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Director IV

Company: Texas Health and Human Services
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:
Director IV:

Under the direction of the Associate Commissioner for Child Care Regulation (CCR), the Deputy Associate Commissioner (DAC) for Quality and Compliance participates in the development and communication of the strategic direction for child care regulation and effectively communicates that vision with health and human services system leadership and staff, providers, elected officials and other stakeholders. The DAC for Quality and Compliance is responsible for directing the day-to-day operations of the quality assurance team responsible for quality assurance reviews of inspections and investigations, litigation quality and compliance team, IT liaison and data specialists, and Background Checks for Child Care Operations. The DAC provides leadership and management of a delicate system - one that must ensure the safety of Texans entrusted in child care facilities, while providing a fair and transparent regulatory structure that promotes health and safety. This is a key position in the Regulatory Services Division and leads the division with integrity and transparency and works closely with leadership, identifying risks and other areas for improvement. The DAC must have a deep understanding of regulatory best practices, a demonstrated ability to work with other regulatory programs, and skill implementing innovative approaches that provide quality, consistency, efficiency, and accountable regulation of child care facilities. This is a key position in the Regulatory Services division. Essential Job Functions:
--- Provides effective leadership, management, and oversight to the managers of Quality Assurance; litigation quality and compliance; IT liaisons and data specialist; and Background Check Unit within CCR and is accountable to the Associate Commissioner for CCR for their efficiency and effectiveness in day-to-day decisions.

--- Manages resources of the department to achieve goals and objectives in a fiscally responsible manner. Provides leadership in the development of CCR's legislative appropriations request and responses to legislative and other stakeholder inquiries. Is responsible for internal budget development and reporting to ensure accountability for program areas. Able to represent CCR in hearings and trials.

--- Participates in the development and communication of a strategic vision for the division, which is consistent with the agency strategic plan and provides a future direction to the program's efforts towards producing the desired outcomes for the people served. Provides leadership to the employees and monitors progress in achieving desired results.

--- Implements the strategic vision for CCR. Creates systems and processes which facilitate accountability and provides objective feedback to all stakeholders on progress toward achieving the desired goals and objectives.

--- Leads the development of partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. Collaborates with the Associate Commissioner and other colleagues. Promotes partnerships by encouraging stakeholder collaboration and participation in opportunities to define desired outcomes for CCR.

--- Sets expectations and monitors CCR teams to ensure they operate in a manner consistent with federal and state regulations and agency policies and procedures.

--- Maintains an engaged, properly trained, and supported team. Ensures the effective deployment of human resources policies, and internal policies and procedures. Utilizes strategies that promote employee empowerment and teamwork.

--- Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Proven leadership and demonstrated management skills of programs and issues involving diverse staff and stakeholders.
Demonstrated experience in dealing with large human services agency budget, personnel, and administrative issues.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage competing priorities.
Successful experience in applying leadership principles and techniques.
Extensive knowledge of state and federal laws, regulations, policies, rules and requirements affecting operations of the Regulatory Services Division.
Extensive knowledge of state and federal legislative and appropriations process, finance administration, and provider administration.
Knowledge of the legislative process.
Knowledge of budget, financial, and contract management.
Broad knowledge of information technology, legal processes, and business services.
Skill in strategic planning and developing and implementing goals and objectives, policies, and procedures.
Skill in analyzing and evaluating complex program and policy issues.
Skill in communications, working with people under pressure, negotiating among multiple parties, resolving conflicts, and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with internal, external and governmental entities.
Ability to develop and implement organizational vision.
Ability to plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.
Ability to set and manage priorities.
Ability to explain complex ideas and issues in understandable terms.
Ability to interpret and communicate policies and procedures.
Ability to work under stress of pressing deadlines and competing priorities.

Registration or Licensure Requirements:
None Initial Selection Criteria:
--- Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.
--- Recent experience in developing, structuring and managing large-scale projects impacting multiple units, departments, divisions or agencies.
--- Recent experience in creating and presenting management reports and operational plans.
--- At least five years of experience supervising and managing professional staff.
Additional Information:
Req 501663 MOS Code:
Note: There are no direct military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position. All active duty, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply. For more information, see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx. HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work. I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview. Home Page - FAQ's - Contact Us: 1-888-894-4747, TTY - 1-866-839-2747, FAX - 1-866-245-3646 or E-mail
Application Mailing Address - P.O. Box 6629, Round Rock, TX 78683-6629, Attn: Staffing and Recruitment

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