Under the mission of CDE, the position provides administrative and research support for staff from two offices in the State Library: Office of Networking and Resource Sharing (NRS) and Office of Library Research Service (LRS). Staff from both the offices includes two directors, five consultants, one system administrator, one web developer, one research analyst, one research assistant and other temporary staff as needed. The position also provides general administrative support for other State Library staff.
About the Colorado Department of Education
Through setting a clear vision for increasing student performance, CDE continually supports the advancement and improvement of the state's education system to prepare all learners for success in a rapidly changing global workplace.
All students in Colorado will become educated and productive citizens capable of succeeding in society, the workforce, and life.
The mission of the Colorado Department of Education is to ensure that all students are prepared for success in society, work, and life by providing excellent leadership, service, and support to schools, districts, and communities across the state.
Three years of general clerical experience with at least six (6) months of experience in project coordination such as logistics, organizing, scheduling, managing, and tracking activities. Must have demonstrable skill in historical research and factual finding.
Bachelor's degree in business administration may substitute for general clerical experience but not for project coordination and research.
Required Skills and Competencies:
Only complete applications submitted by the closing date for this announcement will be give consideration. Failure to submit properly completed documents by the closing date of this announcement will result in your application being rejected.
Applicants MUST submit a resume, cover letter/letter of interest detailing how their experience and background address the stated minimum and preferred qualifications/competencies of the job and attach to the online application. Applications left blank or marked "See Resume" will not be accepted.
Complete Applications must include the following documents:
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE AT:
ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT SPECIALIST
THE STATE OF COLORADO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Administrative Support Specialist Supplemental Questionnaire
*1.I am a Colorado resident.
*2.Are you willing to submit to a pre-employment background check, as a condition of hire?
*3.Briefly describe you work experience coordinating multiple projects.
*4.Briefly describe your experience using Adobe Acrobat.
*5.Briefly describe your experience using Google Docs.
*6.Briefly describe your work experience related to research and fact finding.
* Required Question
DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION:
Note: Current and former employees (transfers, voluntary demotions and reinstatements) if applying are required to participate in the comparative analysis process.
Colorado Revised Statutes require that state employees hired and promoted through a comparative analysis. The comparative analysis for this position will include a structured review of your application materials and responses to any supplemental questions. The comparative analysis process may also consist of Telephone Screening, Oral Assessment, Written Assessment, Online Assessment, etc. Candidates who most closely meet the job requirements will move through successive stages of the process.
Conditions of Employment:
A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted as part of the selection process.
Former employees of the State of Colorado MUST have concluded employment in good standing to be eligible for rehire.
You MUST be a Colorado resident to apply for this position.
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.
Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.
Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb.
A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.HOW TO APPLY: Thank you for your interest. Submit an on-line application by clicking the link below or submit a State of Colorado Application for Announced Vacancy and all supplemental questions according to the instructions provided below. Failure to submit a complete and timely application may result in the rejection of your application. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that application materials are received by the appropriate Human Resources office before the closing date and time listed above.
METHODS OF APPOINTMENT: Appointment to the vacancy or vacancies represented by this announcement is expected to be from the eligible list created. However, at the discretion of the appointing authority, the position(s) may be filled by another method of appointment for a valid articulated business reason.