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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PROGRAM OFFICER I
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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Nevada System of Higher Education
Division: UNR
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 07.649
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 21375
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/14/2014
Close Date: 02/28/2014
Recruiter:
   MICHELLE HUGHES
   Phone: 775-784-1495
   Email: classifiedjobs@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 is recruiting for a Program Officer 1 for the Office of Admissions and Records. The incumbent will log and process exceptions, corrections, and substitutions for degree requirements; work with graduation staff and college advisement officers to certify degree completion; ensure the general catalog and information system accurately represent degree requirements; train administrative staff and advisors; provide support to students, staff, and advisors; ensure quality assurance; and participate in testing student information and degree audit applications and provide recommendations.
--The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs. Pursuant to Nevada Legislature, State of Nevada Classified employees are subject to a mandatory unpaid furlough requirement of six days (part-time prorated) per fiscal year effective July 1, 2013. Information regarding campus security, personal safety, fire safety, and crime statistics can be found at http://www.unr.edu/Documents/administration-finance/Police/2012-Annual-Report.pdf. Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

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
    This position requires experience managing confidential files.
    This position requires experience in a position where data entered is subject to internal and external audit processing.
    This position requires having strong problem solving skills.
    This position requires experience using Microsoft Word in a business setting.
    This position requires experience using Microsoft Excel in a business setting.
    This position requires experience using interactive database business management software (example: Oracle).
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
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Applicants with experience using a student information system are encouraged to apply. Do you have this experience? If so, please describe your experience below.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
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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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Nevada System of Higher Education
Business Center North Human Resources
Artemesia Building, MS 240, Room 2
Reno, NV 89557-0055

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