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This is professional administrative work in which the incumbent serves as director of a medium-sized branch within an agency. Work involves formulating, directing, and controlling the operations of a branch through section heads and other subordinate personnel. Incumbent establishes objectives, standards, and control measures for programs which are limited in scope and in impact. Incumbent also determines policy in own area of expertise and provides input into other phases of agency operations. Internal and external contacts are made to provide and exchange information, coordinate activities, and provide assistance and guidance. Work is subject to infrequent review through conferences and reports by the division director or board administrator to whom the incumbent reports.
Plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of a branch through section heads and other subordinate personnel.
Formulates policies, rules, and regulations as necessary.
Ensures coordination of activities of the branch/department with other branches/departments within the agency.
Assists in directing fiscal accounting and budgeting activities.
Assists in approving budget requests and expenditures.
Provides administrative leadership for all phases of programs within the branch.
Maintains effective public relations with other state agencies and the public, including interpretation and advocacy of agency policy.
Recommends appointment/termination of personnel as needed.
Provides training and assists lower-level personnel in their work.
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 Mississippi 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.
Company: State of Mississippi
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Tupelo, MS, US
Application Deadline: N/A