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Lead Administrative Support Assistant District 16

Annual Salary: $36,530.64
Why you'll love this position:
A position in the Missouri Department of Corrections is more than a job. It's a calling. Corrections employees transform lives, equipping Missourians in the criminal justice system with the skills they need to contribute to their communities, inside and outside our walls. More than 95 percent of people who enter the prison system ultimately are released. We want to make sure they're good neighbors.
We offer great benefits!
Missouri State Employee Retirement System / Deferred compensation plan / Health insurance (medical, vision, dental for employees and family) / Paid life insurance / Long-term disability insurance / Cafeteria plan / Paid holidays / 10 hours annual leave per month / 10 hours sick leave per month / Uniforms provided when required / Pre-service and in-service training / Access to credit union / Direct deposit of paycheck (required) / Employee health, wellness and safety initiatives / MOST 529 College Savings Program
The Department of Corrections is the only State agency that currently offers a guaranteed 1% pay increase for every two years of service up to 20 years!
What you'll do:
Serves as office manager directing a variety of support functions; plans/assigns/directs/coordinates the activities of a large office staff directly or through supervisors/exercises delegated authority in the selection/training/assignment/evaluation of employees
Performs independent functions; application of technical expertise/specialized program knowledge/ organizes/implements program activities/confers with management regarding program status and issues
Provides complex administrative assistance/represents the supervisor at staff or other meetings/ recognizes manager's and staff priorities/schedules meetings/coordinates logistical arrangements for program, agency, inter-agency efforts
Oversees/ensures the accurate, timely preparation/review/posting/processing of a variety of fiscal, payroll, personnel, purchasing, and related documents
Recommends changes in operational policies/procedures for approval by supervisor/prepares and communicates instructions/directives regarding changes and clarification of policy/ensures policies and procedures are properly implemented in the unit/section supervised
Tracks/monitors assigned operating unit budgets/spending plans; researches and/or collects, assembles, and summarizes financial/statistical information; researches assigned issues/compiles pertinent program or fiscal information/prepares complex ad hoc reports/spreadsheets/databases
Composes/drafts correspondence involving the interpretation of agency rules/regulations/program responsibility and responds to inquiries from state officials/customers/vendors/the public regarding agency matters; investigates/recommends corrective action to resolve customer complaints
Exercises independence in decision making based on agency operations/policies/procedures; receives general supervision from an administrative supervisor who makes assignments based on desired objectives and reviews work for achievement of results and performs other related work as assigned
All you need for success:
Minimum Qualifications:
One or more years of experience as a Senior Office Support Assistant with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency OR
Four or more years of office or related clerical experience; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.
(Training from an accredited vocational or business school in Office Management, Secretarial Science, or a closely related field may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience at a rate of 30 earned credit hours, or 480 clock hours, for one year.)
(Earned credit hours from an accredited college or university may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience at a rate of 30 earned credit hours for one year.)
All requested documents MUST be received by the closing date listed.
The Missouri Department of Corrections is proud to have a tradition of promotion from within for employees looking for and seeking distinctive career paths. As you work for the department, we invite you to consider your goals and make choices to actively head toward them. We seek to recognize employees who serve with distinction.
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The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.