Full Job Description
The Division of Administration/Office of Technology Services has a vacancy. This job title has an assigned pay grade of AS-620. (Req. #131091)
This vacancy will be filled by new hire or by promotion of a current permanent status classified employee.
Louisiana is a State as a Model Employer for People with Disabilities.
A criminal history check may be conducted on all new hires as well as employees changing positions including promotions, demotions, details, reassignments and transfers. Also, prospective employees may be subject to pre-employment drug testing. New hires will be subject to employment eligibility verification via the federal government's E-verify system.
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.
Applicants qualifying based on college training or receipt of a baccalaureate degree will be required to submit an official college transcript to verify credentials claimed prior to appointment. Please make every effort to attach a copy of your transcript to your application. The transcripts can be added as an attachment to your online application or faxed to (225) 219-1041. The selected candidate will be required to submit original documentation upon hire.
For further information about this posting, please contact:
Division of Administration/Office of Human Resources
A baccalaureate degree plus three years of professional level experience in accounting; budgeting; contracts; economics; engineering; finance; financial auditing; grants; human resources; information technology; management analysis; operational auditing; policy planning; procurement; social services; statistical analysis; tax collections; or tax enforcement.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field will substitute for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree will substitute for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
A master's degree in accounting, business administration, economics, engineering, finance, industrial/organizational psychology, human resources, political science, public administration, social work, statistics, computer science, management information systems (MIS), quantitative business analysis-computer science, information systems and decision sciences, or computer information systems will substitute for one year of the required experience.
A Ph.D. in accounting, business administration, economics, engineering, finance, industrial/organizational psychology, human resources, political science, public administration, social work, statistics, computer science, management information systems (MIS), quantitative business analysis-computer science, information systems and decision sciences, or computer information systems will substitute for two years of the required experience.
Advanced degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
An advanced degree in social work must be from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To lead the initiative to improve efficiency and effectiveness of key processes within the organization and across organizational divisions and operating groups, via a process analysis and improvement driven approach. To determine the effectiveness of programs and develop recommendations to improve or resolve substantive problems that affect agency services.
LEVEL OF WORK:
General from higher-level administrator.
Functional and/or direct, as required by specific assignments, over any agency employee.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Examples of Work
The Office of Technology Services aims to be a responsible partner in delivering innovative, effective, and reliable solutions that support and enhance the IT functions within Executive Branch Departments. The Office of Technology Services will work to increase the return on the State's investment in technology by promoting smart decision-making, solving problems intelligently, increasing the rate of project success, and fostering a skilled and professional staff.
50%Development, maintenance, and analysis of multiple cost allocation models which allocate all agency cost to appropriate OTS lines of service for use in the rate development process. Responsible for the preparation and submission of the Statewide Cost Allocation Plan for the annual submission of OTS's data. Prepares the OTS revenue and expenditure budget forecasts. Prepare and maintain cost analysis, depreciation schedule for assets and monthly financial reports.
20%Create and maintain the OTS financial organizational structure. Provides cash flow analysis and develops projections on expenditure and revenue patterns. Confers with internal technical product managers, state and federal auditors, customers, and counterparts in other states in determining appropriate rate levels. Responsible for maintaining compliance with all state and federal cost allocation, cost recovery and financial reporting governances. Coordinates with the Office of Planning and Budget and Department budget directs to forecast demand for IT services and associated funding requirements.
15%Develop and implements processes to track, monitor, and report OTS performance in delivery of services through benchmarking and balanced scorecard analysis. Tracks, monitors, and reports attainment of service levels specified in OTS service level agreements. Develop data products which measure the effectiveness of OTS initiatives in improving the quality and efficiency of service delivery. Develop and implement processes to track, monitor, and report OTS customer satisfaction metrics associated with delivery of services and prepare associated analysis for reporting of statutory performance indicators in support of the OTS strategic plan. Conducts cost benefits analysis to support capital investments in Information Technology systems and services. Determines budgetary requirements associated with the investments and methods of cost recovery.
10%Develop financial models for procurement bids and analysis financial information in bid evaluations.
5% perform all other tasks, special projects, analysis, studies, and plans as directed.