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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $49,047.12 to  $72,119.52  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: Treasurer's Office
Division: Treasurer's Office
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 07.649
Announcement Number: 47722
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 06/07/2024
Close Date: 06/21/2024
   Phone: (775)684-0132
   Email: q.ashley@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Program Officers administer a program or major component of a program by planning, coordinating and managing services and activities in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements and established program performance standards and objectives.
Incumbents recommend and implement changes to work plans, program performance standards and objectives for providing services, and eligibility requirements as permitted by program regulations and guidelines; and may train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of subordinate staff and/or a staff consisting of several students, volunteers and/or contract staff. The Program Officer I will be the community outreach liaison for the College Savings Division within the State Treasurer's Office. This position will reach out and collaborate with various non-profit organizations to assist families and education advocates on preparing for post-secondary education. This position will work closely with all team members of the College Savings Division and will collaborate on Division events and activities. The Division is committed to helping Nevadans as they plan, pay, and save for their post-secondary journey and beyond.
The individual will be responsible for connecting with customers, co-workers and community partners to effectively communicate information; ability to work independently and produce detailed accurate work within severe time constraints; responsible for other important office functions such as filing, copying, scanning, preparation of correspondence, preparing meeting agendas, answering telephone calls, responding to e-mails, records management and document preparation; ability to travel to various locations in Nevada to perform public outreach and present federal requirements and other legal and technical information to diverse audiences, including in workshops, exhibit booths, community events, etc.; ability to work evenings and weekends as needed and directed. Serve as an expert on all the College Savings initiatives. Provide information, either verbally or in writing, to other State and federal agencies; institutions; management; department staff; program participants and the public to ensure understanding and compliance. Develop and conduct presentations for State and federal agencies, management, program participants and/or other stakeholders as required. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business or public administration, or other discipline related to the program assignment; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of para-professional program support experience equivalent to an Administrative Assistant III in Nevada State service which required the application of State and/or federal laws, policy and procedures; reviewing documents prepared by others for program compliance determinations; or preparing reports which summarize financial and statistical information; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Notes
    Some positions may require agency specific experience which will be identified at the time of recruitment.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    A State of Nevada/FBI fingerprint based background check is required as a condition of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Describe your experience working in K-12 or higher education assisting in improving student achievement.
2) Describe your experience working in college admissions, financial aid and/or scholarships assisting in advising students on enrollment, completion, scholarships, and/or loans.
3) Describe your experience working with underserved youth and/or communities assisting in administering services.
4) Describe your experience working in marketing and/or community engagement.
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

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