PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Public Works, this class is accountable for the direction of staff engaged in developing and coordinating legal services, financial management, human resources management, management information systems and executive residence management and providing direction and coordination of services to other agency programs.
Receives administrative direction from the Commissioner of Public Works.
Directs managerial, professional, technical and clerical staff, as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs the staff and operations of the following areas: financial services, legal services, human resources management, information management and executive residence management; coordinates, plans and manages division activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in the development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; directs financial services activities including preparation and management of agency budget and procurement; directs legal services activities including contract administration, legislative initiatives and communications; develops, coordinates and implements management information systems for the department; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the agency who might impact on program activities; develops and administers programs to evaluate internal operating procedures including changes to methods, systems and organization to achieve cost savings, improve performance quality and timeliness of services to user agencies and public; develops, coordinates and implements statewide long-range planning; directs the development, coordination and implementation of statewide capitol project activities and property management programs; may appear and testify before legislative committees and technical groups; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of principles and techniques of systems analysis and program evaluation; considerable knowledge of long-range planning and capital budgeting; knowledge of development and use of management systems; knowledge of the legislative process; considerable skill in analysis and solution of complex managerial problems; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to assess, develop, install and revise organization plans, administrative and operating procedures and methods; ability to assess staff developmental needs and to utilize modern training methods.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Nine (9) years of professional experience in a combination of business administration, public administration, governmental or public affairs, human resources management, policy development, information systems, organizational analysis and strategic business planning.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Three (3) years of the General Experience must have been in an administrative capacity managing major programs which include planning, organizing, directing and controlling resources.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training in public administration, business management or a related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in public administration, business management or a related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
3. A law degree from an accredited school of law may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(1)-Officials And Administrators
This replaces the existing specific for the same class in Salary Group MP 72 approved effective February 8, 2005. (Revised to modify Organizational Level)