Under general direction performs difficult and complex technical and administrative work in a planning, program management, or related unit; and does related or other work as required in accordance with Rule 3, Section 3 of the Civil Service Rules.
This is the advanced journey or supervisory level in the EEDD Analyst series. Incumbents work independently, performing specialized and complex assignments in the areas of short and long range planning, complex project management, budget and contract development, business financing or development of informational programs, and may supervise a small unit of professional positions.
Plans, assigns and reviews the work of planning and contract management staff; advises staff on complex problems; performs the most difficult and complex assignments.
Develops informational programs to acquaint employers with various departmental services and to provide information on ways to expand and strengthen small businesses and encourage new business start-ups.
Procures programs, services and goods in compliance with federal, state and local mandates; solicits and reviews bids for compliance; makes recommendations to committees and boards concerning the acceptance of contracts and procurement agreements.
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.
Provides loan packaging assistance and technical financial advice to small businesses who hire eligible program trainees; maintains liaison with financial institutions and other private and public organizations.
Reviews legislation and analyzes the impacts on the unit or division; develops and implements policies and procedures.
Develops and writes program and project proposals, grant applications, grant modifications, and competitive procurement instruments for training or services; evaluates and makes recommendations on grant budgets; makes presentations to division staff and representatives of other organizations.
Interprets and explains regulations, policies, contract terms, and labor market data to contractors, businesses, division staff and others; provides administrative and technical support to department management, partner agencies, and the public on issues relating to program requirements, funding restrictions and compliance issues.
EITHER PATTERN I
Experience: Two years as an EEDD Analyst II.
OR PATTERN II
Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in business administration, public administration, sociology, planning or closely related field.
Experience: Three years of responsible administrative analytical work at a level at least equivalent to EEDD Analyst II.
Substitution: Additional 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.
Principles and practices of supervision and training; principles and practices of public administration; modern office methods and organizational analysis; principles and practices of developing, writing and negotiating grants and contracts; public relations techniques; business financing and loan arrangements; financial institutions and governmental financial resources; general philosophy and regulations of contemporary employment and training programs; methods of research and statistical gathering, analysis and presentation; JTPA and GAIN rules, regulations, and related programs.
Plan, assign and direct the work of others; gather, analyze and present data; use a computer and related software programs; interpret and explain complex rules and regulations, departmental policy and contract provisions; prepare and analyze budgets; develop, implement and coordinate informational programs; negotiate and write contracts; develop and maintain effective working relationships with others, public officials and agencies, and private industry; communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Mobility-Frequent operation of a data entry device; repetitive motion; sitting for long periods, walking; occasional standing, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting; climbing stairs; occasional driving; Lifting-Frequently 5 pounds or less; occasionally 5 to 30 pounds;Visual-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; Hearing/Talking-Frequent hearing of normal speech, hearing/talking on the telephone, talking in person; Emotional/Psychological-Occasional decision making and public contact; frequent concentration; Special Requirements-Some assignments may require working weekends, nights, and/or occasional overtime; Environmental-Occasional exposure to varied weather conditions.