4000 BAND: TECHNICAL AND PARAPROFESSIONAL

Positions whose assignments require specialized knowledge or skills which may be acquired through experience or academic work, such as offered in many 2-year technical institutes, junior colleges, or through equivalent on-the-job training. Include positions that perform some of the duties of professional or technician in a supportive role, which usually require less formal training and/or experience than normally required for professional or technical status. (This includes computer programmers (with less than a bachelorĀ¹s degree) and operators, drafters, engineering aides, junior engineers, mathematical aides, licensed practical or vocational nurses, dietitians, photographers, radio operators, scientific assistant, technical illustrators, technicians (medical, dental, electronic, physical sciences), and similar occupational activity categories which are institutionally defined as technical assignments.

SUB BAND: 4100 Business/Administrative

JOB FAMILIES:

  • 4105 Accounting/Finance Technical/Paraprofessional
  • 4110 General Administration Technical/Paraprofessional
  • 4115 Facilities/Security Technical/Paraprofessional

4000.4105 Accounting/Finance Technical/Paraprofessional

JOB FAMILY: 4105
OVERTIME PAY ELIGIBILITY: Usually non-exempt (exempt status requires analysis documentation)
EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/99

Scope of Work:

Individuals assigned to positions in this job family perform routine and specialized duties in the keeping of accounts, financial records, or collection of delinquent taxes, loans, fees or other debts.

Examples of Duties:

  • Post entries to maintain ledgers, journals, registers, etc.
  • Receive payments and prepare daily deposits
  • Prepare billing statements and invoices, respond to inquiries, perform collection duties
  • Prepare and review purchase orders, receiving reports, requests for payment, vouchers, invoices, and billings; allocate appropriate codes
  • Prepare balance sheets, reports, and supporting schedules for basic accounts
  • Assist or prepare budget reports
  • Review accounts, reports, and records to verify accuracy; adjust as appropriate
  • Maintain inventory of supplies, materials and fixed assets
  • Maintain various financial records, contracts, budgets, appropriation control records, and revolving fund accounts
  • Coordinate activities of a centralized financial function
  • Monitor compliance of the function with federal and state laws and regulations
  • Locate and contact debtors by phone, mail, or personal visit in attempts to secure payment
  • Compose correspondence
  • Input, update, and reconcile account information
  • Provide technical information and assistance
  • Research current laws and regulations
  • May supervise employees performing similar work

Minimum Qualifications to Enter Family:

Requires an Associate degree with coursework in accounting, business administration, banking, finance or related.

Exception: The employing institution may substitute directly related work experience or education for minimum qualification requirements with written justification.

Note: The duties listed are not intended to be all-inclusive. Duties assigned to any individual employee are at the discretion of the appointing authority.

4000.4110 General Administration Technical/Paraprofessional

JOB FAMILY: 4110
OVERTIME PAY ELIGIBILITY: Usually non-exempt (exempt status requires analysis documentation)
EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/99

Scope of Work:

Individuals assigned to positions in this job family provide support services associated with a variety of functions such as: legal counsel, personnel, material management, purchasing, warehousing, and medical records.

Examples of Duties:

  • Draft and track legislative bills
  • Provide assistance in the preparation of legal documents and activities
  • Identify and research legal issues
  • Prepare and file certificates of record and appendices
  • Establish and process legal agreements
  • Prepare and process personnel actions
  • Advise employees and applicants on personnel policy and procedure
  • Maintain files and establish, maintain, and prepare reports and forms
  • Update employee and applicant files
  • Provide information and compose and/or prepare correspondence
  • Invite, review, check, and compare quotations on bid items, and review specifications
  • Analyze and negotiate for products, delivery dates and prices with suppliers
  • Investigate complaints and secure adjustments
  • Maintains budget expenditure limitations, inventory, and interdepartmental billing systems
  • Assists in developing polices and procedures
  • Initiate and maintain patient records and control flow of reports
  • Transcribe medical records

Minimum Qualifications to Enter Family:

Requires an Associate degree in an appropriate field; and licensure, registration or certification as may be required by law.

