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Job Title: Administrative Specialist      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:188628
Agency:Kansas Juvenile Correct. Cmplx
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through:Jan 20, 2018
Job Description:

The Administrative Specialist is a Business Office Support Role at Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex. This position contributes to several vital operational components of the facility including Dietary Services and the Business Office. The Administrative Specialist will serve as the primary point of contact for the School Nutrition Program, and assure compliance with regulatory standards. This role will also assist the Business Manager in generating, compiling, and distributing monthly budget reports to both internal and external stakeholders, using the State of Kansas Accounting System, other office software, and business machines. 

This position is unclassified, with a minimum starting wage of $14.30

A full Position Description and required Essential/Event Driven Physical Functions for this position can be obtained by contacting the recruiter listed below.

Minimum Requirements:
The successful applicant will possess two years of experience in general office, clerical, and administrative support work. Education may be substituted for experienced as deemed relevant by the agency. Applicants must also have a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Requirements:
In addition to the required experience and education, preferred candidates will have:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel)

Other Requirements: 
While performing functions of the position responsibilities, the Administrative Specialist will promote and support satisfactory and harmonious work relationships in all areas of the facility and with all external stakeholders. 

The State of Kansas offers a comprehensive benefits program including health insurance, dental, vision, and life insurance.  All eligible employees participate in the Kansas Public Employee Retirement system. There are eight recognized holidays, generous vacation and sick leave allowances, and State employee discounts on retail goods and services both in Shawnee County and around the State. 

HOW TO APPLY: The application process has 4 REQUIRED STEPS
STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)
STEP 2: Complete the official State of Kansas application form at
STEP 3: Submit your online application to the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex
STEP 4: Submit additional required documents to Recruiting at the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex, include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents. Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

Required Documents: Online State of Kansas Application form Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex. Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate, and a Kansas Department of Children and Families (DCF) background screening (form provided after application is submitted). Please be prepared to show proof of a current, valid driver’s license. The agency reserves the right to request submission of cover letters, resumes or transcripts from applicants as required. The Child Abuse Registry Form does not require the processing fee; do not send any payment with the form. The entire applicant paperwork packet is to be turned in to Angie Krahe. 

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Recruiter Contact Information:
Angie Krahe
Phone: 785-354-9811
Fax: 785-354-9877
Agency Information:
Kansas Juvenile Corrections Complex
1430 NW 25th St.
Topeka, KS 66618

How You Will Be Evaluated:
Once you complete and submit your application materials, your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements. Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred competencies and criteria for the position.

What To Expect Next:
After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is complete. You may call or email the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application. Interviews will be conducted in a panel format, which will utilize methods including behavioral interviewing to determine suitability and fit for the position.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

Veterans Preference Eligible (VPE)
Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran" under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position. The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager. Click here for additional VPE information can be found at…/state-employment-center/veterans

The Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Class/Uncl: U    Full/Part Time: F    Grade 001    Hiring Rate: $0.00    Pay Frequency: Hourly   

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