USICH Seeking Management & Program Analyst

Management and Program Analyst

Location: Federal Center SW, Washington, DC

Start Date/Duration: Open until filled, permanent full-time

Salary:  Full-time salary with federal government benefits, commensurate with experience.

Description of Responsibilities:

The mission of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) is to coordinate the Federal response on
homelessness and to create a national partnership at every level of government and with the private sector to reduce and end homelessness in the nation while maximizing the effectiveness of the Federal Government in contributing to the end of homelessness. Currently USICH is implementing the first-ever Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End homelessness as the Administration’s response to this important issue. USICH is comprised of 19 federal agencies and entities, and currently chaired by Department of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis.

USICH is seeking a Management and Program Analyst to provide direct support to Director-level staff across the Agency and the Executive Director in support of this mission. The following are the Management and Program Analyst’s major responsibilities

  • Administers, implements, coordinates, and/or oversees a variety of complex management programs, projects and/or processes.
  • Serves as a liaison to Council Member agencies, and other stakeholders.
  • May coordinate other staff in the performance of various tasks.
  • Undertakes or participates in special projects, ongoing analyses, investigations and initiatives that have high priority for high-level management. This may involve producing complex analyses and written reports, organizing and participating in special committees, workshops, or other gatherings.
  • Participates in meetings and other forums with various levels of internal staff, Council member agency staff, and various other stakeholders in carrying out work assignments.
  • Serves as a focal point for issues affecting and impacting assigned areas.
  • Manages data, databases and other informational systems to perform and support work. Reports out in various capacities on the content of these informational systems.
  • Collaborates inside and outside of the Agency on a variety of work products, processes and projects.
  • Responds to requests for information from stakeholders and from within the organization in regards to the work of the Agency.
  • Manages the processes and content to support a variety of meetings, conferences, and other dialogues that support the work the Agency.
  • Takes initiative to anticipate issues, resolve conflict among multiple priorities, and implement effective solutions to prevent problems that might impact timelines and deliverables.
  • Ensures that project work is completed according to project guidelines and manages resources to ensure successful project completion (e.g., budget, staff resources, timeline).
  • Monitors the progress of projects, programs and/or plans and makes adjustments as needed.
  • Sets goals and establishes priorities.
  • Other special projects and duties, as assigned.

Experience/Qualifications:

Minimum 5 years of directly related experience. Bachelor’s degree, minimum.

The major duties of this position require excellent analytical skills, project and process management skills, content/program analysis and summarization, meetings/events planning, excellent content/technical writing skills, participating on cross-functional teams, strong oral communication skills, ability to work well with a wide range/levels of people, good judgment, time-management, organization, multi-tasking, ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to respond appropriately to new developments, self-direction and creativity skills are necessary to be successful in this position. Other experience/qualifications include

  • The ability to work in teams also is an important attribute as consulting people both inside and outside of the agency is a key responsibility.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of the Council’s mission, strategies, goals and objectives.
  • Ability to research and analyze data, and to prepare documents in preparation for meetings, conferences, and for other uses.
  • Technology savvy and solid proficiency in database creation, manipulation and management. Knowledge of and specific experience using Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of and experience in project management theory and technology to include knowledge of project management principles, methods, and practices including developing schedules, estimating resource requirements, defining milestones and deliverables, monitoring activities, and evaluating and reporting accomplishments.
  • Experience conducting  fact-finding  interview and presenting recommendations to management. Experience communicating in writing to develop policy, guidance, instructions, and reports of findings and recommendations, and tailoring communications to the specific levels of audiences.
  • Experience in composing original content for a variety of communications, both internal and external and developing talking points, memos, or other communications.
  • Experience in oral presentations to all levels of staff; excellent verbal communications skills.

How to Apply:

Please email a cover letter which includes your availability, your resume and salary history to Darren Franklin, Director of Finance and Administration, at jobs@usich.gov.

USICH is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

You must be a U.S. citizen to be considered for this position.

This position requires a background check.

Direct Deposit is mandatory.

Males born after 12/31/59 – Selective Service Registration required.

This is a federal government, excepted service (Schedule A) position, open to all candidates with or without prior federal government experience. Schedule A positions are at will employment.

Full-time position with federal government benefits.

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