Office of the State Treasurer
CONTACT: Human Resources Office firstname.lastname@example.org
The Office of the State Treasurer (OTT) is recruiting for an Assistant Treasurer who is responsible for managing the work of two divisions: Second Injury Fund Division and the Unclaimed Property Division (UCP). In this role, the Assistant Treasurer receives direction from the Treasurer and or the Deputy Treasurer and will supervise eight, and is responsible for the staff and work of both divisions.
Administers the staff and operations of a Treasury Division; develops, implements and evaluates division policies, goals and objectives; designs and develops division programs and activities; implements new procedures and procedural revisions; determines appropriate staffing levels and directs the management and coordination of staff; designs and implements performance review standards for division staff; prepares division budget; maintains contact with individuals and organizations who might impact or be impacted by policy or program activities; prepares all reports required by the State Treasurer regarding area of responsibility; performs related duties as required.
In addition to the duties listed above, the individual in this role will have the following responsibilities:
- Schedule, assign, and manage staff for the SIF and the UCP; plans and coordinates division work activities; provides consultation and technical assistance to staff; supervises Special Funds Administrators, Executive Assistants, Paralegals, and Executive Secretary;
- Formulates program goals and objectives; manages and monitors contracts with the SIF and the UCP vendors;
- Develops or revises the SIF and the UCP guidelines, procedures, and policies;
- Prepares reports and correspondence; troubleshoots and resolves problems related to the SIF and the UCP claimants, attorneys, insurance company representatives, and employers;
- Determines appropriate staffing levels and directs the management and coordination of staff;
- Responds to oral and written inquiries;
- Identifies and manages the SIF and the UCP backlogs, if necessary;
- Interprets and administers pertinent laws;
- Evaluates staff performance;
- Prepares the SIF and the UCP budgets as well as makes recommendation to the Treasurer regarding the SIF assessment rate; maintains contact with individuals and agencies that might impact program activities;
- Coordinates research, data analysis, and program planning efforts;
- Manages and supervises large scale projects;
- Prepares all reports required by the Treasurer or Deputy Treasurer; and,
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Five (5) years of experience in a management capacity in an office dealing with dispute resolutions, applying states statutes and regulations, utilizing independent judgement in the application of established policies and procedures and or reviewing and recommending amendments or new policies and procedures, and managing professional staff.
A law degree is preferred, but not required.
Annual Salary: $105,331.00 – $191,376.00
- Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principals and techniques;
- Considerable knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes, and regulations;
- Knowledge of principles and practices of public administration;
- Knowledge of office procedures including personnel;
- Considerable interpersonal skills;
- Knowledge of legislative process; considerable oral and written communication skills;
- Ability to deliver presentations for external and internal groups;
- Ability to utilize computer software programs;
- Supervisory experience; and,
- Considerable ability to interpret complex written material and to assess the impact on programmatic goals.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.