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The Assistant Commissioner of Fiscal and Administrative Services is responsible for overseeing all financial and budgetary operations within the Department of Education. This position

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Supervises a professional, technically inclined, subordinate workforce and administrative support staff by interviewing, recommending for hire, conducting training, generating assignments, evaluating performances, and potentially terminating employment Identifies, evaluates, and provides technical assistance to school districts in fiscal distress. Oversees the compilation of annual statistical reports from various financial documents. Monitors budgetary operational activities with the department, directing subordinate personnel when necessary, while allocating appropriations for departmental programs. Develops policies for Handbook IIR2 accounting, annual financial reports, local district budgets, and financial training; distributes them to subordinate personnel. Coordinates, through subordinate supervisory personnel, departmental budgetary operational activities, including both payroll and grants management functions. Formulates departmental policies from preset legislation for financial accountability, delivery of financial services, public school finance, and local district administrative support. Directs administrative service programs for loans, bonds, child nutrition, local fiscal services, and general financial accountability, often soliciting assistance from subordinate personnel. Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of grants management, specifically in the field of education. Knowledge of federal and state regulations governing public school funding, financial management, budgeting, purchasing management. Ability to utilize requisite software applications. Ability to interpret and apply the provisions of state laws to specific situations. Ability to prepare detailed reports for presentation, and subsequently present them. Ability to estimate time, costs, personnel, equipment, and materials to support operations. Ability to communicate and then transfer interpersonal skills within the work environment. Ability to supervise subordinate supervisory personnel to execute departmental programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in education, economics, business administration, or a related field; plus eight years of experience in the area of business management, finance, or a related field, including four years in a professional business management capacity.

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