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Management Assistant

Idaho Career & Technical Education

Open for Recruitment: January 12, 2018 - January 26, 2018
Announcement # 05272092307
Salary Range: $15.87 - $18.14 per hour, DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

This announcement will be used to fill the current opening at Idaho Career & Technical Education - ICTE.  This position will serve as the assistant to the Administrator, Deputy Administrator, and Chief Fiscal Officer.

You must apply on this announcement to be considered.

Principal Responsibilities:

The incumbents are a part of the executive team and participate in management decisions. They have administrative decision making latitude and serve in a leadership role with the freedom to act on and implement the decisions they have made. They are recognized by others as having the authority and accountability delegated by the administrator when responding to inquiries, resolving complex problems or issues, or committing department resources.

This position requires in-depth knowledge of the organization in order to manage a single program or multiple projects by:

  • Interpreting and applying policies and procedures related to the mission of the agency.
  • Composing official correspondence, reports, research papers and other complex business documents.
  • Responding to sensitive or controversial issues that require interpersonal skills and handle sensitive or confidential matters.
  • Coordinating calendars and meeting logistics including travel arrangements.
  • Taking and compiling minutes from meetings, both internal and external.
  • Managing special projects.
  • Performing various administrative duties for the agency.
  • Helping coordinate the activities and coverage of agency support staff. 

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Interpreting and applying regulations or policies and procedures.
  • Planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating special projects.
  • Independently researching, compiling, developing and summarizing material for reports on a frequent or recurring basis.
  • Analyzing information, identifying problems, defining alternatives and developing recommendations for management/administrators.

Required Specialty Areas:

  • Some knowledge of: supervisory practices; management practices; financial record keeping methods.
  • Good knowledge of: computer applications; planning and scheduling techniques for a specialized program, chief executive, administrator, or other executive officer of a company or organization.
  • Experience: performing accounting/financial record keeping duties; using three or more commonly used computer applications in a job setting; coordinating events; using presentation software such as Power Point; composing official correspondence, reports, research papers and other complex documents for an administrator, director, or member of senior staff; managing budgets (including responsibilities for monitoring budget balances, approving expenditures, reconciling monthly statements, and providing input for budget development); working with confidential materials and information.

The following are preferred and may increase your score on the examination:

  • Experience interpreting and explaining specialized or complex material in a way usable by the public or other stakeholders.
  • Good knowledge of the legislative process.

Preferred candidates will have:

  • High level communication skills with a variety of stakeholders including State Board of Education, Governor, Legislature, College Deans, Secondary Administrators. 
  • Experience providing administrative support to management.
  • Some knowledge of personnel administration.


The examination is a rating of your education and experience. Enter your responses to the questions in the spaces provided in the examination. You must have the minimum level of experience or education described for each question addressing minimum requirements to qualify for this position. Scoring will be based on the information you provide. A minimum rating of 78 is needed to pass this examination. Notification of your test results will be available online when the review process is complete.

To preview the exam, click on the “Preview Exam” link at the bottom of this page (you will not be able to take the exam from this screen). If you wish to take the exam, click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided.

How to Apply:

Click on either Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position.

When updating your online application information, please select:

  • Idaho Career & Technical Education under "Agencies"
  • Full-time under "Job Type/Shift"
  • Boise under "Cities"

When updating your online application information, you must complete all items in the Application Checklist (this includes: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies and Job Type/Shift). Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency.


Preview Exam

At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.