This is the second level administrative specialist work organizing and coordinating administrative activities in support of a variety of operational areas. Positions assigned to this level report to an administrator typically responsible for a program area involving several functional areas or a statewide program operating from a central office for which the incumbent performs support services of a diverse and complex nature.
Selective Requirements must be met in addition to the job requirements. Applicants who do not possess the selective requirement will not be qualified.
- Honorably Discharged Veteran. A legible copy of Form DD214 must be faxed to Department of Human Resources (DHR) at (302) 739-2327 by close of business the next work day after the closing date on the posting. Veterans requiring additional information regarding DD214's may contact Veteran's Affairs at www.va.gov or by calling their office toll free at 1-800-827-1000.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Applies agency laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures in maintaining and processing agency information.
- Creates official agency word processing documents; creates and maintains agency databases typically using Access or similar software packages; creates and maintains spreadsheets; creates original presentations using software packages.
- Serves as a liaison with the public, clients, agency staff and others to exchange information and explain agency services, laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
- Assures effective coordination of operational functions.
- Establishes tracking and monitoring systems and conducts follow up to ensure effective resolution of matters.
- Obtains, organizes and drafts technical and administrative material necessary for public information or departmental use. Collects and compiles data to prepare reports and provide supporting documentation.
- Analyzes routine operating practices and procedures and makes recommendations to ensure smooth and efficient office operation.
- Maintains and controls data and/or filing systems to ensure effective, accurate and easily retrievable documentation of operations, program and project activities.
- May oversee or supervise lower level employees.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Administrative Specialist II
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- One year experience in coordinating office activities such as planning/coordinating meetings or conferences; tracking workflow and follow up; composing meeting notes; directing clients/customers; explaining services to the public and customers/clients; establishing or maintaining filing/record systems.
- One year experience in document processing which includes reviewing and evaluating records for completeness and conformity with laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures, resolve deficiencies, interpret information, and track and monitor activities.
- One year experience in using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data.
- One year experience in using standard computer software programs for word processing, spreadsheets or databases.
Additional Posting Information
Secretary of State: Reminder: Merit Rule 8.4 states 'Veterans and disabled veterans, as defined or their unremarried widows or widowers, shall receive five (5) additional and ten (10) additional points respectively upon successful completion of an examination for initial appointment to State employment only. As currently required and stated on the State of Delaware job application, if you are claiming preference as a Veteran or unremarried widow or widower of a deceased Veteran, attach a copy of your DD 214 form. If you are also claiming preference as a disabled Veteran or unremarried widow or widower of a disabled Veteran, include your VA disability letter and claim number. Veterans requiring additional information regarding DD 214's or eligibility may contact Veterans Affairs at www.veteransaffairs.delaware.gov
or by contacting their office toll free at 1-800-344-9900.
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
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Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance. The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.