- Assistant Secretary
Assistant Secretary is a grade in the
British Civil Service, now more commonly styled Divisional Manager or Deputy Director. In the grading scheme they are denoted Grade 5.
The grade is also present in the Irish Civil Service, which uses a nearly-identical grading scheme to its British counterpart. It may now be alternatively styled, depending on the department or office.
This ia also a rank within the executive branch of the
U.S. Governmentfor cabinet (secretary) level agencies. Cabinet Secretaries, Under Secretaries, Deputy Under Secretaries, Assistant Secretaries and Deputy Assistant Secretaries fall under the U.S. Senior Executive Servicepaygrade system.
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