Administrative Specialist I New (Spring Lake)


: $54,920.00 - $80,710.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Administrative/Clerical

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Description of Work
Salary Grade: GN06
Recruitment Range: $30,280.00 - $41,670.00


This position is based in Raleigh and requires up to 25% travel.

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is seeking applicants for an Administrator Specialist I (Administrative Assistant) for our Supporting Teaching and Related Services Section within the Exceptional Children Division. This section is responsible for providing leadership to the state agency, public school units, and the general public in the areas of autism, intellectual disabilities, multiple disabilities, specific learning disabilities, behavior and related services. The section also provides leadership on large-scale assessment, including NCEXTEND1, the use of standardized assessments to evaluate students for possible special education services, and leadership in Medicaid billing requirements and procedures.This position is to provide administrative support for the Section Chief, DPI Education Consultants and five contract positions in the Exceptional Children Division, Supporting Teaching and Related Services Section. The major duties and functions for this position include the following: preparing correspondence, contracts and documents; maintaining records and files; scheduling conferences, receiving and logging grants/applications; meetings and appointments; and processing all items related to the conferences and meetings; processing mail; and providing assistance with miscellaneous work activities. The person in this position facilitates all correspondence related to funding, grant applications and fiscal monitoring. The person in this position is responsible for maintaining an electronic system for funding projects and federal grant application status. Consultants, other staff in the Exceptional Children Division and the general public can communicate with the person in this position concerning applications andreports. This position requires a person who is flexible and can easily adapt his/her work schedule according to priorities. Deadlines occur daily, weekly, monthly, and annually. Deadlines are a part of this position.

Additional duties as assigned.
Note: To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application in the Education and Work Experience sections of the application form. Any information omitted from the application cannot be considered for qualifying credit. NC DPI welcomes attached or incorporated resumes, cover letters and reference information, but these items will not be used for screening for qualifying credit. Please make sure the application is completed in full. \"See Resume\" or \"See Attachment\" will NOT be accepted.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
  • Knowledge of program policies, procedures, and information systems in order to communicate and process information;
  • Ability to compile, organize, and assimilate information both printed and electronic;
  • Ability to apply knowledge of data collection, storage, organization, manipulation and/or analysis of data;
  • Ability to use office equipment and other relevant technology to meet organizational needs;
  • Demonstrated skill in using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions;
  • Ability to present ideas clearly in spoken and written form;
  • Ability to adjust language to meet the needs of the audience;
  • Ability to use correct grammar, organization and structure.

  • Please attach a cover letter and Resume to your completed application.

  • ***For current State employees, please note that as of June 1, 2018, promotional and RIF priority and salary administration will be made based on the new Statewide NC Classification System. ***

    Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

    High school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and two years of related administrative experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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