Management Analyst II/Senior

Website City of Brighton, CO

First Review of Applications: November 14, 2022

Want to be a part of an organization that is as invested in your success as you are in the organization? Do you care about building a strong community that supports the needs of today and of future generations? At the City of Brighton, we are committed to operational excellence and a culture that is customer-centric, purposeful, accountable, transparent, and communicative—a mission that starts with you.
 
The Management Analyst position is designed to provide talented individuals with an interest in local government the opportunity to gain practical and diverse real-world experience in municipal budgeting, strategic planning, organizational development and project management. This position works under the direction of the Budget & Performance Manager in preparing and monitoring the City’s annual budget, strategic plan, and performance programs. The Management Analyst is also an integral team member in the design and delivery of Brighton’s Performance and Leadership Academy which teaches employees about the value of culture, the employee cycle, and continuous process improvement. This position has strong growth opportunity. The City is currently focused on building succession plans for key organizational positions. This vacancy is aimed at developing the selected individual to be a strong candidate for the Budget & Performance Manager role in the next few years. 
 
The City of Brighton supports a strong quality of life and investment in the development of its employees.   We offer competitive benefits including a hybrid/flex work environment that includes remote telework and flexible in-person options for many positions, generous holiday schedules, PTO and sick leave, immediate vesting in the City’s retirement program, and affordable health coverage. City employees and their families also enjoy access to the City’s recreation center, parks, and open space amenities.
 
Brighton is a vibrant, close-knit community that deeply values its history and agricultural roots while embracing progress, innovation and sustainability. Just 20 miles north of downtown Denver and less than two hours from Colorado’s famous mountain towns, Brighton is ideally located at the crossroads of everything. This connection has helped drive robust population growth, seeing the community double from 21,000 to over 41,000 residents in just two decades. Other draws include over 235 acres of parkland, 37 miles of trails, and beloved regional events including Summerfest, 4th of July, Art in the Park, Turkey Trot and Festival of Lights.
 
As the Management Analyst (I/II/Senior) you must be able to perform the essential job duties:
 
Assist in the development and administration of the City’s annual budget. 
Assist in developing and executing the City’s performance program initiatives including the Performance and Leadership Academy.
Assist in tracking and reporting progress on the City’s Strategic Plan and 5-year CIP.
Work collaboratively with departments to provide analysis and recommendations on areas of concern including budget, process improvement, and grants.
Make recommendations to the Budget & Performance Manager on budget, performance, and grant issues, policies, and procedures.
Work with departments to develop grant applications.
Provides consultative/educational support to City departments to assist in the delivery of services within the City’s adopted budget and annual Strategic Plan.
Assists the Budget & Performance Manager in preparing and presenting communications to City Management staff and City Council.
Attend City Council or other board meetings as necessary.
Ability to work on a wide range of special projects
 
Attributes for success:
Knowledge of theories, methods, and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration
Interest in general principles and practices of public administration, including organizational development and budgeting.
Skilled in performing research, evaluating options, and performing complex mathematical computations.
Passion for continuous process improvement and best practices, particularly as they relate to the delivery of government services.
Ability to work cooperatively with staff, elected officials, members of the public and visitors.
 
Training and Development Opportunities
Membership to Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL)
Membership to International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
Black belt certification through the City of Brighton’s Performance and Leadership Academy
Coaching from the current Budget & Performance Manager

Education/Experience: 
 
Management Analyst II
Bachelor’s in Public Administration, Public Finance, Public Policy, Business Administration, or a closely related field. Preferred courses of study including public budgeting, public finance, economics, analytics, policy analysis, and/or business administration. Master’s preferred. Three years of professional budgeting or policy experience, preferably in local government.
 
Senior Management Analyst
Bachelor’s in Public Administration, Public Finance, Public Policy, Business Administration, or a closely related field. Preferred courses of study including public budgeting, public finance, economics, analytics, policy analysis, and/or business administration. Master’s preferred. Four years of professional budgeting or policy experience, preferably in local government. One year of supervisory/lead experience preferred.

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