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  • Taryn Hanano
    1824 Principal Administrative Analyst Planning & Policy Manager of Criminal Justice Recruitment # PEX – 1824 - 055777 Date Opened: August 12, 2009 Filing
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      1824 Principal Administrative Analyst
      Planning & Policy Manager of Criminal Justice
      Recruitment # PEX � 1824 - 055777
      Date Opened: August 12, 2009
      Filing Deadline: August 26, 2009
      Appointment Type: Permanent Exempt
      Annual Salary: $89,596.00 - $108,888.00 (Bi-weekly $3,446 - $4,188)

      Position Description:
      Under direction, this position serves as Planner & Policy Manager of
      Criminal Justice in the
      Department of Children, Youth and Their Families (DCYF) performing duties
      requiring a high
      degree of independent judgment on program and administrative matters,
      policy, and community
      and multi-agency partnerships related to violence prevention. Incumbents
      will serve in an intra-
      CCSF-departmental and community liaison capacity to promulgate DCYF�s
      priorities, and
      policies, and gather information, opinions and concerns that may affect
      violence prevention
      service delivery or policy development. Incumbent will provide
      administrative grants
      management leadership to ensure the acquisition and stability of federal and
      state grants, and
      foment additional grant opportunities that further advance DCYF�s violence
      prevention priorities.
      Position will manage and analyze information utilized in the development of
      policies and
      procedures for budgets, grants, contracts, fiscal forecasting, program
      administration and
      evaluation, and other pertinent areas and functions requiring direction from
      DCYF.

      Examples of Important and Essential Duties:
      1. Oversee and/or manage a large portfolio of federal and state, law
      enforcement and
      criminal/juvenile justice grants. In addition to routine application,
      acquisition and reporting
      protocols, grants management activities require oversight of multi-agency
      partnerships and
      extensive grant-related performance measures and outcomes tracking.
      2. Review grant opportunities for local viability and alignment with
      DCYF/CCSF criminal
      justice/violence prevention priorities, convene stakeholders as appropriate
      to vet fundable ideas,
      write and submit proposals.
      3. Identify, evaluate, and analyze issues and problems relating to criminal
      justice/violence
      prevention programs and procedures, present informed recommendations, and
      develop and
      implement solutions.
      4. Manage preparation and publication of reports and documents related to
      criminal
      justice/violence prevention; maintain records and/or information systems
      with maximum clarity
      and accuracy.
      5. Oversee activities of the Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council and
      ensure timely completion
      of annual juvenile justice/violence prevention planning process
      6. Work with DCYF line staff and executive leadership, Mayor�s
      Office/Interagency Council and
      other CCSF criminal justice leaders and community based organizations to
      continue improving
      the prevention, intervention and rehabilitative impact of violence
      prevention and criminal justice
      systems and programs.
      7. Ensure that the DCYF executive and staff are kept apprised of important
      issues and problems
      that impact the City relating to criminal justice and community development.
      8. Perform related duties and assume responsibilities as assigned.
      Supervision Exercised:
      May provide supervision to subordinate staff and/or assume responsibility
      for managing projects
      and programs.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      Experience and Training Guidelines:
      1. Possession of a graduate degree (master�s degree or higher) from an
      accredited college
      or university, and five (5) years verifiable full-time-equivalent experience
      performing
      professional-level analytical work as described in Note A; OR
      2. Possession of a graduate degree (master�s degree or higher) from an
      accredited college
      or university with major college coursework as described in Note B, and four
      (4) years
      verifiable full-time-equivalent experience performing professional-level
      analytical work as
      described in Note A; OR
      3. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or
      university, and six
      (6) years verifiable full-time-equivalent experience performing
      professional-level
      analytical work as described in Note A; OR
      4. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or
      university with
      major college coursework as described in Note B, and five (5) years
      verifiable full-timeequivalent
      experience performing professional-level analytical work as described in
      Note
      A; OR
      5. An equivalent combination of education and experience.

