The Juvenile Probation division in the Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation (DOCCR) is seeking a Planning Analyst to join the Equity and Innovation unit in their division. The Equity and Innovation unit supports the juvenile probation division by increasing opportunities for improved measures of success with a focus on race equity. This position will provide support in program planning, data and process analysis. Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit employee referral program. Location and hours:This position is hybrid and will be performed both on-site at the Juvenile Justice Center located at, 590 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415, and remote as job duties require. The typical work hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. While this position is designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in or relocate to Minnesota or Wisconsin. New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022, to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.About the position type:This is a full-time, benefit earning position. This position is internally classified as a Planning Analyst.Clickhere to view the job classification specification. In this position, you will:
· Assist and lead discussions surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion.
· Aid in developing basic project, program, and training requirements within Juvenile Probation.
· Determine client/customer needs and resources in the community along with making recommendations which may include facilitation of large groups to gather information and prepare reports for management planning and implementation.
· Prepare and facilitate meetings, trainings, and presentations to core partners, internal staff, and the community.
· Write reports that include recommendations for a shift in programming in services, improvements, adjustments and supports needed for community providers. Make recommendations based on review and analysis from reports.
· Assist with the evaluation of work unit operations and outcomes for operational effectiveness.
· Analyze public policy and recommend policy revisions.
Need to have:One of the following:
· Bachelor's degree or higher in business administration, public administration; research methods; statistics; behavioral/social science; public health; computer science/MIS or management science; urban/city planning, or a field appropriate to the area of specialization.
· Bachelor's degree or higher in any field and a minimum of two courses in research methods, analysis, statistics, project management, planning or evaluation and one year or more of technical experience.
Nice to have:
o Supporting community partners who are providing services to residents.
o Serving diverse client populations including clients in the criminal justice system.
o With process improvement and service redesign efforts.
o Managing multiple projects and delivering results.
o Working closely with stakeholders and subject matter experts to ensure successful project completion.
o Designing and leading facilitated conversations.
· Familiarity with the criminal justice system processes and evidence-based practices.
· Ability to tailor messages to different audiences.
· Skills in using Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint, and Visio.