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State of Washington Classified Job Specification


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Class Code: 107P
Category: Administrative Services


Supervise support staff involved in the performance of duties associated with a highly specialized or technical program(s). Coordinate the operation of a specialized or technical program(s). Act as liaison between the program and outside organizations.

Distinguishing Characteristics

With delegated authority, interview and recommend selection of applicants, train new employees, assign and schedule work, act upon leave requests, conduct annual performance evaluations and recommend disciplinary action.

Under general direction, perform work using knowledge and experience specific to the program.  Devise and implement new procedures and exercise independent judgment in interpreting and applying rules and regulations. Independently advise students, staff, program participants and/or the public regarding program content, policies, procedures and activities; select/recommend alternative courses of action; and either:

  • Project, monitor, maintain, initiate and/or approve expenditures on program budgets


  • Have extensive involvement with students, staff, the public and/or agencies in carrying out program activities, and coordinate, schedule and monitor program activities to determine consistency with program goals.

Typical Work

Within the specialized program:

Oversee the day-to-day operation of the program(s);

Establish work priorities, ensure deadlines are met;

Coordinate program functions with appropriate agencies and departments to accomplish program activities; promote the program on campus and with outside organizations; represent the program at meetings;

Advise students, staff, program participants and/or the public regarding program content, policies and activities; recommend alternative courses of action;

Monitor budget status in line with program activities, plans or priorities; maintain program budgets and initiate corrective action; sign vouchers; receive, process and deposit funds; assist in the preparation of grants and proposals;

Direct the preparation of reports;

Perform the duties of Program Coordinator;

May oversee the preparation of publications;

May use word processing, graphics, statistical, spreadsheet and/or data base software;

Perform related duties as required.

Legal Requirement(s)

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.

Desirable Qualifications

High school graduation or equivalent


Three years of applicable experience in the program specialty


Equivalent education/experience.

Class Specification History

New class adopted April 2, 1993.
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 2259); adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.