Job Announcement: Deputy Director for Tax and Economic Development

As part of the leadership team, the Deputy Director for Tax and Economic Development advances the mission of the Governor's Office of State Planning and Budgeting (OSPB). OSPB provides the Governor with timely and complete information and recommendations necessary to make sound public policy and budget decisions. Our mission is to foster the responsible use of state resources through effective and efficient planning, budgeting, and evaluation of state programs in a manner that is performance and outcome-focused.

The Deputy Director for Tax and Economic Development will be responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive strategies for economic and fiscal challenges and opportunities. The Deputy Director will lead a team of economists and analysts who develop sophisticated and robust forecasts of the national and state economies, state revenue, and revenue constraints (e.g., TABOR requirements), as well as manage budgets for several state agencies. The Deputy Director plays a key role in the nexus between economic/revenue forecasting and budget strategy for the Governor and OSPB Director. The Deputy Director will also help lead efforts to save people money, identify opportunities for tax reform, achieve responsible budget savings, and work with outside stakeholders in the economics and finance communities.

The Governor’s Office of State Planning and Budgeting (OSPB) advises the Governor on complex budget and policy issues. OSPB manages all aspects of the state’s budget and seeks to leverage it to the benefit of all Coloradans. OSPB staff work at the cutting edge of state issues, work closely with agency leadership throughout the state, and provide deep analysis of the tradeoffs needed to make strong budgetary recommendations for the Governor.

OSPB staff are dedicated to the development of creative and sound budgetary decisions that allow the Governor and state to achieve the goals within a sound fiscal framework. OSPB staff play critical roles in evaluating budget and policy to provide the fiscal analytical analysis needed for senior staff to understand the tradeoffs of various decisions.

This position closes on February 13, 2023.

Posted: January 31, 2023 Tuesday 04:55 PM