Asst. Director, Administrative Services Division

Recruitment #210414-UNCE-149



Submit resume and cover letter to:

Cheryl O’Rourke
  Director, Administrative Services Division
     Oklahoma Turnpike Authority
     3500 Martin Luther King Avenue
     Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Assistant Director, Administrative Services Division
Oklahoma Turnpike Authority

Salary: $89,000-$95,000/year Based on Education and Experience

Key Duties:
•Assists in the supervision and management of the Administrative Services Division, which includes Human Resources, Benefits, Training, Safety, Procurement, Risk Management, Damaged Assets, and Printing Services; makes recommendations for improvements and modifications to the Administrative Services business processes to ensure the Division is functioning in the most efficient manner possible; manages the interview and selection process; monitors employee performance and provides feedback.
•Assists in directing human resources, staff development, or training activities in all phases of an agency human resources management; serves as a business partner and resource to agency leaders.
•Directs or conducts compensation studies and job audits.
•Assists in directing activities related to recruitment, employee relations, compensation, staff development and training, employee benefits, employee selection, human resources development and other personnel matters; advises agency officials and employees of Merit Rules and agency policies concerning employee and applicant actions.
•Coordinates or conducts activities related to complaints or appeals concerning violations of the Oklahoma Personnel Act or Merit Rules of Personnel Administration such as investigations, alternative dispute resolution, grievance management, progressive discipline and administrative hearings.
•Represents the agency to other state agencies, employee groups and other organizations in matters pertaining to human resources management or personnel administration.
•Participates in preparation of the Division budget; develops policies and procedures in accordance with applicable laws and rules; reviews and evaluates procedures to determine if they are meeting the needs of the OTA.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of human resources management, staff development, or training policies and procedures; of the Oklahoma Personnel Act and the Merit Rules for Personnel Administration; of equal opportunity guidelines and procedures; of federal laws and regulations concerning human resources management, and employment practices; of interviewing and investigative techniques; of business communications; and of supervisory principles and practices. 

Ability is required to plan, direct and coordinate the activities of others; to interpret, analyze and resolve administrative and human resources management or staff development problems; to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; to organize and conduct several projects simultaneously; and to analyze complex situations and adopt an appropriate course of action.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree plus four years of professional level experience in human resource management or development, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, including two years of professional administrative or supervisory experience in human resource management.

Applicable job related certifications such as IPMA-SCP, SHRM-SCP, PHR or SPHR certification are strongly preferred.










Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.