This position is located within the Louisiana Department of Health l Office of Aging and Adult Services| East Baton Rouge Parish.
Cost Center: 320-0040
Position Number(s): 166948
This vacancy is being announced as a PROMOTIONAL position and is open to current permanent classified employees of LDH-OAAS only.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of job experience on application. Resume upload will NOT automatically populate your job experience into the application
Work experience left off your electronic application or only included in an attached resume is not eligible to receive credit
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
While we encourage all interested applicants to apply, please be aware that there are various reasons that your application may be disqualified from consideration including, but not limited, to:
Failure to fully complete the education and work experience sections of the application; (Please note for the education section that the semester area refers to the # of credit HOURS and not the # of semesters you completed)
Submission of a resume in lieu of the online application. Information on the resume will not substitute and must also be included on the actual job application in order to be considered. You must describe your duties as you will not be qualified based on job title alone.
Failure to list complete license information (if applicable to the job position).
Failure to submit an equivalency evaluation statement for an international degree by the closing of this announcement.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Asasha Terry @ Asasha.Terry@la.gov
P.O. BOX 4818 BATON ROUGE, LA 70821
A baccalaureate degree plus five years of professional level experience in a public or private sector setting.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field will substitute for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree will substitute for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Graduate training in any field will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.
A master's degree in any field will substitute for one year of the required experience.
Graduate training with less than a Ph.D. will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
A Ph.D. in any field will substitute for two years of required experience.
Advanced degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
As these positions are with agencies that have different functions and goals which call for specialized areas of knowledge, preferred experience or education may be considered when filling these positions.
Function of Work:
To direct the programs for a state office having either: over three thousand employees or (2) a state office having the most technical programs; and to serve as principal assistant to the Assistant Secretary.
Level of Work:
Executive direction from the unclassified Assistant Secretary.
Line over all Program Division Directors.
Location of Work:
May be used by state offices having over three thousand employees or offices with the most technical programs.
Differs from Deputy Assistant Secretary 2 by the responsibility for directing the programs for an office involved in the most technical areas (Mineral Resources, Conservation, Public Works or Revenue Tax) or directing the programs for a state office having over three thousand employees rather than a state office having one thousand to three thousand employees or less than one thousand employees with over seventy percent dispersed statewide.
Examples of Work
Directs the work activities of all programs in the absence of the assistant secretary, serves as principal assistant to the assistant secretary and has administrative line authority over all programs.
Advises the assistant secretary regarding program, office or departmental problems.
Reviews current and long-range programs, plans and policies for the office, identifying and resolving areas of conflict.
Reviews, formulates, or directs the revision of rules, regulations and procedures for the office.
Reviews and evaluates work of subordinates and gives technical guidance when needed.
Coordinates budget recommendations.
Conducts staff meetings and conferences with subordinates to resolve problems and conflicts.
Meets with officials of federal, state and local agencies, legislators, professional organizations and interested groups on matters relating to the office.
Directs the preparation of special reports relating to office programs.
Prepares correspondence on complex and sensitive matters affecting the department or office.