City of Detroit

Administrative Officer (Program Analyst IV)

1 week ago
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Immediate Office of the Chief Financial Officer
$73,496 - $96,394


Posting will close on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 5pm.


The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) is seeking to fill an Administrative Officer position within the Immediate Office of the Chief Financial Officer. The Administrative Officer is an advanced level professional that leads projects and initiatives, and has regular assignments that have been recognized as having significantly greater complexity than those assigned at the experienced level. The Administrative Officer reports to the Director of Strategy.  


The Administrative Officer oversees and manages certain functions and programs that cross all divisions within the OCFO, with the goal of efficiencies and standardizations. These include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Training and Development
  • Employee Evaluations
  • Employee On- and off-boarding
  • Internal Communications
  • Procurement Planning
  • Space Planning


The Administrative Officer performs a full range of functions including but not limited to:

  • Designs an OCFO-wide Training and Development Plan (TDP), including an internship component, which aligns with, and meets the needs of, all OCFO divisions. Manages the TDP in coordination with the City’s Chief Learning Officer and each OCFO division;
  • Implements an employee on- and off-boarding plan and process for OCFO staff that supplements the City’s Human Resources Department’s work and is tailored to the needs of each OCFO division;
  • Ensures OCFO employee evaluation policies and procedures are being adhered to by using management tools and provides recommendations to management based on trends and observations;
  • Identifies training and other support as necessary to the OCFO divisions;
  • Supports the development of the annual procurement plan for OCFO; and
  • Special projects as assigned.

View Job Specification.



Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with major course of work in business administration, public administration, public policy, human resources, or a closely related field. A candidate with a background in human resources or a closely related field is preferred.



Four (4) years of professional experience involving designing training and development plans, evaluation policies and procedures, internal communications and procurement and space planning. An Administrative Officer must be able to work independently and self-direct, have excellent organization skills, effectively multi-task in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, and have strong written and verbal communication skills. A candidate with experience in various aspects of administrative support functions such as Human Resources and/or Training and Development is preferred. 


License / Certificates




Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis.


Applicants may be required to illustrate proficiency in the use of software packages such as the Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel. Applicants may be required to take written tests or work simulations to illustrate proficiency in other skill sets as may be determined based on the duties and responsibilities to be performed. These written tests might include mathematical skills and writing skills, including grammar and reading comprehension.


Applicants may be subject to background, criminal, and credit checks.


Valid government issued identification will be required at time of hire.


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