Title: Director, Administrative and Financial Services
Hiring Range: up to $135,000
Agency: Agriculture & Consumer Svcs
Location: Dept of Agri & Cons Services
Agency Website: www.vdacs.virginia.gov
Recruitment Type: General Public - G
Director, Administrative and Financial Services - #00173 (General Administration Manager III, Pay Band 7)
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services seeks a dynamic leader to join its Strategic Management Team. This position works closely with the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner to provide effective leadership and ensure superior financial and administrative services to the agency. The position is responsible for providing direction and management of the administrative and financial operations, which includes budget, finance, procurement, facilities management, and information systems and oversight of the Virginia Winery Distribution Company and the Virginia Agricultural Council. This position will coordinate and represent these programs with various state agencies, federal agencies, and industry groups. The successful incumbent will be responsible for ensuring agency operations conform to state and federal policies and procedures. Once onboarded, this position may be eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration of telework shall be approved as outlined in the Commonwealth's telework policy.
Extensive knowledge and experience with government and administrative operations including budget, finance, procurement, facilities management, and information systems. Comprehensive and proven senior level leadership; management and supervisory experience in a complex government organization to include experience in analysis, decision-making and strategic planning; and proven ability to work and engage with a wide range of people, organizations, agencies, and high-level government officials. Exceptional oral and written communication skills as well as demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and competing priorities; to plan, direct, implement, and monitor diverse programs and priorities; to oversee and direct the work of managers and professional staff; to interpret complex rules and regulations; and to analyze problems and develop logical conclusions. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related field.
Considerable experience with Virginia state government administrative operations. A Master’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or related field is ideal. An equivalent combination of training and experience indicating possession of the preceding knowledge and abilities may substitute for education and experience.
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In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.
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