Management Fellow - City of San Antonio

City of San Antonio, TX

In order to be considered for this position applicants must apply online by March 3rd, 2024 at the City of San Antonio’s Online Career Center. For more information on how to apply please visit the sites below.

Selected Fellows will begin the program in June 2024.

Management Fellow – City of San Antonio Online Application:

Additional Information About the Management Fellowship:

$52,732.94 Annually

For questions about the program, please contact Jeff Baldwin at:

About the Program
Since 2007, the City of San Antonio, Texas has offered emerging professionals the opportunity to immerse themselves in local government management and develop real-world skills and experience as Management Fellows. As a part of this 12 month program, the City develops new professionals and offers them the chance to complete important projects and work alongside leaders from the 7th largest City in the nation.


• Begin your career as a full-time employee for the City of San Antonio. These positions offer a beginning annual salary of $52.732 including health care benefits, full participation in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) and paid leave.
• Spend 12 months rotating through three critical City departments including four months each with the City Manager’s Office, the Office of Management & Budget and an operating department.
• Visit and learn about various departments and operations across the City including the Police Academy, Fire Academy, Animal Shelter and Airport.
• Work side-by-side with City leadership and gain hands on experience conducting budget and program analysis, managing special projects and solving real-world problems faced by 21st Century cities.


The City of San Antonio strives to offer professional development opportunities to every employee. Upon completion of the Management Fellowship Program, successful fellows will be given special assistance to find a full-time position within the City that matches their career interests.

How to Apply

The ideal candidate will have completed all course work for a Master’s of Public Administration, Public Policy, Business Administration or other related field by May 2024. Previous experience in local government is highly preferred. To apply, the following information will be required:

• Current Resume and Cover Letter
• Two work or education related written recommendations

Applications must be summited online no later than March 3rd, 2024 at:

For more information about our Management Fellowship please visit:

Job Summary
Under general direction, performs budget and program analysis, field studies, and researching projects pertaining to the City of San Antonio. This is a 12+ month program with each fellow spending several months in the City Manager's Office, the Office of Management & Budget, and one operating department. This program is scheduled to begin during the Summer 2023. Working conditions are in an office environment. Exercises no supervision.

This unique position is designed to recruit top talent and help develop future leaders for the City of San Antonio. During your time as a Management Fellow, you will spend one (1) year rotating through the City's Budget Office, the City Manager's Office, and a select operating department. This position provides unique access to the leaders of the City of San Antonio and is an excellent opportunity to learn about every facet of a complex municipal operation.

More importantly, you will be given important tasks and projects that develop your skills and make a difference to the City organization and the community at large.

This position is an "unclassified" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.

For more information about our Management Fellowship please visit:

Essential Job Functions
• Conducts budget and program analysis, organizational and administrative field studies, and statistical analysis of research data.
• Analyzes, researches, and monitors various financial and management reports.
• May handle phone inquiries regarding information concerning various programs from other departments.
• May be asked to attend or serve on various administrative and citizen committee meetings and City subcommittee meetings.
• Monitors work processes of assigned departments to improve operations, while providing value added customer service.
• Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements
• Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with preferable coursework in Business, Public Administration or a related field.
• This position requires a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License or the ability to obtain a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License within thirty (30) days after becoming a resident of the State of Texas. Use of your own personal vehicle may at time be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.
• No substitution for education allowed.

The following items must be attached to your on line application:
• Current Resume and Cover Letter.
• Two work or education-related written recommendations.

• Previous experience in local government.
• Master's Degree in Public Administration or related field strongly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Knowledge of principles, methods, and practices of public administration, municipal finance, budgeting, accounting, and research techniques.
• Knowledge of computer software and hardware applications.
• Ability to operate a computer keyboard and other basic office equipment.
• Ability to communicate by phone or in person in one-to-one or group settings.
• Ability to analyze and recommend solutions to management and organizational problems.
• Ability to assist in the preparation of budgets and accounting systems.
• Ability to work cooperatively with other City employees, elected officials, agents or other governmental entities and the general public.

How to Apply

Application Deadline

Job Details

Job Function
Position Type
Full Time

City of San Antonio


114 W Commerce St
San Antonio, TX 78205-2413
United States

Form of Government


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