Unit Supervisor (Office Of Administration)

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Exam Components: 
Rating of Education & Experience, 100%
Annual Salary Range:
$38,304.00 – $54,276.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,596.00 – $2,261.50
Pay Grade: 

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This is professional and supervisory work in one of the major units of Office of Administration, Division of Personnel, involved in compliance and/or agency service functions.

Job Duties

Supervises a major unit of the Division of Personnel engaged in specialized clerical and/or technical work related to compliance with Merit System and/or Uniform Classification and Pay System (UCP) rules and regulations; makes recommendations to manager to improve unit operations.

Oversees the maintenance of active registers of eligibles, the processing of agency requests for employment certification, and the confirmation of appointments to positions; interprets related regulations, policies, and procedures; under general direction of manager, approves certifications and transactions relating thereto in the name of the Director; assists personnel staff in Merit agencies with certification problems and questions; confers with agency personnel offices and the general public regarding certification activities; answers the inquiries of eligibles regarding register status; and prepares annual and special reports as required.

Oversees the review of all personnel transactions for Merit System and UCP agencies to ensure compliance with the State Personnel Law and the rules of the Personnel Advisory Board; supervises the maintenance of records of all appointments, separations, and changes in status for employees in agencies covered by the Merit System and UCP System, including salary adjustments and increases, promotions, transfers, reclassifications, demotions, dismissals, and suspensions; provides advice to agency personnel offices regarding interpretation of rules and procedures, transaction discrepancies, and appropriate actions; and prepares various reports as required.

Prepares original correspondence involving the interpretation of regulations and procedures relating to assigned unit.

Supervises and trains unit staff.

Exercises independent judgment and initiative under general administrative supervision.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

Two or more years of experience as a Personnel Analyst I with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.


Five or more years of experience as a Personnel Clerk with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.


A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 24 earned credit hours in one or a combination of the following: Business, Public, or Personnel Administration; Industrial and Labor Relations; Psychology; Statistics; or a closely related field; and,

Two or more years of professional human resources/personnel administration experience with a primary focus involving position classification, recruitment, selection, compensation, and/or professional development training in management, supervision, performance appraisal, and related personnel courses.

(24 earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the specified fields may substitute for the required education and one year of the required experience.)

(Additional qualifying experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required college education.)

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Comprehensive knowledge of the general operation and organization of the Missouri Merit System and UCP System as relates to personnel transaction auditing functions or personnel certification functions.

Comprehensive knowledge of office practices, procedures, and equipment.

Intermediate skill in application and interpretation of Merit System rules, regulations, and procedures as required in the performance of duties.

Ability to supervise and train staff.

Ability to maintain complex records, and prepare reports from varied statistical information.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in the performance of duties.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

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