Program Analyst

Government of the District of Columbia - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)3.3

This position is located in the District of Columbia Office on Aging (DCOA), Programs & Budget Unit. Under the direction of the Resource Allocation Officer (RAO), the primary purpose of this position is to provide program oversight support. Incumbent is responsible for carrying out complex, diversified assignments, including monitoring, assessing, and advising on the agency's operations, policies and procedures governing the Older Americans Act Program of 1965, as amended.

Major Duties

Conducts research and implements special projects to fulfill identified operational needs. Periodically, conducts in-depth review and evaluation of the operations, functions, workload and production. Analyzes information and data to determine whether grantee agencies are meeting their stated objectives; and adhering to approved budgets. Determines the sufficiency of data methods and techniques to be utilized in the justification of grantee budgets. Determines the sufficiency of data methods and techniques to be utilized in the justification of grantee budgets. Reviews a broad range of materials regarding aging issues (both local and national) and brings to the attention of the agency those issues that would have a positive/negative impact on the agency's operations.

Monitors, assesses and evaluates grantee programs against approved plans of operation as set forth by the agency, in conjunction with the policies and practices of the Older Americans Act Program, as outlined by the Department of Health and Human Services and other District legislative mandates. Responds to survey questionnaires that will be used to monitor and evaluate senior wellness centers. Implements assessment measurement tools, which generates monthly performance reports.

Analyzes, extracts, summaries, and identifies significant trends. Forecasts and estimates program requirements; and prepares programmatic reports, justifications, charts, graphs, statistical, narrative data, and surveys regarding population trends and drafts recommendations for top-level presentations and briefings to meet the anticipates needs. Investigates problems, identifies deficiencies, and proposes new approaches to resolve issues impacting grant programs. Organizes material efficiently to assure thorough investigation of all relevant aspects of the issues. Uses initiative in developing appropriate analysis and new approaches to resolve problems.

Experience and Education

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree plus four (4) years of specialized experience, one (1) year of which must be equivalent to CS-11 grade level in the District of Columbia government service. Specialized experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position such as grants management and has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.


An equivalent combination of education and experience.