Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $1,439.00 - $2,824.00 gross per month
  • Baton Rouge


Supplemental Information
Job Number: OPH/AT/1520

This position is located within the Louisiana Department of Health lOffice of Public Health l Central Laboratory/Administrationl East Baton Rouge Parish.

Cost Center: 0326-7400
Position Number(s):160529

This vacancyis being announced as a Classified position and may be filled as a Probationary Appointment or Promotional Appointment.

*Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of job experience on application.*

The Administrative Coordinator position is a critical position within the Administrative section of the laboratory. The Administrative Coordinator is responsible for a wide array of tasks which keeps the lab functioning: Procurement, Accounts payable, P-card, Travel, and Data Entry. It is critical for the Administrative Coordinator to assist in the data entry of the hundreds of newborn screening samples that must be manually input daily with accuracy. Without the ability to conduct data entry timely and accurately, we face the possibility of compromising the health of newborn babies within the state.

Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for8500-Office Support Examin order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.

Applicantswithoutcurrent test scores can apply to take the testhere.

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a (Administrative Coordinator 1,Administrative Coordinator 2or Administrator Coordinator 3)depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). The maximum salary for the (Administrative Coordinator 3) is (Max Salary$44,429).Please refer to the 'Job Specifications' tab located at the top of the LA Careers 'Current Job Opportunities' page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

AsashaTerry @
LDH/Human Resources
P.O. BOX 4818 BATON ROUGE, LA 70821
No experience or training is required.

Job Concepts
Function of Work:
To perform a variety of clerical duties that are routine in nature in support of the staff members and/or operations of an organizational unit or program.

Employees usually follow detailed instructions or procedures. Very limited, if any, discretion is required in the performance of these duties.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
General from higher-level clerical and/or supervisory personnel.

Supervision Exercised:

Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Administrative Coordinator 2 by the absence of experienced-level duties that require some independent judgment to perform.

Examples of Work
NOTE: Positions allocated at this level tend to focus on a few examples of work as listed below:

Answers multi-line telephone or switchboards, giving routine information and screening calls.

Greets visitors.

Receives, sorts, and distributes mail.
Collects and prepares for processing time and attendance sheets for department or office.

Performs routine filing of documents and maintains filing systems.

Copies and/or distributes correspondence, reports, and other documents.

Receives cash, checks, credit cards, vouchers, or departmental charges from customers and/or employees in payment for goods or services.

May operate various office equipment (such as copy machine, calculator) that requires no special knowledge or previous training.

May deliver and pick-up various materials.

Performs related duties as assigned.

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