Management Analyst I

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$52,323.44 - $87,205.04 Annually
Posted
Nov 27, 2021
Closes
Dec 11, 2021
Ref
21-02524
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Performs management tasks for quality assurance of program processes in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations. Including maintaining and collecting all performance measures and management indicators. Monitors program documentation for compliance with USDA requirements and service productivity, conducts periodic to program sites to monitor compliance. Collects, tracks, analyzes, and monitors program data to prepare reports and recommendations for improvement in program service delivery, compliance, and quality. Research information for grant applications, program performance measures and vendor agreements. Conducts site monitoring and provides technical assistance to support the program. Performs other duties as assigned to support all appropriate functions for Office for Children and Community Education and Provider Services. Duties are performed under the supervision of the Community Education and Provider Services Management Analyst II.

Note: The assigned functional areas of this position are human services, federal nutrition programs, social services, or data management.

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

MINIMUM QUALIFCATIONS:
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.

BRIDGE CLASS EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS
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.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background and Child Protective Services Registry check to the satisfaction of the employer.

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 will still be subject to the 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience with and knowledge of family child-care, child-care regulations, USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program, Summer Food Service Program and Child care administration experience.
  • Experience with relational database concepts and structures, data extraction, and crystal reports.
  • Knowledge and experience with SharePoint.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Experience as a trainer/mentor.
  • Ability to explain technical terms and processes to staff and the public using non-technical language.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Work is generally sedentary in nature. However, incumbent may be required to do some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items up to 25 pounds. Ability to operate keyboard-driven equipment and communicate verbally and in writing. Sufficiently mobile to attend meetings at various locations and make presentations to county staff and community. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel Interview and may include a 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.

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