Purpose

Are you seeking more than a paycheck?

Do you want to serve your community in a way that's friendly, composed, and professional? At JeffCo, we are looking for customer-focused individuals just like YOU who take pride in their work, have an eye for detail, and believe in a positive attitude. Whether you are coming from a job where travel is mandatory, or leaving a company with an overwhelming schedule, you can find a better quality of life working with the JeffCo community. We offer exciting benefits such as flex time, generous holiday schedules, and regular business hours so you can stay put, spend more time with family, and enjoy all the amenities Jefferson County has to offer!

If you are looking for a great opportunity for your career to take off, then this position welcomes you to work for a County that thrives on working collaboratively and overcoming challenges. We are seeking someone who has a strong work-ethic, is a self-starter, loves what they do and is motivated to share their knowledge and experience with those who they work with.

The Jefferson County Assessor's Office is searching for a visionary, a creative, and someone who is detail oriented while keeping in mind the long-term “big picture” perspective.

As the Director of Administration you will be responsible for directing the operations of Constituent Services, Data Services, Reporting and Compliance, Special Districts, Senior and Veteran’s exemptions, and Deeds functions. You will oversee communications, intergovernmental affairs, budget, office administration, and business and process analysis for the department.

Please note submitting your application may take over an hour to complete. This position is a replacement of the Chief Deputy position which will be vacated April 1st. There will be some overlap for training purposes. Chief deputy position will be vacated on April 1st.

Hiring range for this position is: $74,000 to $85,000 annually.

About Jefferson County Assessor’s office:
The mission of this office is to efficiently provide quality customer service by being courteous, respectful, and informative while identifying, describing, and valuing all property within Jefferson County in a fair, ethical, accurate, and professional manner.

Check out Our Vision Statement here: https://www.jeffco.us/DocumentCenter/View/22332/Assessors-Office-Vision-62020

As the Director of Administration for Jefferson County Assessor’s Office, you will be:

  • Assisting leadership in drafting annual budgets to ensure adequate funding. Oversee department’s financial functions by monitoring all expenditures and responds to internal audit inquiries. Monitors budget to ensure account charges are assigned, documented, and coded correctly.

  • Act as department liaison when working with other county departments, external governmental agencies, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless interactions and communications. Identify critical relationships within and outside the county to build strategic partnerships. You will be working with leadership to develop legislative strategy priorities and prepare and present legislation to benefit Jefferson County and its residents.

  • Work closely with management and analyze business processes and utilize technology to ensure the office operates as effectively as possible.

  • Supervise staff, administer, and make recommendations for routine personnel matters affecting employees. Some examples are conducting performance evaluation, granting leave, and providing trainings. Other duties include working with Jeffco Talent Management Team in recruiting, interview, and hiring staff.

  • Oversees the work of division supervisors to ensure compliance with all statutes and ensure efficient operations.

  • Create and oversee website content, ensuring consistency, timeliness, and adherence to set standards. Manage Department’s social media platforms to deliver information to the media and citizens.

  • Communicate complex topics in an easy-to-understand format, portraying the county and the Assessor’s office in a positive light while adhering to county policy. Collaborate with division directors and management to develop communications campaigns for community and staff. Coordinate with community groups to share information and schedule speaking appearances.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher

  • Five or more years of professional work experience performing duties as described above is required.

  • Prior supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience managing or leading an office.

  • Experience accounting and budgeting

  • Previous experience leading and managing complex projects, including developing, reviewing, and implementing policies, procedures, and reports.

Knowledge, skills, and attributes that would be beneficial and lead to success in this role include:

  • Visionary, creative, and an open minded leader

  • Ability to interpret rules and regulations and communicate to internally and external customers.

  • Great interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent organization skills to ensure accuracy and deadlines are met.

  • Superior interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills working with individuals, groups, and staff.

  • Show ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Ability to interpret and disseminate complex data.

Bachelor's Degree, Bachelor's Degree – Business Administration/Management, Bachelor's Degree – Communications Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric:

 

 

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