Senior Administrative Analyst

SHARP Policy Director

Recruitment #PEX-1823-104683


Note: The filing deadline for this announcement has been changed to Friday, April 17 2020 at 5:00 pm.

We Value Equal Employment Opportunity! 

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

Appointment Type

Permanent Exempt appointment not to exceed three (3) years – This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.  

About the Office of SHARP

In 2018, the City & County of San Francisco established the Office of Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP). The Office of SHARP collaborates with City Departments, law enforcement agencies, and community organizations to ensure that local government services are accountable and responsive to the needs of survivors of sexual violence. Specifically, the Office of SHARP is charged with the following duties:

1) Working with survivors of sexual violence on navigating their complaint through government or community services 

2) Engaging with City Departments and law enforcement agencies on prompt and thorough response to sexual violence allegations

3) Collaborating with government and community organizations on preventing and addressing sexual violence in a way that ensures dignity, safety and professionalism for survivors.

The Office of SHARP is seeking to hire a Policy Director to engage City Departments, law enforcement agencies, and community organizations in order to gather information about policies, procedures and protocols related to addressing sexual violence. The position will work with key stakeholders to analyze trends in sexual violence and best practices toward supporting survivors of sexual violence. This position, along with other SHARP staff, will have an important opportunity to lead policy initiatives and drive conversations on accountability and responsiveness, with the potential to have national influence on institutional and societal responses to sexual assault and harassment, and the resulting trauma. This position will be supervised by the Director of SHARP and will receive guidance from the San Francisco Human Rights Commission and Department on the Status of Women, in addition to community-based organizations working to end sexual violence.

Essential Duties
  • Conducts difficult, sensitive, highly visible and complex analytical work focused on sexual assault, including analyzing complaints from survivors, programs, policies, and legislation. 
  • Oversees production or reports findings and recommendations, based in part on sexual assault complaints received by the SHARP office, government agencies, and community organizations.
  • Explains and interprets existing laws, regulations, and administrative policies. 
  • Assists survivors in navigating through government agencies, including but not limited to law enforcement.
  • Organizes and staff's a working group composed of representatives from various City and County of San Francisco departments, community based organizations, educational institutions, and survivors of sexual assault, with the goal of developing recommendations for improving the City and County of San Francisco's efforts to combat and prevent sexual assault and sexual harassment.
  • Represents the Office of SHARP and responds to informational requests, including those of a highly sensitive nature from the Mayor's Office, Board of Supervisors, and other City Officials. As well as media, outside agencies, community advocates, and the general public on matters related to sexual assault. 
  • Supervises and trains undergraduate policy interns and graduate policy and legal fellows. 

Minimum Qualifications

1. Possession of a graduate degree (Master's degree or higher) from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of full-time equivalent experience performing professional level analytical work as described in Note A: OR

2. Possession of a graduate degree (Master's degree or higher) from an accredited college or university with major college coursework as described in Note B and two (2) years full-time equivalent experience performing professional level analytical work as described in Note A; OR

3. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and four (4) years full-time equivalent experience performing professional level analytical work as described in Note A; OR

4. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with major college coursework as described in Note B and three (3) years full-time equivalent performing professional level analytical work as described in Note A

Applicants may substitute up to 2 years of the required education with additional qualifying experience in budget analysis, financial analysis and reporting, legislative/policy analysis, or contract/grant administration. One year (2000 hours) of additional qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/45 quarter units.

Notes on Qualifying Experience and Education:

Note A. Qualifying professional-level analytical experience must be in one or more of the following functional areas: complex budget analysis, development and administration; complex financial/fiscal analysis and reporting; development of complex contracting systems and administration of competitive bid processes and complex contractual agreements; development and evaluation of complex management/administrative policy; complex grant administration and monitoring; complex program evaluation and planning; complex legislative analysis; complex economic analysis; or other functional areas related to the duties of positions in Class 1823, where the primary focus of the job is complex professional-level analysis for evaluation, recommendation, development and implementation of major programs and functions of department/organization. Analytical experience equivalent to the duties of Class 1822 is considered qualifying.

Note B. Coursework applicable to a baccalaureate or higher degree in specialized subject matter areas such as social work, psychology, public policy, and women's studies or other fields of study closely related to the essential functions of positions in class 1823.  


1. Experience collaborating with survivors of sexual harassment and assault,. including survivors who are women and non-binary people of color, youth, people with disabilities, homeless and marginally housed individuals, indigenous women, monolingual transgender women, formerly incarcerated women, and sex workers. A lived experience that reflects these communities is highly desirable. 

2. A strong background working with organizations rooted in intersectional feminism, racial and gender equity, LGBTQI rights, undocumented communities, disability rights, prisoner rights, and labor organizations, including janitorial, domestic worker and farm worker organizations.

3. Knowledge of criminal justice system, including how cases flow, understanding of general office organization of various city department and know where difference can be made and the ability to think critically about it. Knowledge/familiarity with San Francisco’s criminal justice, medical, and social services systems strongly preferred.

4. Knowledge of and fluency in understanding factors contributing to mass incarceration, along with a clear awareness of restorative and transformative justice as it relates to community public safety.

5. Knowledge about organizational change and how to identify, eliminate and prevent rape culture, and the ability to talk with people who are less fluent in this subject matter.

6. Excellent rapport building skills, including maintaining relationships and communicating compassionately and effectively with diverse people in diverse environments, including survivors of sexual assault and harassment, grassroots community organizations, government institutions and national advocacy organizations.

7. Ability to talk about hard things and tough choices with elected officials, senior policymakers and listening and engaging rank and file prosecutors, police officers, and health practitioners.

6. Experience with media relations and ability to communicate effectively in social media platforms as well as print, radio and television interviews. Comfort with public speaking and making presentations to a wide variety of audiences.

7. Bilingual 

How To Apply

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A resume and a cover letter highlighting how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications or any relevant experience is REQUIRED at the time of filing and must be attached to the online application. Late or incomplete submissions may not be considered.

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (,,,,,,,,,,

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file.  Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records.  Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline.  Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Kristin Hadley, by telephone at (415) 551-8949, or by email at


Selection Procedures

Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience and education. Additional mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine candidate’s qualifications. Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited to continue in the selection process. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement in the process.

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience, at any point in the application, examination or departmental selection processes. Verification of work experience typically must be on the employer’s letterhead, and must include the applicant’s name, job title, description of job duties, dates of service, and signature of the employer. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at

Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification from this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco. 

Conviction History

As a selected candidate for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a selected candidate. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are a selected candidate, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

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.


General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:
Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.

Copies of Application Documents:
Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.

Right to Work:
All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.


Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at: 

Issued:  March 16, 2020
Micki  Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: 104683


All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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