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Salary: $5,065.00 - $6,660.00
Posted: 04/03/2014

Job Description:


Under the general direction of the Assessment, Evaluation, and Support (AES) Unit Administrator, the incumbent will serve as the lead Information Technology (IT) analyst for the Special Education Division (SED). Incumbent will perform database administration and management, write complex programs and develop detailed program specifications, and analyze data and situations. Ability to reason logically and creatively, identify problems, and draw valid conclusions is required. Incumbent will also prepare and present technical presentations.

  • Use Statistical Analysis Software, Structured Query Language, current Web programming language, Object Oriented Programming Techniques, and other software programs or software coding language to assist in the development and maintenance of divisionwide database applications. Design database structure, input screens, and full document applications.
  • Use statistical, analytical, and system development life cycle methodologies to gather data on performance, diagnostics, and usage; prepare reports for management and other stakeholders.
  • Perform a variety of administrative oversight activities including, but not limited to, advising management on information technology issues and trends; staying informed on product and information technology needs; periodically updating the division’s information management plan; developing information technology strategies, tactics, and action plans; developing division information technology policies and standards.


  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Database management knowledge and experience
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of technical staff and management
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects at the same time
  • Support management and the missions and goals of the division and unit


Individuals who have eligibility for appointment to the above class (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement). For information on how to obtain list eligibility, please visit the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) website at All applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations” section on the Standard Application Form (Std 678). Employment provisions as outlined by the CalHR State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) policy will prevail. In addition, current or future executive orders relative to filling vacant positions may also affect this process. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed. Please reference the 0663/5152 on the application.

Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant will be removed from the eligibility list.


Submit a State Application (Form 678) to:
Special Education Division
Assessment, Evaluation, and Support Unit (AES)
1430 N Street, Suite 2401
Sacramento, CA 95814
Attn: Markie Harvey-Thomas


Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
PC 5152 174 - 663 - 1312 -
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
04/24/2014 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Special Education Division
1430 N Streetn Suite 2401
Sacramento, CA 95814
Markie Harvey-Thomas

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