1824 Principal Administrative Analyst

Family Support Navigator

Recruitment #PEX-1824-071023

Introduction

The Department of Children, Youth and Their Families (DCYF) was formed in 1989. We guide policy, serve as a source of funding for children’s services, and inform and engage the public on a wide range of issues all to improve the lives of children, youth and families in San Francisco. Our work is driven by our vision, mission, goals and values.

DCYF supports children and youth in every one of San Francisco's neighborhoods and districts with strategic funding to community-based organizations, citywide initiatives and projects addressing issues such as early care and education, out of school time, youth employment and empowerment, wellness, violence prevention and intervention, and family support services, and the development of a coordinated planning process for San Francisco’s children and youth services. Please visit our website at www.dcyf.org for more information.

Background on Our Children, Our Families Council:

The Our Children, Our Families Council (OCOF) was created when the voters of San Francisco passed Proposition C, the Children and Families First Initiative, in November of 2014. The proposition created the Council to align efforts across the City and County, the San Francisco Unified School District, and the community to improve outcomes for children, youth, and families in San Francisco.

The 42-member Council is led by the Mayor and School Superintendent and aims to set a common agenda and multi-year-plan for city departments and the school district to work together to support children, youth and families. The Council uses a collective impact approach to promote coordination, increase accessibility, and enhance the effectiveness of programs and services for children, youth, and families. The Council focuses on helping all children, youth, and families in San Francisco thrive, with an emphasis on those with the greatest needs.

Position Description:

The Family Support Navigator will oversee the Council’s Services Inventory and related outreach efforts. The Services Inventory is a charter-mandated deliverable for the Council to streamline information about public services for all children, youth, and families in San Francisco. It is particularly focused on reaching the City’s most disconnected families that are not currently benefiting from public services.

This position will develop partnerships with key City, School District, and community-based organizations to ensure families in San Francisco understand the services available to them and how to access those services. It will also oversee citywide training of the Services Inventory and provide advice on the development of the inventory. The position will report to the OCOF Co-Director in the Mayor’s Office and supervise the OCOF Council Coordinator.  The appointment is permanent exempt.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Project Management:
• Manage the operational and long term budget for the services inventory project and perform analysis for budget development and resource planning in consultation with managers and administrative staff.  

Partnership Development, Outreach, and Training:
• Develop and manage partnerships with local organizations and individuals conducting outreach to families with children and youth, such as nonprofit organizations, City departments, SFUSD departments and programs to ensure the Services Inventory is comprehensive and inclusive of all publicly funded services.  Leverage, enhance, and support outreach efforts to families by creating a comprehensive outreach plan to promote the Services Inventory.  Develop curricula and training materials about how to navigate and access services for various audiences that interact with families. Recruit, plan, and deliver trainings to large and small target groups.  Identify the various service providers who would benefit from sharing the Services Inventory with their clients.  Create and manage various social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, and Google AdWords.

Evaluation Design, Planning, and Analysis:
• Develop and manage a working group, comprised of City, District and community members to conduct an  analysis of all citywide publicly funded services to identify gaps and redundancies.  Design and manage user feedback and evaluation approach for the Services Inventory, including focus groups and surveys.  Manage grants received to support Services Inventory and write related grant proposals and reports. Including ensuring funding parameters and other requirements specified by grantor are met, monitoring departmental expenditures, and ensuring compliance with standards required by grantor.   

Minimum Qualifications

1. Possession of a graduate degree (Master's degree or higher) from an accredited college or university, and five (5) years full-time equivalent experience performing professional-level analytical work as described in Note A; OR

2. Possession of a graduate degree (Master's degree or higher) from an accredited college or university with major college coursework as described in Note B, and four (4) years full-time equivalent experience performing professional-level analytical work as described in Note A; OR

3. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, and six (6) years full-time equivalent experience performing professional-level analytical work as described in Note A; OR

4. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with major college coursework as described in Note B, and five (5) years full-time-equivalent experience performing professional-level analytical work as described in Note A;

 SUBSTITUTION: Applicants may substitute up to 2 years of the required education with additional qualifying experience in budget analysis, financial analysis and reporting, legislative/policy analysis, or contract/grant administration. One year (2000 hours) of additional qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/45 quarter units.

