City of Fort Collins Management Assistant Program
The City of Fort Collins Management Assistant program allows current Master of Public Administration students and recent graduates the opportunity to gain valuable career experience in a wide variety of areas of municipal operations. This position provides future municipal leaders with the opportunity to learn from seasoned professionals in a community consistently rated as one of the best places to live in the country. The Management Assistant will have the opportunity to learn about the inner-workings of a full-service city.
The Management Assistant will be provided the opportunity to work on projects based in a variety of City departments while maintaining a "home base" in the City Manager's Office. Management Assistant will be involved in research, analytical work, and managing special projects. This position represents a one-year internship.
For a detailed description of the position, click here.
2015 Recruitment Process
The 2015 recruitment process has concluded. Please check back in December, 2015 for details regarding the 2016 recruitment process.
Tyler Marr will earn his MPA from the University of Kansas in April of 2016. He completed undergraduate work in 2014, graduating from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science. Prior to serving as the Graduate Management Assistant, Tyler worked for Johnson County, Kansas (2014-2015) and completed undergraduate internships with both the City of Fort Collins and the Colorado General Assembly. Tyler's desire to work for a data-driven organization that provides residents with world-class services led him to Fort Collins. He is honored to have the opportunity to serve the community as a Graduate Management Assistant.
|1983-84||Wendy Williams||City of Fort Collins, CO||Assistant City Manager|
|Mark Rohloff||City of Oshkosh, WI||City Manager|
|1984-85||Jody Kole||Grand Junction, CO Housing Authority||Executive Director|
|Deborah Sagen||University of Colorado - Health Center||Associate Director|
|Susan Loo||City of Louisville, CO||City Councilmember|
|1985-86||Ann Turnquist||Poudre Fire Authority||Administrative Services Director|
|Mark Campbell||Multnomah County, OR||Acting Chief Financial Officer|
|Don Gaeddert||City of Larned, KS||Retired City Manager|
|1986-87||Julia Novak||Novak Consulting||President|
|Todd Vance||VA Hospital, Salem, VA||Clinical Psychologist|
|1989-90||Jon Ruiz||City of Eugene, OR||City Manager|
|Steve VanderMeer||Hometown Connections||Senior Vice President|
|1990-91||Kristin Epley||University of Colorado - Boulder||Sustainability Project Manager|
|1991-92||Stet Schanze||Gray Manufacturing||President|
|2000-01||Heather Brooks||Alamosa, CO||Town Manager|
|2002-03||Sam McFerran||Christ House||Associate Administrator|
|2011-12||Josh Jones||City of Xenia, Ohio||Assistant City Manager|
|2012-13||Kelly Unger||Town of Windsor, CO||Management Assistant|
|2013-14||Pamela Weir||Sierra Vista, AZ||Management Analyst|
|2014-15||Travis Machalek||Estes Park, CO||Assistant Town Administrator|