Characteristics of Work Benefits Supplemental Questions
Examples of Work:
Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:
Serves as liaison between administrative superior and the programs he/she is overseeing.
Ensures coordination of activities with other divisions/bureaus within the agency.
Provides administrative leadership to certain phases of statewide programs.
Provides guidance to staff-development peers when forms, policies, and procedures are updated and/or modified and as needed through daily processes.
Assists with projects and/or data collection.
Creates objectives and strategies to promote efficiency, develop partnerships, and improve service delivery.
Provides technical guidance and advice to departmental administrators, community service agencies, and others to assist them in making decisions and resolving issues relevant to program area.
Creates forms and reports as needed for programs and senior management.
Assists in the redesign or revision of databases to meet programmatic needs.
Writes narrative reports to document research findings, recommendations, plans of action, or other program-related information.
Develops, implements, and oversees new programs within the program area.
Attends planning meetings for department-hosted conferences to provide guidance on training requirements and/or updated policies and procedures.
Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.
These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the Mississippi State Personnel Board in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position.
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university;
Five (5) years of special experience defined below, two (2) years of which must have been in line or functional administrative supervision or oversight of statewide programs;
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university;
Six (6) years of special experience defined below, two (2) years of which must have been in line or functional administrative supervision or oversight of statewide programs.
Employment must have been in an administrative/professional capacity in an area of work related to the functional responsibility of the bureau in which the position exists. In those bureaus where registered specialists provide the primary source of functional and technical knowledge for planning and accomplishing the mission of the bureau, the incumbent may also be required to be registered and experienced in that profession. Work experience must have included supervising and coordinating a variety of functions.
Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring agency. The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
Interprets, formulates, recommends, and/or develops and implements policies, rules, and regulations relevant to program area, as necessary.
Assists in the management, development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of the Department of Mental Health's statewide professional credentialing programs.
Exercises necessary authority in administering and overseeing statewide programs.
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