Job Opportunity

Management Analyst
California State Association of Counties

Date Posted:

November 14, 2022


The Management Analyst is responsible for supervising the delivery of miscellaneous administrative support services while analyzing and making recommendations to a variety of complex assignments impacting budget and finance issues, organizational policies and procedures, general operations, and personnel processes.  This position supervises a variety of internal operations as well as leads or collaborates on special projects under the guidance of director-level staff.

Duties include supervision of professional, technical, and support staff; performing professional level analytical duties involving general administrative, information technology, print shop; and other areas of operation, project management, developing policies and procedures under management direction, and other duties and special projects as determined to improve operations.  The position reports to a director level class. 

Job Duties:

  • Supervises clerical, administrative support, facilities, information technology and other staff to: prioritize and assign work; conduct performance evaluations; ensure staff is trained; ensure that employees comply with policies and procedures; and maintain a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Responsible for making recommendations and overseeing the development and implementation of programs, policies and procedures including strategic planning, human resources, information technology, and facilities management.
  • Coordinates with internal and external Human Resources to ensure policies and procedures are current and reflect the values of the organization.
  • Performs, coordinates, monitors, and participates in various administrative analytical functions including identifying and analyzing administrative and budgetary problems and developing solutions.
  • Coordinates staff training by determining training needs, working with trainers, and making recommendations to director-level staff. 
  • Reviews, plans and coordinates the design and implementation of new and revised programs, systems, procedures, methods of operations, and forms under the guidance of director-level staff. 
  • Coordinates activities, such as those of contractors, consultants to ensure that programs are successfully planned, implemented, and/or evaluated. 
  • Plans, organizes, and supervises the work of facilities, information technology, print shop, and administrative staff under the guidance of director-level staff.
  • Performs research on a variety of topics as requested; prepares staff reports or position papers and makes recommendations based on research findings. 
  • Participates in a variety of analytical and collaborative projects within the Association and with affiliate organizations and other partners; identifies program and/or operational needs and provides resources and solutions.

Knowledge Required:

  • Principles of personnel management and supervision including planning, coordinating, directing and evaluating the work and activities of staff.
  • Budgetary principles including project budget preparation and monitoring.
  • Working ability to research and interpret complex data and present in easily understandable formats with concise findings or recommendations. 

Skills Required:

  • Experience supervising and evaluating employees;
  • Directing and managing departmental operations;
  • Developing and implementing organizational policies and procedures;
  • Experience in preparing and monitoring budgets;
  • Contract negotiation and oversight experience;
  • Ability to write management reports;
  • Public speaking/presentation experience;
  • Operating computer and applicable software applications;
  • Refined communication and interpersonal skills; must be able to interact with coworkers, supervisors, general public, among others to sufficiently and adequately exchange or convey information and receive work direction.

Minimum Requirement:

Bachelor’s Degree in public administration or a related field or three years’ experience in public or nonprofit administration or project management. including two years in a supervisory role; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

How to Apply:

Please send a letter of interest and resume to

Filing Deadline:

The deadline to apply for this position is 5 p.m. on Friday, December 16, 2022.

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