Job Posting: Management Analyst – Lone Tree, CO

Job Posting: Management Analyst – Lone Tree, CO

The Job:

Hiring Pay Range: $45,000 to $50,000 Annually* 

*Offered salary will be determined based upon selected candidate’s relevant education and experience.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Under the direction of the Assistant City Manager, the Management Analyst position performs professional level analytical work which includes conducting studies/projects that support City objectives by supporting management on specific operational and/or administrative issues, applying management analysis techniques to solving problems and facilitating modifications/conversions, and preparing recommendations to implement new policies, procedures, and/or process changes/improvements.

Specific areas of focus will include legislative and intergovernmental support, transit planning and assistance (Lone Tree Link, RTD, Denver South TMA), smart cities initiatives, economic development marketing, retail analytics, fiscal research, budget analysis, and general administrative support.

See below for the full job description.


(The following essential job functions and examples of duties are illustrative only and are not intended to be all inclusive. At the discretion of the supervisor, duties may be modified to address business needs and changing business practices):

Conducts analytical management that may include financial, legislative, operational, and/or administrative studies, projects or programs. Identifies, reviews, researches and analyzes policy, financial and budget issues, options, impacts and relative risks related to proposed City actions and interests. May also be responsible for leading and administering assigned study, project or program.

Confers with the executive leadership team or other relevant parties in order to define the scope of work, purpose, goals and objectives, time frames, and resources requirements of the particular assignment.

Works with outside organizations to meet stated objectives including the Colorado Municipal League (CML), the Regional Transportation District (RTD), Douglas County, the Denver South TMA, the Denver South EDP, the Metro Denver EDC, and the South Metro Denver Chamber.

Makes initial assessment of issue(s) or problem area(s) by researching best practices, trends, historical and current data, and possible risks, along with related laws, policies, procedures, methods, and/or practices, developing the methodology for the collection of relevant data, and assembling and designating data into meaningful formats to facilitate data analysis.

Analyzes collected data and existing policies, procedures, methods, practices, and/or whatever elements are causing problems/issues and explores possible alternatives and/or solutions and the feasibility of recommended changes. Assist in preparation of written reports that summarize research, analysis, recommendations, and implementation strategies.

Assist in developing proposals and recommendations based on research and analysis for new, revised, and/or improved work processes, policies, procedures, practices, methods, and/or other tools to implement changes/improvements and determines the impact of proposed changes/recommendations and the positive or negative effects to the City.

With consultation from relevant parties, assists in presenting study findings and recommendations to leadership staff including budget implications for proposed recommendations and seeks support and approval of proposed recommendations.

Assist in the implementation of approved recommendations, may provide leadership and assistance to staff during implementation of recommendations, and assist in identifying and recommending corrective action or modifications to ensure the outcomes defined for the study, project or program are achieved.

Cultivates, fosters, and maintains positive working relationships with managers, supervisors, employees, and other stakeholders to gain their cooperation and support in assigned projects/studies.

Coordinates work with other departments or divisions and specializations to ensure comprehensive evaluations are conducted and completed within suitable time frames to provide timely and complete advice and data to management.

Serve as City of Lone Tree Staff Liaison on various Boards and/or Commissions.

Performs duties in a manner consistent with the vision, mission and stated values of the City.

Other duties as assigned.


Reports to: Assistant City Manager; supports Economic Development Director

Other: Interacts with City employees, community partners, visitors and vendors.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Must have excellent Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills.

Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of personnel and visitors of the City of Lone Tree.

Must have the ability to operate a variety of standard office equipment, e.g. copier, fax machine and personal computer.

Demonstrated personal effectiveness, credibility, thoroughness, flexibility and collaboration skills.


Bachelor’s degree required with a master’s degree in public administration or related field preferred. At least two years’ experience conducting analytical work within a local government or comparable setting also is required, with experience in local government finance and budgeting preferred. Must have good writing, analytical, and computer skills, be energetic, adaptable, and willing to travel to serve clients and support projects.

To Apply:

All applicants must also complete and submit the following:

City of Lone Tree Administrative application

Cover letter detailing applicant’s demonstration of qualifications


Administrative Applications can be found at the City of Lone Tree’s website:

Please note: The online fillable application requires viewing and opening with Adobe Reader to ensure successful completion of the form. Please go to to find and download the Adobe Reader suitable for your operating system.

Completed application packages should be e-mailed to

All candidates are required to successfully complete a thorough Criminal Background Check and Drug Test.