Associate Governmental Program Analyst
Who are we?
Californians rely on us—the California State Auditor—to ensure the effective and efficient use and management of public funds and programs. We provide nonpartisan, accurate, and timely assessments of California government's financial and operational activities. Our work results in truthful, balanced, and unbiased information with recommendations for actions that lead to improving government operations.
Why should you join us?
- You want to work in a professional environment with a team dedicated to progressive human resources practices.
- You are highly collaborative, solution-oriented, and can deliver training presentations in a dynamic organization.
- You have a strong work ethic and have a passion for teaching others.
- You want to be part of an agency that makes a difference for Californians and future generations.
- You desire an annual salary range of $63,648 - $79,680.
What is the position?
As a Training Analyst (Analyst), you work as part of the human resources team dedicated to developing and managing value-added policies and programs, and providing consultation, services and solutions in an efficient and customer-focused manner. Specifically, the Analyst designs, develops, personally delivers, and analyzes in-house training programs; develops and guides the implementation of special and customized training solutions; and develops, analyzes, and makes recommendations for policies, processes, reports, and forms. In this role, the Analyst works independently and uses good judgment to produce accurate, high quality work products; manages multiple tasks and priorities; establishes and maintains effective working relationships; and demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
What will you do?
- Develop learning objectives, training materials, curriculum, and visual aids for training programs.
- Analyze and update training programs on an ongoing basis to ensure learning effectiveness, stay up to date with emerging trends, and conduct research in specialized subject matter.
- Develop, review, and facilitate the implementation of policies relating to the training program.
- Identify contract instructors, initiate, develop, and manage contracts for instructors, review course content, and ensure training is in alignment with training goals and the office's core values.
- Actively participate and collaborate with strategic planning implementation teams by researching, interpreting, and analyzing various laws, rules, and standards to provide recommendations for innovative professional development solutions in support of developing high caliber professionals.
- Conduct analysis on performance data to determine program and policy needs for the office. Collect and maintain statistical data; develop data collection protocols and analysis methods for conclusions and recommendations; conduct analyses on collected data; synthesize information; provide recommendations on effective professional development strategies; and participate in implementing recommendations as needed.
- On occasion, personally deliver training courses that are aligned with our strategic goals.
Who are you?
- You have strong analytical skills with demonstrated experience taking projects from inception through completion.
- You have experience delivering training courses and/or presentations.
- You have the ability to develop strong working relationships and to interact with all levels of staff and stakeholders in a customer service focused manner.
- You are a self-starter who is not afraid to take the initiative to propose changes, recommendations, or solutions.
- You have strong written and oral communication skills.
- You have the ability to work under pressure on multiple projects with short deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
- You have the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
How do I join?
The California State Auditor is part of the merit-based California civil service selection system. The civil service selection system consists of two simple steps: exams and hiring. This job announcement is part of the hiring step in the process. Details on taking the examination can be found on CalHR's website.
Even if you have not taken the exam, you can apply for the position but must complete the exam process prior to participating in a hiring interview. To be considered for the position, submit a completed STD. 678 statement of qualifications (a one-page statement or letter highlighting your experience that demonstrate how you are qualified for the position) via your CalCareer account or by mail:
California State Auditor
Human Resources Office
621 Capitol Mall, Suite 1200
Sacramento, California 95814
Current state employees with eligibility are encouraged to apply. Failure to submit a one-page statement of qualifications may result in elimination from the hiring process.
The Fine Print:
Any applicant receiving a conditional job offer will be subject to a background check, fingerprinting and an inquiry to the California Department of Justice to disclose criminal records prior to appointment. State Auditor's Office employees are excluded from collective bargaining. The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation. It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free state work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the state, the rules governing civil service and the special trust placed in public servants.