Job Posting: Business Analyst, Delaware Transit Corporation

The Delaware Transit Corporation is searching for a Business Analyst that will be responsible for performing analyses of capital and operating budgets including valuation of capital investments, deferred maintenance, transit asset management, current and proposed budget revenue per source, impact of new initiatives and service on organization’s financial model. . The position is responsible for such duties as data collection and compilation, annual budget development and mid-year projections; maintenance and development of regular reports necessary to monitor performance relative to the financial plan, revenue , and business performance; facilitating management analysis of efficiencies; performing research, including industry and market trends, and developing responses to changes in financial requirements; and developing and analyzing fare policy, impacts to revenue projections and ridership Periodic internal and external reporting requirements are a significant and critical responsibility for the position. The Business Analyst is expected to support the equitable, economically viable and sustainable delivery of transit service throughout Delaware.

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Job Posting: Sussex County Director of Planning and Zoning

Sussex County, DE is currently seeking a Director of Planning and Zoning. The Director performs executive level responsibilities in the administration and operation of the Department of Planning and Zoning. The incumbent is responsible for the overall administration of a comprehensive planning and land development regulation process in accordance with Federal, State and local laws. Utilizes the county-wide geographic information system. Exercises supervision over direct reports and staff members. Represents the County on matters relating to development issues under the general policy direction of the County Administrator and County Council. For more information and to apply, click here.

Position:                    Director Planning & Zoning

Department:              Planning & Zoning

Date Opened:            12/30/2019

Date Closed:              01/13/2020

Pay Grade:                 28

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Job Posting: Town Manager for Smyrna, DE


The Town of Smyrna, DE is currently recruiting for a Town Manager. The Town Manager shall be the chief administrative official of the Town and will be responsible to the Town Council for the administration of all town affairs placed in that person's charge by or under the Town Charter. For more information and to apply, click here.

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Danielle Littmann, 2019 DAPA Outstanding Student Award Recipient

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Bert Scoglietti, 2019 DAPA Public Service Award Recipient

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Job Posting: Part Time Finance Director, Town of Dewey Beach

The Town of Dewey Beach, Delaware is currently seeking qualified applicants (or private firms) to perform the duties of the Part-Time Finance Director.  The primary responsibility of this position will be to oversee all finance-related activities within the Town, including but not limited to purchasing, accounts payable, payroll, property control, financial reporting, audit support and the development and implementation of finance policies and procedures. This position is recognized as a seasoned and fully proficient financial administrator, analyst, and accountant.

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Job Posting: Finance Director, Town of Elsmere

The Town of Elsmere is accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Finance Director. Applicants must have experience in governmental finance, strong computer skills including knowledge of Edmunds MCSJ Accounting Package, B.S. degree in accounting and experience in developing and implementing internal financial control policies.  Salary commensurate with experience. Any questions should be addressed to Mrs. Diana Reed (302) 998-2215. 

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Job Posting: Planning and Development Officer for City of Lewes

The City of Lewes, Delaware is seeking a Municipal Planning and Development Officer. This
position is responsible for reviewing development applications; making recommendations to the
Planning Commission and City Council regarding applications and ordinances; working with
elected officials and appointed committees to develop and implement plans to address climate
change, hazard mitigation, and sustainability; developing and maintaining GIS data and
applications; participating in regional planning initiatives; assisting with preparation of meeting
agendas; supervising staff; and managing consulting contracts related to planning projects.

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Evan Miller, 2019 DAPA Young Professional Award Recipient

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Biden School Alumni Event

Please join us during Homecoming Weekend to connect with current and retired faculty and alumni—including notable alumni of the school—as we celebrate our history and look toward the bright future for the Biden School of Public Policy & Administration. 

All guests will receive two drink tickets and alumni will also receive a Biden School Alumni lapel pin. 

Cost: $20
Date: Friday, October 25, 2019
Time: 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Location: STAR Audion & Atrium,
100 Discovery Blvd., Newark, DE 19713


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