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Senior Adivsor

Company: North Texas State Hospital - Wichita Falls Campus
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

This position reports to the Associate Commissioner (AC) of Child Care Regulation and performs advanced (senior-level) advisory work, providing programmatic direction and guidance to the AC. This position is responsible for establishing CCR goals and objectives, coordinating and overseeing transformation activities for the department. The position will be responsible for working closely with the Strategic Operations team to establish priorities, standards, and measurement tools for determining CCR's progress in meeting goals, coordinating, and evaluating program activities and/or business functions. The Senior Advisor will develop and implement techniques for evaluating program activities and/or business functions within CCR and identify the need for changes. This position will also be responsible for reviewing and briefing the AC on appropriate budgetary activities within various program areas of CCR and will be responsible for coordination of addressing vacancies, training and/or other CCR related goals. This position works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

****This position is a statewide position and has the ability to telework. Applicant must be available and willing to occassionally travel to Austin and statewide, as needed and requested by the Associate Commissioner**** -

Essential Job Functions:
Serves as senior advisor to the Associate Commissioner, providing recommendations to improve Child Care Regulation regional and program operations.

Performs senior-level oversight and analysis and strategic review of CCR's financial activities.

In consultation with the Associate Commissioner and the Regulatory Services Division Regulatory Operations Support, makes recommendations on overall division budget strategies.

Coordinates, compiles, and develops information for the CCR's work with the Office of Transformation and Innovation on process improvement.

Coordinates CCR department activities related to strategic planning and legislative issues and responses.

Develops strategies for effectively coordinating projects between regions and state office. Updates and tracks the AC's schedule on various projects and responses.

Develops working relationships with Regulatory Services Division Operation Support, Government Relations, and external bodies. Ensures that accurate and reliable information is provided to AC, to ensure the AC's timely response to legislators legislative staff and other internal and external stakeholders.
Coordinates with the Policy and Rules team and ensures clear guidelines are followed for the development, review and timely submission of rules related to legislation, as needed.

Coordinates with the HHSC Rules Coordination Office to resolve any outstanding rules issues.

Reviews and evaluates the impact of federal and state laws on program objectives.

Develops goals, standards, policies, procedures, guidelines, and standards for strategic operations.

Oversees the consistent development of job descriptions, interview questions, and onboarding practices and works with strategic operations to ensure AC goals and action items are handled timely.

Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency's obligations for disaster response and/or recovery and providing updates to the Associate Commissioner.


Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to program activities and/or business functions.

Skill is coordinating responses for statewide process improvement.

Skill in establishing plans and setting objectives and goals that support an overall business strategy.

Ability to direct and organize program activities and/or business functions.

Ability to establish goals and objectives that support the strategic plan.

Ability to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions.

Ability to develop and evaluate policies and procedures.

Ability to prepare reports.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Skill in establishing plans and setting objectives and goals that support an overall business strategy.

Ability to interpret data to guide state office and regional position assignments based on workforce needs.

Ability to use technologies to demonstrate statewide logistical inspection and investigation workload.

Ability to plan, develop, and approve schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals.

Ability to represent CCR at business meetings and workgroups.

Ability to review management, productivity and financial reports

Ability to review results of special investigations, internal audits, research studies, forecasts, and modeling exercises, and provide direction and guidance to the AC.

Skilled at developing and overseeing the implementation of long-range and short-term plans.

Skilled at coordinating and guiding work progression.

Performs work as assigned.

Registration or Licensure Requirements:
None -

Initial Selection Criteria:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in a field relevant to the assignment. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Prior or current regulatory experience. -

Additional Information:
Applicant must possess a valid Texas Driver's license.

Requisition ID: 547103


MOS Code:
111X URL - Surface

SEI15 Enterprise Policy,
Planning, Budget,
and Management

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HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

- Click here to download the I-9 form.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.


Keywords: North Texas State Hospital - Wichita Falls Campus, Wichita Falls , Senior Adivsor, Other , Wichita Falls, Texas

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