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Administrative Staff Specialist

Company: Virginia State Government
Location: Richmond
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

Position InformationJob DescriptionThis position provides direct administrative support to the Commissioner and manages daily operations of the Commissioners Office by providing leadership to support staff, scheduling activities and projects and serving as a liaison between the Commissioner and Central Office staff, District staff, executive boards and commissions, state and local government officials and the general public. Exercises some decision making authority over administrative and operational issues within the Commissioners Office. May provide guidance to staff in other offices or districts as an information resource or to assure quality and continuity of actions and information. Manages clerical staff and office work activities so that special projects and routine workloads are completed as scheduled. Serves as team lead by following up on assignments to all central office staff in meetings to insure that instructions and time frames are understood and adhered to and by attending and participating in confidential management team meetings and other meetings involving senior level staff in order to gain an understanding of current issues and provide input into all processes impacting policy and guiding the direction of the department. This position has no supervisory responsibilities but will be expected to provide leadership to & serve as a resource to other clerical staff.Minimum QualificationsExtensive knowledge of the agencys programs, policies and operations. Considerable knowledge of the organization and operations of State government; considerable analytical skills and knowledge of automated office processes and office management. Ability to successfully interact with all levels of agency staff, other government officials and the general public. Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate. Ability to work independently and be self-motivated, ability to deal with sensitive political issues requiring discretion and sound judgment. Considerable ability to multitask. Ability to serve as team lead to other clerical staff within the department.Preferred QualificationsHigh school diploma or equivalent education/training with experience in business or office management and equipment. Prefer Associates Degree in Business or Public Administration or related field or equivalent education/training.Special RequirementsEmployment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a state and federal criminal history background check and the Department of Social Services Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry check, U.S. HHS IG Exclusion List check, employment reference check and E-Verify. Other financial, credit, driving, or other background checks prior to employment may be required for certain positions. Completion of Statement of Economic Interests will be required upon employment.Special Instructions to ApplicantsVDH employees have shared Code of Ethics, which can be found in the bottom banner of our website at VDH is an equal opportunity employer by both policy and practice, therefore prohibits discrimination on basis of sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of our workforce. As a V3 organization, VDH honors the Commonwealths veterans hiring preference.State agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.Contact InformationNameMarie GilesEmailmarie.giles@vdh.virginia.govAddress109 Governor St.Richmond, VA 23219Working Title: Administrative Staff SpecialistRole Title: Gen Admin Supv I/Coord I - 19221Job Open Date: 02/08/2020Job Close Date: 02/14/2020Open Until Filled: NoIs this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: NoHiring Range: $60,000-$75,000Agency: Dept of Health (601)Agency Website: Richmond (City) - 760Position Number: 08193Job Posting Number: 1063206Type of Recruitment: Agency Employee Only - ADoes this position have telework options?: NoBilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: NoJob Type: Full-Time (Salaried)Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1Pay Band: 04

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