• Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Mar 14, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management Information Technology and Communication Services
  • Salary: $68,036.80 - $105,456.00 Annually

Job Description


The Program Administrator plans, directs, oversees, coordinates, reviews and evaluates the work of staff providing support to a county program or service unit; provides oversight and technical assistance and evaluation of program goals and service delivery effectiveness This position also is responsible for planning and organizing reports of the IT Program Portfolio, developing and implementing policies and procedures related to the project governance.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.


Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Public Administration or a field related to the programmatic or service area to which assigned that can include Computer Science and Management Information Systems; AND four (4) years of full-time professional and/or administrative experience in an area related to assigned program or unit. Prior lead or supervisory experience is desirable. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. An advanced degree in appropriate field preferred.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Working Conditions: Attend meetings outside of normal working hours.

Licensing and Certification: Specified positions may require possession of valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.


Plans, organizes, assigns, supervises, reviews and evaluates the work of professional, technical and/or support staff. Recommends selection of staff; trains staff in work procedures; administers discipline as required. Directs and or recruits, trains and reviews the work of volunteers; ensures their effective use within the program or service unit requirements. Plans goals, objectives, policies and work standards for the program or unit; provides input into the program's budget. Develops and modifies techniques and formats to evaluate pilot or current program or unit effectiveness and to determine the need for modification and/or new program development. Researches and develops alternatives; ensures that the program or unit is meeting the departmental mission; locates funding sources, service deliverers and other resources; designs and implements program procedures and manuals. Contributes to the overall quality of the program's service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures. Monitors assigned program or programs; ensures compliance with departmental mission, funding source regulations and other guidelines. Acts as the program/service unit and County representative with other departments, community organizations and public and private service providers, funding sources, community and business organizations; answers questions, resolves problems and provides information and technical assistance as required. Makes presentations to a variety of community groups; promotes the programs through developing contacts with various organizations and through media announcements. Monitors changes in legislation that may effect program/service unit operations or service delivery; evaluates their effect upon program or unit activities and recommends appropriate policy and procedure modifications. Maintains or directs the maintenance of accurate records and files. Prepares a variety of correspondence, reports, policies, procedures, program documentation and other written materials. May provide staff support and guidance to a policy board or committee. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; May drive a motor vehicle to attend meetings and visit various work sites.


Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous