Business and Operations Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
San Diego Association of Governments Data Research Department (SANDAG)
Location of position: 
San Diego, CA
$78,233 to $130,179 per year
Date Posted: 
Friday, March 23, 2018
Closing Date: 
Monday, April 30, 2018
Job Description: 

The Business and Operations Manager provides strategic business management and leadership for multiple projects and programs including the operation of the ARJIS Enterprise System. This role manages a broad range of complex administrative functions such as budget preparation and administration, fiscal and business planning, revenue collection, contracts and grants administration, and project management.

The minimum education, training, and experience qualifications include a bachelor’s degree with major course work in business management, public administration, information systems, finance, or a related field and a minimum of seven years of progressive career development in business operations, management and administration of complex projects, preferably in a public safety or operational environment, including two years of supervisory experience.

How to Apply

A complete job announcement can be seen under the Job Openings tab on the SANDAG website at We encourage all interested candidates to apply for this position by completing a SANDAG employment application form. The employment application can be downloaded in PDF format from the SANDAG website at Alternatively, a copy can be requested by calling (619) 699-1900 or emailing

Application Supplement

Applicants are asked to respond to the Supplemental Questions below. The information can be up to 500 words per question and should be submitted with the Employment Application. This is considered a required component of the application; applications received without a response will be screened out of the selection process.

Supplemental Questions

  1. Describe a project you managed that had contract, funding, cost, and/or scheduling difficulty. What steps did you take to address those problems?
  2. Describe your approach to leadership; provide an example of a recent leadership success.

SANDAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive salaries and benefits.

This position is open until filled. The first review of applications will begin on Friday, April 13, 2018.