SF Court job: COLLABORATIVE JUSTICE COURTS POLICY AND PROGRAM ANALYST

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SF Court job: COLLABORATIVE JUSTICE COURTS POLICY AND PROGRAM ANALYST

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Administrative Office 400 McAllister Street, Room 205, San Francisco, CA 94102-4514
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
COLLABORATIVE JUSTICE COURTS
POLICY AND PROGRAM ANALYST
(Administrative Analyst III, Class Code 374C)
The Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco, invites applications from qualified
applicants interested in a position with the Court to perform program evaluation and policy
development, analytical and data management duties related to adult and juvenile collaborative court
programs including but not limited to drug court, behavioral health court, the community justice
center and the juvenile reentry program, and to perform other related work as required.
COMPENSATION: $86,234 to $104,844 annually
$3,304 to $4,017 as paid biweekly
FINAL FILING DATE: 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 20, 2014
THE POSITION:
Under the general direction of the Director, Collaborative Justice Programs, the incumbent is responsible
for program support for Collaborative Justice Court programs in the following areas:
Program and Policy Development
 Assists the Director on program development and expansion of program functions to ensure
that programs adhere to evidence-based practices.
 Works with the Community Justice Coordinator to provide program and court support, as
needed.
 Researches grant opportunities and writes proposals.
 Manages grant reporting requirements.
Program Analysis
 Designs and executes annual report and program updates.
 Extracts data from existing data collection sources for program analysis and reporting, and
collaborates with court staff and partner agencies to supplement data.
 Analyzes data to understand program trends and support policy changes.
 Serves as designated point person for evaluation studies when court partners with outside
organizations.
 Works closely with the California Judicial Council to determine most current data gathering
tools, including cost/benefit analysis.
Superior Court of California
County of San FranciscoData Management
 Analyzes data collection procedures; works with staff to revise and develop alternate
procedures, as necessary, to support program functions.
 Manages database implementation, including staff training and database maintenance.
WORKING CONDITIONS
Work is performed in an office and meeting room environment; with continuous contact with judicial
officers, other governmental agencies and social service agencies, executive management staff, other
staff, and the public.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination;
lift, move and transport objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range;
verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and
FAX. Must be able to travel within San Francisco and occasionally travel to other locations throughout
the state for related meetings.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
Training and Experience:
A baccalaureate degree, preferably in social sciences, communications, economics,
business administration, computer science, mathematics, or psychology, and
Three years of progressively responsible work experience in governmental or social
services programs involving program analysis and data management. Additional
experience related to collaborative justice programs, is also preferred.
Up to two years of the education requirement may be substituted, on a year for year
basis, with additional related experience. Up to two years of the experience
requirement may be substituted, by an advanced degree in law, public
administration, social work, business administration, psychology, or communications.
The ideal candidate will possess a master’s degree in one of the preferred areas cited above
and the applicable work experience described.
The combination of training and experience listed above should provide the following required
knowledge, skills and abilities:
Knowledge of:
 Project management and coordination.
 Program evaluation methodologies.
 Research and information gathering techniques.
 Statistical methods and analysis.
 Collaborative Justice Programs, such as drug diversion programs and behavioral health
alternatives and providers.Ability to:
 Work effectively in a team environment.
 Work effectively with the Court’s collaborative justice partners.
 Advise members of the bench on a variety of related issues with confidence and reliability.
 Organize and present ideas and recommendations both orally and in writing.
 Gather, organize, and assess large amounts of data; determine appropriate data for extraction
and analysis.
 Write comprehensive and compelling reports, in a timely manner.
 Operate a computer and use appropriate software in the performance of analytical work.
 Effectively represent the Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco, with justice
partners, the public, other Court staff, and other government agencies as a knowledgeable
and competent resource.
 Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
 Maintain confidential information when required by legal or ethical standards.
Special Requirements:
An incumbent will be required to pass a criminal history background check. Information discovered
through such a background check may become grounds for dismissal from employment.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants must submit all of the following:
 A complete two-part Court application specific to this particular job announcement (as
provided);
 A resume; and
 A one-page statement of qualifications, explaining why the applicant is interested in the
position and why the applicant is qualified to perform the duties described herein. This one
page statement should succinctly describe the relative education and experience that is
applicable to this position.
