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The Department of Arkansas Heritage Program Manager is responsible for providing technical assistance and developing, implementing, monitoring, and promoting various agency programs. This position

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Supervises a small to medium staff by interviewing, recommending for hire, training and/or providing training, making work assignments, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. May recruit, train, and coordinate volunteers. Develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates programs including the development of program objectives, program materials, and methods of administration. Provides detailed analysis of program requirements and services to agency personnel and the general public. Conducts, organizes, and participates in special events and seminars promoting agency programs and community participation. Provides technical assistance and information in program area, coordinates fundraising activities, develops marketing ideas, conducts research, prepares grant applications, serves on various committees, and represents the agency at public events and/or with other agencies inside the department and outside organizations. Serves as liaison with other professionals. Performs administrative duties including preparing annual budget proposals, monitoring expenditures, developing long-range plans, and maintaining resource data. Disseminates information and written reports, conducts oral presentations, and writes articles as needed. May coordinate the acquisition and management of public property. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations in program area. Knowledge of program evaluation, planning, and analysis techniques. Knowledge of practices, procedures, and methods related to program area. Knowledge of state budgetary procedures. Knowledge of supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to develop and coordinate implementation of programs. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing including detailed reports. Ability to make public presentations.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, the program field, or related field; plus three years of experience in a specific program related field, including one year 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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