The mission of the Office of the State Treasurer is to provide the State of Delaware with superior transaction, cash and plan management services while ensuring sound fiscal stewardship over the States’ financial assets, systems and processes.
This position as an experienced financial professional will lead modernization of the State’s banking operations. A primary focus of this role will be managing multiple large scale projects, including a statewide initiative to optimize merchant processing, reconciliations and payment security. This role will have significant vendor management and stakeholder outreach components. The incumbent will lead project, vendor and contract management.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Assists the Governing Institutions and agency heads in the development of plans for achieving strategic goals and objectives of the Programs.
- Directs strategic initiatives of the Division and oversees development of multi-year projects and Programs.
- Provides recommendations, guidance and direction to agency heads for the purpose of meeting organizational and operational goals and objectives and identifying/resolving problems/needs; recommends new and revised policies and procedures.
- Oversees the preparation of complex studies, projects, reports and dashboards pertaining to the Programs at the request of the Governing Institutions and/or agency heads.
- Supervises, reviews, evaluates, coordinates, and prioritizes the work of staff and makes recommendations on hiring and performance-related action.
- Develops and coordinates budget proposals for the Division's operating budget. Maintains/negotiates contractual agreements, develops request for proposals to implement provisions of state and federal regulations and/or to provide program services.
- Interprets, explains, applies and may suggest changes to applicable state and federal laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures to the administration of the Programs.
- Develops and implements methods of evaluating the Programs to ensure the delivery of quality services.
- Promotes market awareness by identifying and procuring key technologies, reports, periodicals, training, memberships and symposia invitations.
- Provides representation of OST at meetings, hearings, contract negotiations, presentations and committees.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Director of Debt and Cash Management
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- Possession of a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Economics, Finance, Public Administration or related field.
- Three years experience in program administration such as overseeing and directing the development, implementation and evaluation of programs and services; planning and establishing short and long range program goals and objectives.
- Three years experience in applying or interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures applicable to managing investment portfolios, banking services agreements, or debt issuance/service.
- Three years experience in strategic planning such as planning and mapping a path between the present and future usually for three to five years by determining key objectives, how to accomplish the key objectives, what strategies should be used, what activities would contribute to accomplishing the key objectives and developing performance measures to gauge and report progress or success.
- Three years experience in budget, grant or contract administration such as developing, monitoring and controlling budgets, grants, or contracts.
- Three years experience in staff supervision which includes planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others.
Additional Posting Information
A writing sample will be requested at the time of interview.
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
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