STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
CLASSIFICATION: ADMINISTRATOR II
Class Code: 0070-29 Date Established: 06-06-84
Occupational Code: 7-1-2 Date of Last Revision: 12-28-01
BASIC PURPOSE: To administer agency objectives by planning short and long term organizational goals, reviewing recommendations and developing or revising program policies.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Evaluates state and federal regulations to prepare and maintain statewide standards, procedures and program services.
· Prepares and presents public defense of proposed changes in agency policy or regulations, including testifying on legislative bills in the interest of the department or division.
· Evaluates work performance of professional employees at least once per year, including assessing staff development needs.
· Analyzes and develops staffing plans used in revising or developing operational policies and procedures.
· Develops methodology for evaluating the cost effectiveness of programs funded or regulated by the state or federal governments.
· Reviews recommendations on grant or contract proposals and confers with industry officials to develop contracts with public and private agencies.
· Evaluates the planning, development and coordination of comprehensive professional training programs.
Skill: Requires skill in analyzing and interpreting data, policy and procedures OR in using equipment in order to arrive at logical conclusions or recommendations.
Knowledge: Requires logical or scientific expertise to resolve problems of a specialized or professional nature in a wide range of applications.
Impact: Requires responsibility for achieving major aspects of long-range agency objectives by planning short- and long-term organization goals, reviewing recommendations for procedural changes, and developing or revising program policies. Errors at this level result in incorrect decisions at an administrative level, and are detected subsequent to implementation in an overall evaluation process.
Supervision: Requires delegating supervisory or program responsibilities to subordinate managers, with overall accountability for hiring employees and approving program policies. The supervisor in this position assumes responsibility for an organizational unit, including developing long-range plans, analyzing staffing requirements, and formulating system wide policies and procedures.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in a controlled environment with minimal exposure to disagreeable job elements and little risk of hazard to physical or mental health.
Physical Demands: Requires light work, including continuous walking or operating simple equipment for extended periods of time as well as occasional strenuous activities such as reaching or bending.
Communication: Requires acting as the official representative of the agency, including explaining and defending current and long-range goals or objectives which directly affect public policy decisions regarding major state programs and services.
Complexity: Requires evaluating a combination of wide-ranging job functions to determine work procedures, to solve problems, and to reach conclusions by applying analytical, technical, or scientific thinking. This level also requires planning policies and long-term strategies, drawing conclusions based on available criteria, and evaluating the effectiveness of program objectives.
Independent Action: Requires independent judgment in planning and evaluating work procedures and in supervising the development of professional, technical and managerial standards under administrative direction and according to broad departmental guidelines.
Education: Master's degree from a recognized college or university with major study in a field relevant to program area in which position is assigned.
Experience: Six years' experience in a field or occupation relevant to program area in which position is assigned, four years of which must have been in a management level position involving administrative or supervisory duties concerned with program administration, program planning and evaluation, business management or related management experience.
Education: Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with major study in a field relevant to program area in which position is assigned.
Experience: Seven years' experience in a field or occupation relevant to program area in which position is assigned, four years of which must have been in a management level position involving administrative or supervisory duties concerned with program administration, program planning and evaluation, business management or related management experience.
License/Certification: License or registration required if necessary for performing professional job accountabilities.
Specific education and experience requirements must be tailored to meet documented recruitment needs of the agency or department. All specific minimum qualifications must be stated on the supplemental job description and approved by the Division of Personnel prior to posting at the agency level.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of program administration and evaluation. Knowledge of state and federal laws relating to the programs within assigned area. Knowledge of the principles of supervision, administration, systems management and community organization as applicable to specialized program area. Ability to prepare budgets. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Ability to analyze program effectiveness. Ability to speak before public groups and legislative committees. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with federal, state and other public officials. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.
Last Updated 05/10/02