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Salary: $4,400.00 - $5,348.00
Posted: 03/04/2013

Job Description:

Under the general direction of the Chief of Research and Evaluation and the supervision of the Deputy Director, the Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) will provide support for the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission's (MHSOAC) evaluation efforts, including ongoing evaluation contracts, the Evaluation Committee, and internal evaluation projects and events. The AGPA will assist with a variety of complex analytical assignments, including meeting planning, support, and oversight; Evaluation Committee support and liaison activities; organizing and documenting all aspects of evaluation contracts; and assistance with a variety of evaluation-related activities and events.


    1. Strong analytical skills
    2. Experience leading a team and working as a team member
    3. Experience coordinating activities to completion
    4. Professional oral and written communication skills
    5. Tactfulness and a positive attitude
    6. Ability to be flexible in response to a changing workload
    7. Excellent attendance, punctuality, and dependability
    8. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
    9. Ability to work independently
    10. Proficiency in Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, and Word
    11. Ability to follow detailed instructions
    12. Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments

Current Associate Governmental Program Analysts or individuals eligible for appointment (transfers, list eligibility, and reinstatement) to this classification may apply.

In addition to their application, candidates must submit a current resume, a cover letter explaining their eligibility and interest in this position, and a response to the supplemental question below. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified may be selected to interview.

The Mental Health Service Act (MHSA) established the MHSOAC in order to provide oversight of the MHSA, including oversight of its services, systems, and the use of MHSA funds. What role do you believe evaluation could/should play in this capacity?

When responding to the supplemental question, please follow these guidelines:

    1. Responses must be typewritten or generated by word processing software on 8½” X 11” paper.
    2. Responses must be limited to one to two brief paragraphs.
    3. Identify the page with your full name.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Associate Governmental Program Analyst 475 - 550 - 5393 - 775
Location County
Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Administrative Services
1300 17th St., Suite 1000
Sacramento, 95811
Lauren Quintero

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