ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES MANAGER
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY
Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct and coordinate the central administrative functions, fiscal operations, program support, management information systems and data processing support activities of a large department/agency or multiple programs with County-wide impact; and to perform other duties as required.
The Administrative Services Manager is a management class which has responsibility for managing the administrative and fiscal support services of a large department/agency or multiple programs with County-wide impact, including management information, accounting and fiscal, facilities and decentralized personnel operations. Incumbents in this class may be assigned to manage a variety of functions that directly support or control the quality of services delivered and investigation of client complaints or fraud. This class is distinguished from the Department Fiscal Officer by having management responsibility of diverse programs while the latter's focus is on financial activities.
Plans, organizes and directs through subordinate managers and supervisors the work of staff engaged in central administrative functions in a large department/agency or multiple programs with County-wide impact, including fiscal claiming, facilities management, quality control, purchasing, information system, decentralized personnel and recordkeeping and clerical support; supervises, trains and evaluates subordinate management and supervisory staff; coordinates and directs budget preparation for the agency; prepares analysis and reports to justify the proposed budget; oversees budget control and projections; prepares and/or oversees the preparation of complex reports; may oversee fair hearing programs; coordinates program/division activities with other divisions; directs the development and implementation of policies and procedures for fiscal operations and central administration as part of the management team; oversees audit hearings; ensures that State, Federal and local rules, regulations and directions are appropriately interpreted and implemented; analyzes proposed legislation affecting services, revenues and programs to determine impact on budget, staffing and administrative organization; studies workload and staffing, space requirements, capital outlay projects, organization and makes recommendations and changes as appropriate; represents the department/agency in dealing with Federal, State and local agencies and other County officials on fiscal and administrative matters; develops agency position statements and official reports for presentation to the Board of Supervisors and State agencies; manages the routine activities of a decentralized personnel function including handling the difficult personnel problems; performs special assignments as required; attends meetings and conferences; prepares correspondence and reports.
Thorough knowledge of:
Working knowledge of:
Education and Experience
Any combination of education and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying, unless otherwise specified.
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
PREVIOUS CLASS TITLES: Administrative
Services Officer III
Bargaining Unit: 11
EEOC Job Category: 02
Occupational Grouping: 85
Workers' Comp Code: 0053