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The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Deputy Director for Administration and Finance is responsible for directing the areas of administration, fiscal management, and legal

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Typical Functions:

Directs the activities of a large professional and administrative support staff through lower-level supervisors by approving hiring recommendations, reviewing performance evaluations, evaluating the performance of immediate subordinates, and reviewing and approving a variety of actions, policies, or procedures recommended by subordinates. Develops or oversees the development and distribution of policies and procedures for new and revised accounting, budgetary, purchasing, physical plant maintenance, personnel, and other administrative systems. Serves as primary legal advisor for the agency and foundation by researching legal issues, proposing solutions and policies, drafting proposed legislation, and monitoring legislation affecting the agency and the foundation. Directs budget and strategic planning functions and oversees adjustments to meet agency priorities and mission by providing advice and instructions on procedures, limitations, resources, and problems. Monitors agency financial status through agency controller on fund balances, inventory, investments, project costs, and computer system status. Coordinates audits by various regulatory bodies and grantors by establishing internal systems and controls, coordinating periodic risk assessments, recommending preemptive actions and policy changes as needed, and monitoring agency activities to ensure compliance with laws and policies. Supervises reception and switchboard services, building and ground maintenance, and shipping and receiving activities through lower-level supervisors. Initiates projects, observes results, and responds to emergencies, problems, or complaints. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting, state budgeting, and automated accounting systems. Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources and organizational management. Knowledge of state and federal laws and policies pertaining to fiscal and personnel management and purchasing. Ability to establish comprehensive organizational systems and programs and direct the work of others. Ability to plan, oversee, and evaluate the work of subordinates. Ability to analyze situations, data, and resolve problems. Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of programs, activities, policies, and procedures. Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information and materials.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, general business, public administration, personnel management, or a related field; plus five years of experience in fiscal or personnel management, including two years of experience in a supervisory or leadership 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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