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Chelsey Gordon, Recruitment Specialist

Chelsey Gordon

Chelsey Gordon
Recruitment Specialist

  • Education
    Master of Public Administration,
    University of Kansas
    Bachelor of Arts,
    University of Kansas
  • Industry
    Local Government:
    4 years

Chelsey has four years of local government experience that inform her work as a recruitment specialist. Prior to joining The Novak Consulting Group, Chelsey served as management analyst for the Town of Belleair, Florida. She worked to develop and execute the Town’s first communications strategic plan. She also worked to improve organizational health by facilitating leadership retreats, organizational change discussions, and developing a town-wide employee training program.

Chelsey started her career in local government as a transportation planning intern with the City of Lawrence, Kansas. During her tenure, she assisted with various public meetings and data analysis. Chelsey also served as the management intern and assistant to the city manager for the City of Overland Park, Kansas. She worked closely with the assistant city manager and communications manager on a variety of special projects which included leading the development of the City’s social media strategic plan, managing the biennial citizen satisfaction survey, and providing analysis on the bi-annual performance measure program. Chelsey also developed and managed the City’s first teen council program.

Chelsey earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in public administration, both from the University of Kansas. She is a member of the International City/County Management Association.