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City of Memphis, Tennessee
Background of Organization Memphis is the largest city in Tennessee and a major cultural center for the Southeastern United States. It has a metropolitan population of over one million. Among the attractions found in Downtown Memphis, you will find that it is the people that work in and for the City that make it truly unique. These dedicated civil servants work hard to provide every Memphian with a clear vision of Memphis in its past, present and future.
Address 125 N. Main Street
Memphis, Tennessee, 38103
Contact Person Jennifer Krouse
Contact phone, fax and/or email
Position title Sr. Performance Analyst
Position Description Works under the direction of an assigned supervisor to perform a variety of professional, analytical functions in the development and implementation of programs to make the City of Memphis become more productive, transparent, and accountable for its performance. Works as a member of an interdisciplinary team from the Executive division and Information Services in the role of internal consultants to assist all divisions of municipal government to monitor, improve, and communicate their efforts to serve the city's residents and visitors. Collaborates with personnel at all levels of government to illuminate the processes by which the City creates value for constituents and to identify opportunities for improvement. Views operational challenges from a variety of perspectives simultaneously, including management, front-line operator, and customer. Draws clear connections between the daily activities of the organization and the impact those activities are intended to have on the city's stakeholders. Detects situations in which new ways of working or thinking would enable us to create more value for any given use of resources. Uncovers tangible and intangible obstacles that are keeping our colleagues from doing their best work. Constructs the relationship between the business needs of the organization and its data requirements. Quantifies, measures, and tracks the work that the City does, while balancing the need for evidence against the limitations and pitfalls that are inherent in measuring complex systems. Recognizes the wide variety of talents that our colleagues bring to their work and find ways to engage those diverse minds, on their own terms, in projects that involve cycles of uncertainty, experimentation and change.
Job location Memphis, Tennessee
The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County within six (6) months from date of Employment. Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire.
Required Skills Master's degree in Public or Business Administration or a related field and five (5) years' professional experience in organizational performance management; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. A related bachelor's degree and one additional year of related experience may substitute for the Master's degree.
Desired Skills Proficiency with standard office software and strong written and verbal communication skills. Specific Experience and/or credentials in business intelligence, analytics, lean/agile practices, system dynamics, quality improvement, process engineering, community development, public engagement, diplomacy, strategy, project leadership, team management, change management, or management consulting. System Dynamics background will be a strong advantage to interested candidates.
Salary Range $53,664.00 - $82,638.40 Annually
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Last edited by CS - 07/28/2016
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