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RI - Budget and Policy Analyst

  • 1.  RI - Budget and Policy Analyst

    Posted 09-15-2021 04:07 PM
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 09-15-2021 04:07 PM
    State of Rhode Island Logo
    STATE OF RHODE ISLAND
    invites applications for the position of:

    BUDGET AND POLICY ANALYST

    OPENING DATE:   09/14/21

    CLOSING DATE:    09/27/21 11:59 PM

    SALARY: $37.98 - $42.99 Hourly

    $69,123.00 - $78,249.00 Annually

    PAY GRADE:   0832A

    JOB TYPE:  DOA Council of Budget Personnel (63)

    NAME OF BARGAINING UNIT UNION:  DOA Council of Budget Personnel (63)

    LOCATION: One Capitol Hill, Providence

    SCHEDULED WORK DAYS:  Monday - Friday; 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    WORK WEEK:        Non-Standard

    JOB NUMBER:       2430-10000-393

    GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

    Within the Office of Management and Budget, to perform professional tasks in the analysis and preparation of the State budget; to assist in the analysis of a wide scope of public finance issues such as cash flow analysis, debt management, and revenue estimation; to review agency operating and capital budget requests and prepare written budget analyses under direction of a supervisor; and to do related work as required.

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
    Works under the general supervision of a supervisor from whom assignments are received; work is reviewed for conformance to instructions, laws, rules and regulations.

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
    Usually none. May provide professional guidance to less-experienced professional staff on an informal basis. May act as coordinator of multi-analyst projects.

    ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:

    • Within the Office of Management and Budget, to perform professional tasks in the analysis and preparation of the State budget.
    • To assist in the analysis of a wide scope of public finance issues such as cash flow analysis, debt management, and revenue estimation.
    • To review agency operating and capital budget requests and prepare written budget analyses under direction of a supervisor.
    • To formulate budget recommendations under the direction of a supervisor.
    • To handle a portfolio of less complex agencies determined by the Budget Officer.
    • To create agency-specific budgetary spending projections on a monthly basis.
    • To coordinate articles with budgetary impact as part of the Governor's budget recommendation 
    • To assist assigned agencies in the preparation of their annual budget requests.
    • To study changes in agency operations that would enhance efficiency and effectiveness in achieving agency programmatic objectives.
    • To monitor and suggest improvements to the performance of agency programs.
    • To assist and advise the Governor and members of the Governor's staff in formulating the budget recommendations to be presented to the Legislature.
    • To assist in the preparation of the various documents published by the Budget Office.
    • To monitor legislative action on the Governor's budget recommendation.
    • To assist in the preparation of fiscal notes on pending legislation in accordance with statutory requirements.
    • To develop and suggest improvements to the budget process and make recommendations as to potential modifications.
    • To prepare issue papers or miscellaneous special reports, ensuring that deadlines are met.
    • To do related work as required.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT:

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND CAPACITIES: Demonstrated knowledge of the accepted principles and practices utilized in the analysis of program objectives, procedures, performance metrics, organizational structure and financial resources as they relate to the preparation, review and implementation of budgets; knowledge of the principles and practices of public budgeting, policy and administration; a familiarity with the principles and practices of program budgeting; the ability to conduct analyses of problems, develop alternatives and participate in decision making; the ability to examine, assimilate, and utilize the information garnered from agency documents, onsite visits, and national and regional literature related to agency activities; the ability to perform in-depth research and to provide clear and concise reports on a timely basis; to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; and related capacities and abilities.

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

     Education: Possession of a Master's Degree from a college of recognized standing in Public or Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Public Policy or a closely related field including coursework in quantitative analysis, research and report compilation.

    Or, possession of a Bachelor's Degree from a college of recognized standing in Public or Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Public Policy or a closely related field including coursework in quantitative analysis, research and report compilation and a minimum of one (1) year of employment as an analyst in a central budget, finance, or policy office.

     

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

    It is preferred that applicants include a brief cover letter explaining their interest in working in a state budget office. It is preferred applicants include a resume.

     

    AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) PROVISIONS:

    Reasonable Accommodations: If an applicant is unable to perform any essential job functions because of his/her disability but can achieve the required results by means of a REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, then the individual shall not be considered unqualified for the position.

    Medical Information: Any medical exams required for this position will be performed after a conditional offer of employment has been made in accordance with the Rules/Regulations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

    CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS: Note: All interviewees will be required to complete a Criminal Record Supplemental Questionnaire (CS-14B) at the time of the first interview or anytime thereafter. Conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment. Each case is considered on its individual merits. Per RIGL§ 28-5-6(4), "CONVICTION means, for purposes of this chapter only, any verdict or finding of guilt after a criminal trial or any plea of guilty or nolo contendere to a criminal charge."

     

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

    http://www.apply.ri.gov

     

    One Capitol Hill

    Providence, RI 02908

    questions@hr.ri.gov

     

    Position #2430-10000-393

    BUDGET AND POLICY ANALYST SS