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Job Title: Administrative Specialist      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:190049
Agency:Lansing Correctional Facility
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through:Jul 16, 2018
Job Description:


Job Description:  This position is in the Human Resource Office at Lansing Correctional Facility and is responsible for reviewing electronic timesheets and verifying reported hours worked, leave used, overtime, shift differential, holiday pay, compensatory time, and other pay information on a biweekly basis for 700 employees. This position also prepares and processes separation and suspensions in employee HR data system.  Responds to questions from various sources in regard to time and leave in compliance with state regulations, policies and federal laws. The incumbent will be detail oriented and have the ability to work within a structured time line.

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

Starting Salary: $29,744.00 annually ($14.30 hourly).

Minimum Requirements: One year of experience in general office, clerical and administrative support work. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

Minimum Competencies: Applicants will be able to interact with co-workers, inmates and outside personnel to establish and maintain effective working relationships. The incumbent of this position will demonstrate proficiency in customer service, basic math, knowledge of the operation of office equipment, personal computers and communications systems.  Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Necessary Qualifications: Must be able to perform the essential physical functions of the position.

Preferred Skills: One year experience in clerical/secretarial work.  Knowledge of payroll functions.  High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.

How To Apply:

Step 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at skip 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 specific agency/recruiter designated on this job announcement

Step 4: Submit additional required documents to the specific agency/recruiter designated on this job announcement

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 (send to Lansing Correctional Facility)
  • Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate
  • Applicable diplomas, transcripts or training certificates

Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents to the designated recruiter

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED:  Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue website at A Tax Clearance is comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individuals’ 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.     

Recruiter Contact:

Name: Lori East

Phone: 913-727-3235, Ext. 57022


Fax:     913-250-2762

How You Will Be Evaluated: Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation. 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 selection criteria and competencies for the position.

What To Expect Next: After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manger for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is complete. You may call or e-mail the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application.

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 qualifications and competency factors of the position, including any preferred selection criteria established in accordance with K.A.R. 1-6-3. The veteran’s preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determined by the hiring manager. See for additional Veteran’s Preference Information.

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

The Department of Corrections is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Find out more about us at our website

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

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