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168030
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 4
AS611     $25,896 - $50,877
Creation Date: 01/17/2005
Change Date: 11/04/2013

FUNCTION OF WORK:
To provide secretarial support for a high-level manager or low- to mid-level administrator, and in some cases, subordinate staff of that individual.

Employees perform duties independently and exercise a high degree of independent judgment and initiative in determining the approach/action to take in non-routine situations.

LEVEL OF WORK:
Advanced.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
General from a high-level manager or low- to mid-level administrator.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
May supervise 1-2 lower-level personnel.

LOCATION OF WORK:
May be used by all state agencies.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:
Differs from Administrative Assistant 3 by the presence of responsibility for serving as secretarial support to a high-level manager or low- to mid-level administrator.

Differs from Administrative Assistant 5 by the absence of responsibility for serving as special assistant to a classified/unclassified executive or high-ranking classified administrator.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.

Responds to requests for information; may require interpretation of department rules and regulations.

Independently composes and types correspondence involving complex, sensitive, and non-routine matters.

Represent supervisor in various matters, providing input, and possibly exercising signature authority.

Serves as liaison between supervisor and staff members.

Assesses importance of issues or conflicts, and briefs supervisor.

Compiles and types special reports by selecting relevant information from a variety of sources such as reports, documents, correspondence, electronic files, etc.

Prepares materials needed for meetings, such as agendas, handouts, binders, etc.

May attend meetings and transcribe minutes.

May type contracts, secure appropriate signatures, and track contracts through the approval process.

Monitors expenditures and ensures adherence to budgetary commitments in accordance with established policies.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Three years of experience in which clerical work was a major duty.
 
SUBSTITUTIONS:
Training in a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for the required experience on the basis of six months of training for six months of experience for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
 
Completion of a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
 
College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of 15 semester hours for six months of experience.
 
NOTE: 
Business or technical school training with less than completion will only be credited in six month increments.  Similarly, college training will only be credited in 15 semester hour increments.
 
NOTE:
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies:  the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.