For all Program Analysts it is a requirement to have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with major course of work in business administration, public administration, public policy, economics, finance, accounting, urban studies, information technology, or a closely related field.
In addition, Program Analysts with a master’s degree, such as Masters in Business Administration, Masters in Public Administration, Masters in Finance, Masters in Economics, Masters in a technology-related field, and other appropriate and related courses of study meet the minimum experience required for Program Analyst II.
In addition to the minimum education requirements, the following experience requirements also apply:
For entry into the Program Analyst position, one (1) year of professional experience providing project management-related activities or a systematic review, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of grants, housing development or other financial/operational data is preferred but not required. Program Analyst must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions.
For selection, appointment to a Program Analyst level II or higher, in addition to the minimum education requirements, more progressive levels of experience are required based on the following:
Program Analyst II – at least two (2) years of experience
Program Analyst III – at least three (3) years of experience
Program Analyst IV – at least four (4) years of experience
SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS
- Interview: 70%
- Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualifications: 30%
- Total: Interview and Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualifications: 100%
- Domicile Credit: 15 points
- Veterans’ Preference: 0 to 15 points
Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis.