Goverment Jobs
Published
January 24, 2020
Location
Lansing, Michigan
Category
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Description

Job Description

This position will serve as an administrative assistant to the Director of Prosperity and assist in carrying out the mission of the work area. This position will participate in the development and implementation of policies and programs and will advise and assist the Director on matters related to the Prosperity program areas.

Position Description

Required Education and Experience

Education
Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major.

Experience
State Assistant Administrator 15
Four years of professional experience, including two years equivalent to the experienced (P11) level or one year equivalent to the advanced (12) level.

Professional work experience is gained in a professional occupation or classification requiring a bachelor's degree (or the Civil Service determined equivalent). To qualify at this level, the professional work experience should show progressively more responsible job duties from the entry level (9) through the experienced level (P11) or advanced level (12) in state service. For an example of professional work and the growth, please see the Departmental Analyst Job Specification.

Additional Requirements and Information

Pleaseattach a cover letter,detailed resume, and your official college transcript(s) to your application. For our purposes, "official college transcripts" must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred, date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar's signature and/or seal.A scanned or electronic copy is acceptable, if it contains the elements listed above. The college/university does not have to send the transcript directly to LEO.For more information regarding official transcripts,click here (Download PDF reader).

Applicants who possess a degree from a foreign college or university must have their academic credentials evaluated or converted into U.S. educational equivalents unless the degree has been recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Go to evaluators for a list of accepted organizations that evaluate foreign credentials. Failure to provide this evaluation at the time of application may result in you being screened out of the process.

Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions. Unsupported responses may not be considered further.

All classified employees are subject to Civil Service Rule 2-8 Ethical Standards and Conduct and will be expected to disclose any personal and financial interests that may conflict with official duties as a classified employee.

All newly hired state employees are required to submit and pass a pre-employment drug test prior to their actual appointment. Certain positions within the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity may also require state criminal, fingerprint-based and driving record background checks. Any position offer will be conditional until results of the background checks and drug test indicate eligibility for employment.

The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

View the entire job specification at:
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/StateAssistantAdministrator_13123_7.pdf

State employment benefits include everything from health insurance to retirement income and are worth about 40% of your salary
This page gives a brief explanation of some of the benefits that are provided by the State of Michigan according to union contracts or Civil Service Rules. See details on these and other employment information.

Leave Time

Full time employees receive between 15 and 35 vacation leave days per year. Employees also receive 13 sick days per year, and employees receive 8 hours of leave to participate in certain school functions or community activities. Employees may also qualify for up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for certain family or medical situations.

Holidays

State employees receive 12 scheduled holidays each year, which include New Years Eve Day and New Years Day, Christmas Eve Day and Christmas Day, Memorial Day, and Veterans Day just to name a few.

Alternative Work Schedules

Flexible work schedules and telecommuting options are available in many jobs.

Insurance and Other Benefits

Insurances include health, vision, dental and life. Employees also have the option to purchase additional life, accidental death, long term disability, long term care insurance, and legal services. Flexible spending accounts for medical expenses and child care are also available.

Deferred Compensation

Employees may invest income in a tax-deferred retirement investment program. The state offers two optional deferred compensation plans, the 457 and 401(k). Employees decide the amount you want deducted from your paycheck.

Retirement

Employees receive a minimum 4% state contribution toward their retirement fund. If an employee elects to contribute more, the state will match that percentage (up to 3%). ORS administers two different retirement plans for State of Michigan employees: a Defined Benefit (DB) plan and a Defined Contribution (DC) plan. Use thefollowing link for detailed information:

Two plans for State Employees

01
STASTADM - Do you possess at least a bachelor's degree or higher in any major AND at least four years of professional experience, including two years equivalent to the P11 level or at least one year equivalent to the 12 level? If so, please attach a copy of your official college transcripts; OR At least an educational level typically acquired through completion of high school AND at least four years of professional experience including two years equivalent to the P11 level or one year equivalent to the 12 level gained in the State of Michigan classified service?

  • Yes
  • No
02
How many years of experience do you have in strategic planning, program policy and procedure development?

  • None
  • Less than a year
  • 1 to 2 years
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 5 or more years
03
Please describe your work experience in strategic planning, program policy and procedure development. If none, please enter "none."

    04
    How many years of experience do you have handling work assignments with a high level of responsibility, specifically providing administrative, technical, and organizational support to higher level executives?

    • None
    • Less than a year
    • 1 to 2 years
    • 3 to 4 years
    • 5 or more years
    05
    Describe your experience handling work assignments with a high level of responsibility, specifically providing administrative, technical, and organizational support to higher level executives. If none, please enter "none."

      06
      Do you have experience tracking major projects and initiatives to ensure they are being completed and implemented on a timely basis?

      • Yes
      • No
      07
      Are you a current Labor and Economic Opportunity employee classified as a State Assistant Administrator 15 interested in moving to the same class and level at this location?

      • Yes
      • No
      08
      From the options below, which accurately describes your current status? (A current state employee works for an actual state department such as the Department of Corrections, the Department of Transportation, etc.)

      • I am a current Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) employee.
      • I am a current State of Michigan (non-LEO) employee.
      • I am not a state employee.
      09
      Describe your experience tracking major projects and initiatives. If none, please enter "none."

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