Exception: The employing institution may substitute directly related work experience or education for minimum qualification requirements with written justification.

Note: The duties listed are not intended to be all-inclusive. Duties assigned to any individual employee are at the discretion of the appointing authority.

4000.4115 Facilities/Security Technical/Paraprofessional

JOB FAMILY: 4115
OVERTIME PAY ELIGIBILITY: Usually non-exempt (exempt status requires analysis documentation) EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/99

Scope of Work:

Individuals assigned to positions in this job family perform duties associated with physical operations such as maintaining safety, security, law and order; management of building or landscape services; coordination of maintenance projects; install and repair electronic equipment; develop departmental technical drafting.

Examples of Duties:

  • Patrol assigned area, enforce laws and regulations, investigate crimes, perform security checks, and perform general security and law enforcement duties
  • Plan, direct, coordinate, inspect, evaluate, recommend and implement changes for housekeeping, custodial and laundry services
  • Coordinate maintenance projects, repair efforts, and special events
  • Develop specifications for bids and requests for proposals
  • Test, modify, install, and maintain electronic equipment
  • Create variety of maps, drawings, blueprints, and illustrative material
  • Maintain records
  • May supervise employees performing similar work

Minimum Qualifications to Enter Family:

Requires an Associate degree in an appropriate field and licensure, registration or certification as required by law.

Exception: The employing institution may substitute directly related work experience or education for minimum qualification requirements with written justification.

Note: The duties listed are not intended to be all-inclusive. Duties assigned to any individual employee are at the discretion of the appointing authority.

SUB BAND: 4200 Communication/Information Technology

JOB FAMILIES:

  • 4205 Information Systems Technical/Paraprofessional
  • 4210 Public Information Technical/Paraprofessional
  • 4295 NDUS SITS Technical/Paraprofessional

4000.4205 Information Systems Technical/Paraprofessional

JOB FAMILY: 4205
OVERTIME PAY ELIGIBILITY: Usually non-exempt (exempt status requires analysis documentation)
EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/99

Scope of Work:

Individuals assigned to positions in this job family provide technology support services.

Examples of Duties:

  • Setup, monitor, troubleshoot, operate, and control equipment within a computer system
  • Operate console keyboards, tape drives, printers, etc.
  • Schedule and perform batch jobs
  • Provide routine equipment maintenance
  • Assist analysts in resolving processing problems
  • Maintain records and reports of system production
  • Install and test software and/or hardware; assist instructor/ presenter in interactive video classrooms
  • Conduct training sessions
  • Test, maintain, and troubleshoot equipment, log operational/ technical problems
  • Maintain appropriate technical records of activity
  • Coordinate with technical workers in related communications system
  • Plan and maintain inventory
  • Design, develop, maintain, calibrate, repair, and test various electronic, electrical, pneumatic, and mechanical instruments
  • May supervise employees performing similar work

Minimum Qualifications to Enter Family:

Requires an Associate degree in appropriate field.

Exception: The employing institution may substitute directly related work experience or education for minimum qualification requirements with written justification.

Note: The duties listed are not intended to be all-inclusive. Duties assigned to any individual employee are at the discretion of the appointing authority.

4000.4210 Public Information Technical/Paraprofessional

JOB FAMILY: 4210
OVERTIME PAY ELIGIBILITY: Usually non-exempt (exempt status requires analysis documentation)
EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/99

Scope of Work:

Individuals assigned to positions in this job family perform technical duties in communications, such as broadcast engineering, radio communications and emergency services, duplication services, graphics, and photography.

Examples of Duties:

  • Operate, install, maintain, and repair electronic radio and/ or television equipment
  • Receive emergency calls and disseminate warnings, alerts and messages
  • Prepare documents, setup, operate, maintain offset/duplicating equipment
  • Prepare cost estimates
  • Order supplies, equipment, and parts and maintain production and cost records, maintain inventory and equipment lists
  • Design, layout, and produce various illustrative media
  • Operate camera and develop, enlarge, produce, and retouch prints, negatives, or slides
  • Maintain and prepare photographic chemicals
  • Catalog and preserve photographic collections
  • Provide videography and video editing services
  • Maintain records
  • May supervise employees performing similar work

Minimum Qualifications to Enter Family:

Requires an Associate degree in appropriate field or licensure, registration, or certification as required by law.

