AH45 - Program Manager I
General Nature of Work:
Directs and manages a unit, program or system that has a significant impact upon an agency or the state.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
This class is typically used for employees who function as managers for an organizational segment where work is further subdivided and directed by supervisors or leaders.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Directs and manages program design, implementation and daily administrative activities.
Interprets policies and rules of programs administered by an agency.
Recommends new programs or revisions to existing programs administered by an agency; assesses programs and implements policy, procedure or rule changes.
Informs governing board about issues confronting an agency; may advise board about appropriate action to take.
Participates in the management decision-making process of an agency.
Attends legislative, public and advocacy group hearings presents information for discussion and/or decision-making purposes; responds to requests for information from employees, the public and the media.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of an agency's mission, programs and objectives.
Knowledge of management principles.
Knowledge of an agency's organizational structure, the people who manage the work and the processes applicable to government work.
Ability to interpret and apply rules and regulations.
Ability to manage work and provide guidance to employees.
Ability to make presentations and prepare reports.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A bachelor's degree and relevant program experience.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A bachelor's degree and three years relevant program experience.
MUSC Physical Requirements: