Administrative Services Division Manager

Administrative Services Division Manager
Lane County Public Works Department
 Eugene, Oregon
Job Description


This position is an exciting opportunity for a leader with strong administrative and financial expertise who has a passion to serve the community, and is solution-focused. The successful candidate will be someone who values organizational financial health and is driven to connect--with staff, with divisions, and with departments.


The Administrative Services Division includes 21.5 FTE and provides support services for the other seven Public Works (PW) divisions. It serves as central administration for the Department, with functions that include payroll, budgeting, financial management, safety, training and development, contract administration, and customer service. Administrative Services also provides leadership, information, analysis, and support to the Department Director, management team, staff, citizens, and Board of Commissioners to assist them in making quality decisions about the Department and Lane County’s communities.


This position manages, directs and coordinates the activities of the Administrative Services Division including supervisory authority over Supervising Senior PW Analysts, PW Analysts, the PW Payroll Team, and Administrative staff. Primary responsibility includes the development, implementation, and management of the Public Works budget to meet County and Department Strategic Goals and Objectives. This position provides financial analysis, planning, reporting and management advisory services for a budget of roughly $150 million, comprised of eight diverse divisions and nine major funds. It ensures compliance with Oregon Budget Law, Oregon Revised Statutes and Countywide guidelines. This position plans, organizes, and manages the budget and financial systems and the programs that support those systems for the department; performs highly complex and technical analyses, financial projections and forecasts; manages the department’s financial systems; and works with all divisions within the department, as well as the County Administrator, Board of County Commissioners, County Budget and Planning, Central Finance and other departments. Finally, it oversees department and division budget presentations to the County Administrator and Budget Committee.

** YOU ARE REQUIRED TO UPLOAD A RESUME AND COVER LETTER FOR THIS POSITION. If not attached, your application will not be considered.***


In your cover letter, we ask that you respond to some specific questions outlined in the Cover Letter Requirements section. Please ensure that your cover letter explicitly addresses these questions and describes your experience performing the responsibilities described. We review your cover letter independently and separately from your application and resume.


In a cover letter, please address the following questions; highlighting specific experience, responsibilities, and skills obtained:

NOTE: In your responses, be sure to identify the number of the question you are answering.

Please describe your experience directing and managing a comprehensive department budget, especially in the areas of planning, forecasting and conducting analyses; reporting and tracking; and ensuring statutory compliance across multiple government funds.

What is your preferred approach to supervision, leadership, and teamwork? Please describe approaches and specific examples for each.

The Administrative Services Division supports all of the other division within Public Works. How would you approach balancing the expectations and needs of the other Public Works Divisions (your customers) with rules and requirements of the County Administrative Policies, Oregon Revised Statues, and other applicable rules and regulations?

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

*This is a non-represented position*


Bachelor's Degree and five years of progressively responsible experience related to area assigned, including supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Licensing Requirements (positions in this class may require):

  • Oregon Driver's License;
  • Licensure or certification related to the area assigned.