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TheAgriculture Administrative Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Administrator of National Poultry Improvement Plan program for the state of Arkansas. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

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Typical Functions:

Reviews egg packer and wholesaler applications, inspections, and assessments to determine if applicant is in compliance with the Arkansas Egg Marketing Act. Issues registrations or initiates follow up action to acquire and disseminate information needed to process registration applications. Inputs data for egg inspection reports into the division’s database. Receives, reviews, and verifies the accuracy of egg inspection fees, resident grading services, fee grading services, federal reimbursements, and yearly permit fees; posts payments to accounts receivable, sends out past due notices when necessary, and makes personal contact for payment due. Collects, organizes, analyzes, and distributes information and data to provide employees, regulated industries, and federal and state agencies with procedures and policies governing regulated programs. Maintains calendar and schedule for Division Manager. Answers telephones and routes calls to appropriate personnel. Greets and directs visitors. Receives, sorts, and routes daily incoming correspondence. Composes and submits correspondence for supervisory review. Maintains and updates time and leave records into the Arkansas Administrative Statewide Information System (AASIS.) Provides information, assistance, and clarification to interested parties regarding eggs, egg products, United States Department of Agriculture, and overall information on the poultry division and poultry industry. Prepares monthly and quarterly reports of services performed by state employees to be reimbursed by the federal government. Maintains files for current information and accurate accounting of hours. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations governing the poultry industry. Knowledge of the principles and practices of mathematics and statistics. Knowledge of research and analysis techniques and methods. Knowledge of work-related subject area. Ability to develop, recommend, interpret, and apply policies and procedures Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information and reports. Ability to research and analyze related work program information. Ability to analyze financial records and prepare reports. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work on subordinates.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal educational equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, office administration, or a related field; plus two years of experience in administrative support or a related field. 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.

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