DEPARTMENT ONLY – This is a department only recruitment for employees in the City and County of Denver's Office of Economic Development (OED).
The Office of Economic Development is seeking a Strategic Advisor to perform advanced, specialized professional level work by serving as a key advisor to the Appointing Authority, providing advice and counsel on a wide range of highly complex strategic, policy, organizational, and management issues, and making recommendations that have significant and long-term impact on city/departmental policies and priorities.
Serves as an advisor to Appointing Authorities/Executives and makes recommendations that shape policies that have significant long-term impacts on the city’s resources, priorities, and direction.
Serves as Appointing Authorities/Executives liaison to the Mayor’s Office, City Council, and other legislative and regulatory bodies at the local, state and federal levels.
Monitors and influences policy, regulatory opportunities and competitive grant opportunities at the local, state and federal levels.
Coordinates inter-office and cross-agency Strategic Investments initiatives and processes on behalf of the Appointing Authorities/Executives.
Researches and analyzes sensitive, controversial, and/or highly visible policy issues, defines/frames issues, determines appropriate methods of approach, and conducts or facilitates analysis of relevant date including best practices.
Develops proposals, recommendations, and short and long term policy options, devises implementation strategies and their impact including developing internal and external involvement strategies, and discusses with Appointing Authorities/Executives recommendations, options, alternatives, and courses of action that most effectively achieve overall city goals.
Participates in the analysis of proposed legislation, regulation, and/or other significant issues related to the city’s priorities, goals, and services and represents the city at meetings and intergovernmental activities to influence legislative and/or regulatory change, garner support, shape opinions, and advocate controversial positions in order to achieve the city’s goals, interests, and needs.
Acts as a technical expert in a specific field and provides leadership, focus, and direction to cross functional, departmental, and/or jurisdictional teams in order to achieve important city objectives related to the city’s priorities.
Cultivates, fosters, and maintains positive working relationships with representative from agencies, departments, community and business groups, legislative officials, and other stakeholders to gain their cooperation and support to further organizational interests and objectives.
Provides guidance and technical support, and assists employees with difficult and/or unusual assignments.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education Requirement: Baccalaureate Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Management, or a related field. Experience Requirement: Three years of professional experience at the type and level of Management Analyst III or planning and conducting operational and/or management studies including determining study methods and procedures, analyzing data, developing recommendations and implementation strategies, and preparing reports of findings and recommendations. Education/Experience Equivalency: A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements. Licensure and/or Certification: By position, requires a valid driver’s license at the time of application.
The City and County of Denver values leadership that influences the commitment, ability and willingness of employees to provide quality service to the citizens of Denver. Classification Title : Strategic Advisor
Pay Grade : 813-A
Compensation Range : $69,247.00 - $110,795.00
Hiring Range: $69,247.00 - $89,000.00
Agency : Office of Economic Development
To Apply : please select the apply button at the top of this posting / visit: www.denvergov.org/jobs
Testing : 100% Scored Supplemental Background Check/Drug Testing: Candidates must pass a criminal background check, 10 year employment verification and education verification. Additional checks such as credit and drug testing may be required. Probationary Period : The successful candidate will be required to complete a minimum six month probationary period (benefits will be active during this time) prior to attaining Career Status with the City.
Recruiter : TA