Administrative Manager

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Position Description

Reporting to a Department Director, the Administrative Manager administers and manages the business, personnel and other assigned functions of a department such as establishing and implementing organization policies, managing the functions of budgeting, fiscal control, accounting, purchasing, personnel, grant preparation, analysis and compliance, contract administration and computer operations.

The Administrative Manager position in the Department of Transportation is responsible for the Department’s grant oversight programs, leads compliance audits and reviews, provides compliance resources and guidance to Department management and key staff. In addition, the Administrative Manager will be expected to facilitate and coordinate activities with other departments within the City, and develop and maintain a positive working relationship.  This position may exercise supervision over assigned staff.

The selected candidate will be expected to use sound judgment, encompass a high level of commitment to public service, demonstrate the ability to work well in a fast paced and demanding environment, and possess the initiative to complete projects.  Furthermore, the ideal candidate will be an organizational problem solver that can provide positive and proactive solutions, use sound judgment, and has exceptional communication skills, both oral and written, along with a collaborative, team oriented operational style.

This position exists in other City Departments; therefore, the qualified pool from this recruitment may or may not be used to fill other vacancies.


The Department Director is seeking a strong manager who is innovative, has the ability and skills to successfully empower employees to succeed, and has the ability to plan for the future needs of the department.  A background that includes four years of professional, administrative, managerial, operations, budgetary or similar experience, and a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance or related field will be considered qualifying for this position. Experience working within a public agency is desirable.

This position also requires the possession of a valid California Driver’s License. Candidates considered for hire must provide proof of a valid driver’s license and current copy of their driving record.

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