Business Manager I

Recruitment #200311-D30A-01



The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.

OSDH is seeking a full time Business Manager I providing support to the Internal Services Department. This is a classified position (PIN#34001542) in state government, located in Oklahoma City, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packageincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is based on education and experience.

Position Description:
This position is assigned responsibility of the direction and supervision of business in the Internal Services Shipping Department. The position will oversee shipping and mailing activities at our Central office and off-site warehouse.

*Plans, organizes and directs agency, institution or facility business functions; establishes and maintains business procedures, contract monitoring, and outside vendor liaison.
*Analyzes expenditures and other financial data; prepares monthly reports, financial statements, work assignment schedules.
*Supervises completion of various business reports, and payment of invoices and other expense vouchers related to the shipping department.
*Processes requisitions for supplies, materials and equipment; conducts inventories and maintains records; Supervises supply activities; schedules repair, maintenance on various mailing equipment.
*Maintains personnel records or supervises personnel staff; conducts employment interviews, and coordinates staff meetings.

Other Duties
Demonstrates knowledge of and supports mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.

Works effectively in team environment, participating and assisting their peers.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of accounting principles and practices; of business and public administration; of supply and procurement laws and regulations; of personnel management practices; of managerial functions and techniques; and of the principles and techniques of supervision.  Ability is required to maintain and report financial data; to direct and supervise the work of others; to communicate effectively; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  This position requires lifting of 50 pounds, push/pull 100 pounds of force.  This position requires long period of sitting, and daily use of computer and phone. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position.







Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the supervision and management of business and support service activities of a state agency, institution or facility.  This includes establishing and maintaining accounting procedures, fiscal reporting methods, procedures for payment of invoices and other expense vouchers, and other related activities.  It may also include supervision of other business functions such as personnel, supply, procurement, and administrative services.


The Business Manager job family has three levels which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments and accountability for staff, budget and property, the size and scope of the agency, institution or facility for which responsibility is assigned, responsibilities for providing leadership to others and the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned.

Level II:    
Employees at this level are assigned responsibilities involving the direction and supervision of business and support services and activities for an agency, institution or facility of moderate size and scope.  This includes those with between 200 and 700 FTE, an operating budget between five and fifteen million dollars, or an average monthly client/patient census of 300 to 700. 


Level II:   
Education and Experience  requirements at this level consist of a bachelors degree in accounting, business or public administration and one year of professional experience in business management, accounting, or procurement or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire.

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.