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CO - Deputy Director for Programs

  • 1.  CO - Deputy Director for Programs

    Posted 18 days ago

    STATE OF COLORADO
    invites applications for the position of:
    Deputy Director for Programs
    This announcement is not governed by the selection processes of the classified personnel system. Applications will be considered from residents and non-residents of Colorado.

    Department Information

    CLASS TITLE: NON-CLASSIFIED
    LOCATION: Denver, Colorado
    PRIMARY PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: 200 E Colfax Ave Denver, CO 80203
    SALARY: $4,423.08 - $4,923.08 Biweekly
    $115,000.08 - $128,000.08 Annually
    OPENING DATE: 09/29/21
    CLOSING DATE: 10/15/21 11:59 PM
    JOB TYPE: Full Time

    Colorado Governor Jared Polis is committed to building a Colorado For All, a place where everyone has an opportunity to succeed and live the Colorado way of life. Governor Polis is focused on lowering health care costs for hardworking Coloradans, transitioning the state to renewable energy sources, ensuring every Colorado child gets a quality education, and building an economy that works for everyone. As well as empower state agencies to build a culture of operational excellence and bold innovation driven by continuous performance improvement.

    The Governor's staff includes offices for budgeting, communications and outreach, legal counsel, legislative liaison, operations, policy and research, and scheduling.

    Join a team at the center of Colorado's economic recovery. OSPB seeks a seasoned executive experienced in budget, finance, and/or economics to join our leadership team. We invite interested candidates, as well as staff seeking internal promotion, to submit an application for the following leadership position.


    DESCRIPTION OF JOB

    As part of the leadership team, the Deputy Director for Programs advances the mission of the Governor's Office of State Planning and Budgeting (OSPB). OSPB provides the Governor with timely and complete information and recommendations necessary to make sound public policy and budget decisions. Our mission is to foster the responsible use of state resources through effective and efficient planning, budgeting, and evaluation of state programs in a manner that is performance and outcome-focused.

    Governor/Director goals

    The Deputy Director for Programs is responsible for achieving responsible budget savings for 10 principal departments and advancing the Governor's bold goals for early childhood education and renewable energy.

    Management responsibilities

    The position is responsible for leading a team of approximately 8 to manage the following responsibilities for the Office, among others:
    • Deliver budget on-time and within guidance for principal departments
    • Advance evidence-based policy with departments and the legislature
    • Champion budget and performance integration
    • Assess program effectiveness and efficiency
    • Advise on federal stimulus deployment and interaction with state programs
    • Collaborate with the following Cabinet working groups: Education and Workforce Cabinet, and Climate and Energy Cabinet

    This position is anticipated to have budget responsibility for more than $10 billion and the following principal departments of state government:
    • Early Childhood
    • Education
    • Energy
    • Higher Education
    • Human Services (including Behavioral Health Administration)
    • Labor & Employment
    • Local Affairs
    • Natural Resources
    • Public Health and Environment
    • Public Safety

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SUBSTITUTIONS, CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & APPEAL RIGHTS:

    • 7-10 years of related work experience is required.
    • Bachelor's degree is required, a graduate degree in a related field is preferred.
    • Preferred competencies include:
      • Experience developing and managing budgets for large organizations
      • Experience running an office and delivering for customers
      • Conducting analysis for senior-level stakeholders
      • Effective oral communications
      • Effective written communication skills
      • Data management
      • Data visualization

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

    Please submit a cover letter and resume for consideration no later than October 15, 2021. Your cover letter and resume must provide sufficient detail about your background and experience to allow the screening panel to properly assess your experience in the required elements, including your experience and achievements. Please email your information to gov_ospb@state.co.us with "Deputy Director for Programs" in the subject line.

    We offer a generous benefits package including:

    • Annual leave accrued at 13.33 hours per month
    • Sick leave accrued at 6.66 hours a month
    • 10 paid holidays per year
    • Medical and dental plans
    • State paid life insurance policy of $50,000
    • Choice of 2 retirement plans
    • 401K and 457 plans
    • State paid Short Term Disability coverage
    • Additional optional life and disability plans
    • Credit Union Membership
    • RTD pass
    • Training and professional development

    To learn more about State of Colorado benefits visit: https://www.colorado.gov/dhr/benefits.


    ADAAA Accommodations: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Amy Wayne by phone (303) 866-2471 or email amy.wayne@state.co.us at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.

    We believe that diverse teams produce better results and encourage people of a variety of backgrounds and qualifications to apply.

    Effective September 20, 2021, employees will be required to attest to and verify that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or, submit to twice-weekly serial testing. Upon hire, new employees will have three (3) business days to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination, or begin twice-weekly serial testing for COVID-19. Testing will take place in-person and will be considered paid work time.
    Note: Fully Vaccinated means two (2) weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series of the COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two (2) weeks after the single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine, as defined by the State of Colorado's Public Health Order and guidance issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.



    HOW TO APPLY: Online applications will not be accepted. Please follow the instructions on the job announcement for submitting an application.

    IF NOT APPLYING ON-LINE, SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
    Please submit a cover letter and resume for consideration no later than October 15, 2021. Your cover letter and resume must provide sufficient detail about your background and experience to allow the screening panel to properly assess your experience in the required elements, including your experience and achievements. Please email your information to gov_ospb@state.co.us with "Deputy Director for Programs" in the subject line.

    DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION:
    gov_ospb@state.co.us

    METHODS OF APPOINTMENT: This position is not part of the classified state personnel system

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

    http://www.colorado.gov/jobs