Administrative Programs Officer IV – ODOT (Tulsa, OK)

Administrative Programs Officer IV

Freight Liaison
Recruitment #220608-E12D-06

This position is located at ODOT's Multimodal Division; Tulsa-Oklahoma County.

Department              Department of Transportation
County Location      Oklahoma OK- Tulsa OK
Date Opened             6/8/2022 08:00:00 AM
Filing Deadline        6/21/2022 11:59:00 PM
Salary                         $78,900.00/year
Full or Part Time     Full-Time


Hiring Rate: $78,900.00 

Job Duties:
Responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of the Waterways Program which includes coordinating, collaborating and partnering with external partners and elected officials to represent the Department in freight transportation operations. This role will also coordinate and manage grant efforts for all Freight Mobility programs, current and future. 

Basic Purpose:
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving professional level work in managing, coordinating or directing a major phase of a comprehensive or specialized operating program, providing staff services in various management areas, direction of a major operating division, program, unit, or functional area, or similar responsibilities.  This may include serving as an operating program manager assigned administrative, staff, or program responsibilities, coordination, promotion, and improvement of programs, providing services in the areas of formulating agency policies or operating procedures, preparing agency budgets, fiscal management, human resources administration, physical plant operations, or other management functions, supervising specialized agency services, performing highly technical managerial or administrative support duties for executive level positions, or directing and coordinating volunteer or educational programs, and other comparable responsibilities.  Positions not clearly identified by another job family, but having responsibilities involving directing, managing, or coordinating various agency functions or programs, may also be included in this job family. 

Typical Functions:
Plans, organizes and/or directs a component of an agency or institutional program or a major division, program, or function established to accomplish a basic goal or mission of the agency.

Interprets and advises agency personnel and the general public on departmental rules, regulations and laws governing the operation of the agency, division or department program.
Prepares administrative, statistical and/or fiscal documents pertaining to departmental activity.

Provides supervision or direction to assigned staff in planning, promoting, and implementing programs in accordance with agency policies and goals.

Advises on future resource requirements, priorities for programs and activities; estimates timetables for accomplishing assigned activities; develops policies, rules, and regulations consistent with state and federal laws pertaining to the administration of programs.

Plans, develops and conducts training, seminars, meetings, or clinics as required; represents the agency at meetings, seminars, and conferences.

Drafts policies and procedures, and develops contract or grant proposals.

Reviews proposed legislation and recommends changes; may act as legislative liaison. 

Level Descriptor:
At this level employees are assigned responsibilities involving the direction or management of a major statewide specialized agency program which is large in size and scope and involves the planning, development, coordination, and implementation of program functions and activities by other federal, state, or local governmental organizations. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Required at this level include knowledge of the methods of organization and management; of public administration; of agency policies and procedures; of grant or contract program requirements; of the legislative process; of basic research and statistical techniques; of federal and state laws and regulations relating to administration of assigned programs; and of supervisory principles and practices.  Ability is required to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; to establish and develop training programs; to exercise good judgment in analyzing situations and making decisions; to organize and present facts and opinions; to plan, direct, and review the work of others; to analyze complex situations and make responsible decisions; to coordinate the work of organizational units; and to plan, direct, and coordinate the functions and activities of other governmental organizations. 

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) ensures that no person or groups of persons shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, retaliation or genetic information, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any and all programs, services, or activities including all employment practices. To request an accommodation, please contact the ADA/504/508 Coordinator at 405-521-4140 or the Oklahoma Relay Service at 1-800-722-0353.


Level IV:
Requirements at this level consist of a bachelor's degree and five years of professional experience in business or public administration, including two years in a supervisory or administrative capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of technical administrative* or professional experience in business or public administration for each year of the required education. One year of technical administrative* experience may be applied for one year only of the required experience. *Technical administrative experience would include highly complex clerical work gained under the direct supervision of a professional supervisor or manager.

NOTE: No substitution will be allowed for the required professional level experience in a supervisory or administrative capacity. 



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