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The Heritage Agency Assistant Director is responsible for managing various agency division programs and activities and for supervising the agency’s program staff. This position

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Special Job Requirements:

Occasional in-state and out-of-state travel is required.

Typical Functions:

Supervises and provides direction to professional staff by hiring, training and/or providing training, evaluating the performance of incumbents, and reviewing and approving actions or policies recommended by subordinates. Develops and directs the activities of statewide programs for the division and monitors progress of programs; participates in the development of long-range plans and goals regarding division research and collection activities and other agency program operations. Meets and confers with individuals, organizations, state, federal, local, and non-governmental organizations to provide technical assistance on proposed projects, solicit support for the agency, and may negotiate agreements and/or coordinate services. Determines staff, material, and equipment needs for programs to develop budgets and monitor expenditures. Develops and implements policies and procedures to respond to changes in operational needs and objectives and to improve effectiveness of the programs. May acquire and/or manage state property. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of local, state, and federal programs. Knowledge of grant application policies and procedures. Knowledge of principles and practices of fiscal management. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to monitor programs. Ability to develop budget request and monitor expenditures. Ability to develop policies, procedures, and operation plans. Ability to conduct written and oral presentations.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related area; plus five years of experience in program management and development, including two years in a leadership or 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.

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