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168100
ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAM SPECIALIST-B
AS614     $37,003 - $72,862
Creation Date: 01/17/2005
Change Date: 07/01/2015

FUNCTION OF WORK:
To perform responsible, administrative functions in support of an organizational unit.

OR

To manage a specialized departmental or statewide program.

LEVEL OF WORK:
Experienced.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
General from higher-level supervisory personnel.

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

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

JOB DISTINCTIONS:
Note: Agency impact, hierarchy, and reporting relationship patterns will be considered when making allocations to this level.

Differs from Administrative Program Specialist--A by the presence of a moderate degree of complexity, impact, or independence in assigned duties and program areas.

Differs from Administrative Specialist--C by the absence of a higher degree of complexity, impact, or independence in assigned duties and program areas.

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

ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS
Performs responsible duties related to the proper operation, coordination, and management of at least two of the following administrative functions:

Telecommunications, Dietary, Facility Maintenance, Risk Management, Inventory Control, Purchasing, Records Management, Rentals and Leases, Safety, Security, Budget, Contracts/Grants, Fiscal Management (payroll, payables, receivables, etc.), Information Technology, and Personnel.

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
Manages the operations of a departmental or statewide program, including fiscal responsibility for purchasing and budgetary reporting.

Establishes, implements, and revises (as necessary) the program’s standards and guidelines.

Coordinates program information by maintaining databases, generating reports, and ensuring information integrity; may require presentation of information in workshops, meetings, etc.

Performs certification and eligibility duties as it relates to the program.

Ensures program compliance to Federal and State regulations.

Administers contracts (such as property leases and service agreements) as they pertain to the program.

May supervise a small program support staff.

May require a special license and/or continuing education in the program field.

May serve as a member of a board or committee relevant to the program’s mission.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A baccalaureate degree plus one year of professional level experience in administrative services.

SUBSTITUTIONS:
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.

Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:

A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

NOTE:
Examples of professional administrative service fields include: Accounting, Financial Auditing, Budget work, Contract/Grants work, Human Resources/Personnel, Information technology, Insurance, Purchasing/Procurement, Quality assurance, Records management, Risk management, and Safety. In the area of wholesale/retail sales, we will also accept store managers, business managers, regional sales managers, or district sales managers as experience in administrative services.

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.