Under direction, assists the principal executive or administrative
officer in the performance of managerial duties; does related work as
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative
purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform
all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties
performed on the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Reviews programs and activities and evaluates administration,
objectives, efficiency, effectiveness, and suitability to current
conditions, costs, and accomplishments.
Plans, organizes, and assigns the work of the organizational unit and
evaluates employee performance and conduct, enabling the effective
recommendation of the hiring, firing, promoting, and disciplining of
Appraises adequacy and efficiency of operating systems.
Analyzes and resolves problems.
Compiles and interprets data.
Assists in the installation of administrative improvements including
work systems, organizational changes, and program procedures.
Meets with the public.
Prepares reports and correspondence.
Assists the principal executive or administrative officer in the
performance of varied functions which may include policy planning,
budget preparation, finance administration, personnel, management,
job training, systems operations, public relations, purchasing, and
Investigates complaints and refers to the appropriate agency for
Assists in coordinating the work of various units.
Monitors compliance with directives of the principal executive or
Obtains, directs, and administers federal, state, local, and private
financial aid grants, contracts, and awards.
Speaks before various civic and community organizations and groups.
Maintains inventory of equipment and supplies.
Assists in preparing ordinances or resolutions.
Assists in the implementation of programs and plans enacted by the
Studies management methods to improve workflow, simplify reporting
procedures, or institute cost reductions.
Analyzes, establishes or revises existing procedures.
Coordinates collection and preparation of operating reports.
Interviews prospective employees.
Conducts orientation of new employees and plans training programs.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and computerized information systems
used by the agency, office, or related units.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's
NOTE: Applicants who do not meet the above educational
requirement may substitute additional experience as described below on
a year-for-year basis with thirty (30) semester hour credits being
equal to one (1) year of experience.
Two (2) years of experience in the review, analysis, and evaluation
of budget, organization, and administrative practices and recommending
improved methods, and/or administrative experience in varied phases
of business, industrial, or government involving the organization,
direction, planning, coordination, or control of programs or activities.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid
in New Jersey only if operation of a vehicle, rather than employee
mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of administrative practices.
Knowledge of the methods used to gather and analyze information.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
with those interested or involved in the work of the unit.
Ability to review and evaluate programs and procedures.
Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate activities of diversified
Ability to interpret laws, rules and regulations and apply them to
Ability to evaluate and revise office systems and procedures.
Ability to compile and interpret data.
Ability to analyze and resolve problems.
Ability to prepare correspondence and informative reports.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English
sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign
Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as
they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable
accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation
cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship,
such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.