Performance Management Intern

internship - full time, paid

Madison
Madison, WI
Closed
Posted 62 Days ago
Madison
Madison, WI
internship - full time, paid
Posted 62 Days ago

Description

Performance Management Intern Salary $16.91 - $18.65 Hourly Location Madison, WI Job Type HOURLY Department Finance Department Job Number 2019-00171 Closing 5/24/2019 11:59 PM Central Comp. Group/Range 17/00 General Description Overview The City of Madison Finance Department is seeking a qualified Performance Management Intern to assist in the development, presentation, and implementation of performance measures for a number of agencies to advance the work of Results Madison. Results Madison is a performance management system that evolved out of the What Works Cities initiative and is intended to connect the service the City provides with the outcomes that matter most to residents. What Works Cities is a national initiative to help 100 midsized cities enhance their use of data and evidence to improve services, inform local decision making, and engage residents. This Internship is expected to begin in June 2019 and last through the end of the calendar year with the possibility to extend into 2020. Full time hours are available in the summer months with a minimum requirement of 15-20 hours during the school term. The objective of the Internship is to encourage talented individuals, with an interest in public service, performance management, and data analytics, to gain practical work experience in this field. Candidates who thrive in quantitative learning environments who believe that innovation drives results should apply. It is expected that the intern will bring their full range of knowledge and skills to the position. Our Organization Although our primary mission is to develop the City's annual operating and capital budgets, the Budget and Program Evaluation section of the Finance Department is evolving to integrate work across a series of innovative initiatives that are intended to strengthen the City's fiscal condition and lead to better results for Madison's residents. The Interns selected for these positions will have the opportunity to participate in foundational work related to these exciting initiatives, including: Outcome Budgeting: As a member of the budget team, you will play a pivotal role in transitioning Madison's budget process to an outcomes-based process focused on connecting the City's resources with results that matter most to citizens. Racial Equity and Social Justice: Launched in the fall of 2013, the initiative focuses on eliminating racial and social inequities in municipal government by implementing strategies in three main areas: equity in City policies and budgets; equity in City operations; and equity in the community. As a member of the Budget and Program Evaluation team, you will be involved in incorporating these concepts into Madison's budget process. Data Informed Culture: The continuous improvement culture of the City of Madison is working to connect City service delivery with outcomes that matter most to its residents. As a member of the Budget and Program Evaluation team in the City of Madison, Interns will assist in connecting City services with these outcomes and developing mechanisms to track service performance. In addition, Interns will also have the opportunity to assist in a new centralized Analytics team that will aim to help agencies solve pressing City issues though the use of advanced data analysis and modeling. NOTE: This recruitment may be used to fill future internship placements. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL THE CLOSING DATE, HOWEVER THE SELECTION PROCESS MAY BEGIN PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE BASED UPON THE NEEDS OF DEPARTMENT. Examples of Duties and Responsibilities The internship position is available to part-time or full-time students in the process of completing a Bachelor's or Master's degree or a recent graduate. Individuals in the process of completing a Bachelor's degree must be entering their final year of coursework. The individual selected for this internship will assist the Data Projects Coordinator with the coordination and execution of agency engagements throughout the City to implement Results Madison. The Intern will also work with agency contacts on ad-hoc projects as part of the Department's emerging focus on innovation in Madison's budget process and the promotion of a data-informed culture throughout the City. Key responsibilities will include: Review and refine the Dataset Inventory for various City agencies Support the development of performance measures for various City agencies, including research on best practices and peer-city benchmarks Assist in designing and implementing research-based assessments and data evaluation projects Analyze data availability for proposed agency performance measures, and assist in identifying potential improvements to data collection and management processes Assist in the development of customized Power BI performance dashboards for Agencies Support data efforts throughout the City though participation in training, office hours, and/or analytics projects Analyze data storage and reporting requirements, evaluate options for improved efficiency of data management, and recommend/implement improvements Formal report out to senior City management Perform other research and analysis projects as needed Minimum Qualifications Applicants should be in the process of completing, at minimum, a Bachelor's or Master's degree in business, public administration, public policy, economics, accounting, statistics, political science, urban studies, or operations research from an accredited college or university. Applicants who have completed a Bachelor's or Master's degree in spring of 2019 in any of the above fields will also be considered. Key requirements include: Knowledge of performance management and managing for results Demonstrated proficiency in visualization and analytic tools Ability to analyze, present, and explain data graphically Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationship Management Intern Level will be determined by level of education and experience. Management Intern 1 ($16.91/hour) Management Intern 2 ($18.65/hour) Special Requirements *The payroll title is Management Intern 1 or 2. Hourly employees are eligible to earn sick leave and may qualify for other benefits depending on the number of hours worked. 01 Provide an example of when you were asked to complete a complex data driven project with a defined project deadline. This can be a school assignment. In your discussion, provide an explanation of your role, the process you used to scope the project, steps you took to ensure the project stayed on course, technical work you specifically completed (including use of any specific data analysis and/or data visualization software and techniques used), and the ultimate outcome(s) of the project. 02 Are you able to work in Madison, WI for the duration of this internship? Yes No Required Question Agency Madison, City of (WI) Address 215 Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd. MMB Rm 261 MADISON, Wisconsin, 53703 Phone (608) 266-4615 Website

Skills

data analysis, economics, organization, presentations, political science, general operations, decision making, training, editing, finance, budgets, accounting, statistics, recruiting, writing

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