Administrative Operations Manager

State of Alaska
Full Time $3,366 - $3,534 Per month AK State Of Alaska: Department Of Transportation And Public Facilities HQ, 3000, Nome-Teller Hwy, Nome, AK 99762, United States Apply before 5/13/2024 5:00


The recruitment period for this vacancy has been extended to allow for a larger applicant pool. If you have already applied there is no need to reapply.


Are you ready for an exciting dive into the world of data modernization and innovation? Join our team as an Administrative Operations Manager 1, where you'll harness the power of technology to create stunning data dashboards and spearhead the establishment of our new Data Modernization and Innovation section. If you're passionate about data, technology, and making a real impact, we want you on our team!

Depending on the selected applicant's location, this position can be filled in Fairbanks, Juneau, or Anchorage. 

Salary information is listed below:

Fairbanks: $ 3,467.20 / Biweekly

Juneau: $3,534.40 / Biweekly

Anchorage: $3,366.40 / Biweekly

What you will be doing:

As an Administrative Operations Manager 1 with a focus on technology, you will play a pivotal role in advancing our organization's data capabilities. Your primary responsibilities will include creating dynamic dashboards using software such as Power BI or Tableau to visualize and analyze data, providing actionable insights for decision-making. Additionally, you will be instrumental in setting up our new Data Modernization and Innovation section, ensuring that our data infrastructure is modern, efficient, and aligned with industry best practices. Your work will directly contribute to enhancing our organization's data-driven culture and strategic decision-making processes.

Our organization, mission, and culture:
The State of Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities’ mission is to Keep Alaska Moving.  We are working toward a modern, adaptable, flexible transportation system that will be resilient as we tackle our challenges. We believe collaboration, communication, and coordination increase our ability to succeed. Creating teams that are focused on results, working together, and leveraging resources across our department, with community and private sector partnerships, increases our ability to accomplish our mission and serve Alaskans.
The working environment you can expect:
Depending on the selected applicant, this position can be filled in Anchorage, Fairbanks or Anchorage. 

Working at the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) offers a uniquely challenging and rewarding environment. With Alaska's diverse and expansive terrain, coupled with its extreme weather conditions, employees of the DOT&PF can work in various locations, including remote locations and urban centers, addressing a wide range of transportation needs. Their roles demand adaptability and resourcefulness as they maintain and improve roads, bridges, airports, ports, and public facilities in a state known for rugged terrain and extreme seasonal changes. This work not only presents professionals with a range of fascinating challenges but also allows them to contribute to developing and maintaining critical infrastructure against the backdrop of Alaska's breathtaking natural beauty, reflecting a strong commitment to safety and environmental responsibility.

The benefits of joining our team:

Joining the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) offers an array of benefits, with career growth opportunities at the forefront. As an integral part of Alaska's infrastructure development and maintenance, DOT&PF provides employees with a dynamic and diverse work environment where they can continually enhance their skills and climb the career ladder. The department values professional development, offering training programs and mentorship opportunities to help individuals expand their expertise and advance in their chosen fields. With the vast and unique challenges of Alaska's geography and climate, employees can work on groundbreaking projects that contribute to the state's growth, making the DOT&PF an ideal choice for those seeking a fulfilling and evolving career in transportation and public facilities.

The State of Alaska has a generous benefits package and an excellent retirement plan. Please see here for more information:

The DOT&PF core values are integrity, excellence, and respect.  We support an environment focused on teamwork and collaboration to achieve results.  We succeed in achieving our transportation mission through building credibility with our customers, stakeholders, and the public. A successful candidate will have sound judgment, decision-making, and a strong ethical and professional conduct history.

Who we are looking for: 
Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the applicant with the core competencies of:

  • Leadership: Influences, motivates, and challenges others; adapts leadership styles to a variety of situations.

  • Change Management: Knowledge of change management principles, strategies, and techniques required for effectively planning, implementing, and evaluating change in the organization.

  • Technology Awareness: Knowledge of developments and new applications of information technology (hardware, software, telecommunications), emerging technologies and their applications to business processes, and applications and implementation of information systems to meet organizational requirements.

To view the general description and example of duties for positions, please go to the following link: 

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the applicant with competencies in 

  • Administration and Management: Knowledge of planning, coordination, and execution of business functions, resource allocation, and production.
  • Decision Making: Makes sound, well-informed, and objective decisions; perceives the impact and implications of decisions; commits to action, even in uncertain situations, to accomplish organizational goals; causes change.
  • Technical Competence: Uses knowledge that is acquired through formal training or extensive on-the-job experience to perform one's job; works with, understands, and evaluates technical information related to the job; advises others on technical issues.
  • Financial Management: Prepares, justifies, and/or administers the budget for program areas; plans, administers, and monitors expenditures to ensure cost-effective support of programs and policies; assesses financial condition of an organization.
  • Organizational Awareness: Knows the organization's mission and functions, and how its social, political, and technological systems work and operates effectively within them; this includes the programs, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations of the organization.
  • Partnering: Develops networks and builds alliances; collaborates across boundaries to build strategic relationships and achieve common goals.
Equivalent to those typically gained by:
Any combination of preparatory post-secondary education and/or progressively responsible experience providing administrative support to a business or organization, business administration, public administration, finance, banking, accounting, industrial relations, marketing, human resource management, logistics and supply chain management, or a similar business field.

Special Note:
“Competencies” means a combination of interrelated knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors that enable a person to act effectively in a job or situation.
 “Typically gained by” means the prevalent, usual method of gaining the competencies expected for entry into the job.
 “Training” and “education” in this guidance are synonyms for the process of acquiring knowledge and skills through instruction. It includes instruction through formal and informal methods (such as classroom, on-line, self-study, and on-the-job), from accredited and unaccredited sources, and long-duration (such as a post-secondary degree) and short-duration (such as a seminar) programs.

“Progressively responsible” means indicating growth and/or advancement in complexity, difficulty, or level of responsibility.

Additional Required Information


Please be sure to check our to determine if you qualify.

This recruitment utilizes a supplemental questionnaire as part of the application process. These questions may be a mix of written, multiple-choice, and select all that apply questions. The answers you provide to the questions will be an opportunity for you to tell us about your experience and/or education. The answers will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process; please be as thorough and accurate as you can.

To verify education is being used to meet and/or support the required minimum qualifications/competencies, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials used to meet or support the minimum qualifications/competencies for a position and are required with each application. (Unofficial is okay; please ensure the institution/URL name is listed on the transcripts). Transcripts can be attached at the time of application or provided at the time of interview; if not, transcripts will be required before employment.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
If using work experience not already documented in your application, also provide the employer’s name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported, and minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.
 NOTE: Attaching a resume or curriculum vitae is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting "see resume or CV" or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.
The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Information

For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager at: 

Name: Christine Langley

Phone: (907) 347-3730


Name: Jocelyn Swindel

Phone: (907) 388-9540