string(11) "display.tpl" string(53) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/main/display.tpl" ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES MANAGER I / TEST DEVELOPMENT | Careers in Government string(22) "../menu/track_code.tpl" string(56) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/menu/track_code.tpl" string(18) "../menu/header.tpl" string(52) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/menu/header.tpl"
string(23) "navigation_menu_emp.tpl" string(77) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/template_manager/navigation_menu_emp.tpl" string(77) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/template_manager/navigation_menu_emp.tpl" string(77) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/template_manager/navigation_menu_emp.tpl"
string(16) "flash_errors.tpl" string(68) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/flash_messages/flash_errors.tpl" string(68) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/flash_messages/flash_errors.tpl" string(68) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/flash_messages/flash_errors.tpl"
string(15) "display_job.tpl" string(64) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/classifieds/display_job.tpl" string(64) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/classifieds/display_job.tpl" string(64) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/classifieds/display_job.tpl"

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES MANAGER I / TEST DEVELOPMENT

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • May 08, 2022
string(31) "../field_types/display/list.tpl" string(65) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/field_types/display/list.tpl" Full Time string(49) "../field_types/display/multilist_job_category.tpl" string(83) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/field_types/display/multilist_job_category.tpl" Administration and Management string(36) "../field_types/display/multilist.tpl" string(70) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/field_types/display/multilist.tpl"
  • Salary: string(33) "../field_types/display/string.tpl" string(67) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/field_types/display/string.tpl" $79,689.84 - $107,390.16 Annually USD

Job Description

string(31) "../field_types/display/text.tpl" string(65) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/field_types/display/text.tpl" FIRST DAY OF FILING:
JANUARY 18, 2022 at 8:00 A.M. (PT)

THE FILING PERIOD MAY BE SUSPENDED AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. THIS EXAMINATION MAY REOPEN AS THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE REQUIRE.

NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED OUTSIDE OF THE OFFICIAL APPLICATION FILING PERIOD, NO EXCEPTIONS.

EXAM NUMBER:
J1002F

REBULLETIN INFORMATION:

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS BEING REPOSTED TO UPDATE THE REQUIREMENTS, AND APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION.

PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST 12 MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BY THE LAST DAY OF FILING. THE INFORMATION MUST INCLUDE YOUR NAME, THE CORRECT EXAMINATION TITLE AND NUMBER

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:
OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

DEFINITION
Independently performs a full range of difficult to complex analytical assignments and makes recommendations on complex issues which directly impact departmental programs and administrative operations, and which may be of a confidential or sensitive nature.

CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS:
Positions allocable to this journey-level analyst class are typically located in central administrative departments or the central administrative office of a line department, receive general supervision from a higher-level supervisor or manager and are responsible for independently carrying out a full range of difficult to complex analytical assignments within one or more administrative functional areas. Assignments require the use of discretion and care in the handling of confidential and sensitive information used to support management decisions, as well as professionalism and tact in dealing with individuals such as higher-level staff members, managers, and professionals from other organizations on sensitive or controversial issues of considerable consequence or importance.
Essential Job Functions
The duties listed below are intended as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment.

  • Plans and executes test development and validation research projects, including validation strategy, job analysis strategy, number and type of subject matter experts needed, and test components and/or contents to include.

  • Conducts job analysis using various methods to collect essential information regarding tasks, duties, activities, knowledge, skills, abilities, personal characteristics, competencies, attributes, work context, etc.

  • Develops and/or works with subject matter experts to determine the appropriate selection and promotional assessment instruments, and develop the content including multiple-choice tests, situational judgment tests, structured interviews (technical and general), performance or walkthrough performance tests, simulations, and other assessments to measure important constructs (worker attributes) identified and defined during job analysis.

  • Reviews job analysis data and identifies the required tasks, knowledge, skills, abilities and personal characteristics to develop job analysis survey instruments, develop test plans, and guide the development of selection instruments.

  • Leads and participates in projects related to selection, placement, retention, recruitment, training and development, organizational development and improvement, process improvement, performance measurement and evaluation, or other areas of human resources intervention or practice.

  • Conducts univariate and multivariate statistical analyses using SPSS, Systat, R, Excel, or other statistical software. Interprets and evaluates results of statistical tests and uses outcomes to drive improvement of assessments (i.e., response patterns, item difficulty, item-total correlation, test reliability, and test validity), to set or recommend passing scores, and to evaluate adverse impact resulting from the use of selection instruments or systems.

  • Develops and administers questionnaires (paper and internet-based) to subject matter experts to collect information on the tasks performed, important knowledge, skills, abilities, and personal characteristics and to collect ratings that would contribute to decisions such as test component weights and item retention.

  • Writes technical reports to document the job-relatedness of selection and promotional programs, including job analysis, basis for demonstrating validity, alternative predictors considered, and evaluation of the assessment systems.

  • Creates and delivers training programs, including item-writing training, interviewer training, and writing assessment training.

  • Drives to various locations within Los Angeles County to conduct job analysis, meet with clients, work with subject matter experts to develop selection/assessment instruments, deliver training, or attend meetings.

