Under immediate supervision, performs administrative and analytical work in the areas of planning, grant writing, budgeting, contracting, and contract management within an assigned program; and does related or other work as required in accordance with Rule 3, Section 3 of the Civil Service Rules.
This is the entry level in the professional EEDD Analyst series. An employee in this class is responsible for assisting with the development of program and project proposals; assisting with the development and writing of contracts; and contract management. This class differs from EEDD Analyst II in that incumbents of the latter class perform work under less supervision.
Assists in development of program and project proposals or services to meet community needs; develops assigned portions of grant applications for specific needs and submits to department management for review and approval; may participate in presenting grant applications to representatives of other organizations.
Assists in developing, writing, and negotiating contracts with sub-contractors for training or services.
Performs ongoing management of assigned contracts; monitors contracts for compliance with contract language and applicable local, state, and federal guidelines; identifies and enforces corrective actions; provides technical assistance and training to contractors; acts as liaison between contractors and departmental staff.
Assists in developing, implementing, and maintaining monitoring systems to ensure contract compliance, and to evaluate program performance.
Does budgetary, programmatic, and labor market research and informational analysis; reviews and analyzes federal and state statues and regulations relative to assigned programs; prepares reports and statistical compilations.
Assists in providing technical support to department management and partner agencies to facilitate the initiation, implementation, and maintenance of new charter programs; makes recommendations to bring programs into alignment with charter agreements.
May interpret policy; may provide requested information on contracts, labor market, and other programs to contractors, business, department staff, and others.
May train others.
Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in business administration, public administration, sociology, planning or closely related field.
Substitution: Qualifying experience in budgetary, systems, financial, personnel or other administrative analytical work may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Substitution: Experience performing duties comparable to an Employment Training Specialist II may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
License:Possession of a valid California driver’s license if required by the nature of the position.
Goals and objectives of employment and training or economic development programs; principles and practices of public administration; rules and regulations governing employment and training programs or economic development agencies; management principles; techniques of public relations; theories of organizational structure and behavior; techniques for gathering and analyzing information; budget and human resource management; principles of supervision; public speaking techniques; techniques of employee training; group dynamics; basic computer and modern office automation technology, including pertinent software.
Plan, direct and coordinate the activities of a division; perform complex managerial duties; interpret and apply federal and state regulations governing employment and training programs or economic development agencies; operate computers and standard office equipment; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; make presentations to groups; develop and administer budgets and perform related general management activities; write clear and concise reports; analyze data and prepare recommendations.
Mobility-Frequent operation of a data entry device; sitting for extended periods; walking; occasional standing, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, climbing stairs; occasional driving; Lifting-Frequently 5 pounds or less; Vision-Constant good overall vision and reading/close-up work; frequent color perception and use of eye/hand coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision; Dexterity-Normal dexterity with frequent writing and repetitive motion; Hearing/Talking-Frequent hearing of normal speech;hearing/talking on the telephone; talking in person; Special Requirements-May require working weekend/nights; occasional travel; Emotional/Psychological-Frequent decision making, concentration, and public contact.