Administrative Student Intern

internship - part time, paid

City Richmond
Richmond, CA
Closed
Posted 71 Days ago
City Richmond
Richmond, CA
internship - part time, paid
Posted 71 Days ago
Closed

Description

ADMINISTRATIVE STUDENT INTERN City of Richmond, CA - Richmond, CA 21 hours agoPart-time$16 - $22 an hour Apply Now Education * High School Diploma or GED Skills * Administrative Experience The Position Under general supervision and guidance, an Administrative Student Intern performs a range of duties that includes but is not limited to administrative, paraprofessional, or technical, within a City department or specialized office. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS This classification is for students who are attending school beyond high school and plan to enter the professional, administrative managerial, or public policy career field. This classification integrates the incumbent's academic study with realistic and increasingly difficult responsibilities in a municipal government. Incumbents must possess strong verbal and written skills, as well as the maturity and self-motivation to permit professional development. Assignments may be performed throughout the City in such areas as city management, financial management, personnel administration, employment or staff development, human or community services, housing administration, community or organizational planning, public safety, economic development, port operations, and other departments or divisions within the City. Although initial assignments may be relatively simple, they will become increasingly difficult as the incumbent develops in skills and experience. The Administrative Student Intern position differs from other City classifications in that this classification is targeted specifically for students who will enter or are currently attending an accredited undergraduate, graduate, training, business, or technical institution at the post high school level and are available to work on a part-time basis. Examples of Duties EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Responds to requests for information and provides necessary customer service to members of the community, business organizations, and other City employees. Assist in the preparation of analytical reports, briefings, ordinances, and resolutions for review by City staff. Independently researches and prepares position papers, policy documents, grant proposals, instructions, notices, and general rules, or operating procedures. Assists in preparing organizational budgets, accounting systems, spreadsheets, or maintaining accounting records. Conducts audits, program evaluations, or surveys as a team member or on an individual basis, and submits results to the City staff member initiating the request. Analyzes current organizational systems and procedures and provides realistic recommendations to enhance organizational service delivery, communications, or effectiveness. Coordinates special projects with various City departments, specialized staff, other jurisdictions, community-based organizations, or the private sector. Conducts briefings before the City Council, various City boards and commissions, community-based organizations, other jurisdictions, or the private sector. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS General Knowledge of: basic principles and methods of public administration, administrative procedure, statistics and research methodology, organizational planning, public finance, problem identification, and problem solving techniques Skill in: communicating effectively orally and in writing with individuals who represent a diverse population; comprehending and anticipating issues and problems which could impact the assigned project; understanding the functions and structure of municipal government and the organization assigned in order to complete assigned responsibilities Ability to: apply sound techniques of administrative analysis, organizational planning, program evaluation and problem solving; interpret laws, regulations, policies and procedures; accept feedback regarding assigned projects EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Graduation from high school or possession of a G.E.D., and current enrollment in a post high school accredited academic, training, or technical institution. Proof of enrollment must be submitted on an annual basis during employment by providing official transcripts. Supplemental Information APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS TO APPLY: Each applicant must apply online at www.ci.richmond.ca.us by the final filing date and time. Applicants must fill out the Employment Application completely, including places of employment with complete addresses (i.e., number and street name, city and state), names of supervisors with telephone numbers, etc., and provide proof that he/she is currently a student. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE REJECTED. SELECTION PROCESS: The applications from candidates who submit a completed City of Richmond Employment Application will be evaluated based on the minimum qualifications. The better qualified candidates may be invited to continue in the selection process, which may include interviews and/or testing. Applications received may be used to fill other Administrative Student Intern vacancies, and will remain active for at least six (6) months. IMMIGRATION REFORM CONTROL ACT: To comply with the Immigration Reform Control Act of 1986, all new employees will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States on their first day of employment. NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY: The City's policy prohibits discrimination against any applicant on the basis of race, color, age, physical or mental disability, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin. EOE/ADA/DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE WEBSITE: www.ci.richmond.ca.us Analyst: K. Soiseth 08/17

Skills

writing, organization, public policy, statistics, written and verbal communication, customer service, training, staff development, analysis, program evaluation, budgets, interviewing, problem solving, career development, accounting

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