies except where otherwise provided by Town Charter or State Law</li></ul><p>Financial Management –</p><ul><li>Keep the Council fully advised as to the financial condition and future needs of the Town and make recommendations to the council concerning the affairs of the Town as appropriate</li><li>Work with the Director of Finance and Finance Committee to prepare and submit the next years Annual Budget and a 5-year Capital Improvement plan to Council no later than November 1st of the current year</li><li>Provide monthly financial reports to the Council and make available to the Council and general public a complete report of financial and administrative activities of the Town at the end of each fiscal year</li><li>Make available other reports that Council might request regarding the operations of Town departments, offices and agencies as needed by the Council to provide direction for Town administration</li><li>Monitor all purchases and execute contracts on behalf of the Town for supplies, services, improvements or other needs while following all appropriation, notification and bidding processes as required by Town Code and State Law</li></ul><p>Leadership – </p><ul><li>Plan for the future needs of the Town by supporting planning staff and facilitating the smart use of zoning, annexation, taxation, utility studies, and ordinances with an eye towards sustainability and conscious growth</li><li>Work with the Human Resource Director/Manager to oversee all hiring and training of staff to fill positions authorized by the Town Council as well as recommend and execute improvement plans, disciplinary actions, transfers, suspensions and removals of staff as needed to maintain the welfare of the Town (Does Not Include Police Chief, Police Officers or Staff)</li><li>Conduct managers meetings at least monthly or more frequently as needed to ensure proper operations and support for Town departments</li><li>Serve as an advocate for the Town by representing Council at various Federal, State, and County functions, legislative functions, community organizations and events, and professional meetings; and otherwise keeps abreast of modern developments in municipal government</li></ul><ul><li>Actively promote the Town and town resources to attract suitable business and residential development, and work with County and State economic development agencies to ensure that Smyrna is represented well in economic development activities</li></ul><ul><li>Perform other duties as needed for the effective operations of the town, including receiving service of summons on behalf of the town and managing citizen complaints and problems as appropriate</li></ul><p> <strong>REQUIREMENTS</strong></p><ul><li>Bachelor's degree in Political Science, Business, Leadership or related field, with Master's degree in Public Administration, Public Policy or Business Administration preferred; five years senior management experience (preferably in municipal government); OR 8 years equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.</li><li>Superb verbal and written communications skills are a must, with high level proficinecy in Microsoft Office Suite prefered.</li><li>Thorough knowledge of public administration, including personnel management, financial management and public sector management principals, policies and practices; the ability to interpret and apply municipal policies and procedures, Town ordinances and Federal and State statutes. Ability to plan, organize, supervise and inspect the work of professional, technical and support personnel; ability to delegate responsibility. Ability to prepare and present technical and statistical reports; ability to negotiate and resolve disputes effectively; ability to exercise creativity and initiative in resolving Town problems and issues and in carrying out administrative responsibilities. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, Town officials, the business community, the general public and State, Regional and Federal officials.</li><li>Must possess and maintain a valid Delaware driver's license with a driving record acceptable to the Town's insurer of vehicles  </li><li>Must have within 1-year residence at reasonable distance to town to be able to respond promptly to emergancies and ensure visability as an active member of the community by attending town and community events on a regular basis</li></ul>242
Assistant Director of Professional Education and Conferences (Malibu, California)<p>The Davenport Institute for Public Engagement and Civic Leadership at the Pepperdine School of Public Policy is at the forefront of a movement to engage a wider array of residents in local government decision-making, an essential factor for local democracies facing 21st century challenges. The Assistant Director for Professional Education provides program development and management for all non-degree education opportunities provided to local government and government-adjacent career professionals through the Davenport Institute. As the Davenport Institute seeks to help local governments engage the full diversity of residents in local policy-making, this new position is an opportunity to grow the Institute’s reach and capacity throughout California and beyond. Reporting to and collaborating with the executive director, this position coordinates and expands the Institute’s training offerings, recruits participants for professional certificate offerings, and publicizes webinar and other online professional development opportunities. The Assistant Director also fosters relationships with potential training hosts and strategic partners with an eye to new programming.