Located in California’s great Central Valley, Stockton has grown from a community with rich agricultural roots to an urban destination with a rich arts and culture scene, fine dining, shopping, sports, recreation, and family activities. It is centrally located 60 miles east of the San Francisco Bay Area and 45 miles south of Sacramento, offering an easy and scenic drive to numerous world-famous attractions such as Lake Tahoe, Yosemite National Park, and the California Coast. The Office of Performance & Data Analytics (OPDA), established in May 2020, reports to the Office of the City Manager. The role of the OPDA is to establish and implement a comprehensive, integrated performance management program for the City of Stockton that includes a One Page Strategic Plan® (OGSP®), a StocktonStat program to drive cross-departmental performance management; an Innovation Lab focused on streamlining municipal processes by leveraging lean techniques; and an open data portal featuring datasets and dashboards. The mission of the OPDA is to enable the City to deliver better, faster, and smarter services, which aligns with the City’s vision of becoming the best city in America to live, raise a family, and grow a business.
The Director of Performance and Data Analytics serves as the point of contact for all innovation projects and enhances processes for analyzing the City’s data. This role plays a vital part in the achievement of the City Manager’s and City Council’s goals to revitalize the City. The City is seeking a technically sound, collaborative, and innovative candidate to serve as the next Director. The ideal candidate offers creativity and excellent analytical and communication skills. The new Director should be approachable with a forward-facing mindset. The City is seeking a candidate that enjoys local government and welcomes innovation. Qualified candidates possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in economics, applied mathematics, public administration/public policy; and four (4) years of professional experience in performance management, program development and evaluation, process improvement, and staff development. Possession of a Master’s Degree is highly desirable.
The annual salary range for the Director of Performance and Data Analytics is $129,814 - $165,664 per year (negotiable depending upon qualifications). The City also offers an outstanding benefits package.