PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Office of Policy and Management this class is accountable for managing analysts engaged in the provision of technical planning or management advisory assistance to municipalities.
Receives general supervision from the Director of Program Management.
Supervises professional, technical and clerical staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans unit work; establishes and maintains unit procedures; develops or makes recommendations on development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; supervises and evaluates staff in provision of technical advisory assistance to municipalities and communities in areas of planning and development, organization, operations, administration and management practices; assists in development, coordination and administration of federal, state, regional, local and private aid programs in support of Office of Policy and Management objectives; prepares comprehensive statistical, financial, budgetary and other reports containing evaluations and recommendations; meets with officials and groups to interpret and explain programs; identifies program difficulties and deficiencies and recommends improvements; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of the practices and problems in the area of local government assistance; considerable knowledge of the principles and objectives of Federal, State and local planning and municipal government assistance programs, considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to plan, develop, coordinate and evaluate local government assistance programs and to formulate and interpret policies, procedures and guidelines for these programs; supervisory ability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Eight (8) years of experience in research, statistics, planning, management or policy analysis.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at or above the advanced working level.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in planning, public administration or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
This replaces the existing specification for the title of Local Government Program Supervisor in the same Salary Group MP 65 approved effective July 23, 2003. (Revise to re-title and modify Purpose of Class)
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