In the Office of Policy and Management this class is accountable for the cost analysis and research used to develop state government policy for the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management. It coordinates the review, analysis, development and implementation of policy and programs for state agencies, towns and municipalities.
Receives administrative direction from an administrative official of higher grade.
May direct staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Researches, reviews and evaluates cost effectiveness and fiscal implications of established or proposed policies and/or programs;
Assesses options and develops strategic plans to implement policy decisions;
Coordinates development of policies for the state, towns or municipalities;
Develops required recommendations for legislative or administrative actions in order to institute required policies;
Conducts cost benefit analysis for impact on new initiatives for municipal operations and proposes recommendations for state position;
Represents Secretary on various boards or commissions;
Participates in the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
principles and practices of public administration including policy development, coordination, cost benefit analysis and implementation;
state, federal and municipal legislative processes;
Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
oral and written communication skills;
analyze and evaluate policy and programs;
coordinate and implement policy development activities and prepare and present effective reports and presentations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Six (6) years of experience with major responsibility for the review, analysis, coordination and administration of policies and programs in a large governmental, public affairs or business organization.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
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.
A Master's degree in public administration or political science may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Policy Development Coordinator in Salary Group MP 66 approved effective December 10, 2017. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final 22-007