Outreach Coordinator (management Analyst I)

Fairfax, Virginia
$52,323.44 - $87,205.04 Annually
Apr 30, 2022
May 21, 2022
Full Time
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Develops new relationships and maintain good communication with existing partners in the community. This includes seeking opportunities that benefit DPSC's recruiting efforts, as well as educating and training the public around the emergency communications profession.

Develops a program through social media platforms, internet associations, brainstorming, networking, and cultivating partnerships within Fairfax County and the Northern Virginia Community. Schedules, plans, executes and documents outreach activities while working closely with the DPSC Human Resources team and Strategic Planning Section with recruiting activities and developing external community partnerships.

Oversees and supports our diversity, equity, and inclusion engagements. Develops and conducts diversity, equity, and inclusion training on a variety of topics and developing innovative and effective means of under the OneFairfax initiative.

Successful candidates must excel in communicating to large and small group settings, possess knowledge of the Emergency Communications industry and excel in an independent work environment.

Note: The hourly rate for this position will not exceed the midpoint of $33.5405/hour.

The assigned functional areas of this position are Communications, Public Relations, Outreach, Recruitment, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program Management, Emergency Management, and Social Media Communications.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position description.)
  • Conducts professional-level work in functions or activities, such as financial, budgetary, procurement, contract administration, human resources, training, information technology, and similar functions;
  • Assists with a variety of technical and professional work related to monitoring and reporting on departmental business processes, activities, and outcomes;
  • Performs designated segments of projects or programs with well-defined objectives, including activities such as data collection, synthesis of data gathered to support analysis, and documentation of findings and recommendations;
  • Performs data collection activities in support of existing studies, projects or programs, including conducting research; participating in interviews; administering customer, organizational or employee surveys; assisting in the facilitation of focus groups; participating in work group collaboration; and mapping or charting of workflow processes;
  • Assists with measuring and analyzing indicators of performance, quality, quantity and efficiency of services;
  • Compiles and provides business information to management;
  • Maintains index or log of standard forms for gathering information from a variety of audiences;
    Formats data sets and performs qualitative and descriptive statistical analysis to aggregate and assimilate data for displaying potential patterns and trends;
  • Assists in implementing business improvements, such as changes to policies, work practices, processes and procedures;
  • Contributes to position papers, evaluation reports and presentations.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list).
  • Basic knowledge of mission, goals and objectives of the organizational unit, program or activities to which incumbent is assigned;
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques governing management, organization, operations and programmatic services;
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques relating to the functional area of business operation (e.g. personnel, budgeting and financial management, contract administration and management);
  • Ability to identify possible solutions for solving business problems;
  • Ability to perform a variety of fact-finding techniques (e.g., interview, case analysis, observation, research, benchmarking) to gather information in support of programs, projects, studies, assessments and evaluations;
  • Ability to aggregate and assimilate data to identify major patterns, trends and themes regarding organizational and program effectiveness and efficiency;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Ability to use word processing and presentation software to prepare documents, and to use spreadsheet and statistical analysis software packages to store, manipulate, analyze and present data;
  • Ability to train, lead, and/or supervise paraprofessional staff.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: (Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "

Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in the field related to the assigned functional area.
  • Knowledge of Public Safety to include 911 communications
  • 3-5 years of public speaking
  • Professional experience with coordinating and managing community outreach and recruiting events and DEI training and events
  • 3-5 years of professional project management experience
  • 3-5 years professional experience with social media platform programming and internet associations
  • Professional experience in adult learning and school age children training programs

Four years of increasingly complex technical experience in the assigned functional area, comparable to experience at the Admin Assistant IV, or higher, level. This class can serve as a bridge class enabling individuals who do not meet the educational or professional experience standards listed above to qualify for this class by possessing four years of increasingly complex technical experience in the assigned functional area, comparable to experience at the Admin Assistant IV, or higher, level. The purpose of this bridge class is to promote upward mobility within the Fairfax County workforce. However persons qualifying for this class on the basis of their technical experience may not substitute this technical experience for education, or for professional experience, in order to qualify for other employment opportunities.
Driver's License (Required)

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, and driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

May be required to lift up to 50 lbs. Must have the ability to sit/stand for prolonged periods of time as required. Physically able to write legibly as required by public safety protocols. Ability to communicate effectively in front of large or small groups of people. Travel to work at other locations, to include the alternate 9-1-1 center. Able to perform job using standard agency equipment. Able to work a flexible work schedule which may include nights and weekends. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview; may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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