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Administrative program specialist-a

Company Name:
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service
Job Title: ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAM SPECIALIST-A
Agency: Nicholls State University
Opening Date: Wed. 05/14/14
Closing Date/Time: Mon. 05/19/14 11:59 PM Central Time
State Salary Range: $13.30 - $28.00 hourly
$2,305.00 - $4,853.00 monthly
Agency Hiring Range: Min: Max:
Job Type: Classified
Location: Thibodaux, Louisiana
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QualificationsBenefitsSupplemental Questions
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 a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies:the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Supplemental Information:
ApplicantsCANNOTapply for this position on the LA Careers website.
For more information orto apply for this position,please visit the Nicholls State University Career site
Applicants must have Civil Service test scores forSeries 8100,ProfessionalLevel Exam (PLE)in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.
Applicantswithoutcurrent test scores can apply to take the testhere.
New employees will be required to complete a probationary period of one year.
If you have questions, you may call Rodney Harris at or e-mail rodney.
Job Concepts:
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.
Examples of Work:
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.

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