Exception: The employing institution may substitute directly related work experience or education for minimum qualification requirements with written justification.

Note: The duties listed are not intended to be all-inclusive. Duties assigned to any individual employee are at the discretion of the appointing authority.

4000.4295 NDUS SITS Technical/Paraprofessional

No additional information provided.

SUB BAND: 4300 Research and Science

JOB FAMILIES:

  • 4305 Medical Technical/Paraprofessional
  • 4310 Natural/Physical Science Technical/Paraprofessional
  • 4315 Social/Behavioral Science Technical/Paraprofessional
  • 4320 Aviation Technical/Paraprofessional
  • 4325 General Science Technical/Paraprofessional

4000.4305 Medical Technical/Paraprofessional

JOB FAMILY: 4305
OVERTIME PAY ELIGIBILITY: Usually non-exempt (exempt status requires analysis documentation)
EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/99

Scope of Work:

Individuals assigned to positions in this job family perform medical services for patients.

Examples of Duties:

  • Observe nursing care of persons experiencing changes in their health processes
  • Administer prescribed medication and treatments
  • Teach and evaluate health practices of patients
  • Provide specialized nursing care
  • Take x-rays, process films, and evaluate exposed film
  • Maintain all radiographic equipment
  • Set up and administer EKGs as ordered by physicians
  • Calibrate equipment
  • Prepare department budget
  • Develop outpatient radiological programs for external customers/clinics
  • Implement radiological standards.
  • Maintain records
  • May supervise employees performing similar work

Minimum Qualifications to Enter Family:

Eligibility for licensure, registration or certification as required by law.

Exception: The employing institution may substitute directly related work experience or education for minimum qualification requirements with written justification.

Note: The duties listed are not intended to be all-inclusive. Duties assigned to any individual employee are at the discretion of the appointing authority.

4000.4310 Natural/Physical Science Technical/Paraprofessional

JOB FAMILY: 4310
OVERTIME PAY ELIGIBILITY: Usually non-exempt (exempt status requires analysis documentation)
EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/99

Scope of Work:

Individuals assigned to positions in this job family assist environmental functions such as agricultural research, forest management, technical engineering projects, and coal conversion pilot plant operation and maintenance.

Examples of Duties:

  • Prepare feed and feed animals according to prescribed research conditions
  • Build, maintain, modify equipment, structures, or apparatus used in field, greenhouse or animal research
  • Conduct standard laboratory tests
  • Compile data and maintain records
  • Inventory woodlands to analyze conditions, determine tree values, estimate timber yields and prepare management plans
  • Perform nursery tasks
  • Process grant applications and assist rural fire departments in surplus property procurement, inventory and distribution for fire protection
  • Prevent and suppress forest, brush and grassland fires
  • Develop and maintain state forest and nursery facilities
  • Inspect, sample, test activities in the field or in a laboratory
  • Perform instrument and other survey duties
  • Prepare a variety of maps, plans, and similar drawings
  • May manage construction projects
  • Disassemble, clean, and reassemble pilot plant equipment
  • Operate process related instrumentation and various pilot plant combustors
  • May supervise employees performing similar work

Minimum Qualifications to Enter Family:

Requires an Associate degree in appropriate field.

Exception: The employing institution may substitute directly related work experience or education for minimum qualification requirements with written justification.

Note: The duties listed are not intended to be all-inclusive. Duties assigned to any individual employee are at the discretion of the appointing authority.

4000.4315 Social/Behavioral Science Technical/Paraprofessional

JOB FAMILY: 4315
OVERTIME PAY ELIGIBILITY: Usually non-exempt (exempt status requires analysis documentation)
EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/99

Scope of Work:

Individuals assigned to positions in this job family conduct the learning and educational programs of a licensed child care facility.

