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The Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) Assistant Administrative Services Administrator is responsible for directing the administrative activities of a DFA Division. This position

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Directs the activities of a medium-sized administrative support staff by interviewing applicants, hiring and terminating incumbents, assigning and reviewing work, training, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Demonstrates thorough knowledge of agency missions, programs, goals, and objectives and effectively communicates program-specific information to subordinate staff. Develops, administers, and maintains agency division budgets, programs, policies, and procedures and prepares financial and administrative revenue impact statements when assigned. Researches, identifies, and resolves issues and potential problems, delegates authority to staff to maximize organizational effectiveness, and develops and implements new approaches, solutions, and processes to better serve the citizens of the State of Arkansas. Works with senior management and legislators during legislative sessions when assigned and consistently provides superiors with professional, complete, and correct reports, proposals, and organizational plans. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of planning, organizing and directing work activity. Knowledge of evaluating the effectiveness of programs and services. Knowledge of interpreting applicable statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of developing and revising operational objectives, methods, and procedures. Ability to plan, organize, and the direct work of lower-level supervisors and/or subordinates. Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services. Ability to direct personnel and budgeting activities. Ability to develop and revise operational objectives, methods, and procedures. Ability to communicate orally and in writing with agency management, elected officials, taxpayers, and the general public.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, public administration, business administration, or a related area; plus seven years of experience in finance, accounting, or a related field, including four 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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