arkansas | Administrative Specialist I in Jonesboro, AR

Administrative Specialist I

  • Arkansas State
  • $48,720.00 - 74,180.00 / Year *
  • 2819 N Old Greensboro Rd
  • Jonesboro, AR 72401
  • Full-Time
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Summary The Administrative Specialist I works under general supervision and is responsible for examining and verifying documents, preparing routine correspondence, and maintaining files. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Typical Functions Reviews documents including applications, forms, vouchers, records, and reports for accuracy and completeness of information and compliance with laws and regulations, makes necessary corrections, and assigns file numbers. Contacts submitting agency/institution or individual to obtain additional information or to correct discrepancies in documents, and sends notification of acceptance/rejection. Researches various data storage and/or computer records to obtain information and compiles data for reports. Establishes document files and maintains files by updating and purging as needed. Enters data into computer system and makes changes and/or corrections. Maintains activity log and/or financial ledger and submits reports to supervisor. Composes and types routine correspondence and form lettersMay calculate rates, fees, taxes, assessments, and fines. Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Job Dimensions

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills Knowledge of record keeping procedures. Knowledge of basic arithmetic. Knowledge of basic grammar. Knowledge of computers and software applications. Ability to conduct research and compile data into report form. Ability to establish and maintain filing systems. Ability to operate standard office equipment. Ability to analyze documents to determine compliance with rules, regulations, andprocedures. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

Minimum Education and/or Experience The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of experience in a specialized or related area applicable to work performed. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Preferred Qualifications The Administrative Specialist I is responsible for researching and preparing special reports, examining and verifying documents, and performing general office duties. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy
Education and Professional Work Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus, two years of experience in a specialized or related area applicable to work performed. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Research various data storage and/or computer records to obtain information and compiles data for reports.
Compose and types routine correspondence and form letters, maintains activity logs and/or financial ledgers, and submits reports to supervisor.
Review documents including applications, forms, vouchers, records, and reports for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with laws and regulations, makes necessary corrections, and assigns file numbers.
Provide information, assistance, and clarification to interested parties concerning agency/institution policies and procedures.
Assist in developing or revising agency/institution policies; procedures, and directives based on research findings and compiles financial information used to formulate budget proposals and monitor expenditures.
Perform other duties as assigned.







Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Agency Specific Information Applicants must complete each item on the State of Arkansas application to be considered for employment. Incomplete applications and Resumes only WILL NOT be accepted.

If a college degree is required for the position for which you are applying, bring a copy of your transcript with you if you are selected for an interview.

Method of pay is direct deposit. Checking or savings account required if hired.

Participation (6%) in contributory Retirement Plan is required if hired.


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.