City of Saint Paul Saint Paul, MN, USA
Jan 21, 2020Full Time
Our Community The City of Saint Paul is Minnesota's capital city and the 2nd largest city in our state with a population of more than 300,000. We are home to a diverse group of residents who speak over 125 languages and dialects. We have more than 170 parks and open spaces, and more shoreline on the Mississippi River than any other city. We are at an exciting time in our history: our population has increased by 24,000 people over the past decade, and across our city, we are experiencing growth and change. This presents an enormous opportunity for the future of our city, but also requires that we work to ensure everyone in our community can participate in the benefits of Saint Paul's growing prosperity. That is why we are committed to ensuring our public services and our entire city works for all of us. Our City Government The City of Saint Paul was incorporated in 1845. Our Charter provides for a strong-mayor form of government. The Mayor is the chief executive officer of the City and serves a four-year term. The seven members of our part-time City Council are elected by ward. Saint Paul's 2019 operating, capital and debt service budgets total just under $763 million. We offer a wide array of career paths including more than 600 job classifications among 16 operating departments and have nearly 3,000 employees. We are a leader in promoting inclusion and equity, and we value a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of our community. We offer competitive pay and benefits packages, and generous leave programs. Join us as we work together in building a city that works for all of us. About the Office of Financial Services The Office of Financial Services (OFS) manages the City's financial resources and assets to ensure the: Taxpayers' confidence Organization's effectiveness City's fiscal integrity OFS includes the following sections: Accounting Budget and Innovation Real Estate Treasury Fleet Services Office of Financial Empowerment More information about the Office of Financial Services is available on our website at: https://www.stpaul.gov/departments/financial-services The Director of Financial Services is responsible for an annual operating budget of $37.5 million with a current staffing complement of 81 full time employees (FTEs). 2019 Adopted City Summary for Office of Financial Services. (Download PDF reader) The Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate is a talented and unifying leader who brings innovative ideas and management to the agency and can translate big picture vision and goals into realistic plans. The ideal candidate will be a great manager and an effective partner to all stakeholders in the business, development and advocacy communities to successfully articulate the Mayor's vision for Saint Paul. The Director of Financial Services will be a champion for equity and will work closely with the department's leadership to enact significant change. For more detailed information, see the Director of Financial Services advisory job description. Equity and Inclusion The City of Saint Paul's mission is to integrate equity and inclusion into how we approach all our work. Our vision is to be committed to building an equitable and inclusive city that will shift culture in city processes and policies, eliminate structural inequities, and ensure timely and relevant access to services, resources, support, and opportunity to every person in Saint Paul. By Closing Date, you MUST 1. Submit a City of Saint Paul online application, including answers to the Supplemental Questionnaire. 2. Upload or submit the following required documents via the online application system, mail, in person, email, or fax. (Zip files and web links will not be accepted. Each uploaded attachment is limited to 10 MB.) A resume A cover letter Selection Process Information This posting is open to anyone who meets the position requirements. This is an UNCLASSIFIED position and is therefore not governed by City Civil Service Rules. Final Selection Process: A community review panel comprised of community members, policy experts, and civic leaders will conduct an initial interview of candidates for this position. Once the community review panel completes the interview process, their feedback will be submitted to Mayor Carter who will conduct a final interview and selection. Compensation and Benefits This is an unclassified, at-will position appointed by the Mayor. The salary range is up to $169,000, with starting salary dependent upon experience and qualifications. In addition, the salary is supplemented by Saint Paul's outstanding benefits package: Pension - City contribution to MN Public Employee Retirement Association. Vacation - Vacation time is accrued at a minimum of 17 days per year. Other Leave - Employees receive ten paid holidays and six personal leave days every year. Deferred Compensation - $2,000 minimum employer match available (match may vary). Medical Insurance - single medical coverage is fully paid for by employer; significant City contribution for family coverage. Dental Insurance - Preventive dental coverage is provided. Optional dental is available at cost. Short-Term and Long-Term Disability are provided. Life Insurance - Saint Paul pays for 100% of premium cost for an amount of coverage equaling one and one-half times the employee's annual salary. Condition of Employment: This position will require a background check which may include criminal history, employment history, credit check, and proof of education as a condition of employment . The City of Saint Paul encourages individuals to apply for positions regardless of criminal history. If you have any questions, please contact: Liz Staberg, Office of Human Resources 25 W. 4th Street, Room 200 St. Paul, MN 55102 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 651-266-6534 The City of Saint Paul is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Veterans, women, persons of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.