Department of Administrative Services

Division Director - Secretary of the State (5462MP)

$44.97-$61.32 Hourly / $3,597.55-$4,905.25 BiWeekly /
$93,896.00-$128,027.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Office of the Secretary of the State, this class is accountable for directing the programs, activities and operations of a division.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives administrative direction from the Secretary of the State, Deputy Secretary of the State or other administrative official of higher grade; works in consultation with Office of the Attorney General.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervises attorneys, paralegal, technical and other staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Directs the staff and operations of a programmatic division; coordinates, plans and manages division activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in the development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent State and Federal laws, regulations and policies and legislation; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in the preparation of the division budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the division who might impact on program activities; oversees implementation of new procedures and procedural revisions; drafts proposed legislation and regulations; provides assistance to staff in implementing newly enacted legislation; interprets statutes and regulations and ensures conformance with statutory purpose and authority; advises Secretary of the State concerning matters requiring an opinion from the Office of the Attorney General and drafts requests for opinions; serves as liaison between Secretary of the State and the Attorney General; performs related duties as required.

LEGISLATIVE AND ELECTION ADMINISTRATION: Directs the preparation and editing of nominating and primary petition forms, nominating forms, ballots, lists of candidates; oversees the drafting of legislation and testimony for legislative committees related to election law; administers Election Official Conferences and conducts training for election officials; directs preparation and publication of the State Register and Manual, and other governmental information; directs the transmittal of public and special acts passed by the General Assembly; directs the appointment of Notaries Public; supervise attorneys in the conduct of disciplinary hearings; directs the filing of regulations, special acts ,executive orders, ordinances, extradition papers, official bonds of all state agencies and municipalities.

COMMERCIAL RECORDING DIVISION: Directs examination of all documents submitted for filing for conformance with corporation, limited partnership, uniform commercial code and trademark laws and payment of statutory fees and taxes; renders assistance to attorneys on all legal aspects of Corporation, Limited Liability Companies, Limited partnerships, Limited Liability Partnerships, Statutory Trusts, General Partnerships, Writs and Uniform Commercial Code, Trademark laws, church corporations, insurance companies and bank filings; supervises the preparation of special certificates and the certification of documents of record.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statues and regulations; considerable knowledge of Uniform Administrative Procedures Act; considerable knowledge of legislative process; knowledge of Corporation, Limited Partnership, Statutory Trust, Limited Liability Company, Limited Liability Partnership, General Partnership Statement of Authority and Trademark, Uniform Commercial Code, banks, insurance companies and public service corporation laws; knowledge of records management; knowledge of legislative process and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to interpret, analyze and prepare legislation and other legal documents; ability to interpret complex legislation; ability to analyze organizational problems and determine effective solutions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Four (4) years experience practicing law including some experience performing legal work in the area of election, corporate, trademark law or related field.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Incumbents in this class must be admitted to practice law in the State of Connecticut.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Examined

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(18)-Legal

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 67

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

New Class.

EFFECTIVE DATE

5/11/2007

CLASS: 5462MP; EST: 5/11/2007; REV: ;