CLASSIFICATION: ADMINISTRATOR OF RACING AND CHARITABLE GAMING
Class Code: 0075-35 Date Established: 04-10-09
Occupational Code: 7-1-2 Date of Last Revision:
BASIC PURPOSE: To administer the business of regulating and enforcing all pari-mutuel and charitable gaming in the state with responsibility for revenue, issuing licenses, promulgating rules, preparing and implementing budgets, developing revenue streams and reporting same to legislature with recommendations for legislative changes.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Evaluates, develops, and implements all aspects of the agency to ensure compliance with all the laws, rules, and regulations promulgated by the state covering all legalized pari-mutuel and charitable gambling.
· Mediates constituent complaints and concerns relative to gambling and issues against licenses.
· Appears before legislature to support agency budget, present revenue forecasts, request legislation germane to the agency, and to review status of gambling and industry trends.
· Oversees and administers all gambling licenses, revenue collections, fines, rulings, investigations, and litigations.
· Serves as a group leader in statewide and industry-wide policy development.
· Sets goals, standards and benchmarks.
· Interprets complex federal and state tax codes, and interprets legislative intent.
· Works with other senior state officials to insure joint interagency investigations and projects are conducted professionally and efficiently.
· Serves as the official agency representative in meeting with civic, fraternal and community groups.
Skill: Requires skill in evaluating, planning, or integrating analysis of data to formulate current and long-range solutions, strategies, or policies of a specialized or technical nature.
Knowledge: Requires expertise in a highly specialized, technical, or professional discipline to manage or create policy at a systemwide administrative level.
Impact: Requires overall administrative responsibility for achieving agency objectives by directing all aspects of operations management. Errors at this level result in disruption of systemwide programs and services as well as long-term adverse impact on agency image and the future success of organizational operations.
Supervision: Requires agency-wide administrative supervision, including the responsibility for developing and evaluating internal personnel policies. This level also involves the administrative management of a program which affects more than one agency, including overseeing the interaction of agency employees or policies to accomplish organizational objectives and goals.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in a controlled environment with minimal exposure to disagreeable job elements and little risk of hazard to physical or mental health.
Physical Demands: Requires light work, including continuous walking or operating simple equipment for extended periods of time as well as occasional strenuous activities such as reaching or bending.
Communication: Requires acting as the official representative of the agency, including explaining and defending current and long-range goals or objectives which directly affect public policy decisions regarding major state programs and services.
Complexity: Requires formulating the combination of overall job functions in order to address highly diverse or novel situations requiring new concepts and imaginative approaches to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
Independent Action: Requires administrative decision-making in authorizing and monitoring the implementation of major departmental policies and procedures.
Education: Master’s degree from a recognized college or university with a major study in business administration, accounting, or public administration.
Experience: Eight years experience in a business management field, accounting, or public administration, four years of which must have been in a high level management position involving supervisory and executive experience concerned with public administration or a related field. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education at the graduate level only.
License/Certification: Able to obtain and hold a valid driver’s license or have access to transportation for statewide travel.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of program administration and evaluation. Knowledge of state and federal laws relating to the programs within assigned area. Knowledge of the principles of supervision, administration, systems management and community organization as applicable to specialized program area. Ability to prepare budgets. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Ability to evaluate and analyze program effectiveness and resource utilization. Ability to speak before public groups and legislative committees. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with federal, state and other public officials. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.