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ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST I

SUMMARY:

The Administrative Specialist I is responsible for examining and verifying documents, preparing routine correspondence, and maintaining files. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

  Reviews documents including applications, forms, vouchers, records, and reports for accuracy and completeness of information and compliance with laws and regulations, makes necessary corrections, and assigns file numbers.  

  Contacts submitting agency/institution or individual to obtain additional information or to correct discrepancies in documents, and sends notification of acceptance/rejection.  

  Researches various data storage and/or computer records to obtain information and compiles data for reports. 

  Establishes document files and maintains files by updating and purging as needed. 

  Enters data into computer system and makes changes and/or corrections. 

  Maintains activity log and/or financial ledger and submits reports to supervisor. 

  Composes and types routine correspondence and form letters

  May calculate rates, fees, taxes, assessments, and fines.

  Performs other duties as assigned. 

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

  Knowledge of record keeping procedures. 
  Knowledge of basic arithmetic. 
  Knowledge of basic grammar.
  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.

Additional requirements determined by the institution for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.

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.


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