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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PROGRAM OFFICER I - FSA Marketing, Carlin, NV
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $38,523.60 to  $56,626.56  PAY GRADE: 31
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Nevada System of Higher Education
Division: UNR
Location: Carlin
Job Class Code: 07.649
Announcement Number: 11168
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/21/2010
Close Date: 04/14/2010
   Stephanie Neill
   Phone: 775-784-1495
   Email: sneill@unr.edu
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Program Officers perform administrative work in planning, coordinating, and directing a comprehensive program or program function for a specific clientele.
The University of Nevada, Reno, Fire Science Academy is recruiting for a full-time position in CARLIN, Nevada. This position is assigned to the Marketing Department and is responsible for managing aspects of the Fire Science Academy Financial Sustainability Plan, specifically donor/sponsor activities and reporting. The incumbent will work directly with FSA management to help identify sponsorship and equipment needs and will solicit sponsorship opportunities in conjunction with the FSA Sponsorship Coordinator. Additionally, the position will work directly with clients and prospective clients to market and advertise FSA courses, events, and trade shows. In conjunction with the Marketing Manager the incumbent will identify and execute the overall marketing plan. Responsibilities include negotiating and placing print advertising in national and international publications, monitoring and tracking direct mail marketing programs, initiating e-mail marketing programs using the FSA contact database, identifying key trade shows to exhibit FSA services, developing and maintaining FSA sales collateral material, soliciting program feedback and assessing program success, communicating student needs to FSA management, contributing and updating website content, and other related duties. Individuals with fire/emergency management are encouraged to apply.
The work schedule is Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. However, flexible work hours are required during special project and event activities, including weekends and holidays. Applicants with the following experience are encouraged to apply: A) fire science or related industry experience; B) web based marketing including the use of social networks, blogs, and electronic surveys. Relevant experience should be outlined in the applicant profile. This position is contingent upon funding and does not provide lay-off rights. Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify (visit http://www.uscis.gov for more information). NOTE: Per NV State Legislature, State of Nevada Classified employees are subject to a mandatory unpaid furlough requirement of one day per month through June 30, 2011.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Graduation from an accredited four year college or university in public administration or a related field; OR graduation from high school or the equivalent and four years of previous experience either performing or assisting in the planning, coordinating or administering of a program; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Additional Position Experience
    Marketing Experience: This position requires NATIONAL marketing experience.
    Event Coordination: This position requires coordinating trade shows and various FSA events.
    Program Assessment: This position requires assessing program success and satisfaction.
    MS Office Suite: This position requires proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite.
    Website Design: This position requires creative design and input for website content and appearance.
    Print Materials: This position requires creating information pieces such as newsletters, brochures & flyers.
    Flexible Work Hours: This position may require flexible work hours, including weekends and holidays.
    Driver's License: A valid Nevada driver's license is required within 30 days of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
    Geographic Location: This position is located in the rural community of Carlin, Nevada. Carlin, Nevada is located 270 miles (4.25 hours) east of Reno, Nevada, and 450 miles (7.5 hours) north of Las Vegas, Nevada.
    Self-Funded, No Lay-Off Rights: This position is contingent upon funding and does not provide lay-off rights.
The Examination
If there are five or fewer qualified applicants, the exam will consist of an application evaluation. (This statement does not apply for Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied (URS) announcements).
PROGRAM OFFICER I (07.649) Written Exam
The exam will consist of a written weighted 100%.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
The following are the number of questions and the category:

22 - Written Communications
31 - Logic and Reasoning
13 - Interpersonal
24 - Work Organization
10 - Bookkeeping and Purchasing
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Nevada System of Higher Education
Business Center North Human Resources
Artemesia Building, MS 240, Room 2
Reno, NV 89557-0055

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