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Title:  Administrative Services Director III - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  01/30/2022
Req ID:  25601
Department:  Human Services Agency
Location: 

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $37.18

Overview

The Agency of Human Services has an immediate opening for an Administrative Services Director III. We are looking for a dynamic and experienced leader with strong organizational skills and the ability to navigate complex policy, process and organizational dynamics. This leader will play a leading role in the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and other future health emergencies, and as such to protecting the most vulnerable Vermonters and building safe and healthy communities. 

 

The primary responsibilities include effective operational planning for and responses during the public health crisis to include testing logistics, vaccine administration, procurement, product distribution, contracting, and health care surge. This position will lead core operations; establish policies, procedures, goals and objectives; lead individuals over which there is no official authority; and convene stakeholders to move work forward and to establish ever changing policies and guidance. Work includes assisting in the long term recovery and stabilization of the health and human services systems which provide health care, long term care, mental health and substance use disorder treatment to Vermont's most vulnerable populations.

Who May Apply

This position, Administrative Services Director III - Limited Service (Job Requisition #25601), is open to all State employees and external applicants. It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs. 
 
If you would like more information about the duration of this position or other details, please contact sarah.truckle@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

 

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.


Beginning September 15, 2021, State of Vermont Executive Branch employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be subject to regular COVID-19 testing and masking requirements.

Class Definition

Directs the administrative services functions for an office, department, or an agency in budgetary, fiscal, personnel, facility, fleet, information technology and telecommunications areas.  Work involves reviewing administrative management policies and procedures, goals and objectives; review of administrative operations for conformance to departmental rules and regulations. Directs managers and other subordinate personnel in program planning and implementation. Incumbent exercises authority in establishing objectives, standards, and control measures for programs which are complex in scope and major in impact. Work is usually performed under the general supervision of  the department/agency head. Levels within the series are distinguished by a variety of characteristics such as budget complexity and authority, the impact of recommendations or decisions on the organizational unit policies and programs, degree of political/public sensitivity and scrutiny, involvement in and impact on line (programmatic) functions, contacts, organizational structure and complexity, degree of line management's involvement in administrative services activities, etc. Most positions supervise subordinate staff; however, the complexity, sensitivity, variety, scope of the work, and decision-making authority distinguishes the level rather than the number of staff.  

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in a standard office setting.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in accounting, business or public administration or a related field and two years of professional-level experience performing and supervising (directly or indirectly) administrative functions for a moderate sized office, department or agency.

OR

Bachelor's degree in accounting, business or public administration, office administration or a related field and four years of professional-level experience performing and supervising (directly or indirectly) administrative functions for a moderate sized office, department or agency.

OR

Bachelor's degree and six years of professional-level experience performing and supervising (directly or indirectly) administrative functions for a moderate sized office, department or agency.

OR

Two years of full-time college coursework or associate’s degree and eight years of professional-level experience performing and supervising (directly or indirectly) administrative functions for a moderate sized office, department or agency.

OR

High school diploma or equivalent and ten years of professional-level experience performing and supervising (directly or indirectly) administrative functions for a moderate sized office, department or agency.

OR

One year as an Administrative Services Director II with the State of Vermont.

 

NOTE: Only administrative work experience is qualifying. Administrative support includes those functions which keep the organization running or provide the resources for others to provide the programmatic work (e.g., accounting, budget management, grant administration, finance, human resources, payroll, purchasing, or space management).

Special Requirements

For some positions experience working with the VISION system (VISION is the State of Vermont PeopleSoft financial management system) may be required.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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