The two-part application, resume and statement must be sent or delivered to the Human Resources
Office, 400 McAllister Street, Room 205, San Francisco, CA 94102.
Blank applications may be downloaded from the Court’s web site at www.sfsuperiorcourt.org under
“Human Resources,” but completed applications may not be filed electronically. Applications and
attachments must be received by 4:00 p.m. on the final filing date, by personal delivery, interoffice mail,
or U. S. Mail. Applications will not be accepted by facsimile or any other electronic filing system. It is the
responsibility of the applicant to insure that his/her application/resume package is received by this office
by the final filing time and date. Applications received after that date, regardless of when they were
mailed or sent will not be accepted.
SELECTION PROCESS:
Initial Screening: Applications, resumes and required statements of qualifications received before the
deadline will be evaluated to determine if the candidate meets the minimum qualifications, as previously
stated. The Court will further evaluate applications, resumes, and statements of qualifications and may
select for interview only those candidates it deems may best meet the needs of the Court. Not all applicants will receive an oral interview. It is therefore important to realize that the preparation of the
application, the resume and the statement of qualifications is very important to the selection process.
Applicants should review the material in this announcement very carefully before preparing the
application and the one page statement of qualifications.
Oral Interview: If the evaluation of the application/resume packages is not sufficient, selected candidates
may be interviewed to determine their relative knowledge, abilities, and skill levels in job related areas. If
interviews are needed, it is anticipated that interviews will be scheduled during early September 2014.
Selection as outlined herein will be in accordance with Superior Court Personnel Rule 9, which means that
this selection process will only be used to one existing vacant position. An eligible list will not be
established for use for future vacancies. Should other vacancies occur in the future, a separate selection
process will be used.
SALARIES AND BENEFITS:
Employees may choose from a variety of health and dental insurance plans, will be enrolled in a
contributory retirement plan, will be eligible for paid vacation sick leave and holiday pay in accordance
with the Court’s benefit provisions, and will be eligible for a deferred compensation savings program.
Appointments are generally made at the first step of the range indicated on this announcement with
advancement to the second step of the salary range upon satisfactory completion of twelve months of
employment. Subsequent increases up to the top step of the salary range will occur annually upon
receipt of a satisfactory performance rating or as otherwise dictated by established pay provisions. All
salaries are subject to payroll deductions.
Additional Appointment Information:
Employment is subject to security clearance. Any false statement or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture of employment.
Information presented on employment applications, resumes and attachments and during the selection process is subject to verification.
Employees are prohibited from engaging in activities which conflict with the interests of the Superior Court of California, County of San
Francisco.
At the time of appointment to a position, all persons must possess a valid Social Security number. Employees in some classifications may be
required to join an employee organization or pay an employee organization fee. Immigration laws require that all employees hired after
November 6, 1986 must provide proof of work eligibility. At the time of employment, applicants will be required to submit originals of
documents which verify citizenship or legal alien status as well as identity, such as a social security card and driver's license, a green card and
a driver's license, or a valid passport.
THE SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO, IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. APPLICANTS SHALL
NOT BE FAVORED OR DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ETHNICITY, AGE, PHYSICAL
HANDICAP, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, MARITAL STATUS, COLOR, MEDICAL CONDITION, OR
OTHER NON-MERIT FACTOR.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION MAY BE MADE SO THAT HANDICAPPED APPLICANTS CAN PARTICIPATE IN THE SELECTION
PROCESS. QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WITH DISABILITIES REQUIRING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR THIS EXAMINATION MAY
CONTACT THE PERSONNEL OFFICE OF THE COURT IN WRITING AT THE 400 MCALLLISTER STREET, ROOM 205, SAN FRANCISCO, CA
94102, SPECIFYING THE EXAMINATION TITLE AND THE NATURE OF THE ACCOMMODATION BEING REQUESTED.
FINAL FILING DATE: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
For further explanation concerning any of the above information, contact the Human Resources Office
Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco (415) 551-5936
Allyson West, Executive Director California Reentry Program P.O. Box 483 San Quentin, CA 94964 www.ca-reentry.org 415-599-6586