Iowa Department of Administrative Services Director - Bureau of Investigation & Identity Protection in Ankeny, Iowa

Director - Bureau of Investigation & Identity Protection

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Director - Bureau of Investigation & Identity Protection

Salary

$81,744.00 - $116,313.59 Annually

Location

Ankeny - 50021 - Polk County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Job Number

18-02011

Closing

5/30/2018 11:59 PM Central

LinkedIn Tag

#LI-POST

Point of Contact

Melissa Spiegel at 515-237-3010

To Apply

For consideration submit a resume and cover letter to Kayla Burkett at kayla.burkett@iowadot.us by the close date identified on this posting. Please include the subject line of "Bureau Director" when applying.

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Job Description

This is a non-merit position with the Iowa Department of Transportation. Candidates must follow the instructions in the "To Apply" section.

Positions in this class are exempt from the screening and referral requirements of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise.

This position is a confidential, at-will position that reports to the director of the Iowa Department of Transportation's (DOT's) Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) and serves as part of the MVDs management team. This position is open to all qualified applicants who meet minimum requirements. Must be an Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Certified Peace Officer. The Bureau of Investigation & Identity Protection (BIIP) is one of four bureaus within the DOT's Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) that supports the vision to be smarter, simpler and customer driven. As a Director, this position leads the Bureau of Investigation & Identity Protection, which is responsible for privacy compliance, biometric identification applications, physical facility security, internal and external divisional fraud management, and vehicle and driver operational security and related training. This position is responsible for a $2.2 million budget and will provide leadership and management bureau staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages the bureau budget and resources to meet the bureau needs while striving to remain efficient and effective with available resources.

  • Directly supervises and evaluates the work of one fourth of the bureau Investigator's, a motor vehicle deputy director, and one Administrative Assistant 2. Provides oversight for the work of all (17) Investigators who reside and work statewide.

  • Develops short term and long-range goals and coordinates plans to meet these goals with division director and subordinates.

  • Develops methods to provide financial support for bureau needs including the obtaining and managing of grants. Research additional funding sources and develops ways to implement these sources as appropriate.

  • Provides justification and need for bureau programs while constantly evaluating program effectiveness, adjusts resources accordingly to meet changing department and societal needs.

  • Collaborates with division and department leaders on efforts to foster teamwork and to best utilize bureau staff resources. Serves as a resource in evaluating and recommending changes or solutions to problems faced by the division and department.

  • Promotes and encourages use of bureau staff within the division to meet goals and objectives of the division.

  • Reviews reports and data related to the bureau's core mission and acts based on findings to protect the integrity of the division.

  • Determine and manage office equipment, technology, and staffing needs to maintain and enhance effectiveness of resources and efficiency of operation.

  • Networks with and partners with divisional managers and leaders on project management.

  • Maintains a close working relationship with the Iowa Sheriffs and Deputies Association (ISDA), Iowa Peace Officers Association (IPOA), Iowa Automobile Dealers Association (IADA), Iowa Independent Dealers Association (IIADA) Iowa Auto Recyclers Association, Iowa Department of Revenue (IDOR), the Office of the Iowa Attorney General (AGL and other related groups and associations. Maintains open communication with industry and public agencies with regards to operational issues, trends, Iowa statutes, and Departmental Rules.

  • Responsible, in part, for the continuing development of state and national policies as they relate to internal and external fraud, privacy and identity protection, physical facility security, and MVD related integrity through involvement with the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA), U.S. Department of Justice Identity Theft Working Group, National Odometer and Title Fraud Enforcement Association (NOTFEA), and related associations along with actively participating in AAMVA working groups, workshops, and conferences to help develop the formulation of policies with national impact. Uses knowledge and information gained from public and private resources and contacts to develop and review draft Administrative Rule and Iowa Code changes, bureau procedural changes, and reviews the Federal Register so that we may provide input to effect changes.

  • Responsible, in part, for resolving issues with industry, legislators, county treasurers, lobbyists, other governmental agencies, and serving as an expert resource of related issues for the Motor Vehicle Division. Serves as coordinator and/or project manager for programs under the direction of this bureau or in concert with another division office.

  • Develop legislative goals from information gained, draft legislative proposals to meet these goals, collaborate with the private and public sector to gain support and adjust if necessary, meet with legislative leaders to garner support, and provide input during legislative discussions on proposals. Work with DOT legislative liaison to address concerns or questions.

Shift: Monday - Friday, 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM Travel: Occasional travel can be expected.

Requirements:

Maintain peace officer certification through the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA), including the annual fitness and firearm testing. Must pass a local and federal background check. Maintains highly sensitive confidential records and criminal intelligence related to criminal investigations. Possesses a high level of integrity and security requiring a background investigation administered and approved by the Department of Public Safety (DPS).

Selectives

111 Law Enforcement Academy Graduate

Applicant must be a graduate from an accredited law enforcement academy approved by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy. Applicants must state on their application that they have graduated from an accredited academy.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:

1) Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and experience equal to six years of full-time management-level work in finance, human resources, engineering, law, social work, regulation, data processing, or program research or evaluation.

2) Ten years of full-time management-level work experience in finance, human resources, engineering, law, social work, regulation, data processing, or program research or evaluation.

3) All of the following (a and b):

a. Six years of full-time work experience in finance, human resources, engineering, law, social work, regulation, data processing, or program research or evaluation; and

b. A combination of a total of four years of education and full-time experience (as described in part a), where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work in any field equals one year of full-time experience. Graduation from the Iowa Certified Public Manager Program is also equivalent to one year of full-time experience or education.

4) All of the following (a, b, and c):

a. Four years of full-time work experience in finance, human resources, engineering, law, social work, regulation, data processing, or program research or evaluation; and

b. A combination of a total of four years of education and full-time experience (as described in part a), where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work in any field equals one year of full-time experience; and

c. A combination of a total of two years of graduate-level education and full-time experience (as described in part a), where twenty-four semester hours of accredited graduate college or university course work in a public-service-related area (e.g., public or business administration, social work, law, education, engineering) equals one year of full-time experience. Graduation from the Iowa Certified Public Manager Program is also equivalent to one year of full-time experience or education.

5) Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes eighteen months of full-time work as a Public Service Manager 1 or comparable specific management-level position.

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