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SECRETARY OF STATE

Title:  ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST
Salary: $4,400.00 - $5,348.00
Posted: 06/28/2013

Job Description:
The Secretary of State’s office is seeking a qualified applicant to work as an Elections Lead on the VoteCal Project, a large information technology project to develop and implement a statewide system for managing voter registration.

Duties: The incumbent will perform duties of a VoteCal team member, including providing input on how the system should operate and how the team can obtain its goals. Develop and maintain knowledge of VoteCal Project requirements and voter registration statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures. Identify potential modifications necessary in the system based on any changes to the current process. Participate in functional requirements analysis and disposition activities. Review and support the development and implementation of the VoteCal Project Communications Plan, Business Process Committee and County Communication strategy, and Organizational Change Management Plan. Review and support the development and implementation of requirements traceability matrix, Training Plans and materials, as well as the User Acceptance Test (UAT) Plan, functional test scripts, and Test Results Reports. Coordinate and support transition to maintenance and operations activities and coordinate and conduct training upon deployment. Perform other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications: The most desirable candidate will have strong analytical experience; an understanding of effective communications management in a public environment; strong written and verbal skills when communicating to diverse groups of people, including senior executives, IT professionals, county officials, and the public; strong organizational skills in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; and knowledge of and experience with IT projects. Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio is strongly recommended.

Who Can Apply: Employees who are currently in the Associate Governmental Program Analyst classification or have current list, transfer or reinstatement eligibility for a permanent, full-time appointment to this classification. Appointments are subject to State Restriction of Appointment (SROA) provisions. All applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed.

Statement of Qualifications: Applicant must submit a clearly titled Statement of Qualifications detailing how he/she meets the “Desirable Qualifications” listed above. Applications received without a Statement of Qualifications will not be considered. The Statement of Qualifications should be no longer than two pages and in Arial 12-point font. Resumes are optional but may not be substituted for the Statement of Qualifications.

Submit Applications to:

Secretary of State
Attn: Frederick Radcliffe
1500 11th Street, Suite 475
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 653-6987


Special Instructions: To help us direct your application to the appropriate hiring supervisor, please indicate on your application form (Std. 678) the position number and the name of the contact person. Also, indicate how you believe you are eligible for this position (i.e., list eligibility, transfer, reinstatement, etc.).



Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Associate Governmental Program Analyst 785 - 500 - 5393 - VCL
Location County
Sacramento SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
07/15/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources
1500 11th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Frederick Radcliffe
916-653-6974

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