AI30 - Executive Assistant III
General Nature of Work:
Coordinates the agency's effort to ensure that programs are developed, managed and properly maintained; participates in overall agency planning, direction and management.
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.)
Provides information to legislators and legislative staff concerning the agency and its activities.
Assists in the overall direction and management of the agency.
Researches issues and prepares reports, position papers and policy statements for the agency.
Represents the agency head in meetings with other agency officials for the purpose of coordinating various programs.
Assists in providing legal interpretations and in developing and evaluating guidelines as needed for the agency, particularly in regards to new laws and regulations.
Oversees special projects for long-term state benefit.
Supports the agency head in media relations and response.
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 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 four years experience in public administration, business administration, planning or public relations.
MUSC Physical Requirements: