Administrative Analyst

San Mateo
Sep 01, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

San Mateo County Community College District

Administrative Analyst

Posting Number: 2014487S

Department: ITS DIST (DEPT)

Location: District Office

Position Number: 1C0318

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: 12

Salary Range: $83,052 (annual) - $106,068 (annual)

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

This is professional work at the action level involved in research and the coordination of a wide variety of complex analytical projects and assignments for a college or central District service area. Under direction, the employee researches, evaluates, analyzes, formats, and prepares data for monitoring and reporting, and makes recommendations for the initiation, modification, and implementation of a variety of institutional programs and services. Public contact is extensive and involves staff at various levels within the organization, legal counsel, other educational institutions, governmental, funding and compliance agencies, students and the general public, for the purpose of exchanging technical and other information. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity are required to select and analyze data in order to draw conclusions, make original recommendations, write reports, and to resolve a variety of minor and potentially major problems that occur. Consequences of errors in judgment can be costly in employee time, public relations, and/or institution funding; however, administrative controls limit the risk of serious consequences. An Administrative Analyst can direct the work of paraprofessional, clerical and other staff as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

• A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, social science, political science, or a closely related field
• Successful work experience of increasing responsibility that has included implementation of complex research methodologies, data collection, data validation, formatting, presentation planning and design
• Experience using a database and a variety of computer software such as spreadsheets, research, presentation, and other software to compose and design reports, trend studies, and other documentation
• Experience with training, directing, and coordinating the work of others
• Extensive public contact experience with people at various levels within an organization who are diverse in their cultures, language groups and abilities
• Demonstrated skills in effective oral and written communication, including public speaking and persuasive communication
• Possession of a valid California Driver’s License (or the ability to obtain one) and ability to drive a motor vehicle to off-site locations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of complex research and reporting methodologies, including development and statistical validation of research instruments
2. Ability to organization and compare complex data for analysis and creation of conclusions
3. Knowledge of grant and categorical funding resources available to institutions of higher education
4. Skill in conceptualizing, designing, developing, evaluating, and monitoring research projects and reporting strategies
5. Skill in the development and use of a variety of spreadsheet and other software instruments to conduct research and report findings
6. Skill in planning, organizing, coordinating and evaluating the collective work of research teams comprised of individuals from consultation groups, technical resources, and planners from various constituencies and levels within an organization
7. Skill in training, directing, and evaluating the work of others
8. Skill in oral and written communication, including public and persuasive speaking
9. Ability to communicate respectfully with people at various levels in organizations who are diverse in their cultures, language groups, and abilities
10. Ability to strategically plan, organize, prioritize, and implement multiple-tasked projects with similar timelines and anticipated outcomes, including attention to detail
11. Ability to drive a motor vehicle to off-site locations in order to perform the essential functions

Preferred Qualifications:

Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.

First Review Date: 09/14/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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