MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN 0730
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Under general supervision, an employee in this class assists in the analysis of the administrative systems and procedures of a department, project or program. The incumbent participates in evaluating existing methods and procedures and in developing alternative proposals for improving the effectiveness of departmental activities. Work may involve responsibility for one specific function or assignments to studies and surveys in various areas of management, research and budgeting. The incumbent receives close supervision and guidance while learning the various aspects of the job. Once familiar with the work, the employee is expected to exercise independent judgment and initiative in carrying out assignments. Supervision is received from an administrative or professional supervisor through frequent consultation, conferences and review of written reports. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Gathers research material, compiles data and prepares statistical reports concerning the operations of the department or program under analysis;
Assists in the study of management problems related to economies of time, space, money, personnel and equipment;
Assists in the preparation of reports recommending more effective methods and procedures to accomplish departmental or program objectives;
Participates in surveys to determine the results of the implementation of management proposals and the need for modification of the recommended procedures;
Develops charts and graphic representations of existing and recommended organization structure and work flow;
Performs research on the impact of proposed regulations and legislation of functions carried out by the department, project or program;
Maintains statistical records on areas of special emphasis or concern.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Ability to analyze and organize data and prepare statistical and narrative reports; ability to learn the principles and procedures of public administration, budget preparation and office management; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, employees of other agencies and the general public; ability to maintain clear and concise records; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Graduation from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.