Executive Director-Cheyenne

State of Wyoming - Cheyenne, WY

Description and Functions

Open Until Filled

Wyoming State Board of Pharmacy is seeking a leader for the position of Executive Director. The executive director is the administrator of the agency and manages and conducts the operations. The director reports to the Board and is responsible for the achievement of the Board mission and objectives including, but not limited to, overseeing financial and program management, staff leadership, policy development, human resource management, fiscal management, legislative liaison and management of activities related to statutory duties of the Board.

Human Resource Contact: 307-634-9636

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

Provides a leadership role in the regulation of the practice of pharmacy in order to carry out the Board's mission and goals.
Assists in inspections of facilities.
Responsible for formulating and recommending policies, regulations, financial plans and other appropriate projects for the Board's consideration and approval.
Administers the Wyoming prescription drug monitoring program (WORx)
Responsible for planning agendas and developing background materials for Board meetings; participates in all Board meetings; serves as a professional resource to the Board.
Responsible for preparing the budget and reports regarding agency operations.
Monitors agency revenues and expenditures and assures that all funds, legal records and management controls are properly instituted and safeguarded.
Represents and communicates for the Board to a variety of constituencies including legislative bodies, professional associations, educational institutions, professionals, consumers, the media, and governmental agencies.
Prepares, processes, and monitors contracts for hardware, software, and services.
Monitors state and national trends and developments in health care, including pharmacy practice and regulation of pharmacy. Informs the Board of the implications of these trends/developments and makes recommendations for the Board's consideration.
Establishes and maintains ongoing relationships with relevant state governmental entities such as the Governor's office, Department of Health, Attorney General's office, other licensing boards, and legislative members and staff.
Maintains effective working relationships with other state and federal agencies, professional organizations, the press, consumer groups, and educational institutions.
Responsible for the selection, development, discipline, and evaluation of agency employees
Recommends, develops and implements policies and procedures for the day to day functions of the agency.
Assists and advises the Board in developing and promulgating rules and regulations related to the practice of pharmacy.
Supervises the Board inspector/compliance officers. Evaluates investigations and works with Board legal counsel to prepare legal documents for the Board to consider.
Serves as the official custodian of Board records including the prescription drug monitoring program.
Directs the issuance, renewal and cancelation of licenses and permits under jurisdiction of the Board, and actively participates in the licensing of pharmacists.
Represents the Board at local, state, regional and national meetings.
Maintains effective public relations and serves as the Board spokesperson for inquiries concerning the Board, the practice of pharmacy, and the prescription drug monitoring program.
Maintains current knowledge of the practice of pharmacy.
Educates pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, students, and others regarding changes in statutes and rules pertaining to the practice of pharmacy. Precepts student pharmacists.
Compiles and edits the Board newsletter, notices, and website.
Performs other work as required to further the mission of the Board.

Preference will be given to applicants with the following:
  • BS or PharmD degree in pharmacy obtained from a school or college of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).
  • An advanced degree in public administration, business or pharmacy administration. Other relevant advanced degrees will be considered.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience as a practicing pharmacist.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in the management of professional and/or clerical personnel.
  • Licensed Wyoming pharmacist or eligible for licensure in Wyoming within six (6) months of hire.
  • Experience in agency or business management.
  • Applicant must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Knowledge of the laws and rules pertaining to the practice of pharmacy.
Knowledge of the laws and rules pertaining to the licensure of pharmacists, interns, technicians, manufacturers, wholesale distributors, controlled substance registrants, and other licensees of the Board.
Knowledge of management and personnel practices: of accounting and business records; of budget preparation and fiscal management and reporting.
Knowledge of governmental procedures for implementing public policy including legislative and regulatory processes.
Ability to exercise sound professional judgment to solve complex problems.
Ability to organize and communicate issues in a clear and concise manner.
Ability to lead, motivate and manage people and resources and establish effective working relationships.
Proficient computer skills including knowledge of software applications .
Demonstrated ability in public speaking and written and oral communication.
Skills in work management and work leadership.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.

None - See "Preferences"

Necessary Special Requirements

FLSA: Exempt
This is an At-Will position
Supplemental Information

059 - Board of Pharmacy

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The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.