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Assistant County Manager

Category: Management
Description:
THIS IS AN IMPORTANT ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION INVOLVING THE RESPONSIBILITY OF ASSISTING THE COUNTY MANAGER IN THE OPERATIONS OF THE COUNTY GOVERNMENT. PERFORMS COMPLEX PROFESSIONAL AND EXECUTIVE LEVEL ADMINISTRATIVE WORK ASSISTING IN THE ADMINISTRATION AND COORDINATION OF COUNTY PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES. AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS CLASS IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSISTING WITH THE OPERATIONS AND EVALUATION OF COUNTY PROGRAMS AND DEPARTMENTAL OPERATIONS, DIRECT SUPERVISION OF SEVERAL DEPARTMENT HEADS, ASSISTS THE COUNTY MANAGER WITH MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION OF COUNTY DEPARTMENTS, ACTS ON BEHALF OF THE COUNTY MANAGER DURING HIS ABSENCE. WORK IS PERFORMED WITH CONSIDERABLE INDEPENDENCE AND REPORTS TO THE COUNTY MANAGER. - ACTS IN PLACE OF THE COUNTY MANAGER DURING THEIR ABSENCE. - ASSISTS THE COUNTY MANAGER IN IMPLEMENTING THE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS. - SUPERVISES THE FINANCE AND SUPPORT SERVICES DIRECTORS AS WELL AS THE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER; ASSISTS THE COUNTY MANAGER WITH THE SUPERVISION OF ALL OTHER DEPARTMENT HEADS. - ASSUMES MAJOR ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS IN THE OVERSIGHT OF VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS AS DESIGNATED. - PROVIDES INFORMATION, ANALYSIS AND ASSISTANCE TO THE COUNTY MANAGER AND BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS. - PROVIDES ADVICE, GUIDANCE AND COACHING TO DEPARTMENT HEADS AND EMPLOYEES. - MANAGES AND PARTICIPATES IN VARIOUS PROJECTS; I.E. CENTRAL PERMITTING, HEALTH INSURANCE, LIABILITY INSURANCE, SCHOOL BONDS, ETC… - ASSISTS WITH HUMAN RESOURCE FUNCTIONS, SUCH AS TERMINATIONS, INTERPRETING POLICY, AND HANDLING COMPLAINTS. - PROVIDES APPROPRIATE RESPONSES TO SITUATIONS AND INQUIRIES. - ADDRESSES CITIZEN COMPLAINTS AND/OR REQUESTS IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN FAVORABLE COMMUNITY RELATIONS. - ATTENDS BOARD OF COMMISSIONER MEETINGS; MAKES PRESENTATIONS; PROVIDES INFORMATION. - SERVES AS LIAISON TO THE DAVIDSON COUNTY AIRPORT; ATTENDS MEETINGS AND REPRESENTS THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; ASSISTS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF THE AIRPORT. - ASSISTS IN HIRING DECISIONS OF MANAGERS AND DIRECTORS. - SERVES ON VARIOUS COMMUNITY BOARDS. - WORKS WITH SCHOOLS ON FUNDING CURRENT EXPENSES AND CAPITAL PROJECTS. - OVERSEES THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ANNUAL COUNTY BUDGET. - MANAGES THE PERFORMANCE BASED BUDGETING PROGRAM. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: MASTER’S DEGREE IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION OR CLOSELY RELATED FIELD AND AT LEAST TWO YEARS’ EXPERIENCE IN A RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENTAL ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION; OR, BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION OR CLOSELY RELATED FIELD AND AT LEAST FOUR YEARS’ EXPERIENCE IN A RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENTAL ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION. INTERESTED CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETED APPLICATION AT WWW.CO.DAVIDSON.NC.US
Employer: Davidson County Government
Expires: 8/23/2019
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