Certification & Compliance Administrator
All names will be removed from eligible lists (1) year after eligibility is established.
SALARY: $60,757.63 To $78,985.30 Annually
Administer and manage small and disadvantaged business certification section; Develop and recommend procedures for State Unified Certification System Compliance under the supervision of the Director; Disseminate information on certification compliance monitoring processes; Serve as alternate contact to State Unified Certification Consortium; Approve certification, denials and decertification recommendations made by certification analysts; Develop training, processes, and forms to ensure compliance with both the State Unified Certification System and US DOT Federal Regulation 49 CFR 23; Assist with federal audits; Supervise contract certification interviews, field visits and audits activities; Assign work to analysts; Responsible for all 5/3 years recertification audit reviews, approve field audits and findings reports; Recommend sanctions for certification violations to the Director; Coordinate department publications and marketing activities; Participate in community events and boards to maintain a visible image of department and Milwaukee County Small/Disadvantage training, certification and contracting programs; Manage RFPs and bids for the department; Supervise departmental purchasing and payroll functions; Assist director with the creation of annual budget. Assist with department audits. Participate in pre-bid presentations; join RFP panels as evaluator of DBE/SBE compliance; Attend statewide hearings; Develop and implement standards for information management including the implementation of federal and state acts; Work closely with the contract compliance section to ensure that each vendor file is properly maintained to include contracting performance issues.
Five to seven years of progressive experience in management or administration of complex federal and/or state regulated programs in the areas of small business certification, legal enforcement, public procurement, and/or contract compliance. Five years of supervisory experience in a multicultural and multigenerational setting. Bilingual Spanish and/or Hmong preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Ability to interact with Small Business Owners, CEO’s and elected public officials; Familiarity with HIPPA, EEOC and Civil Rights Act regulations and enforcement. Knowledge of Milwaukee County Ordinance 42 and/or 49 CFR part 26 and 23; Knowledge of Contract Law, office principles, methods and practices; Knowledge of Advanced Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, Word and PowerPoint applications; Ability to prepare budgets; Analytical skills; Problem solving skills; Organizational skills; Negotiation Skills; Excellent follow-through skills; Strong attention to details; Strong initiative; Excellent Oral and written communication skills; Ability to present information in a group type setting; Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and knowledge of cross-cultural sensitivity; Ability to work under pressure and handle severe time constraints; Ability to effectively communicate and impart critical information at all levels of the department; Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with others.
Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an approved college or a university in Business Administration, Public Administration or Management. Master degree in Business Administration, Management, Public Administration or JD is preferred.
THE ORIGINAL EXAMINATION is open to qualified residents of the United States. Appointee must establish residence in Milwaukee County within six (6) months of appointment and maintain such residency during incumbency.
Applicants meeting the minimum requirements outlined above must submit: Resume, Cover Letter, Two Reference Letters and provide a Response to the following Question in essay format: Why are small and disadvantaged businesses pivotal to economic development?, no later than February 15, 2013. Only email or mail resumes will be evaluated. No phone calls on the position will be attended.
This is an unclassified position and exempt from Milwaukee County Civil Service process. Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to:
Or by mail
Nelson Soler, Interim Director
Community Business Development Partners
Milwaukee County - City Campus
2711 W Wells St, Room 807
Milwaukee, WI 53208
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