Requirements
SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

Option I: A Master's degree* from an accredited college or university in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Psychometrics, or a closely related field AND Two (2) years of experience in test validation research. Work experience must include the performance of analytical assignments, including research, analysis, and synthesis of data, as well as making recommendations to resolve administrative or operational problems related to the design, development, and evaluation of selection assessments.

Option II: A doctoral degree* in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Psychometrics, or a closely related field.

LICENSE
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

PHYSICAL CLASS
Physical Class II - Light: This class includes administrative and clerical positions requiring light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable ambulation may be involved.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
*In order to receive credit for the required degree, you must include a legible copy of the official degree, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of application filing. Failure to provide the required documentation will result in application rejection.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS AT THE TIME OF FILING TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS EXAMINATION.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE
As part of this application process, applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire. The questionnaire contains a pre-investigative questionnaire which will be utilized as part of the background investigation process to ensure applicants meet the standards set forth by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Applicants who fail the pre-investigative questionnaire will be disqualified and will have to wait twelve (12) months from the date of the disqualification in order to reapply.
Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of a multiple choice and/or simulation assessment weighted 100% covering:
  • General Problem Solving Skills
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Professional Potential
  • Achievement
  • Coping with Uncertainty
  • Responsibility
  • Working with High Quality Standards
  • Willingness to Learn
  • Maintaining Good Working Relationships
  • Analyzing Information
  • Learning Quickly
  • Generating New Ideas
  • Using Time Efficiently
  • Adapting to Change
TRANSFER OF SCORES:
  • Applicants that have taken identical test part(s) for this or any other exam within the last 6 months will have their test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination.
  • This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Upon acceptance of your application, your test responses may be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to retake any identical test part(s) for at least (6) six months. Depending on the new examination content, your transferred test responses may not result in the same score.
THE MULTIPLE CHOICE AND SIMULATION ASSESMENTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19.

CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER.

TEST PREPARATION
Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. While these practice materials will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review ALL related materials that you deem necessary.

  • An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/ . Please click on "Find a Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit". Test preparation Information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section.
  • Additional practice tests are available at http://www.shldirect.com/practice tests.html

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.

SPECIAL INFORMATION

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, INCLUDING FINGERPRINT SEARCH.
Examples of disqualifying factors include: Any felony convictions; job related misdemeanor convictions; certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (3 moving violations in one year; failure to appear; at fault accidents; suspended license; driving under the influence); poor credit history; poor employment history; substance abuse; anyone on probation.

ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY IF HIRED
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (Department) has a "zero tolerance" policy for its employees for the following:
  • use of narcotics, controlled substances, and/or prescription drugs without a prescription.
  • use of marijuana with or without a prescription.
Any employee found in violation of this policy will be subject to discharge.

VACANCY INFORMATION
The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Executive Division, Personnel Administration Bureau.

AVAILABLE SHIFT Day

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

All applications are required to submit a Standard County of Los Angeles Employment application and supplemental questionnaire ONLINE only. Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of applications, although resumes and supporting documents may be uploaded as attachments to the online application.

Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we may evaluate your qualifications for the job. All information is subject to verification and applications may be rejected at any time during the selection process.

The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the SELECTION REQUIREMENTS and you have completely filled out your application.

Apply online by clicking on the green " Apply " button located on the top right corner of the screen. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Your application and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted electronically before 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED OUTSIDE OF THE OFFICIAL APPLICATION FILING PERIOD, NO EXCEPTIONS.

Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the 5:00 p.m. (PT) deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty , you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address.

IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • Please note that ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.
  • FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT .
  • Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED .
CORRESPONDENCE AND UPDATES WILL BE SENT VIA E-MAIL
  • All notices including invitation letters, result letters and notices of non-acceptance will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add ovmorale@lasd.org, vcudiamat@hr.lacounty.gov, noreply@governmentjobs.com, and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.
NOTE: Candidates who apply online must upload any required documents as attachments during application submission. If you are unable to attach the required documents, you may fax the documents to (323) 415-2580 or email any outstanding required documents to sheriffexamsunit@lasd.org at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the date of application filing. Failure to provide the required documentation will result in application rejection. Please include your Name, the Exam Number, and the Exam Title on the faxed documents.

COVID-19 vaccination:

All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption f or qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal Law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.

NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their OWN user ID and password. Using a family member or a friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922
ADA Coordinator Phone: (213) 229-1621
Teletype Phone: (213) 626-0251
Department Contact Name: Professional Exams Unit
Department Contact Phone: (323) 526-5611
Department Contact E-mail:sheriffexamsunit@lasd.org
For more information on Employment Information, click on the link below.
http://file.lacounty.gov/SDSInter/dhr/247636_EmploymentInformation.pdf
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

PDF Flyer

YouTube

Base Pay

0

Job Address

Los Angeles, California United States View Map
string(17) "same_listings.tpl" string(66) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/classifieds/same_listings.tpl" string(66) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/classifieds/same_listings.tpl" string(66) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/classifieds/same_listings.tpl"
string(18) "../menu/footer.tpl" string(52) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/menu/footer.tpl"
string(29) "../menu/footer_track_code.tpl" string(63) "/var/www/html/templates/CareersinGov/menu/footer_track_code.tpl"