Unalaska, AK, United States
Unalaska, Alaska (pop. 4,768) Unique, beautiful and dynamic Unalaska is seeking a visionary and collaborative leader to become its next Finance Director. Situated in the Aleutian Chain 800 miles southwest of Anchorage, Unalaska is the 12th largest city in Alaska, and the largest in the Aleutians, and is home to the International Port of Dutch Harbor. The Port consistently ranks first or second in the nation for the size and value of its seafood catch. Unalaska is home to 4,768 creative, friendly, industrious people who enjoy excellent schools, low crime and no unemployment.
The City of Unalaska is a well-financed and professionally managed organization, staffed by talented, hardworking and successful people. It is governed under the Council-Manager form, with an elected Mayor and City Council and an appointed professional City Manager. The Finance Director reports to the City Manager and is responsible for leading and managing the City’s 12-member Department of Finance. Department functions include accounting, treasury, budget, payroll, utility billing, Ports and Harbors billing, purchasing, and information systems. The total budget of the City, including proprietary funds, is approximately $78 million.
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field. A graduate degree in finance, business or public administration may be substituted for an equivalent number of years of experience.
Ten years of progressively responsible experience in financial management, including five years in a supervisory capacity. Municipal financial management experience strongly preferred.
Alaska CPA license (or the ability to obtain) preferred.
Strong analytical, leadership, interpersonal, communication, team-building and presentation skills essential.
Experience with fixed asset accounting, grant administration, process improvement, utility management and collective bargaining desirable.
Salary range $89,068 to $142,508; starting salary DOQ/E. Attractive benefits package including health insurance (medical, dental, vision, audio) at no cost to employees and dependents, and participation in the Alaska Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS). Alaska does not have a state income tax.
Apply online with resume, cover letter and contact information for five (5) professional references to www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment to the attention of Stephen Veitch, Vice President, GovHRUSA, 630 Dundee Road, Suite 130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3240. Upon submission applicants will be asked to complete a City of Unalaska Employment Application. The recruitment for this position will remain open until the position is filled, with a first review of resumes starting August 4, 2017.
City of Garland
Garland, TX, United States
Develop and champion employee engagement strategies and initiatives to promote a workplace culture of appreciation and advancement through use of the City’s internal communication media reflecting the purpose, values, vision and mission of the City. Create concepts and experiences that represent the City’s commitment to employees and citizens and create emotional connection and business impact. Responsible for working with City leadership to identify, develop, and anticipate current and future learning/development strategies to ensure the City is positioned to retain and build inspiring service-focused leadership and to develop and engage a diverse workforce.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned .
Organize, plan and prioritize the organization’s internal communication strategy to maintain a positive internal image, as well as aid in shaping the desired culture.
Develop priorities and key initiatives to promote service excellence, employee development and engagement. Establish key messages for organizational activities and engagement initiatives.
Plan, research and develop employee recognition strategies for departmental and City-wide employee recognition programs.
Conduct surveys, create focus groups in order to track employee engagement. Identify employee issues and concerns, as well as develop potential areas of improvement
Research and analyze collected data to align the underlying principles, reasons or facts into more concise business acumen to promote understanding and inclusion.
Oversee the administration and operations for Employee Appreciation activities and events. Coordinate and facilitate the events including the development of budget, themes, concepts and marketing objectives for each activity.
Research and determine the most effective sources for training delivery: in-house, external vendors, video, web-based, etc. Develop, administer and oversee employee training curriculum and subject matter for other developmental programs.
Strategically collaborate with manager/directors to identify departmental training needs both technical and soft skills. Complete training assessments, as needed, to enhance the effectiveness of employee performance in achieving the goals set by City management.
Oversee the annual operating budget; analyze revenue projections and monitor division’s expenditures.
Work with Senior Management to develop strategies and demonstrable links between engagement and organizational strategic goals.
Manage employee engagement strategies/initiatives through the City’s internal SharePoint communication website (COGnet), as well as the internal collaborative site (COGworks).
Maintain employee learning and development database as well as evaluation and department-focused training requirements and compile reports as requested to monitor participation and effectiveness.
Manage staff performance, assess training needs and develop improvements to workflow and processes.
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, human resource management, or related business discipline
5 or more years of progressive experience in learning and development, including needs assessment, presentations and delivery using a variety of media and/or leading organization(s) through changes such as cultural transformation; considerable knowledge of professional learning and development methodologies and application to all employee levels
2 or more years of professional experience in employee engagement initiatives
2 or more years of managerial experience
Or equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the required degree on an exception basis
Master’s degree in business administration, human resource management, or related field
7-10 years of experience in learning and development i.e., leading organization(s) through changes such as cultural transformation; considerable knowledge of learning and development methodologies and application to all employee levels.
