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The Arkansas Tobacco Control (ATC) Deputy Director is responsible for directing the ATC operations overseeing auditing and enforcement efforts and assisting the ATC Director

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Special Job Requirements:

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

Typical Functions:

Directs and coordinates administrative, financial, and human resources activities. Plans, guides, coordinates, and directs preparation of budget, procurement, recruitment, discipline, termination, and all other administrative activities. Develops and directs operational procedures. Supervises a small to medium-sized professional and administrative support staff by interviewing and recommending hires, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Assures compliance with agency priorities, agency policy and procedures, and federal and state law and regulation. Monitors and evaluates administrative and financial operations. Reviews and approves project and grant applications and reports. Responds to audit and monitoring findings. Directs and provides guidance and recommendations to subordinate staff in administrative and enforcement work of the agency. Participates in development of department administrative, financial, human resources, and information technology policy and procedures. Serves on department work teams to plan and implement operational initiatives. Responds to legislative information requests and represents the agency at legislative meetings as requested. Maintains close coordination and effective communication with other centers and agency administrative units. Represents the agency at meetings inside department and externally. Acts as external point of contact for business operations. Serves as member of Arkansas Tobacco Control staff and management teams. Provides support for Agency Director and implements Director’s initiatives. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations relating to public administration. Knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices of public administration and program development. Knowledge of organizational management, financial, and budget processes. Knowledge of information systems. Knowledge of law enforcement administration. Knowledge of basic state and federal tobacco laws. Ability to plan, coordinate and evaluate administrative activities of multiple work units engaged in a broad range of functions. Ability to prepare and present oral and written information and reports.? Ability to interpret, analyze, and resolve highly complex administrative, financial, and personnel problems.????

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration, finance, business administration or related field; plus five years of progressively more responsible experience in public or law enforcement sector administration, including two years in a supervisory capacity.

Required Certificates:

Must be certified as a Law Enforcement Officer by the Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training in accordance with ACA 12-9-106, or maintain a specialized certification. Must satisfactorily complete a minimum of


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