City of Tacoma, WA
Tacoma, WA, United States
Position Description Tacoma Water's Business Services division is seeking a skilled Senior Project and Portfolio Manager.This position will lead the effort to elevate project and portfoliomanagement competencies within Tacoma Water. Working cross functionally, this position will manage the design and development of common methods, tools, processes, and training to support a formalized project/portfolio-management capability within the organization. This person will foster relations with diverse groups of employees in order to develop the valuable channels of information exchange, mutual understanding, and decision-making support neededtoestablish and manage an ongoing controllingproject management capability within Tacoma Water. As the capability matures, this position will also coordinate and/or supervise the implementation of projectsthat are complex and significant in scope and resource-intensity, using professional project management methodologies. Responsibilities include: Build Water PMO Select and deploy PM tools and methodologies Provide training and development Provide PM support and leadership for special projects Qualifications Bachelor's degree in public or business administration or related field Five years progressively responsible experience in project research, planning, management, and implementation; contract and budget administration; policy development; and coordination/consultation with a variety of public and private agencies, organizations and/or levels of government, and experience supervising staff or large teams. Experience using PMI methodology to develop scope documents, project management plans, communication plans, project schedules, change management and risk and issue logs desired; Experience leading SCRUM/Agile project methodology desired; Experience using portfolio and resource management tools and adapting them to the needs of the organization desired; Project Management Professional Certificate desired; LICENSING, CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER LEGAL REQUIREMENTS: Depending upon assignment a WA driver's license may be required. Selection Process & Supplemental Information This recruitment is being managed byMarisa Tetreault; if you would like to be notified of similar opportunities or stay connected with things going on at Tacoma Public Utilities and the City of Tacoma, connect with me on LinkedIn! Tacoma Water has a proud tradition of operating and maintaining one of the country's oldest municipally owned water systems.We provide high-quality water at very competitive prices.We provide direct service to more than 300,000 peoplethroughout Pierce and King counties. Our mission is to provide clean, reliable water. If you share our values of safety, customer-driven, employee invested, stewardship and adaptability, we are looking for you. City of Tacoma Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Tacoma's diversity is its greatest asset. Tacoma embraces its multi-cultural and multi-ethnic character. Communities of color and immigrant communities are fundamental to Tacoma's entrepreneurial spirit, workforce, and long-term success. In Tacoma, equity and empowerment are top priorities, meaning that all Tacoma residents must have equitable opportunities to reach their full potential and share in the benefits of community progress. One of our goals is for the City of Tacoma workforce to reflect the community it serves. We actively work to eliminate racial and other disparities and welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skill sets and experiences. Our goal is for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play. The City of Tacoma Tacoma is one of the nation's healthiest, safest, and most playful cities. We have daily access to stunning natural surroundings and a great quality of life. We are Washington's most diverse big city, with arts, culture, parks, and recreational opportunities that are envied by much larger cities. We recognize how lucky we are, but we know we can make it even better....TOGETHER! Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city that sits along the Puget Sound with a population of nearly 210,000. The third largest city in the state of Washington, it is a diverse, progressive international gateway to the Pacific Rim. Propelled by significant developments such as the University of Washington Tacoma, the Tacoma Link light rail system, the restored urban waterfront of theTheaFossWaterway, the expansions of both theMultiCareand Franciscan health systems, and a significant influx of foreign direct investment in its downtown core, Tacoma has evolved considerably since the1990s. Tacoma boasts the state's highest density of art and history museums, and is home to a flourishing creative community of writers, artists, musicians, photographers, filmmakers, chefs, entrepreneurs, and small business owners who each add their unique flair to the city's vibrant commercial landscape. The iconic Tacoma Dome has endured as a high-demand venue for some of the largest names in the entertainment industry. A magnet for families looking for affordable housing options in the Puget Sound area, Tacoma also draws those who prefer to live in a more urban downtown setting with competitively priced condos and apartments that feature panoramic mountain and water views. Tacoma's natural beauty and proximity to the Puget Sound and Mount Rainier draws hikers, runners, bicyclists, and maritime enthusiasts to the area. Its lively social scene is infused with energy by thousands of students attending the University of Washington Tacoma, the University of Puget Sound, the Evergreen State College Tacoma campus, and Tacoma Community College, as well as a number of local trade and technical colleges. Its prime location - just 20 minutes south of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, 30 miles north of the state capital in Olympia, and within 10 miles of the U.S. Department of Defense's premier military installation on the West Coast - only adds to Tacoma's desirability. To see a few of the great things Tacoma has to offer, view this YouTube Video! Apply Interested individuals should apply online and attach a detailed resume and cover letter that includes job experience, major responsibilities and accomplishments related to this position. Applications will be reviewed as they are received for interview consideration. Reference checks will be conducted on final candidates and appointment is subject to passing a background check. Communication from the City of Tacoma: We primarily communicate via e-mail during the application process. E-mails from cityoftacoma.org and/or governmentjobs.com must be placed on your safe domain list to ensure that you receive notifications in a timely manner. As a precaution, you may also want to check your junk e-mail folders. If you have any additional questions regarding this position, please contact the Human Resources Department at 253.591.5400. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
