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168090
ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAM SPECIALIST-A
AS613     $35,734 - $70,117
Creation Date: 01/17/2005
Change Date: 10/01/2022

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:
Entry.

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 Coordinator 4 by the presence of professional duties that involve a variety of administrative functions or responsibility for a specialized departmental or statewide program.

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

CORE COMPETENCIES:
IDENTIFIED BY STATE CIVIL SERVICE, CORE COMPETENCIES ARE THE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND BEHAVIORS BASED ON THE WORK TASKS OUTLINED IN THE EXAMPLES OF WORK. MORE INFORMATION ON THE SCS COMPETENCY MODEL CAN BE FOUND HERE.

Communicating EffectivelyDisplaying ExpertiseDriving Results
Driving Vision and PurposeMaking Accurate JudgmentsManaging Performance
Managing ResourcesPursuing Professional DevelopmentThinking Critically
Using Data

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:

Laundry, Mail Operations, Printing, Telecommunications, Vehicle Management, 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.

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:
Any college hours or degree must be from an accredited college or university.