STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B20

Class No. 1553

STAFF SERVICES OFFICER IV

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs highly complex (senior-level) staff services work.  Work involves planning, directing, and coordinating several staff services functions such as human resources, accounting, budgeting, purchasing, information technology, training, and property management.  May assign and/or supervise the work of others.  Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Plans, directs, and coordinates several staff services functions such as human resources, accounting, budgeting, purchasing, information technology, training, and property management.

Plans and coordinates policies for activities; and assists in interpreting and ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations.

Plans and coordinates special and administrative assignments and programs.

Plans, conducts, and/or coordinates workshops and/or training programs.

Plans and coordinates agency services with federal, state, and local authorities.

Analyzes internal processes and recommends and implements procedural or policy changes to improve operations.

Develops and/or oversees the development and implementation of the agency’s budget, policies, and procedures.

Develops programs and makes adjustments to methods and procedures to comply with legislative or other changes.

Prepares and reviews and/or oversees the preparation and review of operational and special reports.

Screens, interviews, and recommends employment of applicants; and recommends promotions, demotions, merit increases, disciplinary actions, transfers, and discharge of employees.

May assign and/or supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in office management, business administration, information technology, human resource administration, or budget preparation work.  Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in human resources, public or business administration, or a related field is generally preferred.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of agency programs, policies, and procedures; of the methods, principles, and practices of the agency; of fiscal and budgeting techniques and practices; of information technology needs; and of office management and human resource administration.

Skill in coordinating activities, in the use of computers, and in critical thinking.

Ability to study and evaluate programs and propose recommendations, to interpret and apply agency policies and procedures, to analyze and solve work problems, to make decisions affecting the operation of administrative services functions, to communicate effectively, and to assign and/or supervise the work of others.


State Auditor’s Office

Reviewed 9-1-17