Salary Group B21

Class No. 1584



Performs highly complex (senior-level) administrative and supervisory program work.  Work involves establishing program goals and objectives; developing program guidelines, procedures, policies, rules, and regulations; developing schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving program goals; evaluating program activities; developing and evaluating budget requests; and coordinating program activities.  Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


Oversees the work of staff within a program area.

Oversees the preparation of program management and productivity reports and studies.

Oversees special investigations, program analyses, and research studies.

Plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates programs.

Prepares and evaluates program budget requests.

Provides guidance to employees in handling difficult or complex problems in assigned program area.

Establishes program goals and objectives; develops and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals; and oversees program evaluation activities.

Develops and implements program guidelines, procedures, policies, rules, and regulations; and monitors compliance with policies and procedures.

Develops and implements techniques for evaluating programs.

Provides technical assistance in a program area.

May prepare and conduct seminars and presentations about assigned program area for citizens, clients, staff, management, or elected officials.

Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.


Experience and Education

Experience in the administration of a program relevant to the assignment.  Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field relevant to the assignment is generally preferred.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws related to the program area; of public administration and management techniques; of statistical analysis processes; of budget processes; of research techniques; of training and marketing techniques; and of program management processes and techniques.

Skill in identifying measures or indicators of program and staff performance and in operating a computer and applicable software.

Ability to gather, assemble, correlate, and analyze facts; to establish goals and objectives; to devise solutions to administrative problems; to develop, evaluate, and interpret administrative policies and procedures; and to plan, assign, and supervise the work of others.

State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15