Management Fellow, Boulder, CO

Management Fellow, Boulder, CO

The City

Located at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is world-renowned for its natural beauty and commitment to sustainability and protecting the environment. Nestled 35 miles northwest of Denver at an elevation of 5,430 feet, Boulder is home to approximately 103,000 residents and the state’s largest institution of higher learning, the University of Colorado. With a moderate climate and 300+ sunny days per year, Boulder is truly an amazing place to live, work, and play.


The Position

This position, under general supervision, is responsible for completing one-time projects as well as certain on-going assignments that require skills and interest in public administration, project management, and public engagement processes as well as the ability to interact with a variety of city staff members and the public. Through these experiences, the Management Fellow will gain exposure in local government and a comprehensive overview of city operations. The Management Fellow contributes meaningfully to the City of Boulder’s service delivery and receives mentorship from the City Manager and other City of Boulder staff members.



Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Political Science, social sciences or closely related field. Applicants must have completed or substantially completed coursework toward a Master of Public Administration or closely related degree. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of personnel within the City and the public in a positive and cooperative manner.

Strong interpersonal skills, including tact and courtesy. Knowledge of project management and process analysis principles. Administrative, planning, and organizational skills. Experience in research and report writing. Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information appropriately. Skilled in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Have and maintain acceptable background information, including criminal conviction history, and motor vehicle record.

Energetic.  Passionate about local government.  Relevant education, training, and experience.



This is a one year fixed term position. This fellowship will begin during the summer of 2017. The salary for this fellowship is $36,000.00 per year. The position also includes medical benefits and paid sick/vacation time.

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