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State of Washington Classified Job Specification


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Class Code: 107Q
Category: Administrative Services


Supervise program support staff involved in the performance of duties associated with a highly specialized or technical program(s) and assist in the development of program policies and budgets. 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. Assist in planning, implementing, and evaluating policies; devise and implement new procedures; develop information to support budgetary requests and project income and expenditures.

Typical Work

Within the specialized program:

Establish work priorities, ensure deadlines are met;

Assist in planning, implementing, and evaluating institutional policies related to program specialty; devise and implement new procedures to facilitate administration of assigned program specialty; assist in the development of program content;

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;

Develop information to support budgetary requests; project income and expenditures required to maintain program activities; administer program budgets; sign vouchers; receive, process and deposit funds associated with program activities; maintain records regarding funds;

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.

Persons legally authorized to work in the U.S. under federal law, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients, are eligible for employment unless prohibited by other state or federal law.

Desirable Qualifications

High school graduation or equivalent


Three years of applicable experience in the program specialty.


Equivalent education/experience.

Class Specification History

New class (P.A. I & II) adopted January 3, 1973.
Revise class. Revises title (P.A. III); adopted September 19, 1975.
Revise class. Revises title; adopted July 1, 1991.
Revise class. Revises title; adopted April 2, 1993.
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 2257); adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.

Revised Legal Requirements; effective June 6, 2024, due to adopted legislative action.