Louisiana Department of State Civil Service ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAM SPECIALIST C in United States
ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAM SPECIALIST C
ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAM SPECIALIST C
$3,300.00 - $6,497.00 Monthly
Baton Rouge, LA
LDH-Office of Secretary
11/25/2020 11:59 PM Central
This position is located within the Louisiana Department of Health / Secretary's Office / Division of Planning and Budget / East Baton Rouge Parish
Cost Center: 0307-0601
Position #: 1862
This vacancy is being announced as a Classified position and may be filled as a Job appointment, Probationary or Promotional appointment.
Job appointments are temporary appointments that may last up to 48 months.
This position is housed within the Louisiana Department of Health, Office of the Secretary, Division of Budget and Planning. The incumbent serves as the LaCarte Procurement Card (P-Card) Program Administrator for Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) and reports to the Budget Administrator 2 position. This is a highly complex and responsible administrative position that manages and administers the P-Card Program for the Louisiana Department of Health. The position exercises functional oversight of P-Card purchases for personnel of LDH Agencies throughout the state. The position has responsibility for ensuring the purchasing obligations and processed and coded appropriately proper payment. The position primarily focuses on ensuring that the department abides by all State and Department purchasing regulations and serves as the primary point of contact for the Department regarding P-Card purchasing. The job responsibilities require excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skill, as well as attention to detail.
Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 8100-Professional Level 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 without current 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 contact:
Louisiana Department of Health
Fax Number: 225-342-6892
This organization participates in E-verify, and for more information on E-verify, please contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218.
A baccalaureate degree plus two years of professional level experience in administrative services.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Examples of professional administrative service fields include: Accounting, Financial Auditing, Budget work, Contract/Grants work, Human Resources/Personnel, Information technology, Insurance, Purchasing/Procurement, Quality assurance, Records management, Risk management, and Safety. In the area of wholesale/retail sales, we will also accept store managers, business managers, regional sales managers, or district sales managers as experience in administrative services.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
To perform responsible, administrative functions in support of an organizational unit.
To manage a specialized departmental or statewide program.
Level of Work:
General from higher-level supervisory personnel.
May supervise 1-2 lower level personnel.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.
Note: Agency impact, hierarchy, and reporting relationship patterns will be considered when making allocations to this level.
Differs from Administrative Program Specialist--B by the presence of a higher degree of complexity, impact, or independence in assigned duties and program areas.
Differs from Executive Staff Officer by the absence of responsibility for serving as special assistant to an Assistant Secretary or equivalent.
Examples of Work
Performs responsible duties related to the proper operation, coordination, and management of at least two of the following administrative functions:
Budget, Contracts/Grants, Fiscal Management (payroll, payables, receivables, etc.), Information Technology, and Personnel.
Manages the operations of a departmental or statewide program, including fiscal responsibility for purchasing and budgetary reporting.
Establishes, implements, and revises (as necessary) the program's standards and guidelines.
Coordinates program information by maintaining databases, generating reports, and ensuring information integrity; may require presentation of information in workshops, meetings, etc.
Performs certification and eligibility duties as it relates to the program.
Ensures program compliance to Federal and State regulations.
Administers contracts (such as property leases and service agreements) as they pertain to the program.
May supervise a small program support staff.
May require a special license and/or continuing education in the program field.
May serve as a member of a board or committee relevant to the program's mission.
Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity to "make a difference" through public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career. As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits and have access to a great professional development program.
Flexible Working Arrangements – The flexibility of our system allows agencies to implement flexible working arrangements through the use of alternative work schedules, telecommuting and other flexibilities. These arrangements vary between hiring agencies.
Professional Development - The Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) is the state-funded training program for state employees. Through CPTP, agencies are offered management development and supervisory training, and general application classes on topics as diverse as writing skills and computer software usage.
Insurance Coverage – Employees can choose one of several health insurance programs ranging from an HMO to the State's own Group Benefits Insurance program. The State of Louisiana pays a portion of the cost for group health and life insurance. Dental and vision coverage are also available. More information can be found at www.groupbenefits.org.
Deferred Compensation – As a supplemental retirement savings plan for employees, the State offers a Deferred Compensation Plan for tax deferred savings.
Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor. State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.
Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to): Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (www.lasersonline.org), Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (www.trsl.org), Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System (www.lsers.net), among others. LASERS has provided this video to give you more detailed information about their system.
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