State of Louisiana


Denham Springs, LA
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Job Description


Posted: Wednesday, 11/1/2023
Supplemental Information


We believe that our individual differences are our strength, and it forms the foundation that allows our agency to empower individuals to experience a greater quality of life.

Our agency’s vision is that all people will be empowered to lead meaningful and productive lives among friends, relatives, and neighbors regardless of behavioral health needs or developmental disabilities. We have been lighting the path forward into recovery by providing person-centered services to adults and children who meet the treatment criteria for substance use disorders, developmental disabilities, and/or mental health.

To learn more about our agency, please
Visit our website

Potential Benefits:
  • Some of our facilities are approved HRSA/NHSC sites. Staff in specific positions at approved sites may be eligible to apply for certain student loan relief programs.
  • Educational opportunities made available to staff.
  • Paid holidays for eligible staff. This includes up to 10 statutory holidays as well as additional holidays as declared by the governor.
  • Earned Annual (personal) AND Sick Leave for eligible staff. Leave is accumulated and balances roll over each year.
  • Health, Life, and Miscellaneous Insurance Plans available for eligible staff, with multiple options at varying costs.
  • Retirement Options for eligible staff.

For more detailed information on some of these benefits, you may click on the “Benefits” tab located above.

This Administrative Coordinator position is for a vacancy located in our Denham Springs Behavioral Clinic in Denham Springs, Louisiana. Please see the Examples of Work below for additional information for this position.

This position may be filled as a Probational Appointment or Job Appointment
. Applicants may be asked to serve a probationary period of not less than 6 months and not more than 24 months.

Salary may be negotiable depending on the chosen applicant’s level of experience. Below is a list of the pay range(s) for the position(s):
  • Administrative Coordinator 3: $13.11/hour minimum - $23.59/hour maximum

OSE (Office Support Exam) TEST INFO:
Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 8500-Office Support Exam in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.

Applicants without current test scores can apply to take the test here.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

*Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. *

For additional information about this vacancy contact:

Kasi Silbernagel, HR Analyst (She/Her)
FPHSA/Human Resources
835 Pride Drive, Suite B
985-543-4333 ext. 1220


Two years of experience in which clerical work was a major duty.
Training in a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for the required experience on the basis of six months of training for six months of experience for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
Completion of a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of 15 semester hours for six months of experience.
Business or technical school training with less than completion will only be credited in six month increments. Similarly, college training will only be credited in 15 semester hour increments.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To perform a wide variety of clerical duties that requires independent judgment to accomplish in support of the staff members and/or operations of an organizational unit or program.

Some discretion is required in the performance of these duties. Duties begin to expand in scope and complexity, and develop into departmental-program duties.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
General from higher-level clerical and/or supervisory personnel.

Supervision Exercised:
May supervise 1-2 lower-level personnel.

Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Administrative Coordinator 2 by the presence of responsibility for clerical duties that involve greater scope and complexity, including initial program duties.

Differs from Administrative Coordinator 4 by the absence of paraprofessional duties that involve a higher degree of specialization, complexity, and/or independent judgment.

Examples of Work

This position is part of the front-office staff and provides clerical support to the Denham Springs Behavioral Health Clinic and its employees. This support may include a variety of clerical duties, such as: answering multi-line telephones, routing phone calls to the appropriate staff or taking detailed messages, greeting clients, notifying staff of client arrivals, conducting check-in and check-out procedures for clients, verifying insurance coverage, contacting clients with appointment reminders, and processing faxes received. Additionally, this position may also enter information into the electronic health record (EHR), as well as maintain a supply of the necessary packets for both clients with scheduled appointments and walk-ins.

State of Louisiana At A Glance

There is a rich diversity of peoples in Louisiana. They include the original Indian inhabitants, plus the descendants of a variety of settlers, among whom were the French, Spanish, English, German, Acadians, West Indians, Africans, Irish and Italians and now include almost every nationality on earth.
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