Skill in public relations practices, personnel management, and budgeting. Prepares and presents the department’s annual basic fund and CDBG budget requests, administers all aspects of the departmental finances, and ensures that every one authorized budgetary procedures are correctly applied. Reviews and approves all buy requests, overtime/comp time usage, expense stories, and different related requests. Ability to present professionally at enterprise conferences, job festivals, and conferences. Working information of qualitative and quantitative research applications, instruments, and methodologies. Coordinate with regional companions for promotion and advertising efforts.