EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Recruitment #220504-NALC-05

Introduction

LOCATION: Oklahoma City
LEVEL SALARY RANGE: $135 000 - $151,000
POSITION START DATE: September 1. 2022 (Must Live Within 50 Miles of Agency)

Applications Accepted By:

EMAIL:
Oklahoma ABLE Commission
SUBJECT: ABLE Executive Director Position
Director's Secretary
Shae.Isaacs@ABLE.OK.GOV

MAIL:
Oklahoma ABLE Commission
ATTN: Director's Secretary, Shae Isaacs
50 Northeast 23rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Pursuant to Title 37A O.S. § 1-108(A) and (B): Commission Director - Powers and duties

A. The ABLE Commission shall appoint a Director, who shall employ an Assistant Director and such other personnel as are necessary to properly enforce and administer the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Act The Director shall require bonds in such instances and amounts as the ABLE Commission may direct, and shall be in direct charge of all records. The Director shall further have the following specific powers and duties:

1. To issue licenses provided for in the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, and to approve or reject any official bond required to be filed with the Director or the ABLE Commission;

2. To appoint and employ, supervise and discharge such employees as may be determined necessary for the proper discharge of the duties of the office of Director, upon duties and salary fixed and determined by the ABLE Commission and subject to all the rules that may be promulgated by the ABLE Commission. The Director and the ABLE Commission, in appointing and employing personnel, shall give preference to honorably discharged members of the Armed Forces of the United States;

3. To conduct such investigations and make such reports as may be necessary to keep the ABLE Commission advised concerning any violations of the provisions of the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Act and make orders for its enforcement;

4. To make recommendations to the ABLE Commission concerning the suspension or revocation of any licenses, the levying of fines against licensees for violations of the provisions of the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Act or rules of the ABLE Commission or any action that should be filed or commenced against any official bond theretofore approved by the Director or the ABLE Commission;

5. To regularly inspect all places of business of licensees, and all other persons, firms or corporations dealing in the manufacture, distribution, transportation, sale or service of alcoholic beverages under the provisions of the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Act and report to the ABLE Commission concerning any and all violations with a recommendation to the ABLE Commission for its determination. 

6. To refer any evidence of a violation of any provision of the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Act which carries a criminal penalty to the appropriate law enforcement authority for action;

7. To aid the enforcement authorities of this state or any county or municipality of the state, or the federal government, in prosecutions of violations of the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Act;

8. To enforce the provisions of the Prevention of Youth Access to Tobacco Act including but not limited to the levying of administrative fines against persons violating the provisions of the Prevention of Youth Access to Tobacco Act, and to at least annually conduct random unannounced inspections at locations where tobacco products are sold or distributed and conduct targeted inspections at those locations which have been in violation of the provisions of the Prevention of Youth Access to Tobacco Act; and

9. To enter into interagency transfers with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol as provided for in Section 1 of this act.

B. The Director may employ or contract with attorneys, as needed, to advise the Director and the ABLE Commission on all legal matters and shall appear for and represent the Director and the ABLE Commission in all administrative hearings and all litigation or other proceedings which may arise in the discharge of their duties. At the request of the ABLE Commission, such attorneys shall assist district attorneys in prosecuting charges of violators of the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Act.

• Pursuant to Title 3A O.S., §§ 401- 427 To enforce the provision of the Oklahoma Charity Games Act, Title 3A O.S., §§ 401- 427

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITES INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

• Regularly meet with members of the Executive and Legislative branches of the Oklahoma Legislature
• Regularly meet with members of the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Law Enforcement Commission (ABLE Commission)
• Regularly meet with public agency leaders and private sector companies
• Interact with media outlets
• Provide resources to the public regarding alcoholic beverage licensure
• Oversee fiscal activities of the agency, including budgeting and accounting
• Direct ABLE Commission assigned personnel and perform routine employment review sessions when warranted or needed
• Perform any other functions assigned by ABLE Commission members when warranted or needed
• Establish agency performance measures, including commission-wide program goals and objectives
• Possess a working knowledge of local and national alcohol policy trends

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Preference may be given to a candidate with an advance degree, such as a master's degree, Juris Doctorate, or other advanced degree
• Transparent and high integrity leadership
• Ability to work with board or commission
• Ability to communicate a vision to the Commission and to staff
• Strong management skills
• Strong written and oral communication skills

NOTES

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.