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The Social Work Licensing Board Executive Director is responsible for managing operations regarding the issuance and maintenance of social work licensure by planning and

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Supervises a small staff by interviewing and selecting applicants, approving time and leave, providing training, assigning and reviewing work, evaluating employee performance and issuing disciplinary or termination actions. Manages the issuance and maintenance of social work licensure operations by assisting in the revision of licensing laws, promulgating and filing regulation changes, implementing, disseminating and interpreting rules and regulations, development of informational brochures, forms, newsletters and websites and developing internal policies and procedures. Oversees the daily functions of reviewing state applications for licensure and renewals, certificates of registration and renewals, licensure endorsements or verifications for other states, establishing credential files for new licenses, preparing and distributing deficiency notifications and renewal reminders, ensuring applicants applying to sit for licensure examinations comply with required qualifications, administration of state and federal criminal background checks and recording and receipting fees. Reviews complaints, notifies social worker of complaint, conducts follow-up for response, and coordinates issues with the Attorney General’s Office staff. Prepares meeting and hearing agendas and items for the Board, records and prepares minutes, arranges for hearing officer and court reporter attendance, and executes Board decisions. Performs the administrative functions for the agency, including accounting, budgeting, P-card and contract procurement for services and assets, human resource management and associated risk assessment, continuity of operations, security, audit and freedom of information request duties. Represents the Board at local, state, and national meetings, executive and legislative meetings and college and university programs. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules and regulations pertaining to social work licensure. Knowledge of state laws pertaining to the Social Work Licensing Board operations. Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules and regulations pertaining to accounting and financial management, budgeting, purchasing, asset management and human resource management. Knowledge of office administration procedures. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, and Windows XP. Ability to develop, promulgate, implement, disseminate and interpret legislation and rules and regulations related to social work licensure. Ability to analyze financial information and prepare and monitor annual operation budgets and biennial appropriation requests. Ability to administer the accounting, purchasing, asset management, and human resource management functions for the agency, and present status updates to the Board and legislative and executive staff. Ability to plan, organize and direct the work activities of a small staff. Ability to coordinate the functions and activities of the Board and support staff. Ability to prepare and present a variety of written and verbal communications. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in social work, business administration, public administration or a related field; plus four years of experience in office administration, licensing management or a related field, including two years in a supervisory capacity.

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