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SECRETARY OF STATE

Title:  ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST
Salary: $4,400.00 - $5,508.00
Posted: 08/16/2013

Job Description:
The Secretary of State’s Business Programs Division is recruiting to fill a full-time, permanent Associate Governmental Program Analyst position in the Legal Unit. We will consider downgrading the position to a Staff Services Analyst (General) for recruitment purposes. Duties to be commensurate with level of hire.

Duties: Under the general direction of a Business Programs Division Supervising Attorney and an assigned Attorney III, independently perform complex analytical work in support of the agency's Legal Unit and the Victims of Corporate Fraud Compensation Fund, including analyzing program data to identify operational problems requiring management attention; developing pertinent information, alternatives and recommendations upon which division management can base program policy, budgetary, and organizational changes and decisions, and participating in special projects. Review, analyze, and process applications submitted on behalf of the Victims of Corporate Fraud Compensation Fund; for completeness and conformity to program laws, rules, policies and regulations. Develop, track and monitor submitted applications and status. Review and analyze the most complex legislation to determine fiscal and operational impacts, under tight deadlines. Draft fiscal impact language for legislative bill analyses and amendments, develop legislative proposals, independently develop the most complex revenue and expenditure estimates for implementation of legislation, stay apprised of all tracked legislation and deadlines for legislative analysis and represent the division at legislative hearings. Provide technical program expertise to management and staff to assist with workflow and complex problem solving. Perform detailed analytical procedural and policy documentation to ensure a clear understanding of the statutory, regulatory, and customer requirements that exist in the Business Programs Division and specifically, but not limited to, the Victims of Corporate Fraud Compensation Fund. In conjunction with the Supervising Attorney and the Business Programs Division Budget Team, prepare, analyze, plan, and monitor the Business Entities Section’s and/or Victims of Corporate Fraud Compensation Fund’s budget, including projections, staffing estimates and revenue and reimbursement schedules. Draft concept papers and budget change proposals and other budget documents substantiating program expenditure needs. Identify training needs, develop training plans and materials, write and/or revise procedure manuals and conduct training. Represent the division, and/or the Victims of Corporate Fraud Compensation Fund program, as needed or required, at management meetings, in consultations with other staff and teams in the Business Programs Division and agency, other agencies, and with various non-governmental groups such as external stakeholder groups.

Desirable Qualifications: Candidates should be self-directed, with strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines, be flexible, and have the willingness to learn new duties. Candidate must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and possess the ability to make effective presentations to management. Candidate should be able to interact effectively with the public and all levels of departmental personnel. Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office applications is strongly desired. Punctuality and good attendance are essential.

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

Who May Apply: Applicants must have current eligibility for permanent, full-time appointment to the Associate Governmental Program Analyst classification. All appointments are subject to State Restriction of Appointment (SROA) provisions.

Submit Application To:

Secretary of State
Justin Wilhelm
1500 11th Street, Suite 475
Sacramento, CA 95814


Final Filing Date: August 30, 2013.



Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Associate Governmental Program Analyst 785 - 400 - 5393 - 036
Will also consider hiring a(n)
STAFF SERVICES ANALYST (GENERAL) $2,817.00 - $3,529.00
Location County
Sacramento SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
08/30/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources
1500 11th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Justin Wilhelm
916-653-6974

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