AI20 - Executive Assistant II
General Nature of Work:
Provides specialized assistance to the agency head in developing, analyzing and implementing policies, procedures and projects; may direct a specific program area from the office of the agency head.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
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.)
Confers with governmental officials concerning budgetary, planning and legislative matters affecting the agency mission and mandates.
Monitors, analyzes and assesses the impact of new rules, regulations and laws; develops specific action plans in response to such changes.
Responds to inquiries from governmental officials and the general public; resolves complaints or problems regarding agency activities.
Establishes and maintains positive relationships with various constituencies; serves as legislative liaison and speaker to interested parties.
Conducts research on specific, critical and confidential matters; prepares reports and advises the agency head on findings.
Provides consultative services to agency staff relative to the development of goals and objectives, policy development and planning.
Forecasts future trends affecting the agency and their costs.
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 functions, organizations, laws, rules and regulations pertinent to the agency.
Knowledge of the principles and methods of effective public relations.
Knowledge of federal and state legislative processes.
Ability to conduct complex analyses and interpretations and prepare comprehensive reports.
Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of subordinates.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with agency executives, government officials and the general public.
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 experience in public administration, business administration, planning or public relations.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A bachelor's degree and three years experience in public administration, business administration, planning or public relations.
MUSC Physical Requirements: