Administrative Specialist III

Administrative Specialist III

Class Code: C056C

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville is seeking an Administrative Specialist III to work in the office of finance and administration. The Administrative Specialist III is responsible for coordinating office activities, researching and preparing special reports and developing, revising and recommending administrative policies and procedures as directed by supervisor. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Typical Functions

Researches and analyzes data pertinent to work programs and/or agency/institution goals and objectives and prepares reports explaining findings and recommendations. Assists in developing or revising policies, procedures and directives based on research findings; developing or revising policies, procedures and directives based on research findings; submits to supervisor for approval. Compiles financial information used by supervisor to formulate budget proposals and monitors expenditures to ensure optimum operating efficiency. Reviews and answers or prepares correspondence relating to agency/institution programs. Interprets agency administrative directives, policies and procedures to ensure consistent application. Provides information, assistance and clarifications to interested parties concerning agency/institution programs, policies and procedures. Assists supervisor by maintaining leave records, appointment calendar and prioritizing incoming correspondence. May supervise a small to medium-sized administrative support staff and evaluate the work performance of incumbents. Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

Knowledge of the principles and practices of mathematics and statistics. Knowledge of research and analysis techniques and methods. Knowledge of work-related subject area. Knowledge of computers and software applications. Ability to prepare, present and review oral and written information and reports. Ability to research and analyze related work program information. Ability to develop, recommend, interpret and apply policies and procedures. Ability to analyze financial records and prepare reports. Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of others.


Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of specialized training in business management, business education or a related field; plus three years of experience in a specialized or related field applicable to work performed. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.


Please submit, along with an application, a letter of application (cover letter), resume, at least three professional references and copies of all college transcripts.  You may complete an electronic application and upload all requested items by going to or you may print a paper application from the UACCB website and submit along with all requested items.  Please mail paper applications to:  UACCB, Human Resources, P.O. Box 3350, Batesville, AR 72503.  UACCB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Review of applications will begin July 31, 2017.  The position will remain open until filled. A criminal background check will be performed.