Community Intervention Program Manager
City of San Bernardino, CA
The City of San Bernardino is looking for an experienced program manager to lead the City's Violence Intervention Program. A collaborative effort between law enforcement, social services, and the community, the Violence Intervention Program uses data driven strategies to reduce the prevalence of violence in at risk populations. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience working with diverse stakeholders in the development and implementation of violence reduction strategies.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
The Community Intervention Program Manager provides executive level support to the City Manager's Office. The incumbent carries out duties and responsibilities with significant independence within the context of City policies, codes and standards. Assigned projects, limited term or on-going may include budget development and monitoring, statistical analysis and reporting, program analysis and development, recommendation and assists in formulating short and long range plans, policy and procedure formulation or other areas specific to the assignment. Incumbents are expected to exercise independent judgment in selecting study approach and analytical techniques and in making sound recommendations based on study results.
$1,125 - $1,724 Medical Contribution to help offset health, dental, and vision premiums. $250/year Wellness Benefit. CalPERS retirement benefit of 2% @ 55 for Classic Members and 2% @ 62 for new members. 13 City Designated Holidays and an additional 18 hours of Floating Holiday Leave, 80 hours of Administrative Leave, 80 hours of Vacation Leave after the first year of service, and 96 hours of Sick Leave per year.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Plans, organizes and conducts administrative, management, financial and program analyses relating to assigned issues and/or programs; identifies problems, determines analytical techniques and statistical and information-gathering processes and obtains necessary information, data and documentation for analysis; analyzes alternatives and makes recommendations; prepares reports of study conclusions and presentation materials for management discussion; drafts Council agenda reports and supporting materials; develops implementation and assists in implementing plans, policies and procedures alongside City departments.
Drafts or assists in drafting proposed contracts and agreements and a variety of other supporting documents; monitors contract performance and expenditures; approves contract invoices for payment within guidelines and authority limits; participates in developing grant funding proposals and administers assigned grant funds; compiles and monitors grant performance and drafts federal and state agency reports and documents; processes draw-downs of grant funds; serves as point of contact with funding agencies, responds to requests for information and coordinates audits and reviews.
Conducts research, analyzes data and drafts policy and procedure documents to address identified needs and issues; drafts communications materials required for implementation.
Directs the preparation and administration of project budgets; prepares cost forecasts, variances and critical paths including project closeout procedures.
Drafts a wide variety of materials on assigned issues, including reports, procedures, manuals, communications memoranda, presentations, proposed Code or ordinance changes and other materials; gathers supporting materials and develops recommendations and staff reports for City Manager's Office, City Council, and/or Commissions.
Develops data collection tools, including surveys and questionnaires; analyzes program and operational data and develops recommendations to improve productivity and effectiveness; responds to requests for information from the public.
Works with citizen groups, legislative bodies and other community-based organizations for the proper flow of information requested or required in accordance with policies and procedures; makes presentations to such groups as necessary.
Manages, assigns, supervises and evaluates assigned staff; provide necessary training and staff development.
Routinely adheres to and maintains a positive attitude towards City and department goals and perform related work as required.
Education, Training and Experience:
A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in public or business administration or a closely related field; and at least three (3) years of progressively responsible professional experience performing administrative, operations, budgetary and project management; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A Master's Degree is highly desirable.
Accreditation shall be by a national or regional accreditation body that is recognized by the Secretary of the United States Department of Education.
Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the City's vehicle insurance policy.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle and feel computers and standard business equipment; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Employees work under typical office conditions and the noise level is usually quiet.
For more information about this position, please call the City of San Bernardino at 909-384-5104 or visit www.sbcity.org/jobs to apply.