Administrative Officer (Department of Agriculture Grand Forks, ND)
Salary: $49,765 to $78,270
Job Description: This position is located in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Location Support Staff, located in Grand Forks, ND.The primary purpose of this position is to provide leadership in the mangement of business functions in support of research programs. The incumbent works closely with the location's management team to efficiently and effectively carry out all administrative operations.This position is being concurrently announced under Delegated Examining Procedures on announcement number ARS-S18W-0009 open to any US Citizen. Current and former Federal employees may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to this announcement ARS-M18W-0010 to maximize opportunities for consideration since different referral criteria apply to each announcement type.
Job Duties: Serves as the primary advisor and technical resource to officials on accounting and financial management matters.Leads and guides a staff in a variety of administrative areas including budget and finance, human resources management, internal controls, reimbursable agreements with other organizations, information management, property management and office support services.Advises management officials regarding procedures, laws, regulations, and policies dealing with workforce diversity, recruitment, merit promotion, employee and labor relations, career development, training, and other human resources related activities.Procures supplies and services timely and within budget.Advises management officials and staff regarding procurement and contracting regulations, procedures, alternatives, and availability of funds.
Required Qualifications: At the GS-09: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service which has equipped the candidate with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience includes supporting a variety of administrative operations which includes budget, human resources, agreements, purchasing and contracting, and facilities; assisting with budget formulation, execution and administration; and preparing administrative reports and analysis to support the operation of an organization. OR Education: Completion of a master's or equivalent graduate degree; related degrees may include Business, Business Management, and Business Administration; or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related. OR A combination of education and experience as described above
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