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LSO-0033-Program Evaluation and Legislative Research Administrator

State of Wyoming Cheyenne, WY
  • Expired: October 14, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.


Open Until Filled

 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  

 
The Legislative Service Office (LSO) is the permanent, non-partisan professional staff office of the Wyoming Legislature. The primary mission of the LSO is to assist members of the Wyoming Legislature to identify and articulate legislative issues, develop information related to those issues, and provide possible solutions.

The Program Evaluation and Research Administrator provides high level vision, support and review to the managers of the Program Evaluation and Research Sections, ensuring that the functions of those sections remain collaborative, efficient and high value. The Administrator reviews the planning of projects, ensuring appropriate methods, procedures and resources are employed and provides final internal review of products. The Administrator ensures these two sections work in tandem and with the other sections of LSO to serve the legislature and effectuate the LSO mission statement. The Administrator reports directly to, and takes direction from, the LSO Director.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  

 
  • The Administrator frequently consults with managers on projects, including planned courses of action, alternative approaches, and staff sharing between sections as needed
  • Administrator facilitates communication between staff and the Management Audit Committee, working with Chairmen to develop topics and evaluation details.
  • Administrator reviews most written products of both sections and provides stylistic and substantive feedback.
  • To a limited extent, Administrator may contribute to legislative research and performance audits in order to alleviate workload stresses, but generally is not a front-line worker.
  • As an Administrator, the Program Evaluation and Legislative Research Administrator works with Director and other Administrators to establish office mission, policy, and advance strong morale.
  • The position will also lead and respond to special assignments at the direction of the Director, including providing professional staff support to one or more legislative committees.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 
  • Has not less than five years of related professional experience, with a preference to experience in management, research, or public policy
  • Demonstrates an excellent record of effectively communicating complex issues both verbally to diverse audiences and exceptional writing


EDUCATION: 
 

  • Holds at least a bachelor's degree in a relevant field of studies such as political science, economics, or public policy
  • Holds an advanced degree in a related field, strongly preferred


 
SALARY:

 
  • Negotiable based on experience.
  • The position will receive state of Wyoming benefits, which include health and dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and annual and sick leave.

 
HOW TO APPLY:


Please send a cover letter, resume, one-page writing sample, salary requirements and professional references to: Matt.Obrecht@wyoleg.gov and Heather.Kammerman@wyoleg.gov or

Wyoming Legislative Service Office
ATTN: Matt Obrecht 
200 W.24th Street 
Cheyenne, WY 82002


Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed continually and will be accepted until the position is filled.


VETERANS:


If you are a United States Armed Forces veteran, or the spouse of a veteran who was married to that veteran at the time of that person's death and receive survivor benefits, to receive veteran's preference under Wyo. Stat. Section 19-14-102, you must complete the Veteran's Preference section of the Wyoming Judicial Branch At-Will Employment Application and attach a Form DD214 to the application.


The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

  Employment Type: Full Time

State of Wyoming

Address

Cheyenne, WY
82002 USA