1000 East Victoria Street, Carson, CA 90747, USA
Description: Position Information This is a full-time management (MPP) position. MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President. MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status. This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission. Special Working Conditions: On call 24/7 for media assistance and university's emergency communication needs. May require travel to off-campus locations. Salary Range and Max Salary Review of applications will begin 01/20/2020, and the position will remain Open Until Filled. Salary is commensurate with experience. Conditions of Employment Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record. Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position. The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. Campus Marketing Statement California State University, Dominguez Hills, was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of over 12,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide. The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services. Department Marketing Statement Department: Communications and Marketing The Office of the President positions CSUDH among the top ten public urban universities in the country through implementation of strategic initiatives, supporting the institutional infrastructure, improving service delivery systems, recruiting qualified faculty and support personnel, and ensuring quality instructional programs. The President¿s Office maintains a confidential, people-friendly, professional environment for the public, faculty, staff, students, and alumni of the university. Major Duties Under the administrative direction of the Chief of Staff within the Office of the President, the Associate Vice President for Communications & Marketing assumes responsibility for creating, managing and assessing the university's strategic communications and marketing programs. This includes responsibility for leadership, direction and evaluation of operations and productivity for all marketing and publications, including enrollment management marketing, brand management and media and constituent relations. Responsible for communications and marketing strategies that integrate the needs of the Office of the President and the university as a whole to raise the visibility, develop recognition, and enhance the image of Office of the President and CSUDH to the campus community and external audiences. The incumbent must be a campus leader who works collaboratively with other divisions and academic colleges to lead an integrated, comprehensive, interdisciplinary, and proactive communications organization that generates high-quality, professional content for all university channels and presents a consistent, professional, and mission-driven, public image of the institution. While the position has overall strategic and leadership responsibilities, it is very much "hands-on" in working with staff and is involved in the day-to-day production of communications in various formats. The AVP will also serve as the university's Public Information Officer. Qualifications Required Education: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Public Administration, Marketing or related field. Preferred Education: A Master's degree or terminal degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a field of expertise. Required Experience: A minimum of eight (8) years of progressively related experience. Preferred Experience: Five (5) years of supervisory/managerial experience, in communications, marketing or a related field. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrated knowledge of: branding, marketing, public relations, and communication practices, principles and techniques related to an academic or similar institution; effective supervisory principles and practices and organizational management, including budgets, leading a team to meet changing organizational objectives. Ability to: rapidly become familiar with university-wide programs; provide strong leadership in the development and implementation of university marketing and communications; analyze the implications of various plans and proposals; effectively represent the university through public speaking and media networking on a local, regional and national level; write & edit documents with attention to context, detail and communicate simply, clearly, and effectively using a high level of written and oral communication skills; design, implement and execute plans for university marketing and communications; detect trends, make recommendations for innovative change, and implement solutions to complex problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativity; research and evaluate alternatives, and determine the most effective course of action; work independently, demonstrate strong organizational skills, meet deadlines, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously; present the aims and objectives of the CSUDH communications and marketing program in a manner which effectively informs and persuades targeted individuals or groups; supervise the work of staff and recommend appropriate personnel