The City of Citrus Heights is seeking an advanced journey level professional to provide highly responsible, analytical staff assistance to the Human Resources Division within the Administrative Services Department. The Administrative Services Department serves as an internal customer service provider of integrated services including human resources, finance, information technology and risk management.
Under general supervision of the Human Resources Manager, the Senior Management Analyst will provide administration and technical assistance in the development and implementation of City programs, analytical staff assistance, and assist in office management functions. This position will assist in formulating program policy, goals and procedures, as well as manage complex and sensitive projects within the organization. The Senior Management Analyst may develop and contract Request for Proposals and new program elements to meet City goals and objectives. This position will assist in the preparation of the budget, make recommendations and monitor the budget relative to the assigned program area of responsibility, and ensure funds are available for future program area expenditures. The Senior Management Analyst consults with all levels of management staff on difficult, complex issues and performs assignments in the area of City administration, personnel, benefits, recruitment, position classification, salary administration, employee training and safety, labor relations, risk management and workers’ compensation.
This class differs from the Management Analyst I/II in that it handles the more complex, difficult and sensitive analytical assignments, using a high degree of independent judgement and requiring a substantial level of professional judgement, training, and experience, and may supervise subordinate staff.
- Highly Confidential and discreet individual with experience providing professional-level Human Resources support to a public sector organization.
- Possesses professional analytical skills and abilities to evaluate, research, identify, and interpret technical and numerical information, as well as technical policy and procedures.
- Demonstrates the ability to understand, interpret, and apply pertinent local, state and Federal laws, City policies, and MOU’s.
- Has the ability to interpret, apply, and explain administrative and departmental polices, laws, and complex rules and procedures, both orally and in writing.
- Has the ability to simultaneously provide coordination and management on a variety of complex projects and studies and work effectively and cohesively with executive staff, various departments, and subordinates, the public and other public agencies.
- Perform a wide variety of analytical duties with minimal supervision and analyze or diagnose difficult and complex situations and appropriate resolutions.
- Be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and interruptions throughout the workday.
- Effectively administer assigned programmatic responsibilities; prepare complex reports; prepare and administer a program budget; evaluate and develop, procedures and policies.
- Manage complex projects; supervise management studies; manage contracts; develop and track budgets; make public and training presentations; and manage meetings effectively.
- Focuses work effort to carry out the city’s Customer Service philosophy of actively listening, addressing customer concerns, and providing services at a level that exceeds customer expectations, both internally and externally.
- Thrives in a team environment that encourages cooperation, communication, and mutual sharing of risk, responsibility, and reward.
- Identifies and generates “a better way of doing things” by viewing issues or problems as opportunities for improvement rather than as obstacles.
- Possess excellent problem solving and decision making skills.
- Treats all individuals encountered, equally and with respect, basing actions on honor and ethics.
- Ability to perform other duties as assigned.
The hiring salary may be set anywhere within the salary range, based on a candidate’s experience. The City offers first class benefits, including: CalPERS retirement (employee pays full member contribution), 136 hours of Annual Leave (to be used for vacation or sick time); 40 hours of Long Term Medical Leave; a substantial monthly City contribution toward health insurance, and if alternative group health care coverage is demonstrated, a $600/month cash-out may be added to salary or deferred compensation; and fully paid family dental, family vision, life, and long-term disability insurance. The City does not participate in Social Security but does participate in Medicare and State Disability Insurance (SDI). In addition, the Senior Management Analyst is a part of the City’s management team; the position receives 80-hours of Management Leave, a $100,000 life insurance policy, and up to a 3% City-matching 457 deferred compensation contribution.