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LOCAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST

at Arkansas Government Job in Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

LOCAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST

Date: Jun 7, 2024 Req ID: 39740 Location: Jonesboro, AR, US, 72401 Category: ADWSREHABILITATION SERVICES Anticipated Starting Salary: 32,405.94

Position Summary

The Local Office Administrative Specialist is responsible for coordinating office activities, collecting information for intakes, providing basic caseload support services, researching, and preparing special reports, developing, revising, and recommending administrative policies and procedures as directed by the supervisor. Also, the Local Office Administrative Specialist needs to be quick learners and versatile. They should possess strong communication skills – both written and verbal – and a sound work ethic. They need to approach their jobs with a positive attitude and have a thorough understanding of their company’s policies and overall mission. On top of those things, Local Office Administrative Specialist needs to own proficient computer skills. Local Office Administrative Specialist often interacts with customers, so they must be able to conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner.

Education and Professional Work Experience

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus, four years of clerical and administrative experience in the area of assignment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

+ Knowledge of filing and recordkeeping procedures and general office procedures.

+ Knowledge of customer service principles.

+ Knowledge of basic accounting principles.

+ Knowledge of computers and software applications.

+ Ability to compose and edit correspondence, reports, and other documents.

+ Ability to make decisions within prescribed boundaries.

+ Ability to research data and prepare reports and recommendations.

Job Responsibilities and Expected Results

+ Researches and analyzes data pertinent to work programs and/or agency/institution goals and objectives and prepares reports explaining findings and recommendations.

+ Assists in developing or revising policies, procedures and directives based on research findings; submits to supervisor for approval.

+ Compiles financial information used by supervisor to formulate budget proposals and monitors expenditures to ensure optimum operating efficiency.

+ Reviews and answers or prepares correspondence relating to agency/institution programs.

+ Interprets agency administrative directives, policies, and procedures to ensure consistent application.

+ Provides information, assistance, and clarifications to interested parties concerning agency/institution programs, policies, and procedures.

+ Assists supervisor by maintaining leave records, appointment calendar, and prioritizing incoming correspondence.

+ Provides training to new administrative support staff

+ Above-average knowledge and experience in utilizing Microsoft software application: Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint.

+ The ability to organize own work, coordinate projects, set priorities, meet deadlines, within minimum direction.

+ Ability to conduct research and compile data into report form.

+ Create, maintain, or customize Excel spreadsheets and Access databases within established timeframes and in accordance with policies, guidelines, and accepted procedures.

+ File records, correspondence, reports, and other information.

+ Retrieve, compile, maintain, and manipulate information from computerized files, records, and logs.

+ Develop and manage quarterly billing systems, in addition maintain financial ledgers and submit reports to supervisor.

+ Provide information and technical assistance within the department and outside agencies organizations, and the general public as needed.

+ Enter all WIOA data entry related to 911 reporting.

+ Order and maintain office inventory of equipment and supplies.

+ Keep track of equipment that needs to be returned to Little Rock.

+ Print all forms necessary to be added to files for clients.

+ Maintain monthly report for counselor.

+ Maintain daily posting of encumbrances.

+ Replenish all paper in copiers, printers, and fax machines.

+ Submit tickets to DIS Helpdesk to report office equipment & IT equipment repairs

+ Record and make sure all bills are signed, copied, and mailed to Little Rock for payment.

+ Record postage in meter and always maintain postage in machine.

+ Reorder money for postage meter and post to the meter.

+ Prepare report for Little Rock for fiscal year end on postage meter.

+ Designated Office Support Person (OSP)

+ Complete intakes for counselor.

+ Field client phone calls for counselor and provide assistance when possible.

+ Assist counselor daily with maintaining up-to-date case management.

+ Monitor action alert lists.

+ Monitor quarterly certifications.

+ Travel to itinerary points for intake and client appointments when allowed and needed.

+ Travel to high schools and colleges to participate in job fairs and informational fairs.

+ Monitor and report all computer and Internet issues to DIS.

+ Complete and collects itineraries for manager and counselor and submit to appropriate parties.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Information

Class Code: C054C

Grade: GS05

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

Salary Range: $32,405.00 – $46,987.00

Summary

The Local Office Administrative Specialist is responsible for performing administrative Duties, analysis, and may function as a lead worker or working supervisor. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Researches and analyzes data and prepares reports explaining findings. Assists in developing or revising agency policies based on research findings. Creates and maintains various confidential records, files, and databases requiring a compilation of varied information. Responds to written and oral inquiries, interpreting agency administrative directives, policies, and procedures to ensure consistent application. Provides clerical support to staff, by composing various reports, letters, and correspondence, attends meetings, takes minutes, and answers telephone. Coordinates travel arrangements, maintains staff schedules and calendars, and schedules events. Creates, processes, and recommends revisions in a variety of forms and documents. Processes purchase orders and maintains office supplies and inventory. Produces and develops monthly production reports, statistical reports, or other regularly scheduled reports. Serves as designated computer technical support party to create, update, and maintain various websites. May supervise a small support staff by interviewing, training, assigning, and reviewing work. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of filing and recordkeeping procedures and general office procedures. Knowledge of customer service principles. Knowledge of basic accounting principles. Knowledge of computers and software applications. Ability to compose and edit correspondence, reports, and other documents. Ability to make decisions within prescribed boundaries. Ability to research data and prepare reports and recommendations.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus four years of clerical and administrative experience in the area of assignment. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None

Nearest Major Market:Jonesboro

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Job Posting: JC261064527

Posted On: Jun 09, 2024

Updated On: Jun 20, 2024

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