Examples of Duties:

  • Arrange and manage classrooms
  • Maintain educational materials, equipment, and supplies
  • Conduct field trips and special event activities
  • Maintain transportation schedules
  • Attend and participate in parent-involvement events
  • Coordinate program activities
  • Conduct classroom instruction under the direction of a certified instructor
  • Conduct child screening, counseling, testing, and evaluation
  • Complete administrative reports, correspondence, and records-keeping
  • May complete housekeeping and other general facility maintenance duties
  • May supervise employees performing similar work

Minimum Qualifications to Enter Family:

Requires an Associate degree in appropriate field and licensure, registration or certification as required by law.

Exception: The employing institution may substitute directly related work experience or education for minimum qualification requirements with written justification.

Note: The duties listed are not intended to be all-inclusive. Duties assigned to any individual employee are at the discretion of the appointing authority.

4000.4320 Aviation Technical/Paraprofessional

JOB FAMILY: 4320
OVERTIME PAY ELIGIBILITY: Usually non-exempt (exempt status requires analysis documentation)
EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/99

Scope of Work:

Individuals assigned to positions in this job family provide technical support to aviation functions.

Examples of Duties:

  • Schedule, dispatch, invoice, and track aircraft and simulators for training and maintenance
  • Maintain, inspect, and repair aircraft and their related systems and components
  • Move, spot, secure, refuel, service, wash, and clean aircraft
  • Operate and inspect trucks and tank fuel systems
  • Meet and direct aircraft traffic on the ramp
  • Design, develop, maintain, calibrate, repair, and test various electronic, electrical, pneumatic, and mechanical instruments
  • May supervise employees performing similar work

Minimum Qualifications to Enter Family:

Requires an Associate degree in appropriate field, and licensure, registration or certification as required by law.

Exception: The employing institution may substitute directly related work experience or education for minimum qualification requirements with written justification.

Note: The duties listed are not intended to be all-inclusive. Duties assigned to any individual employee are at the discretion of the appointing authority.

4000.4325 General Science Technical/Paraprofessional

JOB FAMILY: 4325
OVERTIME PAY ELIGIBILITY: Usually non-exempt (exempt status requires analysis documentation)
EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/99

Scope of Work:

Individuals assigned to positions in this job family provide technical services to research functions such as laboratory tests and analysis, preparation of metabolic diets, application of research methods and techniques, and preparation of pharmaceuticals for dispensing.

Examples of Duties:

  • Set up, adjust, and operate laboratory equipment and instruments
  • Prepare specimens and perform examinations and analyses
  • Prepare media reagents and other solutions
  • Test samples of materials or chemical substances
  • Prepare records and reports of laboratory analysis, test results and interpretations
  • Clean, sterilize and maintain laboratory equipment, instruments, and work areas
  • Prepare and weigh all foods for research studies
  • Monitor the dietary intake of research volunteers pursuant to specific research criteria; inspect eating areas for uneaten food and record as necessary
  • Input, recall, and manipulate data to prepare statistical spreadsheets; design and prepare tables, charts, graphs, and reports
  • Perform preliminary and supplementary reference work to obtain background materials
  • Assist in the preparation of data for publication; receive and respond to public and staff inquires for statistical information
  • Assist in the technical services of preparing pharmaceutical for final dispensing by
  • May monitor expenditures and provide input for procurement
  • May supervise employees performing similar work

Minimum Qualifications to Enter Family:

Requires an Associate degree in appropriate field and licensure, registration or certification as required by law.

Exception: The employing institution may substitute directly related work experience or education for minimum qualification requirements with written justification.

Note: The duties listed are not intended to be all-inclusive. Duties assigned to any individual employee are at the discretion of the appointing authority.

