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Town of Oro Valley
Job Title: Management Intern - up to 400 hours
Type: Full Time, Internship, Part Time
Category: Administrative & Office Work
Location: Tucson, AZ (US)
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Management Intern - up to 400 hours
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About the Job
POSITION SUMMARY
The Program:
The Town of Oro Valley is now accepting applications for the 2014-15 Management Intern Program. The Management Intern will have the opportunity to shadow the Town Manager, attend key meetings, take the lead on one project during the internship, and assist on other projects as assigned. The Management Intern will work in the Office of the Town Manager and will report to the Executive Assistant, who works directly for the Town Manager and Town Council. Possible projects include: developing resolutions to Council or constituent inquiries, drafting white papers, researching benchmark and performance measures for departments and divisions, and tracking state legislative and intergovernmental issues.
The duration of the internship is 400 hours, normally on a part time basis during the school year or full-time when school is not in session. Pay is $12.50/hour and does not include benefits.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Provides career development opportunity for the incumbent to gain quality experience working in local government. This position typically shadows the Town Manager as well as participating in Town Manager Office projects.
Tasks:

  • Research, compile and analyze information pertaining to emerging issues as defined by the Town Manager.
  • Track, analyze and report on projects as assigned. May recommend approaches for problem resolution based on analysis.
  • Participate in the organization or coordination of Town events.
  • Coordinate stakeholders on issues pertaining to the Town Manager’s office.
  • Engage Town residents in Town activities or projects.
  • Participate in strategic and operational planning efforts.
  • Perform administrative work involving research, problem and dispute resolution, program or project management, statistical analyses, and preparation of reports and presentations.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of public administration and management.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and interpret a wide variety of research literature, as well as finance and accounting reports.
  • Ability to perform general, algebraic or statistical math calculations.
  • Ability to write memoranda, correspondence, reports and produce written documents with clearly organized thoughts using proper English sentence construction, punctuation and grammar.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Town staff and public.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Skill in obtaining useful data and running statistical analyses.
  • Skill in interpreting and organizing multiple sources of data or information.
  • Skill in the exercise of initiative and independent analytical and evaluative judgment.
  • Skill in making recommendations regarding policy development and implementation.
  • Skill in evaluating customer satisfaction, developing cooperative associations, and utilizing resources to continuously improve customer satisfaction.
  • Skill in the efficient use of Microsoft Office software, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Currently enrolled in a Master’s degree program in public administration,business administration, or a closely related field.
  • Intrinsic desire to participate in local government management.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Work is performed primarily in an indoor environment.

If you experience any difficulties with theapplication please call 1-877-204-4442 for customer support.
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