County of San Mateo



County of San Mateo

$37.17 - $46.47 / Hour


San Mateo County Health is seeking an Associate Management Analyst to join the Health Care for the Homeless/Farmworkers Health Program (HCH/FH), a program within San Mateo Medical Center that is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, under Section 330 of the Public Health Act (covering Community Health Centers).


The mission of the HCH/FH Program is to serve homeless and farmworker individuals and families by providing access to comprehensive health care, in particular primary health care, dental health care and behavior health services, in a supportive, welcoming and accessible environment. The program is governed by an independent Co-Applicant Board.


The Associate Management Analyst will be an integral part of the HCH/FH team and will provide expertise in all general program management areas. This position requires a motivated individual with strong data analysis, critical thinking, and oral and written communication skills. People from cultural, ethnic, racial and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Knowledge of advanced principles and practices of public administration and program management, including planning, priority-setting, plan execution, performance measurement, resource allocation, budget development and continuous review, operational analysis and program improvement
  • Ability to analyze, organize and condense a wide variety of moderate to complex budgetary issues and/or program subject matter into specific and detailed analysis and reports
  • Skill in the effective use of automated systems and spreadsheet applications to perform complex mathematical and statistical calculations accurately, including preparation of data and budget reports, analysis, charts, tables and graphs
  • Ability to analyze complex problems accurately, develop practical recommendations and take appropriate action to resolve them
  • Communicate concisely and effectively both orally and in writing, and to summarize and clearly convey complex financial and data structures, concepts, formulas and budgetary or program relationships to a non-technical audience in staff reports, worksheets, instructions and reports
  • Ability to build strong effective relations with executive-level management and staff, as well as establish effective partnerships with others by using a participatory style in reaching solutions to problems
  • Political astuteness, strategic thinking and planning, along with the ability to collaboratively work with staff in accomplishing goals
  • Manage small to medium size projects, or portions of larger projects
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently.


A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration or a related field. At least one year of professional administrative experience is typically required at the Associate Management Analyst level, and at least 3 years for the Management Analyst level. Depending upon the assignment, possession of a valid California Driver's License.


This is a limited term, at-will position. Limited term employees are assigned to assignments not to exceed three years. They receive medical and dental benefits, similar to regular employees, and a defined contribution retirement plan.



Final Filing Date: Continuous


If you are interested in being considered for this Limited Term position, please submit your responses to the supplemental questions and resume, including the words "Associate Management Analyst - Health Care for the Homeless/Farmworkers Health Program - Limited Term" in the subject line of your email submission, to James Beaumont, Program Services Manager II, at: All submitted materials must be in a Word or PDF format.


Here are the supplemental questions:

  • Describe your experience and level of responsibility in preparing and managing budgets for a governmental organization. In your response, include a significant fiscal or budget problem that required innovative problem solving on your part. Explain: (a) why the problem was significant; (b) the dollar amount involved; (c) the creative steps you took to resolve it; (d) the challenges you encountered; and (e) the results.
  • Describe your experience analyzing operational, performance and/or financial data, developing corresponding projections, preparing comprehensive reports and making thorough recommendations to management.
  • Describe your experience in contract management, all and any portions, from solicitation through invoice approval and performance evaluation. 


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