PROGRAM EVALUATION ANALYST V (SR-24) - O...
State of Hawaii - Hawaii

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Recruitment Number 211047 - Downtown, Oahu Employment Only

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Duties Summary:

Perform program analysis and evaluation and recommend financing levels; conduct systems studies; and perform other related duties as assigned.

Examples of Duties include but are not limited to: Performing program analysis and evaluation relative to established program objectives, costs, measures of effectiveness, program size indicators and target groups and participate with program managers in considering changes; conducting research on relevant economic, legal, social and other factors inherent in programs and issues under review; recommending undertaking new programs and where approved, recommend program objectives, measures of effectiveness, program activities and staffing, and financing levels which will assure the desired level of effectiveness and efficiency; recommending inter-program issues and problems for in-depth study; advising and serving as liaison with program managers relative to program planning policies and procedures; performing fact-finding and analysis of program problems and issues, and assisting higher-level personnel; preparing reports and correspondence, review draft proposals of legislation and recommend changes thereto; participating in training sessions.

At this level, the work would require a strong working knowledge of statistical analysis; economics; and cost-benefit analytical techniques. It would also require the demonstrated ability to independently apply a full range of program evaluation principles, methods and techniques.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Applicants must meet all the requirements for the position they are seeking as of the date of the application, unless otherwise specified. Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently. Your possession of the required amount of experience will not in and of itself be accepted as proof of qualification for the position. Overall paid or unpaid experience must be of such scope and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that you have the ability to perform the duties of the position. Note: Your calculation of experience must be based on full-time, 40-hour work weeks. Part-time experience must be pro-rated. Example: Twelve months of experience at 20 hours/week is equivalent to six months of experience, not one year. Also, hours worked in excess of 40 hours/week will not be credited. Example: Twelve months of experience at 60 hours/week is equivalent to one year of experience, not one and a half years.

To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. The overall training must demonstrate possession of the ability to read and comprehend complex materials, write reports, organize work, express ideas orally and in writing, and use analytical methods and tools; and knowledge of human relations, English grammar, statistics, and research methodologies and techniques (including sources of information) .

Excess Specialized Experience of the type and quality described below or any administrative, professional, technical or other responsible work which required substantial use of quantitative analytical skills and the ability to conduct research, organize work and solve problems, may be substituted for the required Education on a year-for-year basis.

Specialized Experience: Three and one-half years of progressively responsible professional work experience which involved utilization of economics, statistics, cost-benefit analysis or operations research concepts and methods to conduct evaluations of on-going programs and related issues of all kinds and to understand the economic, social and physical relationships involved. Such experience must have included the use of quantitative methods of analysis rather than purely descriptive methods. Further, the experience must have demonstrated skill, knowledge, and technical competence in the use of economic concepts and techniques or statistical and mathematical principles and tools in problem solving.

Work experience of the type and quality described above may typically be gained through employment in the following types of organizations:
A. Operations research department of a major industrial corporation;
B. Program evaluation office of a major governmental unit;
C. Organized research unit in universities; and
D. Private analytical organizations and firms.

Substitutions Allowed:
A. A master's degree from an accredited college or university in economics, operations research, statistics, mathematics, engineering, physical sciences, business administration, public administration, philosophy, political science, experimental psychology or other closely related fields may be substituted for a maximum of one year of Specialized Experience; provided the applicant's overall training includes a minimum of 12 semester credits in micro-economics or econometrics or mathematics, operations research, statistics or other courses which require substantial competence in quantitative analytical techniques.
B. A master's degree from an accredited college or university in economics, operations research, statistics, mathematics, engineering, physical sciences, business administration, public administration, philosophy, political science, experimental psychology or other closely related fields may be substituted for a maximum of two years of Specialized Experience; provided the applicant's overall training includes a minimum of 18 semester credits in micro-economics or econometrics and mathematics, operations research, statistics or other courses which require substantial competence in quantitative analytical techniques. Of the 18 semester credits, at least 6 semester credits must have been in the general area of quantitative skills (e.g., mathematics, statistics, or operations research) or in the general area of resource allocation economics (e.g., micro-economics or econometrics).
C. A Ph.D. degree from an accredited college or university in the fields specified above may be substituted for two and one-half years of Specialized Experience, provided the applicant's overall training included a minimum of 18 semester credits in micro-economics or econometrics or mathematics, operations research, statistics, or other courses which required substantial competence in quantitative analytical techniques.
D. A Ph.D. degree from an accredited college or university in the fields specified above may be substituted for all of the Specialized Experience, provided the applicant's overall training included a minimum of 27 semester credits in micro-economics or econometrics and mathematics, operations research, statistics, or other courses which require substantial competence in quantitative analytical techniques. Of the 27 semester credits, at least 9 semester credits must have been in the general area of quantitative skills (e.g., mathematics, statistics, or operations research) or in the general area of resource allocation economics (e.g., micro-economics or econometrics).
E. Excess Supervisory Experience of the type and quality described below may be substituted for the Specialized Experience on a year-for-year basis.

Supervisory Experience: Responsible experience in supervising others engaged in quantitative analytical work. Such experience must have included: 1) planning and directing the work of others; 2) assigning and reviewing their work; 3) advising them on difficult and complex problem areas; and 4) timing and scheduling their work.

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TESTING INFORMATION
The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.

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