      Notes on Qualifying Experience and Education:
      A. Qualifying professional-level analytical experience must be in one or
      more of the following
      functional areas: complex budget analysis, development and administration;
      complex
      financial/fiscal analysis and reporting; development of complex contracting
      systems and
      administration of competitive bid processes and complex contractual
      agreements; development
      and evaluation of complex management/administrative policy; complex grant
      administration and
      monitoring; complex program evaluation and planning; complex legislative
      analysis; complex
      economic analysis; or other functional areas related to the duties of
      positions in Class 1824,
      where the primary focus of the job is complex professional-level analysis
      for evaluation,
      recommendation, development and implementation of major programs and
      functions of
      department/organization. Analytical experience equivalent to the duties of
      Class 1823 is
      considered qualifying.
      B. Coursework applicable to a baccalaureate or higher degree in specialized
      subject matter
      areas such as public or business administration, management, business law,
      contract law,
      public policy, urban studies, economics, statistical analysis, finance,
      accounting or other fields of
      study closely related to the essential functions of positions in Class 1824.

      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
      Knowledge: Federal, State and local laws and regulations related to criminal
      justice and
      violence prevention in addition to knowledge of executive management,
      finances, budgeting,
      negotiating and communications. Seasoned understanding of public sector and
      nonprofit
      partnerships, juvenile/criminal justice system and innovative and promising
      violence prevention
      and juvenile/criminal justice programs and practices.
      Skills and Abilities: Exercise keen attention to details and juggle multiple
      administrative
      priorities, strong analytic abilities and highly proficient technical
      writing abilities, able to provide
      strong programmatic leadership, skilled meeting facilitator, effectively
      communicate and provide
      recommendations and options to DCYF executive leadership, staff,
      commissions, boards,
      committees, other agencies and the public. Apply the principles of public
      administration,
      financial and personnel management and effectively interpret all applicable
      laws, ordinances
      and codes. Exercise independent analysis, adaptability and judgment on
      specialized proposals
      with difficult, complicated options. Maintain harmonious relationship with
      managers, City
      officials, unions, employees and the public.

      Desirable Qualifications:
      � Extensive experience in criminal justice services/policy/research.
      � Direct services experience working with children or youth.
      � Extensive demonstrated financial and program management skills.
      � Extensive demonstrated ability to collect, analyze and present information
      in a public
      environment.
      � Knowledge of San Francisco�s neighborhoods and social services
      infrastructure.
      � Extensive experience working in a government and/or non-profit setting
      interacting with
      the development and implementation of programs that serve low-income
      communities.
      � Extensive experience offering technical assistance to non-profit
      organizations.
      � Extensive experience in developing strategic neighborhood planning
      processes that
      effectively incorporate community input.
      � Experience in facilitating effective collaboration between non-profit
      institutions.
      � Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills,
      including the ability to
      write clear and concise reports, recommendation and correspondence.
      � Ability to maneuver effectively in a public policy environment
      � Commitment to continuous professional development

      Verification of Experience:
      Verification of experience/education may be required at a later date. If
      verification is required,
      failure to provide it may result in disqualification from the selection
      process.
      Qualifying education must be verified by copies of transcripts. Verification
      of qualifying
      experience must be on the employer�s letterhead, show the name of the
      applicant, dates of
      service, job title(s), duties performed, and must be signed by the employer.
      City employees
      may submit performance appraisals or letters from the department personnel
      office to verify
      qualifying City experience. City employees will receive credit for the
      duties of the class to which
      appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee�s class
      will only be allowed if
      recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission
      Rules. Applicants who
      cannot obtain the required verification by the filing deadline may request a
      reasonable extension
      of time and/or waiver of the verification requirement by submitting a
      separate signed statement,
      explaining the reason for the request, no later that the final filing date.
      Requests will be
      evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

      Application Procedure:
      Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being accepted
      through an online
      process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to begin the application process by
      registering an account.
      Please include a resume with the on-line application.
      � Click and select the desired job announcement
      � Click on �Apply� and read and acknowledge the information
      � Click on �I am a New User� if you have not previously registered or on �I
      have Registered
      Previously�.
      � Follow instructions given on the screen

      Computer kiosks are located in the lobby of the Department of Human
      Resources, 1 South Van
      Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, for use by the public. The hours of
      operation are from
      8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
      Applicants will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Applicants
      meeting the minimum
      qualifications are not guaranteed an interview.
      In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all
      persons entering City
      and County employment will be required to prove their identity and
      authorization to work in the
      United States.

      Applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation during the
      interview process
      should contact Gilda Cassanego at (415) 557-4859 (voice) or, if hearing
      impaired (415) 557-
      4810 (TDD), or in writing (specify job code 1824 � Planning and Policy
      Manager of Criminal
      Justice) to: Gilda Cassanego, Department of Human Resources, 1 South Van
      Ness Avenue, 4th
      Floor, San Francisco, California 94103, as soon as possible.


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