Management Analyst Iv

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$81,571.98 - $135,952.96 Annually
Posted
Jan 29, 2022
Closes
Feb 12, 2022
Ref
22-00319
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Under the direction of NCS leadership, assists the Deputy County Executive (DCE) for Health, Housing, and Human Services in managing multiple system-wide strategic initiatives. Provides professional project and process management and leadership to multiple long-term, large-scale, high-priority, projects that are prioritized by the DCE and his leadership team, and involve multiple agencies, disciplines, and systems. Coordinates cross-system initiatives and efforts, including strategic planning, performance management, and legislative reviews. Manages projects that ensure the totality of Community Services investments, including capital development and improvements as well as technology enhancements, align to the Countywide Strategic Plan, Health and Human Services (HHS) Needs Assessment, and the One Fairfax racial and social equity policy. Represents the office of the DCE on County-wide task forces, Boards Authorities and Commissions meetings and with community stakeholder groups.

Assigned functional areas: project management, research and analysis, strategic planning, performance management, or process improvement

Note: The salary will not exceed the midpoint of the advertised salary range.

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.)

  • Directs and manages long-term, large-scale, high-priority, sensitive programs/projects that are multi-disciplinary and involve multiple agencies;
  • Manages a group of professionals engaged in diverse administrative and management support activities;
  • Establishes and implements program policies, develop and manages the budget for designated programs;
  • Ensures County programs reach the intended populations and targeted benefactors;
  • Directs research and evaluation of trends in applicable areas of responsibility;
  • Develops long- and short-term goals, objectives and solutions for division;
  • Interfaces with central County staff departments (such as DMB, DHR, Finance, Purchasing and Supply Management) for seamless collaboration;
  • Provides consultation on strategic planning, organizational development and redesign projects;
  • Prepares for and presents to County Board of Supervisors (or Committee) regarding areas of expertise and responsibility.


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).

  • Extensive knowledge of the mission, goals, objectives, funding sources, organizational structure, workload, and staffing of the organizational unit or program to which incumbent is assigned;
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques relating to the functional area of business operation;
  • Extensive knowledge of statutory and regulatory requirements governing application of program funding, execution of program activities, and achievement of program outcomes;
  • Knowledge of the legislative and executive decision making processes;
  • Knowledge of the project management life cycle and its supporting phases;
  • Ability to identify organizational problems, evaluate possible solutions, and select and implement the most advantageous course of action;
  • Ability to identify and determine appropriate methods for gathering data;
  • 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 manage professional and paraprofessional employees including coaching, counseling, training, and evaluation.


Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
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 fields related to the assigned functional areas; PLUS Five years of professional work experience within more than one of the assigned functional areas.

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.

Additional Work Schedule Requirements: Attendance at night meetings

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:
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in coordinating cross-disciplinary strategic planning efforts.
  • Experience and significant expertise in process analysis and improvement techniques in the delivery of human services.
  • Experience in the public sector with extensive knowledge of human services processes, policies, and programs.
  • Strong organizational skills and experience directing complex research to manage and evaluate programs.
  • Significant project management experience.
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Work is generally sedentary in nature. Ability to do some walking, standing, bending, and carrying 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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