Jason Alexander was appointed Assistant to the City Manager in July 2016 and is responsible for providing direct operational support to the City Manager and liaising with City Council and constituents on the City manager’s behalf.
Jason has nearly 15 years’ experience with the City of Austin and has worked for several departments during his tenure, including Parks and Recreation, the City Manager’s Office, Human Resources, and Emergency Medical Services. Prior to returning to the City Manager’s Office, Jason worked as a Senior Business Process Consultant with the Austin Fire Department where he managed a staff team and coordinated the department’s legislative efforts.
Jason has a Master of Public Administration degree from Texas State University, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. He also has a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University and is a graduate of the Texas Municipal League Leadership Academy.
In addition to his professional duties, Jason is also active in several civic and professional organizations, including the International City/County Management Association; Texas City Management Association and Texas Municipal League; Urban Management Assistants of Central Texas; and the American Society for Public Administration, where he has served in several leadership capacities including President of the Central Texas Chapter in 2015.