PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In a state agency, this class is accountable for planning, organizing, directing and controlling assigned agency programs and coordinating the implementation of new technological systems that interface with and have impact on all agency divisions.
Receives executive direction from the Commissioner.
Directs managerial, professional and office support personnel within assigned areas of responsibility.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs agency overall strategic plan to implement effective, efficient and time saving service to the public through use of advanced technologies; directs programs, operations and staff activities and manages all related functions; develops comprehensive long and short range plans and strategies which support agency mission and goals; assists, participates and makes recommendations in review and formation of agency policy, program priorities, funding, legislation and regulations; implements agency policy; defines needs and develops conceptual and budgetary plans; controls fiscal operations by determining priorities for expenditure of financial and related resources; develops programs, strategies and policies consistent with agency policy; designs and implements an integrated comprehensive approach to assessing and controlling business risks to agency; establishes process to identify long and short term risks to agency and directs necessary actions to mitigate and manage them; responds to inquiries from the public, state and local officials concerning services and/or impact on policy or program activity; may solicit, negotiate, administer and manage funds to support and/or develop programs or projects; may develop, coordinate and control management information systems and operations on an agency wide basis; 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 interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable analytical skills; considerable ability to organize and direct complex operating units and associated functions; considerable ability to formulate and interpret agency policy, legislation and regulations; considerable ability to use technology to streamline operations and provide better, more efficient and cost-effective services and products; ability to design and implement new and revised systems and services that are consolidated, integrated, user friendly and efficient.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Ten (10) years of professional experience in business or public administration.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Three (3) years of the General Experience must have been in a managerial capacity primarily responsible for strategic business planning, organizational development, management analysis, process improvement or the application of technical solutions to advance business initiatives for a major statewide program or organization.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training 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 business administration, public administration or a related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Director of Administration (RC) in Salary Group MP 72 approved effective August 24, 2012. (Revised to Remove Red Circle and Guidelines for Class Use)