Deputy Director

State of Indiana - Plainfield, IN

Full-time | Commission
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This individual is involved with a variety of executive duties within a state agency or facility involving a high degree of discretion in interpretation, application and execution of all agency or department policies and programs.

Essential Job Responsibilities:The essential functions of this role are as follows:
Represents agency, facility, or departments in a variety of situations with other departments, facilities, the general public and special interest groups;
Reviews total department or agency organizational structure and functions and prepares changes to promote efficiency and effectiveness;
Administers staff functions in support of program areas;
Prepares special reports on alternative methods of achieving new program responsibilities as related to the agency’s goals and missions;
Prepares administrative rules and procedures for executive administrator and/or board or commission;
Follows up on plans, programs and procedures to ensure progress and accomplishments;
The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

Thorough knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and methodology of administrative management;
Through knowledge of department charge and programs;
Specialized knowledge of state government administrative structures;
Ability to coordinate and motivate diverse, professional and support personnel;
Ability to be creative in developing alternatives to meet department’s needs;
Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing;
Ability to maintain cooperative work relationships.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:
The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
Group life insurance
Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
New Parent Leave
If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer