1822 Administrative Analyst

Planner and Policy Analyst

Recruitment #PEX-1822-062850

Introduction

The Department of Children, Youth & Their Families (DCYF) works with community-based organizations, City departments, SFUSD and other partners to provide a variety of children, youth and family services.  DCYF serves as one of the city’s largest funding source for children, youth and family services.  The department funds over $70 million in services such as after-school activities, Violence Prevention and Intervention (VPI), workforce development, education, health and wellness, family resource centers, early childcare and education.   DCYF serves as one of the largest grant makers in the city funding over 400 community-based programs.  Visit the department’s website at www.dcyf.org for more information.

Position Description:

Under supervision, this position will be assigned to support the overall unit, with a focus on violence prevention efforts at a city and federal level.   This position is grant-funded and is a permanent-exempt appointment. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The job duties include:

• Conduct qualitative and quantitative research (e.g. develop surveys, facilitate focus groups, research best and promising practices) and policy analysis on policy areas related to violence prevention.  Areas of research may also include intersections with other policy areas such as: early care and education/child care, out-of-school time programming, youth workforce development, youth empowerment, wellness, violence prevention and intervention, and family support services.
• Analyze legislative, funding, and policy threats, changes and opportunities to make recommendations to enhance access, sustainability, quality of services delivered; and the efficiency and impact of systems-building efforts.
• Assist in the creation of program and project evaluation efforts, including the development and refinement of program quality standards, outcome indicators, performance measures, and other continuous improvement tools. 
• Write and develop reports, briefing memos, and presentations for department and external stakeholders.  
• Write and develop grants for department violence prevention efforts.  
• Evaluate internal data related to violence prevention programming and overall efforts.  
• Present reports and other information to stakeholders. 
• Document feedback for policy analysis and planning efforts around city wide violence prevention efforts. 
• Create, foster, maintain, and facilitate partnerships within and across city agencies, other public and private entities, service providers, and additional stakeholders to accomplish defined objectives.
• Develop resources, tools, and systems to improve coordination and communication with stakeholders, including service providers, grantees, city agencies, and other partners. 
• Represent the department and the City when necessary at a variety of venues and collaborative efforts. 
• Liaison with relevant regional, state, and national coalitions, research entities, funding networks, and other associations as needed to inform local efforts on violence prevention. 
• Work collaboratively with department staff to perform violence prevention related projects.
• Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Possession of a graduate degree (Master's degree or higher) from an accredited college or university; and one (1) year full-time equivalent experience performing professional-level analytical work as described in Note A; OR

2. Possession of a graduate degree (Master's degree or higher) from an accredited college or university with major coursework as described in Note B; OR

3. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, and two (2) years full-time equivalent experience performing professional-level analytical work as described in Note A; OR

4. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework as described in Note B and one (1) year full-time equivalent experience performing professional-level analytical work as described in Note A;

SUBSTITUTION: Applicants may substitute up to 2 years of the required education with additional qualifying experience in budget analysis, financial analysis and reporting, legislative/policy analysis, or contract/grant administration. One year (2000 hours) of additional qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/45 quarter units.

Notes on Qualifying Experience and Education:
A. Qualifying professional-level analytical experience must be in one or more of the following functional areas: complex budget analysis, development and administration; complex financial/fiscal analysis and reporting; development of complex contracting systems and administration of competitive bid processes and complex contractual agreements; development and evaluation of complex management/administrative policy; complex grant administration and monitoring; complex program evaluation and planning; complex legislative analysis; complex economic analysis; or other functional areas related to the duties of positions in Class 1822, where the primary focus of the job is complex professional-level analysis for evaluation, recommendation, development and implementation of major programs and functions of department/organization. Analytical experience equivalent to the duties of Class 1820 is considered qualifying.

B. Coursework applicable to a baccalaureate or higher degree in specialized subject matter areas such as public or business administration, management, business law, contract law, public policy, urban studies, economics, statistical analysis, finance, accounting or other fields of study closely related to the essential functions of positions in Class 1822.

 Desirable Qualifications:

1. Extensive experience in children, youth and young adult services/policy/research with direct service experience working with programming addressing the needs for high at-risk youth.
2. Experience working with a partnership/collaboration focused on violence prevention efforts for children and youth issues/services that involved at least one local government agency.
3. Excellent people skills and ability to facilitate challenging group dynamics in the criminal justice field.
4. Experience interacting effectively with diverse communities similar to those found in San Francisco.
5. Excellent writing and communication skills, including ability to present complex information in concise and plain terms to large audiences.
6. Strong project management and evaluation skills related to the violence prevention field demonstrated by prior work experience.
7. Demonstrated dedication to a holistic approach to supporting all children and youth.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.
• Select the desired job announcement.
• Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information.
• Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”.
• Follow instructions on the screen.

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file on-line applications in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by e-mail about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered e-mail address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that e-mail from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, and first5sf.org).

Applicants will receive a confirmation e-mail that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation e-mail for their records. Failure to receive this e-mail means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training, and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Your application and any attachments to the application submitted at the time of filing must be complete and accurate including the details on your experience, education, training, and other information that qualifies you for this recruitment.
 
Failure to submit a complete and accurate application at the time of filing may result in your ineligibility and/or disqualification for this recruitment, or inability to receive full credit for scoring purposes.   Resumes may be attached to the application; however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application.

Applicants are advised to keep copies of all documents submitted.  Submitted documents become a part of the recruitment process and will not be returned.  The department may require applicants to present additional material.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact Gilda Cassanego at Gilda.Cassanego@sfgov.org or (415) 557-4859.

Selection Plan

Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience and education.   Only those candidates who most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited to continue in the selection process. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selection process.  The department may implement screening mechanisms in order to determine candidates’ qualifications for this position. 
 
 Verification:

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point in the application, and/or departmental selection process. 

When requested, all applicants must submit verification of qualifying education and experience. Verification of qualifying education and experience, when requested, must be submitted on employer’s official letterhead, specifying name of the applicant, job title(s), duties performed, dates of service, and must be signed by the employer or the employer’s authorized representative.  City and County employees will receive credit for the duties of the class/position to which appointed.  Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee’s classification will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Commission Rule 110.9.1.  City employees relying upon qualifying work experience gained outside the City and County of San Francisco must submit written verification of such experience as described above. 

Verification of experience may be waived if impossible to obtain. The applicant must submit a signed statement explaining the reason for the request for waiver.  Waiver requests will not be automatically granted, but will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Failure to submit required verification or request for waiver when requested may result in the rejection of the application.

Information on how to verify educational requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456
 
Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco. 

For additional information regarding verification, refer to http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#verification.

Conviction History

As part of the selection process an image of your fingerprints will be captured and sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) history will disqualify you as a candidate based on the specific requirements of the position to which you are applying. If selected for fingerprinting, the hiring department will contact you to schedule an appointment.

Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.

Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Conclusion

Notes:

Make sure your application and any attachments to the application submitted at the time of filing are complete and accurate and include details on all experience, education, training and other information that qualifies you for this recruitment. Failure to submit a complete and accurate application at the time of filing may result in your ineligibility for this recruitment or inability to receive full credit for scoring purposes. Any new information concerning work experience, education, training and other information that is submitted after the filing deadline may not be used for scoring or considered to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Reasonable Accommodation Request:   Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements of a job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable accommodation at:http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures: Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20 or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.

Copies of Application Documents: Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.

Right to Work: All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

Terms of Announcement: Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf .

Class 1822 PEX
Issued: January 22, 2014

Micki Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources

Recruitment No.: PEX-1822-062850
Telephone Number (415) 557-4859 (GC)

 

Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

For more information about benefits, please click here.

 



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