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Office of Human Resources

8400 River Road

Laurel, MD 20724
(202) 299-3100 (O)
(202) 299-3306 (F)

Job Description

Job Title: Resource Allocation Analyst
Location: Washington, DC
Status: Full-Time

HOW TO APPLY: Submit cover letter and resume to Sharmin Islam at
Subject Line: Resource Allocation Analyst Posting

General Job Information

Agency: DC Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS)

Tour of Duty: Monday Friday, 8:30AM to 5:00PM

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not in the collective bargaining unit

Duration of Appointment: Permanent

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Salary Range: $64,375 - $82,357


This position is located in The Office of The Director. The incumbent will provide advice to and
assistance to agency management on a wide variety of agency resource allocation policy and planning
issues and problems. In addition the incumbent will assist the Director in ensuring that the districts and
agency goals, priorities, values, performance objectives, return on investment and other issues are
interpreted and considered in making financial program decisions.

Responsible for assisting with the establishment of DYRS resource and spending goals and objectives,
budget and investment priorities and program selection evaluation criteria. Prepares program
justifications for grants, programs and policy briefing materials for senior officials. Analyzes and
evaluates legislation, policy and financial aspects of the District and Federal youth rehabilitation

Monitors and evaluates District and Federal legislative provisions for new programs affecting youth

rehabilitation programs, informing agency leadership of the need to support or oppose pending
legislation based on correspondence, decision papers, policy reports and cost benefits analyses .

Develops recommendations on innovative financing mechanisms to advance the Districts youth
treatment program.

Prepares long and short term obligation plans and other resource funding plans and
programs. Participates in long range resource allocation planning, evidence-based program investment
plans and mandates for DYRS. Monitors adherence to obligation and spending plans and provides
report to the Deputy Director, Operations regarding spending and resources.

Assesses program and project status, and recommends corrective action where necessary; and assesses
fiscal program effectiveness and efficiency in achieving desired outcomes, and recommends corrective
action where necessary.

Prepares decision papers, policy reports, briefing papers, correspondence and evidence-based program
analyses that address return on investment, cost benefit analysis, as well as, programming and funding
policy issues.

Prepares summary financial material for testimony, and speeches to Council and other government
entities and to trade and national associations as necessary


Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree in a relevant program area preferred (2) years experience

Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills,
and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the
work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of specialized experience must
have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the
occupation in the organization.