SENIOR MANAGEMENT ANALYST 0732
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Under general supervision, an employee in this class supervises and participates in surveys and analyses of methods and procedures involving departmental operations. The employee is responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of intra-County and inter-departmental administrative systems and procedures. The incumbent exercises independent initiative and judgment in evaluating existing and new systems and recommending changes in methods and policies. Supervision is exercised over several Management Analysts in the performance of concurrent projects. Work is reviewed by superiors through consultations and periodic reports. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Supervises several Management Analysts in the performance of surveys and analyses of methods and procedures of departmental operations;
Assists County departments by planning, analyzing, developing and coordinating programs, policies, operations, procedures and methods;
Evaluates the effectiveness of adjusting practices to expedite work, achieve economies of time, space, money, personnel and equipment and to measure production;
Makes recommendations to a Principal Management Analyst or administrative superior as to solutions of administrative management problems concerned with economies of time, space, money, personnel and equipment;
Assists in the design of forms used in the organization, development of organizational charts and preparation of procedural manuals to improve overall efficiency;
Meets with department heads to discuss existing procedures and proposed changes;
Supervises and assists in the installation of new procedures and their adjustment as circumstances demand;
Works in conjunction with data processing systems personnel in systems development and implementation, where computerization or mechanization of specific applications is considered economically advantageous.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge of managerial systems analysis as it applies to administrative problems; thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of modern office management; good knowledge of scientific methods of modern organization, management, planning techniques and practices, and the current developments and techniques relating to office equipment and devices; good knowledge of statistical concepts and methods; ability to systematically analyze and solve problems extending across departmental boundaries; ability to plan and execute improved methods in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with department heads and County officials; ability to supervise the work of employees in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely and to prepare comprehensive written and oral reports, organizational charts and manuals; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
(a) Graduation from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Public or Business Administration, and two(2) years of experience involving budgetary review and preparation, management systems analysis or a related field; or,
(b) Graduation from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree, and four (4) years of experience involving budgetary review and preparation, management systems analysis or a related field; or,
(c) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (a) and (b).
Two (2) years of permanent competitive status as a Management Analyst.