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The Department of Human Services (DHS) / Office of Finance and Administration (OFA) Assistant Director is responsible for overseeing the operational activities occurring within

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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, vendors, and others. Researches and interprets federal and state laws, agency policies and procedures, compiles information, and prepares recommendations orally and in writing. Reviews existing programs in an attempt 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, public administration, and human resource management. Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures related to accounting and fiscal management, budget development and maintenance, and procurement and asset 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 prepare and present 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, personnel administration or a related field; plus six years of progressively more responsible experience in business management, accounting, finance, or a related field, including three years in a professional managerial capacity.

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