Nature of Work
Performs analytical work to assist department management in
resolving budget, administrative, and management issues; develops
recommendations and writes reports.
Position involves competing demands, performing multiple tasks,
working to deadlines, occasional work beyond normal business hours,
and responding to customer issues. Position is subject to drug
testing in accordance with applicable State and Federal regulations
and City of Las Cruces policies. Regular attendance is an essential
function of this job to ensure continuity of services.
Work is performed in a standard office environment. Light
physical demands; mostly desk work, some lifting and carrying of
files and reports. Frequent to constant use of a personal
Meeting or exceeding the minimum qualifications does not
guarantee an invitation to participate in the process.
FIRST CONSIDERATION MAY BE GIVEN TO CURRENT CITY OF LAS CRUCES
EMPLOYEES WHO MEET ALL MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS.
Full-Time; Regular; Exempt
This recruitment will be used to fill a vacancy in the Utilities
Department but may be used to fill other Management Analyst
vacancies in various City departments.
This position is graded at RX15.
Duties and Responsibilities
Monitors budget and expenditures for programs, projects, grants,
and department; prepares and reviews personnel actions, agenda
items, budget changes accounting activities, and other
administrative functions to assure compliance with City policies;
may coordinate grant programs, communicate with funding agencies,
and track program results and expenditures to assure compliance
with funding agency rules; maintains project schedules and track
project budgets. Researches, organizes, compiles, summarizes and
analyzes data and information for special projects and planning;
develops and documents recommendations; prepares and presents
reports to management and other agencies; researches and analyzes
operations, work flow and work quality; provides statistical
analysis of departmental practices and methods; researches and
analyzes technical transactions and operations to resolve questions
and validate data; provides analysis on process improvement
projects; may supervise administrative staff. Analyzes trends and
issues, and resolves departmental concerns and problems; performs a
wide range of technical, analytical, and general administrative
duties; coordinates information and assures effective
communications between departments; clarifies and reconciles funds,
grants, budgets and accounting issues and procedures; provides and
explains technical and financial information to external agencies
and City staff and management. May prepare grant applications;
monitors compliance with grant requirements; prepares required
funding reports and reimbursements; maintains records required by
funding agencies. May coordinate the evaluation and purchase of
services, capital assets and equipment; may manage or coordinate
special department operations and technical activities; may
develop, write, update, and verify newor existing vehicle and
vendor bid specifications; research cost effective products and
services and prepare and recommend contracts with appropriate
vendors; Serve as systems administrator for the division's
maintenance information system software, overseeing system
maintenance, upgrades, user training and workflow.
Bachelor's Degree in Public or Business Administration or
related field PLUS three years experience in fiscal,
administrative, operations or management analysis; one year of
experience in a public sector preferred. A combination of
education, experience, and training may be applied in accordance
with City of Las Cruces policy.
Valid driver's license is preferred. If applicable, position
requires an acceptable driving record in accordance with City of
Las Cruces policy. Additional technical certifications and training
may be required for some positions in this job class.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of:Principles of program evaluation,
organizational planning, research design and analysis; principles
of record keeping, case files and records management; project and
grant management principles and techniques; principles and
techniques of mathematical computations, statistical analysis,
government accounting and budget administration; business and
personal computers, and spreadsheet software applications; City
organization, operations, policies and procedures.
Ability to:Prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands;
communicate effectively in verbal and written forms; establish and
maintain effective working relations with employees and the general
Skills in: Analyzing problems, identifying solutions, and
recommending techniques for resolution of issues; preparing
complete, comprehensive, and accurate reports; reading,
understanding, and applying relevant statutes, rules, ordinances,
codes, regulations, administrative orders, and other governing
regulations; reviewing and maintaining files, reports and technical
documentation; evaluating procedures for efficient and cost
effective management of resources; using initiative and independent
judgment within established procedural guidelines.