|Date Opened||5/31/2019 3:45:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||6/21/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$6,867 - 9,202 / Month|
|Job Type||Open & Promotional|
THE JOB: Under general supervision, plan, design, develop, and implement business, financial, and/or operations systems in support of core organizational functions and business processes, including gathering and analyzing data in support of business cases, proposed projects, and systems requirements; generate and compile reports based on the findings, complete with probable causes and possible solutions to systems issues; and to do other work as required. The ideal candidate will have IT project management experience, as well as Data Analytics experience.
THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in business or public administration, computer science, accounting, management information systems or a related field AND two years of experience managing complex business projects, which must have included one year of project management responsibility that involved: design and/or implementation for small and medium business information applications; operation and analysis of database hardware, software, and standards; and the use of data retrieval and reporting methodologies. Some positions may require experience with state-mandated data systems. Additional qualifying experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Background Investigation: Some positions may require fingerprinting and/or background investigation. License: Possession and maintenance of a California Class C Driver License. Other Special Requirements: Availability to work irregular hours, which may include evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, and techniques used in overseeing the design, development, and/or implementation of software and hardware solutions, systems, or products; principles and methods of developing, modifying, and maintaining electronic records management systems; principles, practices, methods, and techniques used in extracting and importing data for use in report software, spreadsheets, graphs, and flow charts. Working knowledge of principles and practices of project management on business implementation or change management projects; methods of long-term strategic management and technical planning; business and financial best practices; policies, practices, and standards of the organizational functions and business processes supported in the assignment; methods and techniques of developing and monitoring project budgets; principles, practices, and methods of training and mentoring. Some knowledge of technology infrastructure, including networking, PCs, servers, SAN, and virtual servers; and Network and PC operating systems.
Ability to: Manage complex projects using project management methodology; assess and analyze information systems needs in support of core organizational functions and develop systems solutions to meet those needs; identify and establish scope and parameters of systems analysis in order to define outcome criteria and measure-taking actions; extract data from various systems and organize data according to business reporting needs; prepare clear and concise administrative and technical reports; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; communicate ideas, system requirements, and design specifications in both technical and user-friendly language; apply the principles of business or public administration and marketing; coordinate and manage large groups of people from various business units or departments in the development of change management and business re-engineering projects; work closely with technical and business managers and staff; respond to requests and inquiries from external groups, citizens, and business and automated system users; employ high levels of independent judgment and decision-making in the process of problem resolution; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; conduct research into systems issues and products; utilize analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills; and prioritize and execute tasks.
THE EXAMINATION: Your application and supplemental questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement. If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application and supplemental questionnaire. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application and supplemental questionnaire. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date.
WOMEN, MINORITIES AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. IF YOU HAVE A DISABILITY THAT WOULD REQUIRE TEST ACCOMMODATION, CALL (831) 454-2600.
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