Senior Program Analyst - Housing Development

  • Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency (SHRA)
  • Sacramento, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Housing Project Management
  • Salary: $52,921.00 - $82,098.00 Annually USD

Job Description


The Senior Program Analyst is a journey level classification and under general supervision from the assigned supervisor or program manager, performs a variety of professional and specialized functions in support of assigned administrative or operational departments within the Agency. Incumbents are expected to exercise a high degree of initiative and independent judgment in prioritizing and executing work relating to the daily and strategic operations and program activities of the Agency.

The position will support the Agency's administration of the State of California Transformative Climate Communities program and other grant programs and related initiatives that support the development of affordable housing and neighborhood improvement.

Essential Areas of Responsibility

• Receives direct supervision from the department /Program Manager/Assistant Director
• Receives functional guidance from higher level management/executive staff
• Provides technical and directional guidance and training to other staff

The information listed below is meant to serve as samples of job duties and responsibilities for positions in this classification. This list is neither inclusive nor exclusive, but indicative of several types of duties performed. Consequently, this information does not reflect essential functions for any given position in this classification.
  • Participates in the development, implementation and administration of assigned program operations and activities
  • Researches and analyzes a variety of complex data, information, materials, and documentation from various sources to determine most effective course of actions for assigned projects
  • Analyzes and evaluates assigned program's operations and administrative procedures to determine applicability, relevance, and effectiveness to program's goals and objectives; recommending modifications, additions, and/or deletions to policies, procedures, and/or activities as necessary
  • Acts as a resource to clients, Agency staff, other agencies/organizations regarding assigned program/project policies, procedures, and operational activities and the practical application/interpretation of same
  • Monitors and analyzes a variety of legal issuances, financial reports, accounting records/systems, industry laws and regulations, etc. pertaining to assigned program area; summarizing, interpreting, and disseminating relevant information
  • Establishes, maintains, and monitors complex record keeping, filing, and/or tracking systems, to enhance the effectiveness of assigned work functions
  • Develops and coordinates the preparation of requests for proposals, grant applications, compiling necessary data, proofreading and verifying documents and content, coordinating work flow and monitoring timelines.
  • Train staff on the use of department databases and other software programs.
  • Serve as liaison to contractors, residents, municipal and developer partners, and various public agencies.
  • Provide staff support for outreach and community meetings to maximize resident and community stakeholder involvement

Education & Experience

Any combination of experience and education that would be likely to provide the required knowledge and abilities could be qualifying, as determined by the Agency. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience :
  • 3-4 years experience in administration, program evaluation, budget analysis, contract and amendments, research and analysis.
  • Excellent writing and verbal skills required.
  • Project management experience is highly desirable.
Education :
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Business Administration, Political Science, Public Administration, Finance or related field of study required.
  • Master's Degree preferred; Master's degree can replace up to one year of experience
Licenses and Certificates : Must possess and maintain an applicable California Driver License and a driving record acceptable to the Agency's insurance carrier.

Physical Abilities and Work Environment : Position may require prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily office activities. Drive during inclement weather conditions. The position also requires frequent grasping, repetitive hand movement and coordination in preparing statistical reports and data using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading correspondence, statistical data, and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and face-to-face client, staff customer service. The need to lift, drag and push files, paper and documents weighing up to 25 pounds also is required.

Job Duties & Responsibilities


Knowledge of :
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of grant management including budget tracking, compliance, and reporting.
  • Organizational and planning skills; creativity and problem solving skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, including ability to communicate with diverse clients.
  • General knowledge of the mission of the Agency and an understanding of the population it serves.
  • Principals and practices of good customer service and supportive listening.
  • Techniques of planning and performing budgetary and organizational analysis.
  • Local, state, and federal redevelopment policy objectives.
Ability to :
  • Build relationships and communicate effectively with residents, staff, public officials, service providers, and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage time and set priorities amidst multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Manage complex projects and coordinate multiple tasks.
  • Independently analyze situations and take appropriate action within established guidelines.
  • Maintain confidentiality and discretion.
  • Analyze, interpret data, and prepare reports.
  • Comprehend and interpret complex rules, regulations, and laws.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the community.
As a condition of employment with SHRA, this employee will be required to complete a COVID-19 vaccination recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (including for emergency use) and provide proof of vaccination to the Human Resources Department prior to employment.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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