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Research & Development Administrator *New Pay Rate*

Company: City of San Antonio
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Research & Development Administrator New Pay Rate Print (http://agency.governmentjobs.com/sanantoniotx/job_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3841699&sharedWindow=0) Apply Research & Development Administrator New Pay Rate Salary $92,054.04 - $144,524.90 AnnuallyLocation 78205, TXJob Type4C Full-TimeDepartmentOffice of InnovationJob Number2023-00648Closing1/16/2023 11:59 PM Central Grant FundedNoFLSA StatusExempt

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  • Questions Job SummaryUnder administrative direction, is responsible for continuing to grow the R&D program, a pioneering City of San Antonio-driven partnership effort meant to foster evidence-based policymaking to improve outcomes for residents. Coordinates studies and projects to completion while keeping management informed of progress or problems, as required. Serves as a project coordinator or team leader on special assignments. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment. The R&D Administrator is also responsible for establishing, implementing, tracking, and reporting on Master Research Agreement(s) with local public institutions of higher education. Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff.Work Location100 West HoustonWork Schedule8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday 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. Essential Job Functions
    • Plans, organizes, and coordinates organizational planning to improve the effective utilization of human and other organizational resources.
    • Consults, communicates, and manages expectations at all levels on complex operational, organizational, and resource problems.
    • Analyzes policies, practices, systems, procedures, workload standards, and organizational structures via establishing long term and short-term strategies.
    • Prepares comprehensive recommendations aimed at resolution of organization, management, and employee utilization problems and/or opportunities. Reports complex information in clear and concise manner via presentation. To include report writing, slide presentations, diagrams, and data visualizations.
    • Proposes future organizational configurations to meet performance metrics and milestones of the city through the understanding of data driven insights.
    • Maintains contacts with other organizations and consultants to obtain and exchange organizational and human resources information to include website, work plans, and annual plans.
    • Evaluates staffing requests and recommends staffing levels to ensure the efficient and effective utilization of human resources.
    • Conducts workshops for discussing study findings and recommendations.
    • Develops City-wide organizational relationships and functional responsibilities adapting the 'ideal' organization to fit current conditions and demands for municipal services.
    • Reviews the formal literature on organizational planning to adapt new ideas for the City.
    • Prepares and monitors division budget.
    • Assists the City Manager's staff on special projects, as requested.
    • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.Job Requirements
      • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with preferable coursework in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field.
      • Four (4) years of progressive responsible experience in organizational performance review, human resources planning, and statistical analysis, preferably in municipal government.
      • Or Equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • Valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License.Preferred Qualification
        • Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in Business Administration, Public Administration, Information Science or a related field.
        • Seven (7) years experience in planning, procurement, deployment, and support of technology solutions; client relationship experience and accountability for complex tasks and/or projects required.
        • Three (3) years experience advising and providing expertise to the organization on strategic business objectives, to include tracking of key metrics, budget plans, and return on investments.
        • Three (3) or more years of leading communication and innovative strategies to proactively identify business priorities to executive leadership and business partners.
        • Experience influencing creative and proactive solutions for key risks, priorities, and trends.
        • Knowledge of Smart City technologies, data, Internet of Things technologies (IoT) and user-centered design approaches.Applicant Information:
          • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications, and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
          • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
          • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
          • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
            • Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision, training, and personnel management.
            • Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision, training, and personnel management.
            • Knowledge of principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
            • Knowledge of performance measurement techniques.
            • Knowledge of applied statistical analysis
            • Knowledge of organization strategic planning.
            • Knowledge of operations research.
            • Knowledge of human resources planning.
            • Skill in operating a personal computer and utilizing rudimentary software.
            • Ability to operate a computer keyboard and other basic office equipment.
            • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
            • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the general public.
            • Ability to analyze complex organizational structures and functional relationships.
            • Ability to write clear and concise reports.
            • Ability to apply mathematical and statistical methods to organizational studies.
            • Ability to make presentations to groups.Benefits InformationThe City of San Antonio (CoSA) strives to provide a competitive compensation and benefit package to attract and retain a highly skilled workforce. To accomplish this, CoSA offers subsidized health care benefits for active and retired employees, paid disability benefits, paid life insurance, as well as automatic participation in a pension program which is currently matched two to one.For more detailed information, please click on the following link to view Benefits offered by the City of San Antonio:http://www.sanantonio.gov/hr/employee_information/benefits/index.aspNote:
              • Part-Time, Temporary, and non-City positions are not eligible for CoSA Benefits.
              • Holiday and Leave benefits for Pre-K 4 SA positions may be different than what is listed at the above link.Additional InformationThe City Of San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. This means that the City does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex (gender), age, disability, national origin, genetic information, or sexual orientation. All individuals are encouraged to apply and compete for jobs with the City of San Antonio.If you require assistance at any stage of the application process due to a disability, please contact the Human Resources Department (https://www.sanantonio.gov/Hr/About/ContactUs?sendto=HR) so that accommodations may be made to meet your needs. Our telephone number is 210-207-8705 and our fax number is 210-207-2285.

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