Management Analyst Iii

Fairfax, Virginia
$69,407.31 - $115,678.37 Annually
Jun 18, 2022
Jul 02, 2022
Full Time
Job Announcement

Under the general direction of the Associate Director of Policy, provides policy analysis, program development and benchmarking. Applies social science research methods and data journalism to identify trends and communicate directly and effectively with other staff about housing data. Manages and supports a variety of HCD cross-agency and agency-wide initiatives related to federal and local housing programs. Analyzes programmatic practices and procedures and develops and implements recommendations for operational, policy and procedural improvements; oversees and conducts needs analyses, feasibility studies and evaluations for assigned programs. Fosters cooperative working relationships among HCD Divisions and between HCD and other county agencies and acts as liaison with various community, public and regulatory agencies. Supports the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority through meeting preparation and communications; Experience documenting and implementing policies and procedures; gathering and analyzing data to recommend new processes and changes to existing policies using solid industry or best practice justification; analyzing, evaluating and reporting program and agency performance; researching, interpreting, analyzing, and reporting local, state and federal legislation; and performs related work as assigned.

Salary offer will not exceed $92,543.15 (midpoint of the range)

Note: The assigned functional areas of this position are housing policy , and analysis/policy development.

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.)

  • Independently designs, develops, and coordinates ongoing department programs and special projects;
  • Performs a wide range of professional-level management work for more than one broad administrative function including complex analysis and diverse project management in a lead capacity;
  • Plans and conducts or oversees studies or research activities to ensure program quality, determine unmet needs or ensure efficacy of existing programs;
  • Provides guidance, recommendations, and advice to departmental managers;
  • Serves on committees, task forces, and management teams to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of existing management/administrative systems;
  • Writes, edits, and finalizes reports and presentations and presents findings and recommendations to department senior managers.

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).
  • Considerable knowledge of mission, goals, and objectives of the organizational unit, program, or activities to which incumbent is assigned;
  • Ability to identify possible solutions for solving business problems;
  • Ability to evaluate proposals and solutions in terms of benefits, costs, and overall impact on the project, program, or organization;
  • Ability to make oral presentations to department management, other departments, or the public;
  • Ability to write detailed, accurate reports, grants, or solicitations for pertinent areas of administration;
  • 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.

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 field related to the assigned functional area; plus four years of professional work experience with in the functional area.

Not applicable.

  • Proven experience analyzing federal, state, and local policies, interpreting the impact of policies, and proposing suggestions to improve the effect of existing policies.
  • Proven experience applying qualitative, quantitative, and analytical skills on the job.
  • Proven experience identifying trends within data; drawing insight and interpreting data; and clearly communicating findings.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to write detailed, accurate reports and policy briefs
  • Ability to use spreadsheets and statistical analysis software packages to store, manipulate, analyze, and present data.
  • Knowledge of affordable housing policies, programs, and best practices.
  • Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Power BI experience.


The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check and credit check.

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.

Job is generally sedentary in nature, however, job may entail walking, standing, sitting, reaching and bending etc. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Incumbent must be able to operate keyboard driven equipment and computer. Ability to communicate with others verbally and in writing. Employee may be required to lift up to 15 lbs. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview; may include practical 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.

Effective July 2, 2022, compensation plans will be increased by 4.01% (market rate adjustment).

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