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Senior Management Analyst (Vacant Building Program)

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Job Summary

Under general direction, is responsible for coordinating, planning, and monitoring City and departmental projects. Conducts research, analyzes complex statistical data, develops planning timetables, evaluates systems policies and procedures, and makes recommendations to achieve the Vacant Building Program goals and objectives. May exercise supervision over assigned staff.

The Vacant Building Program (VBP) was created with the goal to address the root causes of vacancy, increase public safety, and encourage economic development by spurring owners of vacant buildings to bring their properties back into productive use. Vacant and unoccupied buildings can be health and safety hazards that diminish the quality of life of a neighborhood and reduce surrounding property values. The program works to conserve our existing building stock through meeting the ordinance minimum maintenance requirements, annual inspection, registration process, and the promotion of redevelopment opportunities for registered buildings. Vacant Building Case Managers work with owners and community to convert vacant spaces into vibrant places.

Work Location
City Tower, 100 West Houston, San Antonio, Texas 78205

Work Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday 

Essential Job Functions

  • Manages Vacant Building Program cases, builds relationships with property owners to identify solutions that result in the repair and redevelopment of their property.
  • Coordinates departmental projects with city-wide impact, to include the dissemination and communication of information to affected City departments.
  • Communicates and coordinates with property owners, neighborhood associations and community regarding the Vacant Building Program.
  • Plans and conducts organizational studies to improve the utilization of human and other organizational resources.
  • Analyzes complex data, policies, practices, systems, procedures, and develops written summaries on findings and recommendations.
  • Evaluates and recommends staffing levels to ensure effective utilization of human resources.
  • Consults with departments or divisions to improve productivity and delivery of services.
  • Prepares management reports and delivers presentations.
  • Prepares detailed reports and presentations on proposed and ongoing OHP programs and initiatives.
  • Prepares grant applications for securing project funds from governmental agencies and financial institutions in coordination with the City Attorney, City departments, other governmental entities, private firms, and citizens.
  • Prepares detailed reports, presentations and presents projects to City Manager's Office, City Council, private developers, government and other organizations.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Business, Public Administration, or a related field.
  • Five (5) years of experience in a relevant field, including but not limited to management, analysis, or policy development.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in architecture, Construction Management, Public Administration, or related field.
  • Experience in construction management, historic preservation, community development or urban planning.
  • Experience in Vacant and Underutilized Building initiatives and programs.

Applicant Information

  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing.  Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months.  One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks.  If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of local building and zoning codes and ordinances.
  • Knowledge of organization strategic planning principles.
  • Knowledge of management information systems.
  • Knowledge of recent development, current literature, and sources of information related to downtown planning and development
  • Knowledge of budget and accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of operations research.
  • Knowledge of computer software and hardware applications.
  • Knowledge of human resources planning methods.
  • Knowledge of systems analysis principles.
  • Ability to analyze complex organizational structures and functional relationships.
  • Ability to conduct cost/benefit analysis studies of major organizational problems or opportunities.
  • Ability to apply statistical and other quantitative methods to organizational studies.
  • Ability to prepare and present clear and concise administrative and financial reports.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to prepare and monitor budget for a large department.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.
  • Ability to supervise staff and coordinate major study projects.
  • Ability to perform all the physical requirements of the position, with or without accommodations.
  • Working conditions are in an office environment as well as some field work.