- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $42,186.00-$67,144.00 Yearly
Administrative Officer III is administrative work requiring regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans or policies. Employees in the classification are assigned administrative responsibilities involving the analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvements. Employees in this classification may supervise professional, technical or clerical staff.
Employees in this classification receive general supervision from a higher-level administrator or management official.
Position allocation within the Administrative Officer series is determined on the basis of relative job evaluation among similarly functioning positions. The job evaluation factors include: qualifications; nature and purpose of personal contacts; nature of recommendations, commitments, decisions and conclusions; creative thought; responsibility for planning; responsibility for administration; and nature of supervision received.
Independently plans, develops, conducts or supervises the conduct of studies and analyses of agency programs, organizations, procedures or systems;
Formulates final reports and effective recommendations based on analyses conducted;
Prepares or supervises the preparation and development of management tools such as procedural manuals, statistical reports, work-flow charts, performance measurement criteria or organization charts;
Supervises or assists in the supervision of specific programs, sub-programs or operational units;
Participates in the formulation, establishment or modification of program goals and objectives through analysis of alternatives, trends, available resources and projected program needs;
Participates in the program planning process by developing forecasts, proposals or procedures for orderly growth and expansion;
Confers with other administrative officials, program heads, staff specialists or others in order to exchange information pertaining to the program, or interpret policies or offer recommendations;
Advises departmental officials regarding administrative practices, procedures or policies;
Coordinates inter-agency transactions and provides liaison with officials in other agencies in the State, legislature, the federal government, private industry or local government agencies;
May provide assistance to a higher-level administrator in the formulation and preparation of an agency's budget or portions of the budget;
May supervise professional, technical, or clerical staff;
Performs other related duties.
Class Descriptions broadly define groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies. Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.
A Class Description provides information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work, General Requirements and Acknowledgements for a classification in the Skilled Service in which all positions have been designated Special Appointments. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency.
This is a Skilled Service classification in the State Personnel Management System. All positions in this classification are Skilled Service positions. Some positions in Skilled Service may be designated Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.
This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit, as indicated by the designation of S (Supervisor), M (Manager), T (Agency Head), U (Board or Commission Member), W (Student), X (Used by Agency or Excluded by Executive Order), or Z (Confidential). As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, Annotated Code of Maryland, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded from collective bargaining. Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.