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The Department of Human Services (DHS) Institution Business Manager is responsible for managing the administrative and business affairs of a state-operated institution. This position

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Directs professional and administrative support staff by interviewing and recommending for hire, arranging for training, assigning and reviewing work, evaluating the performance of incumbents, reviewing supervisory evaluations, and providing technical assistance. Plans and directs institutional business affairs by establishing goals and devising short and long-range plans and activities and develops, implements, and monitors operating policies and procedures for business office. Monitors institutional budget, analyzes and prepares financial reports, and keeps superintendent and management informed of fund availability. Manages various administrative support functions including accounting and fiscal management, purchasing, and inventory activities. Manages client personal fund accounts which includes deposits, expenditures, and bank reconciliation of accounts and answers questions from vendors, parents and guardians, and staff concerning expenditure of funds. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of the residential institution or treatment facility operations including the administration of the accounting, personnel, data processing, purchasing, and food service activities. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to interpret and apply the provisions of state and federal laws and guidelines to facility operations and administrative procedures. Ability to implement and monitor departmental procedures and systems for coordinating and controlling administrative activities and facility operations. Ability to analyze data, project outcomes, and develop budget requests. Ability to provide oral and written technical information and advice to agency management and others.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, or a related area; plus four years of experience in the administration and management of a residential institution or treatment facility or a related area, including two years 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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