CLASSIFICATION: Exempt REPORTS TO: Principal Management Analyst SUPERVISORY: No
Knowledge of principles and practices of administrative, policy, procedural, and legislative/regulatory analysis.
Principles of grant proposal writing and administration. City government and intergovernmental relationships.
Qualitative and statistical research and analysis techniques relevant to the regional planning process.
Structure and organization of public sector agencies.
Practices, techniques, and methods of marketing, public relations, and customer service. Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing the area of assignment.
Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment including computers and software applications relevant to work performed.
Principles and practices of sound business communications. Safety policies and safe work practices applicable to the work.
Practices and procedures for budgeting, purchasing, and maintaining public records.
OTHER ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES
Ability to effectively analyze, interpret, summarize and present a variety of fiscal, statistical, and administrative reports.
Prepare comprehensive staff reports, legislative analyses, administrative reports, and correspondence.
Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion.
Identify and respond to community and organizational issues, concerns, and needs.
Apply critical thinking to identify impacts of legislation and regulations and the potential consequences for the region and the agency.
Identify funding sources for SGVCOG projects and programs.
Define issues, analyze problems, evaluate alternatives and develop sound, independent conclusions, and recommendations in accordance with laws, regulations, rules, and policies.
Consult within the SGVCOG and with project/program stakeholders to meet the goals and objectives.
Present proposals and recommendations clearly, logically, and persuasively often in a public forum.
Understand, interpret, explain and apply applicable laws, codes and ordinances. Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with complex issues and situations.
Operate a computer and use standard software programs and databases related to the area of assignment.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all those encountered in the course of work.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, economics, or a related field.
One year of professional experience in administrative analysis and research, policy development, and/or fiscal administration, including budget or management responsibilities; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
A master's degree is desirable and may be substituted for one year of experience.
At least one year of experience working in a local or regional government is highly desirable.
Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements: A valid California Class C driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the agency's vehicle insurance program.