Arkansas Government Job ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST II in North Little Rock, Arkansas


The Administrative Specialist II is responsible for researching and preparing special reports, examining and verifying documents, and performing general office duties. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Typical Functions

Researches various data storage and/or computer records to obtain information and compiles data for reports. Composes and types routine correspondence and form letters, maintains activity logs and/or financial ledgers, and submits reports to supervisor. Reviews documents including applications, forms, vouchers, records, and reports for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with laws and regulations, makes necessary corrections, and assigns file numbers. Provides information, assistance, and clarification to interested parties concerning agency/institution policies and procedures. Assists in developing or revising agency/institution policies, procedures, and directives based on research findings and compiles financial information used to formulate budget proposals and monitor expenditures. Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Job Dimensions

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Knowledge of record keeping procedures. Knowledge of the principles and practices of mathematics and statistics. Knowledge of work-related subject area. Knowledge of computers and software applications. Ability to conduct research and compile data into report form. Ability to establish and maintain filing systems. Ability to operate standard office equipment. Ability to analyze documents to determine compliance with rules, regulations, and procedures. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

Minimum Education and/or Experience

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of experience in a specialized or related area applicable to work performed. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Preferred Qualifications

An FAA Air frame and Power plant rating is highly desired. An Associate Degree and experience in higher education is preferred. Excellent computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; must be customer oriented and able willing to develop and maintain a good rapport with students, co-workers, staff and faculty. Dependability, reliability, punctuality and confidentiality are essential. Possess independent judgment, decision-making and problem solving skills. Accuracy in appointments both booked and referred. Must be a self starter and willing to take initiative to learn and operate in new areas of information.

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