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The Department of Human Services (DHS) Deputy Director of Administrative Services is responsible for overseeing all operational activities occurring within the department. This position

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Directs the activities of divisional personnel through lower level managers and supervisors by determining overall division goals and objectives and by managing subordinate staff, including interviewing, hiring, providing training, assigning and reviewing work, evaluating the performance of immediate subordinates, and serving as performance evaluation reviewing official for lower level divisional employees. Oversees the development, revision, implementation, and monitoring of administrative policies and procedures, biennial and interim budgets, and reallocation needs. Approves non-routine purchases or expenditures, and manages human resource and fiscal accounting projects. Provides technical assistance, guidance, and information to internal and external agency management and professional staff, executive staff, legislators, and other appropriate personnel. Researches and interprets federal and state laws and agency policies and procedures, compiles information, and prepares recommendations orally and in writing. Reviews existing programs to improve performance. Represents the interest of the division with other state agencies, provider groups, and the community. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of organizational management and public administration. Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures related to accounting and fiscal management, budget development and maintenance, procurement and asset management, and human resource management. Knowledge of the executive and legislative processes. Ability to analyze data, plan outcomes, and determine solutions. Ability to interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures, and develop legislation or recommend revisions. Ability to prepare and provide information to agency management, the legislative and executive branches, and others. Ability to organize and present clear and concise oral and written reports of findings and recommendations. Ability to plan and direct the work of others. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance or a related field; plus nine years of progressively more responsible experience in business management, accounting or financial operations or a related field, including five years in a professional managerial capacity.

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