Supervising Management Analyst

City of San Diego, CA

Supervising Management Analyst positions plan, assign, supervise, review, and evaluate the work of subordinate professional and subprofessional staff; perform a variety of complex budgetary/fiscal and administrative/organizational analyses, long-range financial planning, feasibility studies, and specialized management research; direct, coordinate, and/or perform management research projects including, but not limited to the following: Review budget requests, cost-benefit and revenue studies, and other budgetary/fiscal factors pertaining to assignments; make financial projections and forecast revenues; estimate expenditures; evaluate City programs and identify/recommend cost-saving work methods; determine appropriate work volumes and staffing levels to increase effectiveness and economy of work systems, procedures, and processes; develop and author detailed research reports and present findings to management, City Council, committees, and other interested individuals/groups describing data analyses, findings, recommendations, and implementation strategies; and perform other duties as assigned.

- Eligible benefitted employees originally hired on or after July 10, 2021, will be automatically enrolled in the San Diego City Employees Retirement System (SDCERS).
- Although different assignments involve varying levels of guidance and supervision, Supervising Management Analyst employees typically exercise a considerable amount of initiative and independent judgment in evaluating issues, planning studies, conducting research, analyzing data, identifying problems, determining solutions, and making appropriate recommendations.

You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education (i.e., minimum completed units = 120 semester/180 quarter).

- Additional qualifying professional budgetary/fiscal and/or administrative/organizational analysis experience may be substituted for education lacked on a year-for-year basis. One year of full-time experience = 30 semester/45 quarter college-level units.

EXPERIENCE: Four years of full-time experience performing professional-level budgetary/fiscal and/or administrative/organizational analysis work as specified below. Experience must include performing the full range of professional-level duties in at least ONE of the following areas to be considered qualifying:
1. BUDGETARY/FISCAL ANALYSIS - Collecting and analyzing data to make financial projections and develop/justify budgets; conducting fiscal projects; implementing/monitoring budgets; planning and controlling the budget of a project or business; and/or developing written and oral reports to present findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
2. ADMINISTRATIVE/ORGANIZATIONAL ANALYSIS - Collecting and analyzing management data; conducting administrative projects; performing analyses of organizational processes and structures; implementing/monitoring programs related to administrative operations, organizational development, and/or personnel administration; and/or developing written and oral reports to present findings, conclusions, and recommendations.

- A Master's Degree in Public, Personnel, or Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Management, Industrial Engineering, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or a closely related field of study may be substituted for a MAXIMUM of one year of the required experience.
- City of San Diego employees using Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA) experience to qualify must submit written documentation signed by their appointing authority or payroll specialist, detailing the work performed, dates, and total number of qualifying OCA hours. OCA experience without the required documentation will NOT be considered.

- SUBPROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE which includes assisting a professional-level analyst to complete one or more of the qualifying duties specified above (e.g., City of San Diego experience as an Administrative Aide I or equivalent experience). City of San Diego experience as an Administrative Aide II may qualify ONLY if you were underfilling a PROFESSIONAL-level career advancement position classified at the "analyst" level. You may be required to submit written documentation signed by your appointing authority/payroll specialist verifying that you underfilled an analyst position, including a description of your major responsibilities and your dates of employment.
- CLERICAL OR OFFICE MANAGER/ADMINISTRATOR EXPERIENCE which includes some administrative, personnel or budget-related duties.
- CLERICAL ACCOUNTING EXPERIENCE which includes processing and recording accounts payable and receivable.
- WHOLESALE, RETAIL, AND/OR RESTAURANT EXPERIENCE as a Manager, Assistant Manager, or Supervisor which includes performing some ancillary administrative, personnel, or budget-related duties.
- MEDICAL AND HEALTH SERVICES EXPERIENCE as a Manager, Assistant Manager, or Supervisor which includes performing some ancillary administrative, personnel, or budget-related duties.
- MILITARY EXPERIENCE which includes performing some ancillary administrative, personnel, or budget-related duties in addition to and in the course of performing military, command, and/or leadership functions.
- Any other experience that does NOT include performing full-time professional-level duties as specified in the "Minimum Requirements."

- Proof of degree/transcripts, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements. City of San Diego employees who have previously been employed, or are currently employed in a position that is/was properly classified at the Associate Management Analyst level, or a comparable "analyst" level position that requires a Bachelor's Degree/equivalent education, may waive submitting proof of degree/course work.
- For City of San Diego employees, proof of Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA), if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.
Required documents should be attached electronically to your application. If you are unable to attach at the time of application submittal, you must submit them as soon as possible via fax: (619) 533-3337; or to the Employment Information Center: City of San Diego Personnel Department, 1200 Third Avenue - Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92101. Include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying.

Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental questions will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in this initial screening process, your application will be reviewed for applicable education, experience, and/or training to ensure all minimum requirements have been met. Successful candidates will be placed on a list which will be used to fill position vacancies during the next six months (180 days). For each vacancy, only those candidates with the most appropriate qualifications will be contacted by the hiring department for an interview.


PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment offers are conditional pending the results of all screening processes that are applicable to this position, which may include the following: confirmation of citizenship or legal right to work in the United States; completion of a pre-employment medical review and exam (which may include drug and alcohol testing); reference checks; and fingerprinting. Fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice for a conviction record report. Certain positions may require additional screening processes, which may include a polygraph examination and/or background investigation. All of these processes must be successfully completed before employment begins. A positive test for alcohol or illegal drugs, including marijuana, or inadequately explained prescription drugs, or misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of pertinent facts in any step of the screening or selection process, may be cause for disqualification or termination of employment. Nothing in this job posting constitutes an express or implied contract for employment with the City of San Diego. Candidates must notify the Personnel Department of any change in their name, mailing address, email address, or phone number, otherwise they may miss employment opportunities.

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City of San Diego


N/A - Multiple Departments
San Diego, CA 92101-4806
United States

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