this position, you will lead the section charged with responsibility for programs
and policies relating to transportation, corrections and criminal justice, the
environment, and the operations of the State’s constitutional officers and the
Legislative and Judicial branches of government.
This is a
full-time, 40 hour per week position, conveniently located in Hartford,
We offer a competitive benefits package;
excellent health care; generous leave policies; a retirement plan; a deferred compensation
program; and more.
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job opening by the close date on the job opening. You must specify your
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PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Budget and Financial Management Division of the Office of Policy and Management, this class is accountable for directing a fiscal and program policy section in administering statewide programs, policies and fiscal plans for the preparation and execution of the governor's budget.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
This position directs a fiscal and program policy section in
administering statewide programs, policies and fiscal plans for the preparation
and execution of the Governor's budget.
The major areas of responsibility include the following:
Assists the Executive Budget Officer in developing financial
policy for the State;
Analysis of programmatic, revenue and capital portions of
Develops, implements, and evaluates section policies, goals
Assists in the maintenance and improvement of program
Supervises strategic analysis and program evaluation of
assigned budget specialists;
Coordinates electronic budgeting techniques and their
interfacing with other statewide systems;
Oversees long range forecasting and revenue projections;
Consults with and advises agency executives on budgetary and
Represents section at briefings and hearings with OPM
Maintains liaison with legislative committees and sub-committees;
Performs analysis of proposals relating to collective
Appears as an expert witness;
Represents the Secretary of the Office of Policy and
Management at various boards and commissions as assigned; and
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of organization and management including public administration, governmental budgeting, budgetary control, and governmental accounting; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communications skills; ability to analyze and evaluate complex statistical data.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Ten (10) years' professional experience in budget management or financial management including budget responsibility. Note: Professional experience in budget management will be interpreted as principal responsibility for such aspects of budget as planning, preparation and administration. Professional experience in financial management will be interpreted as principal responsibility for a combination of budget work and financial planning, accounting and/or financial analysis and reporting.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at or above the level of a Principal Budget Specialist or Fiscal/Administrative Manager 2.
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 Public Administration, Economics, Finance, Business or closely related fields may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
The preferred candidate
will have the following:
Experience in programs and policies relating to
transportation, corrections and criminal justice, the environment, and the
operations of the State’s constitutional officers and the Legislative and
Judicial branches of government;
Experience in state budgeting; and
Management and supervisory experience.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.