Consistently recognized as one of the most livable cities in the United States, Rochester was ranked nationally as "Best Place to Live" by Livability.com in 2017. The third largest city in Minnesota, Rochester is home to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic and serves as host to 3 million visitors each year.
The Strategic Initiatives Director is a high-level, professional position that provides leadership in the advancement of the City Council's vision and priorities. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: recommending, leading, coordinating, and performing work that accomplishes the strategic goals and priorities established by City Council; overseeing complex programs, initiatives, and high-level special projects that are large-scale, multi-year, and/or have a significant community impact; representing the City on committees and work groups, including Destination Medical Center (DMC) project teams and initiatives; and leading and promoting continuous and innovative improvement efforts within the City.
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, Planning, Finance or closely related field AND five years of similar employment experience including leadership experience and experience managing complex, large-scale projects. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may also be considered. A valid driver's license is needed.
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