actions; strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills; train, evaluate performance, and take corrective action as needed; demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and establish and maintain effective working relationships, partnerships, and coalitions amongst university and external community stakeholders . Exhibit a comprehensive understanding of contemporary media strategies using digital & social media. Certification: Valid Drivers license Responsibilities 35% - Marketing: Develop, plan, and organize CSUDH's integrated branding and marketing plan; extensive consultation with both on-campus and off-campus advisors and stakeholders. Develop an integrated marketing communication program and materials to support enrollment management, recruitment, donor relations, fundraising, and other campus activities and programs, including the development and implementation of a strategic communications plan. Initiate, develop and maintain strategies to promote the image of the University and its various programs by using marketing research data to determine the most effective techniques and approaches for reaching target audiences. Identify the needs and interests of various constituent groups, translating the results of research into strategic communication efforts. Research, evaluate and propose promotional tactics that address University marketing initiatives as they apply to internal and external audiences both locally, regionally and nationally. Work closely with the Chief of Staff and the Senior Executive Assistant to create and accomplish goals and objectives that further the mission of the Office of the President and the University. The AVP works closely with academic and administrative units on the development of messages and marketing materials and media. The position is responsible for the maintenance of university-wide graphics and editorial standards. Responsible for the overall management of Marketing and Communications departmental budgets, and staff. 35% - Strategic Communications: Develop and implement an internal and external strategic communications agenda for the university and the Office of the President, including coordination across other units of the University; monitors and evaluates its progress and effectiveness. Develop and manage long-range goals and action plans for the strategic communications program; modify staffing assignments, priorities and expenditures to meet goals; and develop, interpret, implement and enhance policies, procedures, and practices related to departmental management and University issues management, branding, marketing and communications. Oversee and coordinate the development of information campaigns that communicate and strengthen the image and reputation of the university using a variety of communication tactics including: publications, the Internet, paid advertisements, social media and other appropriate media. Participate on University committees that have enrollment, marketing, publishing, editorial, analytical, research, University brand management and oversight responsibilities. Provide digital support of fundraising efforts related to annual giving and of relationship engagement materials, such as the Dominguez Today (University Alumni magazine). Maintain a contemporary understanding of the role played by new media in the University environment. Provides leadership and directions for the University's e-communications including email marketing, social media, mobile applications, and related policy development. Establishes protocols for web policies; ensures adherence to style guidelines; develops and maintains reports of web site analytics and success metrics. Serve as a liaison to the Philanthropic Foundation Board and staff the Marketing Committee. 25% - Media Relations & Public Affairs: Provide oversight and guidance for the promotion of the university and the Office of the President through earned media. Direct story development, and assist in the prioritization of CSUDH initiatives that warrant promotion and media attention. Serve as a member of the university Emergency Operation Center in the lead role as Public Information Officer for the university. Employ new technology to ensure the university receives adequate attention from the media for critical initiatives. Provide oversight and direction for crises communications. 5% - Perform other job-related duties and special projects as assigned. Closing Statement California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an equal employment opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. The University actively encourages applications of all qualified individuals. California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. For more information or definition of these terms please visit, http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/Supplement_English.pdf Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771 or the Academic Affairs Personnel Services Office at (310) 243-3766. Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at http://www.csudh.edu/dhpd/dhpd.htm, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9 Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
City of Minot, North Dakota
Minot, ND, USA
The City operates using a Council-Manager form of government, with six members elected at large to staggered 4-year terms, and a voting, directly elected Mayor. Minot is a full-service city with 425 full-time personnel and a total combined operating and capital budget of $275 million. There are a number of departments including Airport, Engineering, Finance, Fire, Human Resources, Police, Recreation, Streets, Water and Sewer, Public Works and Sanitation, to name a few. The Community and Economic Development Department was recently reorganized with the new position of Economic Development Administrator reporting to the Director of Community and Economic Development and serving as an Assistant Director in the Department. The position is funded by a new sales tax that was recently passed by the community and depending upon the success achieved, the position and functional area could grow into an expanded role in the future.