Director of Operations Office of the State Treasurer

Chief Operating Officer

Recruitment #081222-MABZ76-120500

Summary Statement

The class incumbent is responsible for coordinating the ongoing fiscal, information technology, human resources, budget, and operational direction in support of the Office of the State Treasurer (OST).  This position reports to the State Treasurer in providing senior oversight, analysis and evaluation of evolving issues, programmatic enhancements, policies, and programs. Incumbent will be well-versed in treasury functions and possess a strong record in operations management."

Essential Functions

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.

  • Provides detailed, thorough research and analysis of varied policy and operational issues assigned.
  • Serves as the senior budget and fiscal officer for the OST, including acting as the business manager over multiple operating Divisions.
  • Compiles OST’s annual budgetary submission and advises the State Treasurer on budgetary trends, needs, and limitations.
  • Maintains a current awareness of all issues being developed by the office staff to provide a unified, cohesive, consistent approach and direction by the unit.
  • Represents the State Treasurer, when delegated, on official committees and task forces.
  • Researches, analyzes, develops and edits key policy positions of the State Treasurer, providing documents precisely reflective of OST’s strategic intent.
  • Serves as the chief of operations for OST, developing, recommending, implementing, and managing all key human resources, facilities management, and information management/security processes for OST.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Director of Operations Office of the State Treasurer
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Human Services, IT or related field.
  2. Five years’ experience in financial administration such as comprehensive analysis of programs, budgets, projects, services, alternatives, and costs; financial planning, revenue generation, revenue forecasting, expenditure forecasting, cash flow management and establishing internal control.
  3. Three years’ experience in strategic planning which includes 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.
  4. Three years’ experience in public policy administration which includes overseeing and directing the development, implementation and evaluation of public policies.
  5. Six months' experience in operations management which includes planning, directing, coordinating, controlling and evaluating operations typically through subordinate supervisors. 

Additional Posting Information

Writing Exercise: A writing exercise will be given at the time of interview.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.


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Selection Process

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.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at Delaware State Jobs.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.