Business Operations Manager

  • Portland City Auditor
  • Portland, OR, USA
Full Time Government Management Program Management

Job Description

Opens: July 2, 2018

Closes: July 16, 2018

Salary range: $84,739 - $112,882 annually

The City Auditor is hiring a Business Operations Manager who will be instrumental in implementing recent Charter changes that made the Auditor administratively independent of the Mayor, City Council, and City bureaus.

The Business Operations Manager will oversee the Auditor’s newly authorized powers that pertain to human resources, procurement, and budgeting; is responsible for ensuring compliance with federal and state laws and the Auditor’s administrative rules; and must protect the independence of the Auditor’s Office.

The Business Operations Manager supervises Auditor’s Office staff responsible for budget, finance, accounting, timekeeping, procurement, human resources and other administrative services. The Manager also supervises the Elections Officer and staff responsible for the Lobbyist and Political Consultant Registration programs. It is anticipated the Manager will assume broader supervisory responsibilities in the future.  

The Auditor’s Office promotes open and accountable government by conducting independent and impartial audits and investigations and providing access to public information. It employs 52 full-time equivalent staff who work in eight divisions in three locations. The Business Operations Manager supports the Auditor and division managers on a broad range of operational issues related to performance auditing, complaint investigations, public records and meetings, lobbying regulations, and police accountability.

The Auditor’s Office values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion in delivering public services and everyday interactions in the workplace. The Auditor encourages candidates with experience working with a broad range of individuals and diverse communities to apply.

Applications may be submitted starting July 2, 2018, through the City of Portland’s online portal:


Salary range: $84,739 - $112,882 annually