This is administrative work in which the incumbent serves as Deputy Director of a multiple Division Bureau within a large agency, department, or institution. Work involves assisting in formulating, directing, and controlling the operations of a bureau through Division Directors and other subordinate personnel. Incumbent aids in establishment of objectives, standards, and control measures within the context of broad, general policy guidelines for programs having significant statewide impact. Incumbent also assists in determination of major departmental policy and provides input into other significant agency operations. Contacts outside the immediate agency require tact and diplomacy in discussing important and controversial subject matter. Work is subject to infrequent review by the Bureau Director through conferences and reports.
Examples of Work:
Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:
Performs all functions and exercises full authority necessary in assisting in the administration of the operations of a multiple division bureau.
Assists in formulation of policies, rules, and regulations as necessary.
Gives administrative leadership to all phases of programs within the bureau.
Recommends personnel for hire and termination as needed.
Assists in direction of fiscal accounting and budgeting activities.
Approves budget requests and expenditures.
Maintains effective public relations with other state agencies and the public, including interpretation and advocacy of agency policy.
Plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of a bureau through Division Directors and other subordinate personnel.
Aids in coordination of activities of the bureau with other bureaus within the agency.
Serves as liaison between the Bureau Director and the various divisions of the bureau.
Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.
These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the State Personnel Board in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position.
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university;
Six (6) years in the special experience defined below, three (3) years of which must have included line or functional administrative or advanced technical supervision.
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university;
Seven (7) years in the special experience defined below, three (3) years of which must have included line or functional administrative or advanced technical supervision.
Employment must have been in an administrative, professional capacity in an area of work related to the functional responsibility of the bureau in which the position exists. Work experience must have included supervising and coordinating a variety of functions.
Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring agency. The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Assists with leadership in all areas of administration of the operations of the bureau and formulation of policies, rules, and regulations.
2. Ensures positive public relations with other state agencies by acting as a liaison for the agency and through the coordination and direction of activities.
State of Mississippi - 18 months ago
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