Administrative Assistant 4

Administrative Assistant 4

State of Louisiana | Jackson, LA, 70748, US
Salary Range:$30,000 – $40,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 10 days ago

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Description

Supplemental Information

This vacancy is located in the Environmental of Care (EOC) Division at Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System in Jackson, LA. ELMHS is the largest 24-hour, multi-site, state psychiatric complex, comprised of residential, outpatient and inpatient services in the maintenance department.

This position may be filled as either a Probational or Job Appointment (open to all qualified applicants); a promotion (open to all statewide classified and Agencywide permanent status employees); or by Detail to Special Duty. Current permanent status, classified employees may be required to accept a Probational appointed if selected. If filled as a Job Appointment, there is a possibility that this position may be converted to a Probational Appointment should funding become available.

Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 8500-Office Support Exam 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.

Applicants withoutcurrent test scores can apply to take the test here.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

* Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*

For further information about this vacancy, please contact:

Jaslyn Bowman

LDH- ELMHS Human Resources

Jackson, LA 70748

225-634-0548

jaslyn.bowman2@la.gov

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Three years of experience in which clerical work was a major duty.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

Training in a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for the required experience on the basis of six months of training for six months of experience for a maximum of one year of the required experience.

Completion of a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.

College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of 15 semester hours for six months of experience.

NOTE:

Business or technical school training with less than completion will only be credited in six month increments.Similarly, college training will only be credited in 15 semester hour increments.

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

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To provide secretarial support for a high-level manager or low- to mid-level administrator, and in some cases, subordinate staff of that individual.

Employees perform duties independently and exercise a high degree of independent judgment and initiative in determining the approach/action to take in non-routine situations.

Level of Work:

Advanced.

Supervision Received:

General from a high-level manager or low- to mid-level administrator.

Supervision Exercised:

May supervise 1-2 lower-level personnel.

Location of Work:

May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Administrative Assistant 3 by the presence of responsibility for serving as secretarial support to a high-level manager or low- to mid-level administrator.

Differs from Administrative Assistant 5 by the absence of responsibility for serving as special assistant to a classified/unclassified executive or high-ranking classified administrator.

Examples of Work

Responds to requests for information; may require interpretation of department rules and regulations.

Independently composes and types correspondence involving complex, sensitive, and non-routine matters.

Represent supervisor in various matters, providing input, and possibly exercising signature authority.

Serves as liaison between supervisor and staff members.

Assesses importance of issues or conflicts, and briefs supervisor.

Compiles and types special reports by selecting relevant information from a variety of sources such as reports, documents, correspondence, electronic files, etc.

Prepares materials needed for meetings, such as agendas, handouts, binders, etc.

May attend meetings and transcribe minutes.

May type contracts, secure appropriate signatures, and track contracts through the approval process.

Monitors expenditures and ensures adherence to budgetary commitments in accordance with established policies.