SUB BAND: 4400 Student Services

JOB FAMILIES:

  • 4405 Educational Services Technical/Paraprofessional
  • 4410 Auxiliary Services Technical/Paraprofessional
  • 4415 General Student Services Technical/Paraprofessional

4000.4405 Educational Services Technical/Paraprofessional

JOB FAMILY: 4405
OVERTIME PAY ELIGIBILITY: Usually non-exempt (exempt status requires analysis documentation)
EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/99

Scope of Work:

Individuals in positions assigned to this job family provide support to educational services such as libraries, educational or day care facilities and educational programs.

Examples of Duties:

  • Provide assistance to instructors in planning, preparing, and implementing education plans
  • Provide training and activities to promote development and learning
  • Plan, develop, and prepare various teaching aids
  • Assist students, individually or in groups, with assignments to present or reinforce learning concepts
  • May participate in evaluations of learning progress; prepare evaluation reports
  • Provide circulation services
  • Create and maintain databases
  • Create and maintain acquisitions and serials subsystems
  • Catalog materials
  • Provide reference services
  • Verify, prepare, order, monitor payment process of book requests
  • Maintain library materials and equipment
  • May report health, disciplinary, learning, or other problems to the supervisor
  • May observe and supervise children in classroom and/or residential program activities
  • May supervise employees performing similar work

Minimum Qualifications to Enter Family:

Requires an Associate degree in an appropriate field.

Exception: The employing institution may substitute directly related work experience or education for minimum qualification requirements with written justification.

Note: The duties listed are not intended to be all-inclusive. Duties assigned to any individual employee are at the discretion of the appointing authority.

4000.4410 Auxiliary Services Technical/Paraprofessional

JOB FAMILY: 4410
OVERTIME PAY ELIGIBILITY: Usually non-exempt (exempt status requires analysis documentation)
EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/99

Scope of Work:

Individuals assigned to positions in this job family supervise functions associated with a bookstore, residence hall, institutional dining service, student center, game area, and laundry facilities.

Examples of Duties:

  • Analyze, control, and maintain inventory and adjustments to vendors
  • Develop merchandising/marketing plan
  • Maintain customer relations
  • Prepare and maintain records and reports
  • Provide advice to students, student organizations, and resident hall activities; may take disciplinary actions regarding minor problems
  • Develop, recommend, and implement changes in operations regarding new program activities, price structure, etc.
  • Recommend purchases or replacements and order supplies, products, and equipment as required
  • Monitor quality and efficiency of operations
  • May supervise employees performing similar work

Minimum Qualifications to Enter Family:

Requires an Associate degree in a related field.

Exception: The employing institution may substitute directly related work experience or education for minimum qualification requirements with written justification.

Note: The duties listed are not intended to be all-inclusive. Duties assigned to any individual employee are at the discretion of the appointing authority.

4000.4415 General Student Services Technical/Paraprofessional

JOB FAMILY: 4415
OVERTIME PAY ELIGIBILITY: Usually non-exempt (exempt status requires analysis documentation)
EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/99

Scope of Work:

Individuals assigned to positions in this job family provide direct assistance to students and professional staff in areas such as admissions and record functions, student services, and duties related to athletic equipment.

Examples of Duties:

  • Assist in reviewing and evaluating transfer student records
  • Maintain and process necessary documents
  • Process and maintain computer data
  • Oversee the mailing of catalogs and other student information
  • Prepare correspondence
  • Assist in implementing policies, procedures, and programs
  • Participate and assist in the establishment of various programs and activities
  • Provide advice and guidance and answer inquiries; refer students to other professionals as necessary
  • Compile data; facilitate report preparation
  • Maintain appropriate reports, documents, ledgers, etc., as required
  • Prepare and issue athletic equipment and uniforms
  • Maintain athletic facilities and equipment
  • Maintain security in locker rooms
  • Assist with special athletic events
  • Order and maintain inventory
  • May serve on specific student and institutional committees and assist with academic advisement
  • May supervise employees performing similar work

Minimum Qualifications to Enter Family:

Requires an Associate degree in a related field.

Exception: The employing institution may substitute directly related work experience or education for minimum qualification requirements with written justification.

Note: The duties listed are not intended to be all-inclusive. Duties assigned to any individual employee are at the discretion of the appointing authority.