MPA and MPP Job listReminder - MPA Job Board

Melissa Hall melissa.hall at
Tue Nov 20 11:42:03 MST 2012

Hi everyone:

Just sending a reminder to remember to check the MPA Job Boards for new job and internship postings, as well as links to other sites.  Here are some recent jobs/internships:

Assistant City Manager - West Jordan

Salary Range: $100,152 - $127,816

The City of West Jordan, Utah is located in the heart of the Salt Lake Valley with the Oquirrh mountains to the west and the Wasatch mountains to the east. Strategically located in the southwest portion of Salt Lake County, West Jordan is Utah's fourth-largest city, with approximately 104,000 residents. Its proximity to major transportation corridors provides easy access to the Salt Lake International Airport, world-class destination resorts, universities and colleges, and numerous employment opportunities along with the Wasatch Front. The City operates under the Council/Manager form of Government. The City Council consists of an elected Mayor and six elected Council Members (4 Districts, 2 at-large). The City's budget for FY12/13 is $106.7 million with a total of approximately 500 employees.

The Assistant City Manager provides high level support for administrative directives and programs and provides assistance to the City Manager specific to the administration of various programs and departments; provides professional leadership in the management of the City and execution of administrative policies; provides effective municipal services through the administrative coordination and direction of Finance, Human Resources, and Legislative Affairs; may supervise other departments and programs as assigned by the City Manager; presents recommendations and information to enable the City Manager to make policy decisions; responds promptly and positively to all citizen inquiries and serves as a champion of customer service inside and outside of the organization; assists the City Manager in maintaining a sound fiscal position for the City through the preparation of the annual budget; and provides continuous monitoring of the City's financial condition, providing advice to the City Manager as appropriate; and attends all meetings of the City Council. The Assistant City Manager is an at-will employee in accordance with state statute and will be selected and appointed by the City Manager.

This position requires five years of responsible public sector management; prior City Manager, Assistant City Manager, or equivalent experience; and a Masters degree in public administration, business management, or a related field from an accredited college or university.
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and five work-related references to Anna Yu, City of West Jordan's Human Resources, 8000 S. Redwood Rd., West Jordan, Utah 84088 or email to annay at by 5 PM on December 14, 2012. Human Resources and a hiring panel will screen applicants, and those individuals who best meet minimum qualifications will be contacted for an onsite interview. Ideally, the new Assistant City Manager will join the City of West Jordan by February 1, 2013. For more information about the City of West Jordan, visit our website at EOE

Honors Program - Administrative Program Coordinator
The University of Utah Honors College seeks an exceptional candidate to fill the current opening of Administrative Program Coordinator, who will, with training, successfully schedule courses, oversee assessment and provide academic advising to Honors' students.

Student Success Advocate
Student Success Advocates work to assist students in identifying direction, engaging with high impact activities / services, and accomplishing goals. Specifically, advocates foster successful transition to the university environment, identify services and resources for degree development that meet students' needs, assist students in identifying resources for major and career selection, link students with opportunities to engage in deep learning and encourage timely graduation.
Grants and Contracts Manager HealthInsight
Job Description: HealthInsight, a regional health improvement collaborative, is seeking a full-time grants and contracts manager to coordinate with pre-award staff to facilitate project transition from pre- to post-award grants and contracts; manage post-award grants and contacts in coordination with operations and finance; stay current on grants and contracts regulations; and assist with measurement, analysis, and improvement of business development processes.

Melissa Yack Hall, MPA, ABD
MPA Program Manager
University of Utah
P:  801.585.7985
F:  801.587.7861
Orson Spencer Hall 214

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