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Date:  Jun 19, 2022
Req ID:  18226

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Anticipated Starting Salary:  56,039

Position Number: 22087684 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: Open Until Filled 

Anticipated Starting Salary: 56,039



Hiring Authority:

#1 Natural Resources Drive

Little Rock, AR  72205

Phone: 501/219-6332



As the largest industry in Arkansas, the Arkansas Department of Agriculture is dedicated to the development and implementation of policies and programs for Arkansas agriculture and forestry to keep its farmers and ranchers competitive in national and international markets while ensuring safe food, fiber, and forest products for the citizens of the state and nation. The Department is organized into five Divisions: Forestry Division, Livestock and Poultry Division, Natural Resources Division, Plant Industries Division, and Shared Services Division.

Position Information

Class Code: G076C

Grade: GS10


Salary Range: $56,039.00 - $81,257.00


The Administrative Services Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the activities of the administrative services division of an agency. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Directs the activities of an administrative support staff by interviewing applicants, hiring, terminating incumbents, assigning and reviewing work, training, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Prepares and manages budges to meet the fiscal goals for capital, performs financial and staffing analysis, and coordinates reconciliation of accounts and budget reporting requirements. Oversees purchasing and human resources functions. Participates in the establishment of overall administrative and operating standards for department to include setting goals and objectives and directing workflow procedures. Identifies, coordinates, and implements numerous projects/programs to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of operations and service. Identifies service and operational problems and issues and provides project management support, to identify, research, develop, and implement solutions, and provides support and advice to management. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of organizational and human resources management. Knowledge of state personnel, purchasing, and budget guidelines. Knowledge of computer systems and applications. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to adapt to constantly shifting priorities in managing a wide-range of projects. Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to provide administrative support to a diverse functional area.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or a related area; plus five years of experience in human resources, budgeting, or a related field, including two years in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA and/or CGFM certification


The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock