Management Analyst Ii

Fairfax, Virginia
$62,693.28 - $104,489.63 Annually
Mar 18, 2023
Apr 01, 2023
Full Time
Job Announcement

Writes detailed reports, letters, memoranda; researches, analyzes and evaluates legislation and public policy issues; organizes and plans a variety of activities and events; prepares documents through word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software; manages a countywide legislative tracking database, including downloading data from other sources, recommending enhancements, basic troubleshooting, and production and analysis of reports; leads and trains a countywide departmental team on use of legislative tracking database; works with senior county staff and staff of elected officials. Provides general support for legislative director.

Note: The assigned functional areas of the position are public policy, legislative policy, government relations, political science, and public administration.

Illustrative Duties

  • Performs a wide-range of professional work in multiple administration functions within an organizational unit including analysis and project management;
  • May supervise administrative and paraprofessional staff;
  • Performs a variety of technical and professional work related to monitoring and reporting on departmental business processes, activities, and outcomes;
  • Plans, develops, and implements comprehensive communication and education plans on programs and services for both county agencies and community organizations;
  • Assists with developing and conducting special studies and research initiatives, by designing survey instruments, gathering data and information from department staff, developing data analysis tools, conducting statistical analyses, initiating literature reviews, etc.;
  • Conducts analysis and reporting of quantitative and qualitative data in order to track and monitor various business process indicators;
  • Serves as the point-person and liaison within the department and with central county departments regarding a designated program and functional areas of responsibility;
  • Prepares reports and presentations of analysis and findings.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the mission, goals and objectives of the organizational unit, program or activities to which incumbent is assigned;
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques relating to various functional areas of business operation (e.g., personnel, budgeting and financial management, contract administration and management);
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques governing management, organization, operations and programmatic services;
  • Ability to identify and describe a range of possible solutions for solving business problems;
  • Ability to apply research methods to design studies and assessments, and statistical analysis techniques to identify patterns and trends in data;
  • 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; plus two years of professional work experience within the functional area.


  • The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.
  • Position may require some travel to Richmond during the annual legislative session of the Virginia General Assembly. The position may also require attendance at some meetings throughout the year at sites in Northern Virginia, Richmond, or other parts of Virginia.

  • Excellent written and oral communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint) to prepare documents; and proficient in database management software.
  • Working knowledge of state/local government.

Primarily office work; however, at certain times of the year significant physical activity is required (e.g., walking with numerous documents up and down hills several times per day). Ability to set up for events and large group meetings is required. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include a writing exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

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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