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The Insurance Deputy Commissioner for Information Services is responsible for advising the Commissioner in the use of technology to maximize the productivity and effectiveness

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Typical Functions:

Advises the Commissioner on the use of information services and establishes department policy for the deployment and use of information technology. Provides strategies for technical innovation by collaborating with federal agencies, insurance departments of other states, other state agencies, and non-governmental organizations. Oversees the development, operations, and activities of the department information technology staff and budget. Prioritizes agency information service projects and oversees the development and use of agency information services facilities. Directs procurement and deployment of agency computer and communications systems. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of information and communications technologies. Knowledge of organizational management, human resource management, and financial management. Knowledge of state laws, rules, and regulations governing budget development and maintenance and procurement and asset management. Ability to provide leadership in technology matters relating to Arkansas insurance regulations. Ability to prepare and provide information to agency management, the legislative and executive branches, industry personnel, and vendors. Ability to comprehend regulatory business operations and assess related technology requirements. Ability to apply technology to agency operations. Ability to manage an organizational technology budget in the face of technological changes. Ability to work with regulatory executives and agency personnel to understand their perspectives of problems. Ability to communicate with and direct the technology staff to fully support regulatory business needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in information services, systems management, or computer engineering; plus seven years of experience in information technology, organizational management, or a related field, including four years in a professional managerial 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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