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The Board of Optometry Executive Director is responsible for directing, overseeing, and monitoring the development and administration of the Board of Optometry. This position

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Directs, oversees, and monitors the agency’s overall operations including program priorities, changes in laws or regulations, and any other factors affecting operations. Serves as the agency’s fiscal officer including preparing annual operations plans, annual budgets, and fiscal year end reporting; monitoring and ensuring agency fiscal accountability; and assisting with legislative audits of the agency. Serves as the Board’s liaison for legislative committee meetings, public appearances, speaking engagements, and appointments to special study, planning, evaluation, and advisory committees. Supervises subordinates including interviewing, hiring, training, instructing, assisting, evaluating, and terminating personnel. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to the Board of Optometry. Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resource and financial management. Knowledge of supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to supervise a subordinate professional and administrative support staff. Ability to interpret and apply the provisions of laws, rules, and policies to the Board of Optometry. Ability to analyze financial information and prepare reports. Ability to provide guidance and technical assistance to management, staff, and the general public regarding governing the regulations of the Board of Optometry.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in optometry; plus one year of experience in the medical field or a related field, including one year in a supervisory capacity.

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