Management Analyst - IT

City of Goleta

Who We Are
The City of Goleta is located on the Central Coast of California just north of Santa Barbara and is ranked in Livability’s 2016 “Top 100 Best Places to Live.” The City has the warmth and charm of a small town. Beaches and well-maintained parks and open spaces add to its attraction. Contributing to this young community’s outstanding quality of life are the City’s low crime rate, mild coastal climate, and desirable location.

Our Culture
The City of Goleta is a great place to work, offering a unique array of experiences in the central coast of California. Our diverse group of employees are dedicated to serving our citizens and enhancing the functions of public administration through innovation and partnerships in the community.
The Opportunity
We have an excellent opportunity for a Management Analyst - IT. We’re looking for a qualified, tech-savvy individual with a strong work ethic and excellent customer service skills for a Management Analyst position in the City Manager’s Office (CMO). In addition to performing professional, technical, analytical, and administrative work in support of CMO staff, a significant focus of this position will be supporting the implementation of the City’s Information Technology Strategic Plan. The position offers the unique opportunity to provide highly responsible staff support for a variety of program areas that directly impact City operations. The diversity of assignments will be both challenging and professionally
rewarding for the ideal candidate. The successful incumbent will perform a wide variety of
difficult and complex tasks and responsibilities.
The Management Analyst – IT will participate in the negotiation of comprehensive outside consultant and contract Information Technology (IT) services, and provide contractor oversight and quality control; support management and outside consultants with the implementation of the City’s IT strategic plan; develop and document IT policies and practices; plan, organize, communicate, and manage, or assist in the management of a variety of IT projects, including software business needs assessment, procurement and selection, and implementation; assist City computer users with routine questions and ensure appropriate response times from contract help desk providers.
The ideal candidate has a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in information technology, public administration, business administration, or a related field, and will have two years of responsible administrative and analytical experiences, preferably within a local government environment, in the collection, compilation, and analysis of data involving financial, budgetary, operational, or administrative issues.
Detailed Class Specification
Management Analyst
Compensation and Benefits
Annual compensation ranges from $77,490 to $98,899 and is determined based upon experience and qualifications. The City offers a highly competitive benefits program, including:
  • Generous Vacation and Sick Leave Accrual
  • 80 Hours of Management Leave Per Fiscal Year
  • Optional 9/80 Work Schedule
  • 12 Fixed Holidays, One Floating Holiday
  • Flexible Benefit Plan Allowance for Payment of Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • City-paid Life Insurance
  • City-paid Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan
  • Deferred Compensation ICMA 457 Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account Programs


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