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The Arkansas State Police (ASP) Special Operations Administrator is responsible for establishing and administering various functions within the new Fusion Center. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

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Special Job Requirements:

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

Typical Functions:

Supervises a medium-sized to large professional and administrative support staff by interviewing and recommending for hire, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Directly responsible for Homeland Security issues integrating various functions into the daily work flow within the Arkansas State Police, Office of Investigative Support, and works directly with a number of federal, state and local agencies in the development and coordination of information flow related to criminal and terrorist activities. Assists in developing and modifying the Fusion Center’s computer system, by assessing the need for criminal justice information among state and federal agencies and planning and designing systems modifications and/or expansions to meet those needs. Develops and recommends new and revised policies and procedures to respond to changes in operational needs, objectives and priorities, and to improve the effectiveness of the operations managed. Coordinates the Arkansas State Police disaster and emergency planning, related to pre-agreed upon response plans, as per various Memorandums of Understanding (i.e. Security of the strategic National Stockpile, Arkansas National Guard, Federal bureau of Investigation, etc.) Acts as agency liaison by coordinating information, attending meetings, and participating in table top exercises for emergency planning with various groups. Provides investigative support for on-going investigations and identifies suspects and witnesses for covert and overt investigations. Determines and requests staff, material, and equipment needs for the operations managed to contribute to the formulation and justification of budgetary request for the agency as a whole. Performs related responsibilities as required or assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of state and federal laws and agency policy governing criminal justice information. Knowledge of computer systems and applications of criminal justice information. Knowledge of the principles and practices of fiscal and personnel management. Ability to monitor and evaluate division operations. Ability to analyze data, project outcomes, and resolve problems. Ability to prepare budget requests and monitor expenditures. Ability to prepare and implement operating plans. Ability to plan work unit objectives and operational activities and to direct the work of others.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, general business, or a related field; plus three years of experience in management involving systems design, systems analysis, or a related field, including two years of supervisory experience. 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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