City of Detroit

Program Analyst II

POSTED DATE 4 weeks ago(2/21/2018 1:25 PM)
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Immediate Office of the Chief Financial Officer
$53,008 - $71,144


Posting will close on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 5pm.


The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) is seeking to fill a Program Analyst II position within the Immediate Office of the Chief Financial Officer. The Program Analyst II will perform a wide range of management and program review and analysis functions across the organizational components of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer. The Program Analyst II position is an intermediate level professional that receives close direction and supervision from the Director of Strategy and provides staff support to the Director of Strategy and other Senior- and Executive-level staff in the Immediate Office of the Chief Financial Officer.


The incumbent supports certain functions and programs in the Immediate Office of the Chief Financial Officer. These include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performance Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Reporting
  • Communication
  • Policies and Procedures


The Program Analyst II performs a full range of management and program analysis functions including but not limited to:

  • Tracks key performance indicators and operational metrics across the OCFO and provides benchmarks to best-run and similar-sized cities to the Director of Strategy;
  • Assesses and analyzes various business processes on a regular basis and recommends process improvements. Performs deep dives on business processes at the request of the Director of Strategy;
  • Coordinates and manages several reporting and communication requirements including but not limited to FOIA requests, requests from City Council, and monthly / annual reporting requirements;
  • Maintains and manages the process to amend / revise all policies and SOPs throughout the OCFO;
  • Writes content for OCFO website and develops presentations and other communication materials;
  • Performs regular and ad-hoc research, prepares reports, and communicates findings to Senior- and Executive-level staff; and
  • Executes special projects as assigned.

View Job Specification.



Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with major course of work in business administration, public administration, public policy, economics, finance, accounting, urban studies, or a closely related field. A candidate with a background in project management is preferred.



Two (2) years of full-time experience with performance management, strategic planning, reporting, communication and policies and procedures. A Program Analyst II must have experience using Excel and PowerPoint, the ability to effectively multi-task in a dynamic and fast-paced environment and strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills. Experience in or around government is preferred.


License / Certificates




Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis.


Applicants may be required to illustrate proficiency in the use of software packages such as the Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel. Applicants may be required to take written tests or work simulations to illustrate proficiency in other skill sets as may be determined based on the duties and responsibilities to be performed. These written tests might include mathematical skills and writing skills, including grammar and reading comprehension.


Applicants may be subject to background, criminal, and credit checks.


Valid government issued identification will be required at time of hire.


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