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The Insurance Deputy Commissioner is responsible for determining and formulating policies, providing the overall direction of the agency, and for planning, directing, or coordinating

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This position serves as the chief legal officer/general counsel for the Arkansas Insurance Department reporting directly to the Insurance Commissioner. Work involves managing the operations of the Legal Division and the Criminal Investigation Division an

Typical Functions:

Communicates administration position on issues affecting both agency operations and insurance company operations. Analyzes department’s draft legislation as well as legislation drafted by other sources and provides recommendations to Commissioner. Monitors department operations and communicates with Commissioner and division directors on internal and external issues. Provides input to the Commissioner in the formulation of department policy regarding issues presented by regulated entities. Represents the department in presentations before agent, industry, and trade professions. Provides oral and written direction to divisions on technical procedural issues as directed by the Commissioner. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal laws, regulations, and guidelines applicable to regulating the state’s insurance industry. Knowledge of principles and practices of organizational management. Ability to analyze and interpret laws, rules and policies, and effectively communicate this information orally and in writing. Ability to coordinate activities with other sectors, agencies, services, and organizations.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, or a related field; plus five years of work related experience including five years in a supervisory 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.

Required Certificates:

Graduation from an accredited law school with a LL.B. or J.D. degree; plus ten years of progressively responsible professional work experience in insurance law, governmental contracts and procurement, the legislative process, employment and administrative


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