Notes on Qualifying Experience and Education:

A. Qualifying professional-level analytical experience must be in one or more of the following functional areas: complex budget analysis, development and administration; complex financial/fiscal analysis and reporting; development of complex contracting systems and administration of competitive bid processes and complex contractual agreements; development and evaluation of complex management/administrative policy; complex grant administration and monitoring; complex program evaluation and planning; complex legislative analysis; complex economic analysis; or other functional areas related to the duties of positions in Class 1824, where the primary focus of the job is complex professional-level analysis for evaluation, recommendation, development and implementation of major programs and functions of department/organization. Analytical experience equivalent to the duties of Class 1823 is considered qualifying.

B. Coursework applicable to a baccalaureate or higher degree in specialized subject matter areas such as public or business administration, management, business law, contract law, public policy, urban studies, economics, statistical analysis, finance, accounting or other fields of study closely related to the essential functions of positions in Class 1824.

Desirable Qualifications:
• Experience in communicating complex and/or technical information in a clear, concise manner.
• Strong written and oral communications skills.
• Interest in children, youth, and family issues.
• Experience with developing and managing relationships with partner organizations, and moving organizations to action.
• Results oriented, skilled at leading and participating in teams, and able to manage multiple and complex objectives and tasks concurrently with tight deadlines.
• Experience effectively planning, organizing and using resources to take action.
• Experience and comfort with using data to inform the planning, evaluation, and continuous improvement of efforts.
• Demonstrated experience working in and building relationships in diverse communities.
• Knowledge of San Francisco and its communities.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.
• Select the desired job announcement   PEX-1824-071023.
• Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information.
• Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”.
• Follow instructions on the screen.

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file on-line applications in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by e-mail about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered e-mail address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that e-mail from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, and first5sf.org).
Applicants will receive a confirmation e-mail that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation e-mail for their records. Failure to receive this e-mail means that the online application was not submitted or received.
All work experience, education, training, and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Your application and any attachments to the application submitted at the time of filing must be complete and accurate including the details on your experience, education, training, and other information that qualifies you for this recruitment.
 
Failure to submit a complete and accurate application at the time of filing may result in your ineligibility and/or disqualification for this recruitment, or inability to receive full credit for scoring purposes.
 
Please upload a cover letter and resume to the application as a single pdf file; however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application.

Applicants are advised to keep copies of all documents submitted.  Submitted documents become a part of the recruitment process and will not be returned.  The department may require applicants to present additional material.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact Gilda Cassanego at Gilda.Cassanego@sfgov.org

 

Selection Procedures

Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience and education.   Only those candidates who most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited to continue in the selection process. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selection process.  The department may implement screening mechanisms in order to determine candidates’ qualifications for this position. 
 
Verification:

Verification will be required at the time of hire.

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point in the application, and/or departmental selection process.

When requested, all applicants must submit verification of qualifying education and experience. Verification of qualifying education and experience, when requested, must be submitted on employer’s official letterhead, specifying name of the applicant, job title(s), duties performed, dates of service, and must be signed by the employer or the employer’s authorized representative.  City and County employees will receive credit for the duties of the class/position to which appointed.  Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee’s classification will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Commission Rule 110.9.1.  City employees relying upon qualifying work experience gained outside the City and County of San Francisco must submit written verification of such experience as described above. 

Verification of experience may be waived if impossible to obtain. The applicant must submit a signed statement explaining the reason for the request for waiver.  Waiver requests will not be automatically granted, but will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Failure to submit required verification or request for waiver when requested may result in the rejection of the application.

Information on how to verify educational requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456
 
Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.  For additional information regarding verification, refer to http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#verification.

Conviction History

As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Conclusion

Notes: Make sure your application and any attachments to the application submitted at the time of filing are complete and accurate and include details on all experience, education, training and other information that qualifies you for this recruitment. Failure to submit a complete and accurate application at the time of filing may result in your ineligibility for this recruitment or inability to receive full credit for scoring purposes. Any new information concerning work experience, education, training and other information that is submitted after the filing deadline may not be used for scoring or considered to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Reasonable Accommodation Request:   Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements of a job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable accommodation at:http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures: Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20 or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.

Copies of Application Documents: Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.

Right to Work: All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

Terms of Announcement: Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf .

Issued: September 14, 2016
Recruitment No.: PEX-1824-071023
Telephone Number (415) 557-4859 (GC)

Micki Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources

Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

For more information about benefits, please click here.

 



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