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City of Andover Management Intern in Andover, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11436346 Management Intern

Closes On: April 18, 2021 at 11:59 PM CST

Job Status: Part-Time

Rate of Pay: $13.80 -

Status: Until Filled

Job Summary

This employee provides staff support to the City Administrator and Assistant City Administrator.

Additional Information

Essential Functions of Work

+ Prepares options and recommendations for consideration by management and policy makers

+ Assists with the development of operational plans and to implement new policies and programs

+ Conducts complex research activities and special projects as assigned

+ Research and writes applications for grants and awards

+ Coordinates logistics and participates in the planning of special projects and events

+ Assists with the development and implementation of solutions to program problems and service issues

+ Receives and responds to requests regarding City Council actions and the general public

+ Performs other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

+ Knowledge of local, State and Federal laws and regulations relevant to all City program areas

+ Knowledge of the modern and complex principles and practices of public administration, community development, economic development, public budgeting and finance, emergency operations, public infrastructure operations and maintenance, utility provision, and public communications

+ Knowledge of statistical concepts and methods for application to varying areas of assignment including but not limited to: operations analyses, financial/accounting analyses, trending/benchmarking/forecasting and reporting functions

+ Ability to analyze problems, provide alternatives, identify solutions in support of established goals, project consequences of proposes actions and implement recommendations

+ Ability to interpret rules, regulations and policies for effective decision-making in accordance with established precedent

+ Ability to develop, read, analyze and interpret complex reports, correspondence and technical procedures

+ Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from various groups


+ Master’s degree in Public Administration, or substantial completed coursework toward that goal, required

+ Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Political Science, Economics, History, Business Administration, or related field, required

Physical Requirements

+ Capable of computer operations and other business machines

+ Occasional maximum lift of 20 lbs from floor to waist; occasional forward reach; occasional crouch/bed; continuous bilateral hand coordination; continuous sit or stand; occasional walk.

Application Special Instructions

**As part of the application, applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, graduate transcripts, a writing sample from the past three months, and three references with daytime phone numbers.