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Job Specification



 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.


 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
 administrative research.

 Investigates complaints and refers to the appropriate agency for
 remedial action.

 Assists in coordinating the work of various units.

 Monitors compliance with directives of the principal executive or
 administrative officer.

 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
 governing body.

 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 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
 specific situations.

 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
 related units.

 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:
Local or
Class of
02390LC N/A26-

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.