City of Chandler Salary Plan - 2013-14
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Exempt = Salaried Position
Excellence is the responsibility of everyone at the City of Chandler. We lead by
our core values in constant pursuit of excellence:
*Commitment – Dedicate oneself to consistent and excellent public service
*Innovation – Implement unique, creative and cost-effective solutions
*Communication – Communicate in a positive, honest and productive manner
*Integrity - Adherence to high ethical standards
*Diversity – Promote inclusiveness
and impartiality throughout the organization
*Personal Responsibility – Take initiative to achieve excellence and
*Respect – Demonstrate a high regard
*Teamwork – Promote cooperative efforts, open communication and trust
All City employees are expected to conduct themselves in a way consistent with the
|COMMUNITY RESOURCES/DIVERSITY MANAGER
Pay Grade: 28 FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Group: Managerial (M) Class Code: C108
Effective Date: 7/10
The primary function of an employee in this class is to manage, develop and administer the allocations process for the City's social service and general fund dollars and oversee the City's diversity program. This is accomplished by completing research, reviewing and analyzing City practices and policies, community outreach, marketing and community liaison activities, conducting presentations and facilitating the allocation of City general fund dollars for social service activities.
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Manages the City's diversity initiatives including collaborating with City departments and community groups in developing, planning, assigning, coordinating and implementing community and diversity programs and in this capacity serves as staff liaison to the Human Relations Commission;
Supervises, directs, trains, and evaluates the work of the Diversity Office Assistant, addressing employee concerns and problems, directs work, counsels, and completes employee performance evaluations;
Manages the funding allocation and monitoring processes for City general fund social service dollars including Social Service Funds, Acts of Kindness Utility Donation Program and Youth Enhancement Program funds and works with non-profit agencies to improve the delivery of services to low-to-moderate income residents; acts as a liaison to the City of Chandler Housing and Human Services Commission;
Staff liaison to the Human Relations Commission; makes presentations to the commission and guides commission members on funding projects and allocation of resources; informs members of relevant and sensitive issues;
Monitors social service agencies on an on-going basis to ensure City funds are expended in a timely and appropriate manner;
Coordinates various community multicultural events in support of the City's diversity initiatives; works with sponsors, the Human Relations Committee, the media, and volunteers;
Provides research and information upon request, analyzes needs, listens to and responds to concerns, and identifies possible solutions;
Attends and/or coordinates meetings and programs to implement Mayor and Council directives including volunteer programs;
Prepares and monitors the General Fund social services dollars and Diversity budgets; administers the budgets, approves requisitions, acquisitions, oversees and monitors the allocation and expenditures of City general funds to social service agencies and prepares budget reports;
Monitors, analyzes, prepares reports and communications dealing with Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), trends within the City, Day Labor, and other issues affecting the city and responds to calls from the public by finding answers to questions and/or referring queries to appropriate department or city employees; follows-up to ensure issue has been appropriately addressed;
Attends and, when necessary, briefs the City Manager's Office, Mayor and Council on matters related to the City's diversity program, social service program allocations of General Funds to non-profit organizations, and the provision of services to the disadvantaged;
Establishes effective working relationships with and makes presentations to various departments, City Manager's Office, elected officials, social services agencies, governmental agencies, civic organizations, and participates in activities that are held in neighborhoods and the community on matters related to the City's diversity program, and social service programs, and the allocation of City General Fund dollars to social service agencies;
Cultivates partnerships with non-profit organizations, local businesses and social/civic groups;
Oversees the preparation of reports and documents necessary to remain in compliance with the requirements of various grant programs;
Writes and monitors grants that supplement other sources of funding so as to expand the provision of services to the disadvantaged;
Serves as a member of the Division management team;
Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures;
Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City's Safety Handbook.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Supervision and management techniques;
The rules, guidelines, and regulations affecting Social Services programs and Diversity programs.
Different funding sources available to the Neighborhood Resources Division;
Principal, methods and techniques used in diversity awareness and outreach;
Diversity networks and resources;
Cultural and value diversity issues;
Contract negotiations and specifications;
Available community resources and services;
Planning, organizing, research and project management skills;
Budget preparation and administration;
Modern office practices and procedures;
The operation of personal computers and various software applications;
Supervise and evaluate the work of personnel;
Create new programs within the parameters of the established programs;
Plan, organize, and set priorities and pace workload;
Make accurate arithmetic computations to obtain precise information for reports and published statistics;
Prepare and present accurate and reliable reports containing finds and recommendations;
Interact with different departments within the organization;
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with the public and other employees;
Develop and deliver effective public presentation to large and small groups including the City Council, other city staff and civic organizations;
Research and create grant proposals in support of human services programs;
Maintain effective working relationships with customers, other employees, supervisory personnel, and the public;
Demonstrate integrity, ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks;
Operate a personal computer and related software such as word processing, spreadsheets, etc;
Use logical and creative thought processes to develop solutions according to written specifications and/or oral instructions.
The work is performed under the supervision of the Neighborhood Resources Director, but considerable leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative.
Supervision is exercised over clerical staff.
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources or Urban Planning; and
Five (5) to seven (7) years progressively responsible public sector experience in the area of human relations or diversity, and Social Service programs, in addition two (2) years of previous supervisory experience;
Valid Arizona Driver's License; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
The primary duties of this class are performed in a general office environment.
Essential Physical Abilities:
Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively, hear within the normal range of conversation, and carry on telephone communication;
Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to review a wide variety of written and electronic materials at arms length or less (distinguish letters and numbers), to see in detail objects or printed material at greater than arms length;
Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate computer equipment and other office equipment;
Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to bend or stoop repeatedly, sit or stand for long periods of time, and lift at least 20 pounds.