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Law Enforcement Programs Administrator

G40

Basic Purpose

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities related to coordinating and directing a major program or division of an agency assigned responsibility for one or more major law enforcement functions of the state.

Typical Functions

The functions within this job family will vary by level, but may include the following:

  • Charts the division’s or program’s course-of-action by performing administrative functions in the planning, coordinating and evaluating of major functions and activities.
  • Establishes program goals and objectives; coordinates and evaluates the efforts of mid-level managers, unit supervisors, and employees.
  • Reviews the overall operational effectiveness of programs and recommends necessary changes for improvement; monitors and evaluates ongoing programs through analysis of statistical, fiscal and other relevant data; prepares and administers the budgets and annual reports.
  • Develops controls to assure accountability for program operations, and for the implementation of and compliance with agency directives.
  • Conducts program needs assessment and/or directs studies of needs which may include conducting meetings for area law enforcement input, staff input and agency management input; reviews and analyzes needs assessment and studies and projects for immediate and long-range program development.
  • May serve as an agency representative to local, regional and national committees and advisory boards; represents the agency in meetings and hearings.
  • Recommends the modification or development of legislation to further refine and effect more efficient program operation; reviews proposed legislation to determine potential impact on division programs.
  • Coordinates with other agency administrators and managers in the development of cooperative system-wide policies and procedures for the delivery of effective services to other law enforcement and governmental entities, to employees, applicants and the public.
  • Designs and writes grants proposals, including mission, budget and analysis of resources, in order to create or augment major agency projects; serves as agency grant administrator.

Level Descriptors

The Law Enforcement Programs Administrator job family consists of two levels which are distinguished based on the responsibility for directing or assisting in the direction of a major agency program.

Level I:                                    Code:  G40A                             Salary Band:  O

Employees at this level are assigned responsibility for assisting in the direction of a major agency program or division, including the direction or supervision of other staff as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required for this level include knowledge of principles, methods and practices of law enforcement, including knowledge of state and federal laws relating to the agency; of federal and state laws and regulations relating to public administration ; and of the organization, development and administration of the various programs being managed.  Ability to plan, coordinate and evaluate the activities of multiple work units engaged in a broad range of functions; to interpret, to analyze and resolve highly complex administration and personnel problems; to communicate effectively; and to establish and maintain effective relationships with others.

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree and three years of professional experience in business, public administration or law enforcement, including one year in a supervisory capacity or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of professional or technical administrative* experience in business of public administration for each year of the required bachelor’s degree.

*Technical administrative experience would include highly complex clerical work which was gained under the direct supervision of a professional supervisor or manager.

Level II:                                   Code:  G40B                             Salary Band:  P

Employees at this level are responsible for the overall administration and direction of a major agency law enforcement program or division.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level are the same as those identified in Level I plus the demonstrated ability to develop and administer a budget and/or manage the activities of a major program or division.

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree and five years of professional experience in business, public administration or law enforcement, including three years in a supervisory, managerial or administrative capacity; or a master’s degree and four years of professional experience in business, public administration or law enforcement, including three years in a supervisory, managerial or administrative capacity.

Note:  No substitution will be allowed for the three years of experience in a supervisory, managerial or administrative capacity.