</p><p><strong>Duties</strong></p><ul><li>Program Development and Outreach <ul><li>Assist executive director in the design, development, delivery and evaluation of Institute programs including Professional Certificate, half-day and full-day workshops, conference presentations and keynotes and emergent program offerings.</li><li>In collaboration with the executive director identify training opportunities at conferences, convenings, with previous training hosts, etc.</li><li>In collaboration with the executive director, develop strategies to further incorporate use of technology to expand the reach of training and certificate programs</li><li>Create reports evaluating program success for Davenport Institute and School of Public policy administrators and for the advisory council</li><li>Increase the reach of the Institute by developing strategic relationships with potential partners including professional associations, local government human resource departments, local government training organizations and others.</li><li>Identify potential grants or sponsorship for Professional Certificate (scholarships, reception, or outreach efforts) and for diverse training opportunities.</li><li>Maintain up-to-date information for Certificate Program alumni and identify new ways to keep alumni engaged. - (Essential)</li></ul></li><li>Communications <ul><li>Create and oversee marketing and communication strategies and materials for Davenport Institute certificate and training opportunities, and work with Pepperdine marketing team and outside consultants as necessary to create materials for targeted distribution.</li><li>Re-engage former training recipients and create a system for promoting ongoing training relationships.</li><li>Identify opportunities to promote Davenport Institute principles and training content through written publication, coordinate with executive</li></ul></li><li>Organizational <ul><li>Working with the executive assistant, manage application, selection, registration, logistics and communications with participants for all certificate offerings.</li><li>Manage external vendors in order to secure event space, transportation, catering, A/V needs, lodging, supplies, program material, promotional items, photographer and videographers with support from the administrative assistant</li><li>Coordinate training and certificate program logistics in collaboration with the administrative assistant.</li><li>Support the executive director in delivery of the "Davenport Discussion" series for SPP students.</li></ul></li><li>Supervisory Duties <ul><li>Oversee Davenport Institute "Speaker/Trainer Bureau": onboarding trainers, matching trainers with appropriate training and speaking opportunities, processing speaker/trainer payments, travel logistics, and reimbursements in coordination with the executive director.</li><li>Supervise one of two Davenport Institute graduate assistants, manage task assignments and deliverables.</li></ul></li><li>Administrative and Clerical Duties <ul><li>Oversee billing of Institute program participants, working directly with internal and external accounting departments to ensure accurate and timely invoicing and to create and administer appropriate "payment plans"</li><li>Manage budgets for training and professional certificate program</li><li>Reallocate and substantiate expenditures.</li></ul></li><li>Perform other duties as assigned.</li><li>Uphold University mission through work performed.</li></ul><p>The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.</p><p><strong>Skills and Qualifications</strong></p><p>Required: Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of experience or master's degree and at least 3 years' experience in communications, public policy, business development or other relevant field. Hands-on experience in planning, program development and program management and delivery. Must have demonstrated skills in marketing and fostering strategic partnerships, excellent communication (verbal and written), program coordination, and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to learn processes and develop new ones when needed. Candidate needs excellent interpersonal skills, a strong work ethic, and an orientation toward customer service and problem-solving. Knowledge of basic computer and office machines, experience with Microsoft Office suite, Google Education suite (Gmail, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Hangout, Sites) and with webinar platforms such as Zoom, AdobeConnect, GotoMeeting or similar.</p><p>Preferred: Experience working in or with local governments and a familiarity with public. Familiarity with basic HTML, website CMS, Salesforce CRM and Marketing Cloud, Trumba, Adobe Suite, OmniUpdate, Oracle/PeopleSoft, social media page/account management (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube) and Fonteva.</p><p>Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.</p><p>Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening. Qualified individuals with criminal histories will be considered for employment in compliance with applicable laws.</p><p>This is a restricted, exempt, 40 hour per week position with an expected end date of July 31, 2020 and the potential to be renewed year-to-year thereafter.</p><p>Salary: $65-$75K</p><p>For more information and to apply, visit <a href="http://jobs.pepperdine.edu/cw/en/job/499277/assistant-director-of-professional-education-and-conferences">http://jobs.pepperdine.edu/cw/en/job/499277/assistant-director-of-professional-education-and-conferences.</a> <br></p>239

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