Under supervision, the Junior Management Assistant, performs general administrative and/or management functions with rotating assignments. The essential functions of the job include: performing administrative and/or management functions in the areas of operations, budget, contract/grant development, and/or office management/support services; assisting in the preparation of fiscal reports; assisting in developing, managing, and implementing a competitive bid process; managing offices and coordinating clerical and technical support activities; preparing agenda items, attending department meetings, and/or making presentations; gathering, compiling and analyzing data, and preparing reports; assisting in developing and recommending changes to rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; assisting in the analyses of programs, proposals and projects. This class may supervise and evaluate clerical and technical support staff.
The 1840 Junior Management Assistant is the entry-level class in the Management Assistant Series. The 1840 Junior Management Assistant is distinguished from the 1842 Management Assistant in that the latter performs more difficult and responsible tasks than those assigned to incumbents in this job code.
May supervise clerical and technical staff.
Examples of Important and Essential Duties
According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.
1. Performs administrative and/or management functions in the areas of operations, budget, contract/grant development and/or office management/support services by planning, coordinating, supervising and/or evaluating the activities of assigned staff in order to accomplish departmental goals.
2. Assists in the preparation of fiscal reports by monitoring expenditures and maintaining budget within the organizational goals and projections; reconciling accounts, performing financial analysis, gathering information, and preparing reports in order to ensure compliance with City and departmental policies, rules and regulations.
3. Assists in developing, managing and implementing a competitive bid process by identifying needs, establishing contractual relationships, preparing requests for proposals, consulting with compliance officers in monitoring contracts and/or agreements, reviewing and amending contract documents prepared by contractors/vendors to verify specifications meet departmental requirements.
4. Manages office and coordinates clerical & technical support activities by assigning and evaluating a variety of clerical/administrative functions, such as, data processing, inventory control, distributing or reproducing reports, performing personnel, purchasing & billing functions, invoices, statements, coordinating building security and maintenance, and facilities management.
5. Prepares agenda items, attends department meetings, and/or makes presentations at various types of business meetings, including commission(s) meetings, inter-agency meetings or contract negotiations meetings on behalf of the department. May assist in scheduling of some of those meetings.
6. May supervise and evaluate clerical and technical support staff by delegating and reviewing work assignments, counseling and assisting on performance evaluations, and coordinating duties to ensure that procedures, policies and regulations are followed.
7. Gathers, compiles, analyze data and prepares reports using database programs, spreadsheets, various word processing applications, and statistical techniques to conduct surveys, needs assessments, evaluation reports, compile and analyze statistical data, conduct web pages research, and prepare reports for program evaluation.
8. Assists in the development and recommends changes to rules, regulations, policies and procedures by proposing and reviewing provisions and evaluating the effect of proposed regulations, laws, etc., on specific or general personnel, budgeting and other management or administrative functions.
9. Assists in the analyses of programs, proposals & projects by researching and reviewing related information either manually and/or electronically, reviewing documentation, interviewing experts, reading abstracts, prioritizes tasks and guidelines in order to accurately relay information to department supervisors.
10. Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: Technical methodology, principles, techniques, procedures, and regulations utilized in the management and administration of budget, contract, leases, agreements and grants.
Ability to: apply techniques, methods, procedures, principles, and regulations; use system applications in a network environment; gather and analyze information; communicate verbally and in writing; and understand and apply human relations principles.
Experience and Training
Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public or business administration, accounting, finance, economics, social sciences, education, or related field, or other areas closely related to specific department program or function.
Substitution: May substitute up to two (2) years of the required education with additional qualifying experience in program/office/operations management, budget development and/or administration, or contract/grant administration. One year (2000 hours) of additional qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/45 quarter units.
Disaster Service Workers
All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.