COMMUNICATIONS OUTREACH MANAGER (Public Information Officer/Management Analyst III)
Under general direction from management staff of the assigned department, to perform professional administrative and analytical functions, prepare and provide reports to the City Manager, City Council and Departments on city-wide activities and functions, perform analytical and administrative duties pertaining to public outreach and communication, review and update City Council policies and procedures, promote City services and programs, interact with elected and appointed officials, the community, media and businesses and perform other related duties as assigned.
ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULE:
The position works a 4/10 workweek, Monday through Thursday, 7am to 6pm. City offices are closed on Fridays. City facilities will also close for a period of approximately two weeks in December with time off for non-essential personnel.
To learn more about this position employee benefits, please review the Benefits Summary for Management group employees. Please click on the following link: Management Benefits
The following duties and responsibilities are representative of those typically performed by positions assigned to this classification. Any single position may not perform all of these duties and/or may perform similar related tasks not listed here.
- Prepares weekly and monthly communication internally and externally.
- Collaborates with departments on distribution of public information for City services, programs, and events.
- Plans, participates, and may direct assigned personnel in projects and programs
- Supports and enhances the City’s 7 C’s through public engagement and communication.
- Review and update City policies and procedures.
- Interacts with elected and appointed officials, the community, media and businesses.
- Develops and facilitates a comprehensive citizen outreach program to gather public input on a variety of topics.
- Conducts complex analysis and problem-oriented projects.
- Drafts, edits, and prepares staff reports, correspondence, and special studies as assigned.
- Makes presentations to City management and Council, outside agencies, and organizations as necessary.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Any combination equivalent to training and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:
- Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration, Criminal Justice, or related field from an accredited college or university; and
- At least three (3) years of full-time experience in administrative, operational, and analytic assignments.