Management Analyst I : City Administration Davenport, IA

Examples Of Duties

Plans and implements program development and the delivery of services: plans, organizes and coordinates various projects, programs and services involving diverse administrative operations; may administer or manage specific projects, programs and/or services; recommends and assists in installing improved administrative methods, procedures equipment and facilities.

Assists in the preparation and administration of the budget.

May serve as a team leader or project manager.

Conducts research and analytical studies on a variety of programs and issues; coordinates and expedites reports and program information from departmental input; develops procedures and forms; formulates recommendations and prepares reports and correspondence.

Assists in determining financial methods, procedures and costs pertaining to a departmental service or program; conducts cost benefit analyses and reviews and prepares financial and statistical reports; coordinates contract arrangements with other organizations and private parties.

Where required, prepares grant applications and handles the details of grant or proposal preparation and administration including contracts with federal, state and local agencies.

Confers with other departments, officials, consultants and explains policies and procedures; may make presentations on assigned projects and programs.

Provides staff support to committees or other departments, as assigned



Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in public or business administration or related field.

Knowledge and Skills


Thorough knowledge of: 

The principles, practices and techniques of the designated function.

Personnel management and the principles of positive supervision.

Applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, codes and ordinances.

Considerable knowledge of: 

Governmental budgetary practices of the department.

The functions and operational priorities of the department.

Principles of public and business administration including organization, personnel and fiscal management; statistical concepts and methods and general analytical procedures.

Ability to: 

Effectively administer assigned programs; perform both complex and routine administrative work with speed and accuracy; interpret and apply established policies, procedures and codes; establish and maintain accurate records; plan, administer and evaluate work programs; interpret and analyze information; draw valid conclusions and project consequences of decisions and recommendations; prepare studies and reports concerning complex matters; write proposals; set priorities, meet deadlines and make sound decisions; establish and maintain accurate records; maintain level of knowledge required for satisfactory job performance; communicate effectively; establish and maintain effective working relationship with employees; and train and evaluate assigned staff.

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