Job Summary

Plans, implements, and directs administrative, educational, and technical activities of a large unit to include budget, personnel, strategic planning, and staffing. This large unit may consist of one or more related or unrelated areas. The director usually reports to a member of the senior staff.

Job Functions

  • Develops goals and objectives for the department based on policy and goals; plans to achieve goals or establish priorities.
  • Analyzes long-range impact of decisions and plans.
  • Ensures the most effective operations of the department through program development, process improvement, and coordination/integration of processes with other departments.
  • Plans, coordinates, and controls the work and procedures; provides advice/consultation to staff regarding problems.
  • Participates on departmental and/or interdepartmental committees to address problems and facilitate information exchange about programs, problems, etc. Provides information to others to explain/clarify problems, issues or requests.
  • Participates in management meetings to keep top management informed of problems and concerns.
  • Prepares an annual operating budget for a unit or department, including direct
  • labor, material and supplies, services, equipment maintenance and
  • replacement;
  • Presents and justifies a proposed budget (operating and capital expenditure) to a
  • management review committee.
  • Prepares justification or develops alternatives for cost containment/reduction.
  • Establishes service standards for the department and determines if service standards are compatible with financial targets.
  • Defines the qualifications and performance expectations for all staff positions.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and seven-eight years of experience.

Job Family

Executive & Managerial

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