Sunday, April 7, 2013

San Francisco Mayor’s Office Hiring Innovation Analyst

The following announcement was provided by the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation:
The Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation is looking for a Rockstar Innovation Analyst to support TechSF, a pioneering workforce training initiative to train & place 2,500 San Francisco residents in high technology jobs.

Position Description
The Innovation Analyst will evaluate, develop, and implement sustainable innovation strategy and programs in general, and workforce development programs specifically. This position is funded through a Department of Labor Grant. You will sit within the Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation (MOCI) and report directly to the City’s Chief Innovation Officer, Jay Nath, while acting as a liaison between MOCI and the Office of Economic Development & Workforce Development (OEWD) where you will evaluate, develop and implement programs that apply innovation methods (such as OpenGov, agile and user-centered design) to workforce development challenges.

Essential functions
  • Create and provide support for MOCI and OEWD programs
  • Apply innovation practices to economic and workforce development challenges
  • Develop and manage external and internal partnerships to enhance MOCI’s core capabilities
  • Lead large-scale projects that involve multiple stakeholders including City agencies and external partners (private sector and non-profits)
  • Deploy large-scale technical systems
  • Manage and track project deadlines and schedules
  • Assist with the development of strategic documents including business plans, grant proposals and partnership proposals
  • Manage stakeholder communication and expectations
Ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy, a big-picture vision and the drive to make that vision a reality. S/he will be a self-starter with a desire to excel at creating outcomes in a short period of time.

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