2-4 years of professional experience in developing and implementing employee engagement initiatives
SPHR and/or IPMA-HR certification, a plus
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to leverage prior experience and adapt quickly to the changing work environment
Excellent facilitation, project management, writing, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated competence in organizational change, strategies, analysis and professional relationship building
Dynamic skills in public speaking and ability to effectively present to key stakeholders
Advanced software skills including Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Word and Adobe Programs
Advanced skills with online learning management systems and course creation software
Capable and agile to understand and create continuous learning at all levels
Ability to promote or influence others – convincing others to buy into ideas or concepts or to otherwise change their minds or actions
Ability to interact and establish positive working relationships with employees at all levels
Ability to manage employees’ activities and performance in multiple functions
Ability to establish and manage goals and objective for work units
Licenses and Certifications
Valid Class C Texas Driver’s License
Physical Requirements / Work Environment
The incumbent works in a typical office environment; relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards.
City of Elmhurst
209 North York Street, Elmhurst, IL, United States
City of Elmhurst Opportunity
Posted: June 26, 2017
Under direction of the City Manager, the Museum Director provides leadership and management for the Elmhurst History Museum (EHM) to fulfill its mission to engage people with history through thoughtful collection, enlightening exhibits, and diverse educational experiences. The Museum Director manages all aspects of the Museum’s operations, directing the professional and administrative staff; working closely with the board of Elmhurst Heritage Foundation (EHF), a separate 501(c)3 fundraising and advocacy organization; and serving as a department director within the parent organization, the City of Elmhurst.
Bachelor’s Degree required. Possession of an advanced degree in a related discipline from an accredited college or university is preferred.
A minimum of four years’ work experience in a leadership and supervisory position of a museum or related institution.
Experience desired in museum operations; budget management and fundraising; board and community relations; strategic planning.
Experience using fundraising software desirable.
Computer literacy required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite a plus.
Ability to work evenings and weekends as events, community meetings, emergency situations and conferences require.
Ability to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
Valid driver’s license
Wage: $110,000 +/- DOQ. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately.
Only online applications will be accepted. Submit completed application and resume online at: http://cityofelmhurst.peopleadmin.com/postings/1537 or https://www.elmhurst.org
Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of a background check and post offer drug screen and physical. Applications accepted through 7/31/2017 .
The City provides equal opportunity and offers reasonable accommodations in all programs and employment.
City of Oak Creek
Oak Creek, WI, United States
The Community Public Health Officer (CPHO) reports directly to the City Administrator, but is also accountable to the Mayor, Medical Advisor, the Oak Creek Board of Health, and the Wisconsin Division of Health.
This highly responsible position directs a staff of professional and clerical personnel in the implementation and maintenance of broad public health services and programs and oversees a comprehensive public health program serving all age groups in the community. Work programs focus on the provision of direct public health services, environmental protection, prevention of disease, and health education in the context of federal and state public health priorities.
Candidates must have the qualifications per Wisconsin State Statues 250, 251, and 252 as well as per the Wisconsin Administrative Code 140, Rules, City Ordinances and local policy.
The City desires its CPHO to have at least one of the following:
A master’s degree in public health, public administration, health administration or, as defined in rules promulgated by the department, a similar field and 3 years of experience in a full-time administrative position in either a public health agency or public health work.
A bachelor’s degree and 16 graduate semester credits towards a master’s degree in public health, public administration, health administration or, as defined in rules promulgated by the department, a similar field and 5 years of experience in a full-time administrative position in either a public health agency or public health work.
A license to practice medicine and surgery under ch. 448 and at least one of the following: Three years of experience in a full-time administrative position in either a public health agency or public health work; eligibility for certification by the American board of preventive medicine in public health or general preventive medicine; or a master’s degree in public health, public administration, health administration or, as defined in rules promulgated by the department, a similar field.
Candidates must possess proven managerial, interpersonal, communication and leadership skills to direct this dynamic health department. Current salary range is $84,153 to $93,354. Excellent benefit package. Candidates should apply by July 27, 2017 via our City employment web page http://www.oakcreekwi.org/your-government/city-employment/ . Cover Letters may be written to the attention of Becky Schermer, Human Resources Manager, City of Oak Creek, 8040 S. 6th St., Oak Creek, WI 53154. Tel: 414-766-7000.
The Community Public Health Officer (CPHO) shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the Common Council, and shall be the full-time Health Officer of the City.
The City of Oak Creek is an equal employment opportunity employer and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation/other assistance during the application process, please call 414-766-7059.