|Class Title:||ANALYST 1*|
|Bargaining Unit:||Use for all Job Titles|
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree; qualifying full-time professional experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of four years.
Necessary Special Qualifications: None.
Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Career Service positions. For Executive Service positions, Minimum Qualifications, Necessary Special Qualifications, and Examination Method are determined by the appointing authority.
Job Overview: Summary: Under immediate supervision, is responsible for professional analytic work of routine difficulty; and performs related work as required.
Distinguishing Features: This is the entry level class to a variety of sub-series. This class exists as a college-recruitment class to the professional ranks of state employee. An employee in this class is assigned to function in an entry level learning capacity in any one of several assignments. When sufficient expertise is gained, the employee is given the opportunity to advance to one of the following classes as a working level professional: Administrative Analyst 2, Budget Analyst 2, Communications Systems Analyst 2, Grants Analyst 2, Health Planner 2, Personnel Analyst 2, Personnel Research Analyst 2, Planning Analyst 2, and other classes as appropriate. Initially work is closely supervised, but as knowledge and experience are gained supervision becomes more general. This class differs from higher level classes, pertinent to the various assignments, in that incumbents of the latter function at the full working level under general supervision.
*An applicant appointed to this flexibly staffed class will be reclassified to the next higher class in the series after successful completion of a mandatory one year training period; inadequate or marginal performance during the training period will result in automatic demotion or termination.
Work Activities: 1. Assists in the accomplishment of professional analytic work relative to one or more assignments such as organizational analysis and development, staffing studies and analysis; budget development, analysis, and monitoring; communications systems analysis; grants development, administration, and monitoring; econometric analysis; classification and compensation of positions and classes; recruitment, testing and selection of employees; affirmative action and contract compliance; employee relations; and health planning and administration.
2. Assists in the interpretation, explanation, and enforcement of policies and procedures pertinent to the assignment; assists in studying and making recommendations for improvements in policies and procedures.
3. Assists in the study of organizations, operations, functions, activities, and services of operating departments and devises recommendations designed to effect improvements in economy, efficiency, and quality in these areas; assists in the analysis of and makes recommendations affecting budget, finance, and assets.
4. Handles a variety of personal contacts in order to explain, interpret and enforce laws, regulations, policies and procedures, gather information and discuss and resolve pertinent issues.
5. Applies standard staff analytic techniques to the solution of problems and prepares standard reports with recommendations for action.
6. May be assigned to supervise the work of sub-professional staff as required.