Starting Salary $80,704
The Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) is the State Education Agency for the District of Columbia charged with raising the quality of education for all DC residents. The Division of Student Transportation is responsible for administering safe, reliable, and efficient transportation services for students with disabilities that require it under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). OSSE-DOT provides services for more than 3100 students to schools along nearly 500 bus routes, traveling more than 27,000 miles per day.
The mission of OSSE DOT is to provide safe, reliable, and efficient transportation services that positively support learning opportunities for eligible students from the District of Columbia. This position is located in the Fleet Management Department and focuses on Fleet and Facilities Projects and Initiatives. The Management Analyst serves as an advisor to the Deputy Director for Operations and the Associate Director of Fleet and Facilities on administrative, procurement, and financial processes.
The Management Analyst (Fleet & Facilities Management) is responsible for performing work that requires various quantitative and qualitative analysis methods to include processes such as in-depth analysis of program requirements, budgetary constraints, and educational regulatory limitations. The incumbent conducts detailed analysis of complex functions and work processes of broad administrative or technical programs and makes recommendations for improvement in effectiveness and efficiency of work operation.
Specific functions of the Management Analyst:
The Management Analyst (Fleet & Facilities Management) prepares briefing materials/testimonies, presentations and provides subject matter expertise regarding strategic planning, key performance indicators and agency goals. Researches and investigates new or improved administrative, financial and management practices for application to OSSE DOT programs and operations. Investigates the causes of project roadblocks and other scheduling problems and takes corrective actions. Discusses problems with technical and functional personnel and vendors.
Additionally, the incumbent conducts feasibility studies and trade-off analyses; prepares business cases; and defines systems scope and objectives. Develops cost estimates; evaluates and recommends sources for systems components; develops overall functional and technical specifications. Attends meetings with or on the behalf of agency leadership where issues of significant program improvement/ performance management for discussion and decision-making.
Key Qualifications and skills:
- Ability to analyze the impact of policies, procedures, rules and regulations upon agency goals and operations;
- Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative techniques for measuring effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of assigned programs;
- Ability to identify innovative methods to resolve significant issues and achieve agency goals and objectives;
- Thorough knowledge and ability to perform research related to professional standards, trends and best practices of profession;
- Ability to effectively communicate impact of decisions and make recommendations to management in order to achieve agency goals and objectives.
Other Significant Factors:
- This position is designated as a Security-Sensitive. Accordingly, the incumbent will be subject to pre-employment checks (criminal background checks, consumer credit check, traffic record checks, and drug screenings, if applicable) as a condition of employment, and will be subject to periodic criminal background checks for the duration of your tenure.
Interested applicants should register for the DOT Hiring Fair.