Administrative Specialist III

Class Title: Administrative Specialist III

Class Code: C056C

Class Summary:

The administrative specialist III is responsible for coordinating office activities, research and preparing special reports, and developing, revising, and recommending administrative policies and procedures as directed by the vice chancellor. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville seeks to fill two full-time administrative specialist III positions.

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; submits to the vice chancellor of the division 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 the vice chancellor 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.

Knowledges, Abilities, and Skills

Knowledge of the principle 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 specialized or a related field applicable to work performed.

To apply, Applications may be submitted electronically at Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume, at least three professional references, and copies of all college transcripts. A State of Arkansas Applications Form, Disclosure – Family Members form and Disclosure-UA Board Policy 405.6 for are all included with the electronic application. If preferred, application documents may be mailed to: UACCB, Human Resources, P.O. Box 3350, Batesville, AR 72503.  UACCB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Initial review of applications will begin August 27, 2018. The position will remain open until filled. A criminal background check will be performed.