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The Department of Workforce Services (DWS) Workforce Investment Regulatory Advisor is responsible for directing human resources management functions for the department. This position is

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Special Job Requirements:

Frequent in and out-of-state travel is required

Typical Functions:

Establishes goals, objectives, short and long-range plans and projects, develops policies and procedures, reviews and evaluates program operations, and interprets federal and state laws and regulations. Provides direction and feedback to managers within the section, regarding needs, improvements, and accomplishments, by analyzing operations and activities. Advises on projects or problems, by serving as a technical resource, conducting meetings, and reviewing and developing project plans and schedules. Interviews and selects managerial and administrative support staff, provides training opportunities, reviews and approves various administrative actions, and evaluates the performance of incumbents. Participates in and coordinates section activities including personnel processing, staff development, classification and compensation, recruitment, policy and procedure development, and equal employment opportunity and grievance. Provides advice and assistance to agency heads and confers with division management and other state and federal personnel regarding needs, problems, and progress. Responds to requests for information from executive and legislative officials and other division management and staff and serves on committees or task forces to express ideas and needs or provide recommendations and solutions. Performs administrative duties by drafting or reviewing drafts of legislation and policy, identifying section needs, preparing biennial budget requests, monitoring and approving expenditures, and preparing and presenting biennial budget and operating information and reports. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resource and organizational management. Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, regulations, policies and executive orders applicable to personnel management. Knowledge of the state personnel and budgetary procedures. Knowledge of short and long-range planning techniques and strategies. Ability to establish comprehensive organizational systems and programs and to direct operations through subordinate managers. Ability to coordinate all phases of personnel management activities. Ability to evaluate programs, polices, and procedures. Ability to provide technical assistance and represent the department in personnel matters.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, psychology, or a related field; plus five years of experience in personnel management, including two years in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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