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Deputy Chief Administrative Officer

City of Portland, OR

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17 Oct 17
13 Nov 17
$105,248 - $165,697
Reference #
Job Function
Deputy Chief Administrative Officer

Full Time

Job Location

1001 SW 5th Ave, Suite 2200, Portland, Oregon 97204



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1120 SW 5th Ave Rm 1250
Portland , OR 97204-1912

Form of Govt

Commission (City)

The Deputy Chief Administrative Officer (DCAO) partners with the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and assists with the strategy, direction, coordination and communication of all work within the Office of Management and Finance (OMF). This includes budgeting and fiscal controls, directing personnel and operations, overseeing City-Council city-wide priorities, and working to steadily move the City towards the most effective and efficient enterprise-wide operations and risk management.

Responsibilities include directing the Business Operations Division of the Office of Management and Finance and advising the CAO, OMF Leadership Team and City Council Chiefs of Staff on finance, budget administrative, strategic planning, communications, project management, policy and operational issues.

The DCAO is responsible for OMF and City Council Office budget development and monitoring financial transactions, as well as administrative services. The Division also develops and implements policy and provides project management oversight. Provides operational and organizational financial analysis and implementation in support of budgets, business decisions, business processes, funding plans, and proposals. In addition, the DCAO is responsible for:
•OMF communication strategies
•Change management initiatives
•Management analysis
•Community involvement including responses to media and public records requests
•Delivering administrative services to support OMF bureaus, including timekeeping, personnel administration, financial transaction processing, accounts payable, and accounts receivable
•Supervising all work of the OMF Strategic Projects and Policy Team, which leads City Council's annual priority list for major city projects
About the Office of Management and Finance (OMF):
The mission of OMF is to be a trusted partner, creating smart solutions for the City and our community. OMF was created in 2000 when the bureaus of Finance & Administration, General Services, and Purchases were merged. OMF is comprised of the following:•Office of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
•Bureau of Human Resources (BHR)
•Bureau of Internal Business Services (BIBS)
•Bureau of Revenue & Financial Services (BRFS)
•Bureau of Technology Services (BTS)
Additional information regarding each bureau is available here.

To Qualify
The competitive candidate for the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer position must be able to perform the duties and responsibilities included in the position description and possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities in this ideal candidate profile. Please be sure to provide sufficient information in your resume and cover letter to evaluate the extent of your qualifications.
1.Demonstrated track record of public sector management, including experience developing strategic plans, developing budgets, and implementing organizational improvements.
2.Demonstrated track record in organizing, managing and directing work teams with complex assignments and tight deadlines.
3.Experience in applying the principles and practices of public sector human resource management, purchasing, contracting, and records management.
4.Experience in writing reports, policies, procedures, presentations and other communications on complex financial and/or management issues for a variety of audiences.
5.Experience in analyzing proposed policies and process changes to identify organizational impacts and recommending viable alternative policies or process changes to mitigate negative impacts.
Application Instructions

Applicants must submit a cover letter and professional resume online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions:
Your résumé and cover letter will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification.
•Your cover letter should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the items listed in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement.

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