Department of Administrative Services

Managing Economist (5895MP)

$49.38-$67.33 Hourly / $3,950.20-$5,386.02 BiWeekly /
$103,100.00-$140,575.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Economic and Community Development this class is accountable for managing and overseeing a full range of economic and research activities.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives administrative direction from a Community Development Administrator or other administrative official of a higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Directs Economists and other professional and clerical staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Directs staff and operations of agency's research and planning unit; coordinates, plans and manages unit activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in preparation of unit budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of unit who might impact on program activities; manages staff in development of economic analysis, forecasting and planning for various facets of state fiscal conditions and policy for potential economic development projects; oversees econometric modeling and impact analysis services to other state agencies; deduces facts of research findings and recommends programs or projects; participates in the planning, implementing and monitoring of complex agency econometric, planning and research projects; participates in design, development and implementation of appropriate agency information management systems for econometric studies and planning; develops and maintains processes/systems, procedure manuals, forms and recordkeeping functions; serves as technical liaison to the University of Connecticut's Department of Public Policy and Research Institute relative to economic modeling projects and other collaborative efforts; prepares complex reports and research papers; serves as agency spokesperson on economic matters and economic impact analyses; makes presentations to various groups; may serve on various committees; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations applicable to agency; considerable knowledge of policies, procedures and/or operations applicable to agency; considerable knowledge of economics and public finance; considerable knowledge of methods of research design, statistical analysis and database management; considerable knowledge of economic forecasting, econometric modeling and impact analyses, considerable knowledge of public planning and policy analysis; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communications skills; considerable ability to organize and present results of complex research or analysis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

A doctorate degree in economics and three (3) years experience in econometric modeling, and preparing, analyzing and evaluating economic and fiscal impact studies.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees in this class may be required to travel.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Examined

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(34)-Statistics/Research/Planning

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 67

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

New Class.

EFFECTIVE DATE

9/1/2006

CLASS: 5895MP; EST: 9/1/2006; REV: ;