Deputy Director

  • State of Nevada
  • Carson City, Nevada
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management

Job Description

Announcement Number: 1461167146

Steve Sisolak
Governor

Charles Dan iels
Director

Christina Leat hers
Chief Human Resou rce Officer
Northern Administration
5500 Snyder Ave.
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 977-5500

Southern Administration
3955 W. Russell Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89118
(725) 216-6000
STATE OF NEVADA
Department of Corrections
UNCLASSFIED JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Deputy Director - Support Services (U9035)
Nevada Department of Corrections
Recruitment Open To:
This is an open competitive recruitment, open to all qualified applicants. This is a full-
time, unclassified position that is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Director
of the Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC).
Geographic Location: Carson City, Nevada
Approximate Annual Salary:
$131,743 annually. Salary reflects Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)
Employer and Employee contributions plan. An Employer-only paid contribution plan is
also available at the election of the employee; which results in a reduced annual gross
salary of $114,934. The State benefits package includes a retirement system, paid
health, vision, dental, life and disability insurance; 11 paid holidays, and paid sick leave
and annual leave. An explanation of the retirement options and information regarding
State retirement benefits may be accessed at www.nvpers.org. A description of the
current health benefits available to all employees may be accessed at
https://pebp.state.nv.us. Other employee paid benefits such as deferred compensation
plans are available.
DEFINITION - Under the administrative direction of the Director, Nevada Department of
Corrections (NDOC), the incumbent for this position is responsible for planning,
organizing, directing, monitoring, and evaluating all non-custody matters such as
organizational planning/problem solving, logistics, fiscal and budgetary oversight,
consultation, legislative analysis & compliance, and strategic fiscal guidance.
GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Responsibility for providing administrative oversight, planning, organizing, directing,
monitoring and evaluating operational effectiveness of several key infrastructure components, to include finance, accounting, fiscal, contracts, information technology (IT)
and external contracting services.
Strategic focus on continual process and operations improvements, oversees daily
supportive services operations, planning, quality assurance; develops and monitors use
of resources efficiency metrics.
Responsible for integrating planning systems, work-arounds, strategies and tactics
through development, implementation and updating of mission statements, identification
of critical issues, long & short term objectives, financial projections, viable solutions,
corrective action plans & reports, performance indicators, support services departmental
policies, procedures & processes, and administrative regulations.
Maintains constant awareness of national trends and industry best practices relative to
correctional support services programs, policies, procedures, benchmarking and
efficiency trends.
Organize and direct departmental logistics for inmate stores, procurement, capital
improvement project management, fleet management, warehousing, property
management, contracting, food service and physical plant operations; direct & supervise
personnel responsible for budgetary and fiscal matters department-wide.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Direct fiscal & budgetary operational units in manner that optimizes all resources to
ensure maximum efficiency, productivity and effectiveness; goals & objectives must
align with and directly support the Department's overall mission and vision.
• Directs the development, implementation and revision of policies and procedures
relative to fiscal & budgetary responsibilities, mission scope, spending authority
compliance, Legislative analysis, forecasting and reporting requirements. Testify
before Legislative committees relative to departmental budgetary needs, objectives
and priorities.
• Provide oversight and effective direction to critical departmental components, (i.e.,
fiscal & budgetary staff, inmate stores, procurement, capital improvement projects,
fleet management, warehousing & property management, contracting, food
services and physical plant operations.
• Oversee and direct the development and enhancement of IT systems used to
maintain records and generate departmental reports.
• Provide consultation to the Director on matters related to analyzing and resolving
operating and fiscal management issues; prepare, review and evaluate a variety of
materials, including financial reports, budget status reports, contracts & leases and
pending fiscal orders, to identify obstacles.
• Develop solutions; prepare and present courses of actions & remedies; research
and interpret relevant documentation to determine applicable precedents,
regulations and/or administrative guidelines.
• Direct the department-wide preparation and maintenance of comprehensive
records related to budget, accounting, fiscal management and other areas of
responsibility; develop retention schedules and policies in accordance with legal
requirements and State regulations.
• Responsible for strategic development of goals and objectives; review and evaluate
outcomes and results; assess program effectiveness and propose enhancements
to improve efficiency and effectiveness; develop innovative solutions to operational
problems.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Detailed knowledge of policies, administrative guidelines and applicable laws and
regulations.
• Thorough knowledge of legislative processes related to budget development,
organizational structure, expenditure of funds and business operations.
• Ability to exercise administrative oversight and managerial control in determining
organizational structure, budget development and fiscal prudence, staffing and
fiscal reliability.
• Extensive knowledge of funding sources and fiscal policies and procedures;
specialized auditing principles and practices applicable to government programs
and activities; organizational planning, budgeting, governmental accounting, fiscal
forecasting, contracting, purchasing, inventory control, information systems and
other business management components of departmental infrastructure.
• Skill and ability to negotiate solutions to problems where competing interests and
conflicting opinions exists.
• Ability to direct operations and activities related to the agency's budget, fiscal
control and business operations; make independent decisions requiring advanced
knowledge of fiscal management and budgeting.
• Ability to provide the highest level of technical advisement to the Director in the
most critical and impactful budgetary, fiscal and legislative areas, programs and
services.
• Ability to reliably and responsibly work with high degree of autonomy to complete
assigned tasks and demonstrate initiative in completion of work projects.
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of internal and external
customers.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: (Licenses, Certificates, Degrees or Credentials) - This
position requires a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in business
administration, accounting, finance or a related field and seven years of professional
experience in formulating, developing and analyzing agency budgets; fiscal management;
and management of multiple business operations; OR an Associate Degree in any of the
same educational disciplines and 8 years of the same described experience OR high
school (or equivalent GED) and 9 years of professional level experience as outlined
above.
SPECIAL NOTE: Previous experience working within a prison/correctional setting is
preferred.
To Apply:
Please submit a detailed resume and a cover letter which addresses your qualifications
for the position. Resume must include a detailed description of your employment history,
duties, number and classification(s) of staff supervised, and professional references to:
Kenneth Goodly, Human Resources Analyst 2, 3955 West Russell Road, Las
Vegas, Nevada 89118 or email at kgoodly@doc.nv.gov.
Applications will be accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied
Qualified individuals are encouraged to submit their application as early as possible, as
this announcement may close at any time without notice.

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or
compensation and/or wages.



Closing Date/Time: Until recruitment needs are satisfied

Job Address

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