Senior Program Analyst/Principal Program Analyst
- Provides expertise and guidance to other professional, and/or administrative staff in complex program analysis and solutions.
- Performs advanced research, conducts studies to determine needs, prepares reports, and recommends implementation procedures for a variety of program needs.
- Serves as a primary communication liaison with State Bar committees, members, financial institutions, vendors, contractors, general public, other departments and employees.
- Evaluates existing and alternative policies and makes recommendations toward establishment of revised policies and procedures.
- Performs advanced professional work in support of State Bar programs and services involving the knowledge, interpretation, and application of State Bar policies, rules, regulations, and procedures.
- Reviews processes and maintains program transactions, records and other documents; assists in the preparation and maintenance of statistical data, reports, correspondence, special studies, and conducts research.
- Provides input in developing and evaluating program policies and procedures and evaluates and proposes changes concerning the methods of operation.
- Provides lead direction over programs, staff or special projects, which involves assigning, reviewing and coordinating the work of staff.
- Trains staff in program policies, rules, regulations and procedures; assesses workloads, assigns employees as necessary to ensure the proper level of support for ongoing activities of the department.
- Assists with the selection, training, direction, and evaluation of staff.
- Implements guidelines to ensure adherence to the State Bar rules and regulations governing the administration of State Bar programs, services, and membership.
- Represents the State Bar at programs and functions, and responds to inquiries from board members, management, attorneys and the public.
- May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job.
- Bachelor’s degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or a combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position.
- Minimum of three (3) years of journey-level professional experience in data collection and evaluation, research or performance or financial analysis, or grant compliance in a public sector, legal or nonprofit environment, or equivalent.
The State Bar of California’s mission is to protect the public and includes the primary functions of licensing, regulation and discipline of attorneys; the advancement of the ethical and competent practice of law; and support of efforts for greater access to, and inclusion in, the legal system.
The State Bar:
- Licenses attorneys and regulates the profession and practice of law in California
- Enforces Rules of Professional Conduct for attorneys
- Disciplines attorneys who violate rules and laws
- Administers the California Bar Exam
- Advances access to justice
- Promotes diversity and inclusion in the legal system
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