The Department of Aging and Adult Services - Office of the Public Guardian is recruiting for a Project Manager to coordinate multiple complex initiatives and provide management support on special projects. The Project Manager will develop and monitor project plans, manage both internal and external resources, and serve as the advisor and liaison to the Director - Public Guardian, members of the department's executive group, and staff.
The Project Manager will:
- Collaborate with County departments, community-based organizations, and other stakeholders to develop programs to support successful outcomes for individuals served by the department
- Research and analyze potential impacts of new and/or proposed federal and state legislation
- Conduct high-level focus groups to determine community needs and build bridges in identified service gaps
- Serve as a grant coordinator and writer to establish new funding sources to support program enhancement and development
- Create program monitoring tools to evaluate performance and outcomes
- Make recommendations for revisions to existing policies and procedures to assist the department in achieving established goals
- Additional responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
- Serving as a key member of the department's leadership
- Initiating and supervising outreach efforts, preparing public relations materials, presentations, and other collateral in collaboration with the Human Services Public Information Office
- Attending high level meetings on behalf of the Director - Public Guardian or Deputy Director - Chief Public Guardian
- Expanding current collaborations and develop new innovative partnerships to meet identified unmet needs of individuals served by the department
- Actively pursuing and establishing key relationships with national and state professional organizations, community leaders, and stakeholders to increase program awareness
Excellent benefits include: Health, Dental and Vision coverage; paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Leave.
Background Investigation: Applicants must pass a background investigation, which includes fingerprinting, and/or medical exam, prior to appointment. Work Location: San Bernardino County Department of Aging and Adult Services, 784 East Hospitality Lane, San Bernardino, CA 92408. Travel: Travel throughout the County may be required. Employees will be required to make provision for transportation and produce a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance for the individual providing the transportation. Mileage reimbursement is available. Work Schedule: The work schedule is based on a five-day, 40-hour week, but requires flexibility to accommodate the needs and demands of the project.
Thirty (30) semester (45 quarter) units of completed college-level coursework in public/business administration or a closely related field.
Three (3) years of full-time professional-level administrative or management experience in the areas of budget, operational/organizational analysis, fiscal analysis, and/or program planning, development, and administration; and one (1) year of full scope supervisory experience.
The ideal candidate will be highly focused, organized, and an effective leader capable of managing and prioritizing multiple tasks. The ideal qualifications would consist of a combination of education and experience commensurate with the responsibilities of the position and would include a bachelor's degree in public/business administration, accounting, finance, or a closely related field of study, and five (5) years of professional level Project Management experience.
Applications will be reviewed by the hiring authority, and the most highly qualified candidates may be contacted to participate in the interview process.
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