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Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 9:43 PM

Provides specialized support for an Elected Official in the execution of their responsibilities in the operation of County government. Serves as liaison between other officials, County personnel, attorneys, boards, commissions, state and local government officials and the general public. Resolves problems and issues by conducting research, analyzing and developing action-oriented strategies, handling special projects and assisting constituents seeking information or assistance. Oversees operational functions of the office, such as staffing, budgeting, payroll, and purchasing. Serves as the primary advisor to an Elected Official in all areas. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Reviews agenda items for the Elected Official and prepares or briefs the official on relevant issues. Monitors Commissioners Court meetings and assists in related functions. Coordinates departmental activities by informing all parties involved in proceedings. Prepares resolutions, proclamations, office correspondence and agenda requests. Reviews incoming correspondence and recommends actions that require decisions. Supervises administrative and clerical support staff to include daily work/community assignments, research projects, performance reviews, and other administrative tasks. Prepares or assists in preparing and administering department budget. Handles office transfers and budget amendments. May arrange for office travel. Serves as liaison to Auditor's Office and Planning and Budget Office. Processes time sheets, travel vouchers, and purchase orders to ensure that controls and costs are within budget and auditing standards. Prepares office correspondence and departmental memos. Receives office visitors and officials and responds to telephone inquiries. May review and resolve problems with contracts, invoices and other official documents prior to official's signature. Coordinates appointments, meetings, calendars and other day-to-day workflow issues. Organizes, prepares, and represents the Elected Official at neighborhood, community, budget, precinct, city/state or other key meetings, and commissioners work sessions. Responds to constituents' needs and updates the official on issues affecting the County. Follows up on constituent issues and keeps files related to constituent issues. Reports outcome of constituent issues back to constituents. May conduct field visits and prepares reports on findings related to projects and activities. Serves as a liaison to other governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations, and on boards and commissions. Serves as principal advisor to the Elected Official on issues of importance. May serve as spokesperson to media for the Elected Official. Manages inner-office workflow and serves as a primary point-of-contact for Elected Official. Proposes, designs and organizes legal, technical or policy development and research projects. Coordinates with other offices to execute them. May organize and implement departmental programs and activities. Performs programmatic and administrative reviews. May work independently on the coordination of special projects, as required. May participate and advise in drafting County budget. Performs other job-related duties as assigned. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Government, Public Administration, Business Administration or a directly related field AND four (4) to five (5) years of responsible administrative experience in a service-oriented organization; OR, Any combination of education and experience that has been achieved and is equivalent to the stated education and experience and required knowledge, skills, and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this job. WORK ENVIRONMENT & OTHER INFORMATION: Physical requirements include the ability to lift/carry up to 20-50 pounds occasionally, visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand and eye coordination and manual dexterit

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• Location: Austin

• Post ID: 28885202 austin
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