Automated Regional Justice Information System (ARJIS)
The ARJIS Division develops and maintains a complex, multi-agency information network that allows real-time law enforcement applications and data to be shared among 80 local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies. Averaging 50,000 transactions daily, ARJIS is used by more than 4,800 officers and investigators for tactical analysis, statistical information, crime analysis, and investigative purposes. Providing real-time shared access to information increases collaboration among law enforcement jurisdictions, improves the overall effectiveness of the regional criminal justice system, and helps to address and anticipate public safety issues to improve the quality of life for residents of the San Diego region.
Business and Operations Manager Role
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 in support of public safety initiatives. This position also collaborates with stakeholders and member agencies, and manages various resources and services to meet customer needs and expectations.
This position is ideal for an experienced business professional with a strong interest in applying his/her expertise to the operation and ongoing administration of the ARJIS program. We anticipate career development will occur while working on the types of duties and responsibilities described below and through mentoring and close collaboration with agency executives. Examples of primary responsibilities may include:
Experience and Qualifications
Numerous factors contribute to an individual’s ability to be successful in any given role. For this position, we are searching for a detail-oriented individual experienced in all aspects of project management and program administration. Superior organizational capabilities and communication skills are required, as is experience working collaboratively with a variety of individuals and organizations to coordinate and deliver projects and services.
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. A Master’s degree is desirable.
The following information describes the specific types of career experiences that are most relevant to this position.
Salary and Benefits
SANDAG rewards the efforts of its employees with a comprehensive compensation package. Competitive salaries are supplemented with a flexible offering of health, financial security, and time-off benefits to meet the work and life needs of employees and their families.
The annual salary range for the Business and Operations Manager position is $78,233 to $130,179 per year.
Our benefits include traditional health, dental, and vision insurance as well as employee assistance, wellness, and work/life balance programs. Retirement and financial security benefits are provided through a pension plan and deferred compensation program. To support the need to rest and rejuvenate, employees are provided with a bank of paid time off in addition to paid holidays.
How to Apply
We encourage all interested candidates to apply for this position by completing a SANDAG Employment Application form. Resumes, cover letters, and work samples may be submitted in addition to the Employment Application but are not a substitute for this document.
The Employment Application can be downloaded in PDF format from the SANDAG website. Alternatively, a copy can be requested by calling (619) 699-1900 or emailing email@example.com. Completed applications and related materials can be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, courier, or delivered by hand. See our Careers / How to Apply webpage for additional information.
This position is open until filled. The first review of applications will begin on Friday, April 13, 2018.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), SANDAG will accommodate persons who require assistance in order to apply for a position at SANDAG. Applicants requiring an accommodation due to a disability during any stage of the recruitment and selection process, including requesting this document and related application materials in an alternative format, should make their needs known by contacting Human Resources at (619) 699-1900, (619) 699-1904 (TTY), fax (619) 699-6905, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To help us further evaluate the skills and experience of individuals interested in this position, 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.
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.
Candidate Selection and Notification
Following the first review date for applications, all candidates will receive written confirmation that their application has been received. The hiring manager will begin reviewing and evaluating applications within a few days of the first review date. Based on this evaluation, the best qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the selection process. All candidates will receive written notification as to the final outcome of their application.
The SANDAG website contains a wealth of information about our various project and program areas. The Careers section of the site lists all of our current Job Openings as well as information on how to apply for positions and Frequently Asked Questions about our recruitment process.
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, applicants hired by SANDAG must show acceptable proof of identity and evidence of authorization to work in the United States.
SANDAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.