ADMINISTRATIVE INTERN 07120

(Competitive)


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

The Administrative Intern is a temporary position designed to allow persons who have received a Masters degree the experience of real-world administrative management in the public sector. The employee may be assigned to any government department and may even rotate between departments. The Personnel Department will work with the employee to determine specific projects, job duties, and responsibilities, based on the interests and career choice of the employee. However, regardless of the assigned department, the employee will have the opportunity to assume diverse management-level responsibilities, work on upper-level research and development projects, and perform a number of duties in his or her chosen field. The work is completed under the supervision of the director of the department in which the employee will be working. The position may require interaction with a variety of individuals, organizations, departments, and governments, depending upon project opportunities. Does related work as required.


TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

Specific work activities and responsibilities will vary according to the employee’s current project. Typical duties and projects may include any of the following:


This list is not exhaustive and is only meant to serve as an example of the type of work an employee may be expected to perform. Actual projects and responsibilities will be determined during or immediately following the hiring process.


FULL PERFORMANCE, KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Because of the diverse nature of the job duties and responsibilities, required knowledges, skills, and abilities will correlate directly with assigned projects. However, the employee should possess the following:

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This list is not exhaustive and is only meant to serve as a basic outline of the types of knowledges and skills an employee may be expected to display. Assigned projects and responsibilities will determine specific required skills.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Masters Degree.




9/2019 Date Revised