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Job Standard for Management Analyst

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Management Analyst Overview

  • Person Group: Classified
  • Job Code: 5206
  • Pay Grade: K
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Career Level: Level 3
  • Family: Finance & Business Operations
  • Function: Data Analytics


To plan and conduct analytical studies of department management, financial, operational, or administrative systems in such areas as organizational design and staffing, operational systems and procedures, management information systems, and budget requirements; perform related work.

Level Scope

Regularly works on tasks that are varied and complex. Applies full range and job knowledge; frequently adapts procedures, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment to meet specialized needs; may serve as lead; performs broad and/or focused assignments under general supervision; originality and ingenuity are often required to help establish procedures in functional area; relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned tasks.

Minimum Qualifications

Good knowledge of:  management practices; organizational design; methods of information collection.

Some knowledge of: statistical analysis techniques.

Experience: analyzing management problems and recommending solutions; preparing oral and written reports of study findings and recommendations.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.
  • Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events)
  • Ability to convey information effectively

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Management Analyst must:

  • This journeyman level classification typically used for analysis of less complicated studies or as part of an analysis team for comprehensive department-wide studies. Confers with management to define study scope, purpose, objectives, time frames, and resource requirements; determines study method and procedures such as system and procedural flow charting, forms design, work measurement and simplification, time and cost analysis, and methods of fact-finding.
  • Conducts on-site interviews and observes operation; researches historical, current, and projected data and applicable laws and regulations; analyzes data to identify problems and probable causes; develops and recommends alternatives and solutions and determines cost and effect on related systems and operations; compiles revenue, expenditure, and production data to forecast budget requirements; may prepare budget recommendations.
  • Prepares written reports and exhibits of findings, conclusions, and recommendations for presentation to management; conducts follow-up appraisals of recommendations, monitors effectiveness, and recommends modifications as necessary; may provide technical guidance and assistance to staff during implementation of recommendations such as preparing manuals and guidelines, training, and clarifying problem areas.

35% of Time the Management Analyst

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Management Analyst

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and require wearing hearing protection.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable for Management Analyst

Career Path

Other professional positions

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are  contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.