Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
This position provides administrative support to the executive director and disability program specialists of the Governor’s Council on Disability. This is senior-level specialized support, technical and/or administrative work involving a high degree of independent judgment and action.
- Performs independent functions requiring the application of technical expertise or specialized program knowledge, organizes and implements program activities, and confers with management regarding program status and issues.
- Provides complex administrative assistance for the agency, recognizes priorities, and schedules meetings and coordinates logistical arrangements for program, agency, or inter-agency efforts. Participates in Council and program meetings and takes meeting minutes. Maintains agency records.
- Participates in planning and administration of Missouri Youth Leadership Forum and legislative programs. Coordinates the annual Governor’s Council on Disability awards programs.
- Oversees and ensures the accurate and timely preparation, review, posting, and processing of a variety of fiscal, payroll, personnel, purchasing, and/or related documents.
Work hours are Monday – Friday 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Comprehensive knowledge of office practices, procedures, systems, and equipment.
- Comprehensive knowledge of business math computations, grammar, composition, and spelling.
- Comprehensive knowledge of computer information systems and software, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook.
- Intermediate knowledge of the principles of office management.
- Introductory knowledge of accounting methods and principles. Experience with SAMII and MO-BUYS preferred.
- Ability to make independent decisions based upon knowledge of agency operations, policies, and procedures.
- Ability to maintain a high level of discretion when dealing with sensitive/confidential information.
- Ability to apply and interpret federal, state, and/or agency regulations, policies, and procedures.
- Ability to maintain highly complex records and prepare reports from a variety of information.
- Ability to develop and implement complex procedures from general instructions.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, co-workers, and the public.
- Ability to communicate effectively.
- Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment and discretion.