Position Number: 22094385
Posting End Date: August 8, 2021
Section: Arkansas Workers' Compensation Commission
The mission of the Department of Labor and Licensing is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the general public and the wage earners of Arkansas through the administration, enforcement and provision of services related to licensing, permitting, code enforcement, and employment as authorized by Arkansas law.
At least five years' experience supervising employees,
Experience managing contracts, and knowledge of the State's procurement process
At least five years' experience in the State budgeting process & fiscal management
Ability to provide leadership and guidance in all matters related to human resources
Experience working with the State's Classification & Compensation policies
Experience providing guidance to supervisors on corrective actions and employee performance
Excellent customer service and time management skills
Ability to communicate complex information clearly both orally and in writing
Experience with AASIS & PBAS
Class Code: G007C
FLSA Status: EXEMPT
Salary Range: $62,531.00 - $90,670.00
The Workers' Compensation Commission (WCC) Division Manager is responsible for directing the operations of various division programs by developing and establishing work priorities and standards of performance, reviewing and approving managerial decisions, and monitoring budgetary needs and expenditures. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Directs the activities of a professional and administrative support staff through lower level managers including interviewing applicants, approving hire recommendations, and evaluating and reviewing work performance of incumbents. Develops and reviews operating and program policies and procedures, reviews and evaluates programs and services with departmental leaders, and makes recommended changes as necessary.
Plans and directs division activities by establishing goals, objectives, and short and long-range plans to ensure consistency with overall agency goals. Monitors division budget, reviews and approves expenditures, advises management of potential budget issues, and makes recommendations. Gathers data and researches technical information for monthly reports and studies and presents to appropriate authorities.
Provides technical assistance, guidance, and information to internal and external agency contacts, legislators, vendors, and other customers by researching and interpreting federal and state laws and agency policies and procedures. Conducts and attends meetings, conferences, and/or workshops to disseminate technical information relating to agency practices. Coordinates activities with other state and federal personnel, responds to requests for information from executive and legislative officials, and serves on committees or task forces to express ideas and needs or provide recommendations or solutions. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources, and production methods. Knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel and fiscal management, including budget development, purchasing, and asset management.
Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Knowledge of agency program policies and applicable laws. Ability to plan and assess the impact of programs and services and devise modifications as necessary.
Ability to prepare budgets and monitor expenditures. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to prepare and present oral and written information and reports.
Ability to interpret and apply laws, policies, and procedures. Ability to investigate complaints, identify problems, and design corrective measures. Ability to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness and compliance of administrative operations and programs.
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in finance, business administration, public administration, or related field; plus six years of experience in related field, including three years in a supervisory 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.
The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.
ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WITH WORK HISTORY WILL BE ACCEPTED. Applications must include complete work history and references. A resume may accompany the state application but will not be substituted for any part of the application.
Veteran Preference: A copy of the DD214 must be submitted at the time of application, to be considered for Veteran's Preference.
The Arkansas Department of Labor and Licensing is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.
Nearest Major Market: Little Rock
State Of Arkansas