Baltimore CountyBaltimore 21250
Temporary

Support the project’s outreach efforts to various advocates and stakeholders by conducting background policy research, preparing meeting agendas, taking relevant meeting notes, and conducting any necessary follow up to insure required community engagement.

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Bcstat Policy Program Analyst

Baltimore County
Temporary 34 per week Administration Building, Information Technology/ Engineering, 1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, MD 21250, United States
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Overview

Regular Schedule:  34 hours per week

A temporary vacancy exists in the Administrative Office.

A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below.

Current and future vacancies occurring in any Office or Department of Baltimore County General Government may be filled from the list of eligible applicants.

All interested transfer and promotional candidates must apply at this time.  

List all promotions and changes in job duties due to reclassification as separate work experiences on your application.  Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications.

Note:  Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered.  A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position.  Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.

You can attach your transcript(s) or license(s) to your application.

Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education will result in your application not being considered.  Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.

Examples of Duties

This role will support Baltimore County’s Office of Government Reform & Strategic Iniatives  with policy research; program tracking, evaluation and reporting; and grants assistance responsibilities related to the County’s $160 million American Rescue Plan’s Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds. The  policy analyst will support the ARPA Team to ensure an equitable recovery in Baltimore County.
 
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
 

  • Review and synthesize broad policy topics into written documents for County leadership.
  • Support the project’s outreach efforts to various advocates and stakeholders by conducting background policy research, preparing meeting agendas, taking relevant meeting notes, and conducting any necessary follow up to insure required community engagement
  • Create presentations and visual depictions of projects and progress
  • Draft memos and reports for review by leadership 
  • Study best practices and innovative policies of peer jurisdictions. 
  • Conduct policy research and analysis, collecting and consolidating relevant data and information to support an equitable COVID-19 recovery
  • Support the ARPA Grants team with administering various grant programs and monitoring compliance.
  • Assist with establishing programmatic policies and goals to support the creation of work plans and facilitating implementation across departments.
  • Assist BCSTAT and the Office of Budget & Finance with tracking and monitoring ARPA metrics and KPIs and assessing investment impact
  • Assist with supporting departmental personnel across all levels of the organizational structure in order to identify issues and areas of concern.
 EXAMPLES OF OTHER DUTIES 
Undertakes projects as assigned. Performs other related duties as required.

NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this class. They may not include all of the essential job functions of each position in the class. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job functions listed.
Qualifications

Education
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Public Policy, Political Science or other related field. (Additional experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education to a maximum of two years).
 

  • Experience: One yearof experience in public administration, policy analysis or legislative work, including throughout internships or fellowships.
(Additional experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two years for the required education.)
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Entry-level)
 
Knowledge of: federal, state and/or local policy and program development and implementation.

Ability to: Organize work projects and manage multiple tasks simultaneously; set work priorities within broad guidelines and objectives; complete short and long range objectives without close supervision; develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain confidentiality of sensitive subject matter; prepare written reports requiring the exercise of sound judgment; exhibit flexibility in work schedule and job assignments; anticipate and respond to issues on a proactive basis; exhibit attention to detail; work effectively in a collaborative environment.

Skill in: Verbal and written communication; communications and networking; preparing operational reports, recommendation memos and visual presentations; collaborating with other agencies and coordinating services; grant & report writing; policy development and implementation.

Proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education
Applicants are required to submit proof of licenses, certifications and education beyond high school to meet the required and preferred qualifications of the position. Diplomas or transcripts must show the applicant’s major field of study. Copies and unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education will result in your application not being considered. Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.

Proof of Degree Equivalency
Applicants who have obtained a degree from outside the United States of America are required to submit degree equivalence documentation from World Education Services, Inc. (www.WES.org)

Mail or deliver documents to:
ATTN: BCSTAT Policy Program Analyst 
Office of Human Resources
Baltimore County Government
308 Allegheny Ave.
Towson, MD 21204

You can attach your transcript(s) or license(s) to your application.

EXAMINATION PROCEDURE

Applicants will be qualified based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as stated on their application, which includes answers to the supplemental questions. Applicants must state the dates and duties of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes.
Conditions of Employment

Employees hired after July 1, 2022 are required to participate in the Baltimore County Employees' Retirement System, with very limited exceptions.

Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for an appointment to a position in Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination and drug screen and an employment background investigation, including, but not limited to a criminal background, education, and fingerprint check.




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