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STATUS:Regular, Full Time
SALARY RANGE:$54,775.50-$77,963.15
LOCATION:220 E. Huron St., Ann Arbor
Under general supervision, performs complex and sensitive professional administrative, organizational, systems, budgetary and other analysis and staff support related to department or divisional operations; makes recommendations for action and assists in policy and procedure implementation; may have programmatic or supervisory responsibility; performs related work as assigned.
Essential Duties:

  • Assists in developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the organizational unit to which assigned; coordinates budget development and may prepare budget estimates or narrative.
  • Plans and organizes complex administrative studies related to the activities or operations of the department or division; determines analytical techniques and information-gathering processes and obtains required information and data for analysis.
  • Analyzes alternatives and makes recommendations regarding such matters as organizational structure, budget development and administration, staffing, facilities, equipment, personnel and labor relations activities, productivity and policy and procedure modifications.
  • Discusses findings with management staff and assists in implementing changes resulting from studies and analyses.
  • Confers with county staff from other departments; represents the county and the department or division in meetings with other governmental agencies and business, professional and community groups, vendors, contractors and the public; serves on a variety of professional committees.
  • Prepares, processes and administers contracts, grant funded projects and similar endeavors; ensures that contract parameters are met; resolves problems and authorizes requests for payment.
  • Prepares a variety of technical, statistical and narrative reports, correspondence and other written materials.
  • Assists with departmental labor relations activities, including participating in the negotiation process, interpreting multiple contracts and conferring on grievance matters.
  • Plans, directs and reviews the work of support staff on a project or day-to-day basis; trains staff in work procedures; assists in the selection and work evaluation of staff.
  • May have programmatic responsibility in a specified service delivery or internal support area as assigned.
Important Duties:

  • Enters data into a personal or mainframe computer system; creates and maintains data bases; prepares spreadsheets and reports; prepares correspondence and other written materials using word processing software.
  • Prepares and submits various reports to regulatory agencies and other organizations; maintains accurate records and files.
  • Uses standard office equipment in the course of the work; may drive a county or personal vehicle in the course of the work.
Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of public administration, specific to those functional areas to which assigned.
  • Applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  • Research, data analysis and report preparation techniques.
  • Principles of contract negotiation and administration.
  • Computer applications related to the work.
  • Correct oral and written English usage.
  • Standard office practices, including the operation of standard office equipment.
  • Basic budgetary principles and practices.
  • Basic supervisory principles and practices.
  • Basic principles of public personnel administration and labor relations in a public agency setting.
Skill in:

  • Performing variety of professional level analytical and operations support work without close supervision.
  • Planning, directing and reviewing the work of others and training others in work procedures.
  • Collecting, analyzing and evaluating varied information and data.
  • Interpreting, applying and explaining complex laws, policies and regulations.
  • Setting priorities, coordinating multiple projects and meeting critical deadlines.
  • Using sound, independent judgment within established policy and procedural guidelines.
  • Preparing clear, concise and effective written materials.
  • Maintaining accurate records and files.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
  • Specified positions may require possession of a valid Michigan driver's license.
  • Duties require sufficient mobility to work in a normal office setting and use standard office equipment including a computer, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen and hearing and speech sufficient to communicate in person or over the telephone.
These requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.
  • Equivalent to possession of a Bachelor's degree with major coursework in business or public administration or a field related to the work. Possession of an appropriate advanced degree is desirable.
  • Four (4) years of professional level experience in performing administrative, management, operational, budgetary or similar analysis. Experience in a public agency is desirable.
This class description intends to identify the major duties and requirements of the job and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related duties other than those outlined above and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge for successful job performance.


CONTROL NUMBER: 2110-2900-3025-0013


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