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The Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development
Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
is recruiting for an Executive Administrator - Board of Nursing to join our team.
What you will be doing:
This position administers the Board of Nursing through advanced knowledge of principles, practices and philosophies. Utilizing statutes, regulations and policies to implement their mission and to analyze national trends and enhance a statewide healthcare program. Supervise and provide work product oversight on nursing licensure for six range fourteen occupational licensing examiners and one nurse consultant. Work closely with the board to conduct public board meetings. Participate in national associations and attend conferences. Assist the public and key stakeholders, clarify statutes and regulations. Review complex nurse licensure applications. Executive Adminstrators are part of the division management team and routinely collaborate with the division leadership on policy and procedural planning.
Our organization, mission and culture:
The mission of the Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing is to ensure that competent, professional and regulated commercial services are available to Alaska consumers. The division has four distinct areas of service; Business and Corporate licensing, Professional licensing and Investigations. The Executive Administrator works closely with the all-volunteer Board of Nursing members, division staff including investigators and management to promote a collorbative environment of creative thinking and shared resources.
The benefits of joining our team:
Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing consists of over 100 positions, spanning from range 8 to 23, from office assistants, to investigators, and executive adminstrators. You have the ability to demonstrate your leadership skills in a fast-paced work environment within the Board of Nursing program. You work as a team in the division performing meaningful work by protecting the public and ensuring that nurses and nurse aides are licensed professionals through competency and accountability. As an employee of the division you receive a compehensive benefits package, paid leave and the opportunity to travel.
Where you will be working:
The Division of Corporation, Business and Professional Licensing, is in downtown Anchorage, on the 15th floor of the Atwood State Office Building. The division maintains a “right to light” policy, allowing an unobstructed view of Cook Inlet and surrounding mountains throughout the office. Workstations have new furniture and ergonomic lifting desk tops. The daily work environment is fast paced and can be stressful as priorities can change rapidly. However, the division staff work as a team and share resources whenever possible.
Who we are looking for:
To be successful in this position a candidate will need the following knowledege, skills, abilities and qualifications:
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska; and a Master's degree from an accredited college in Nursing and five years of professional Nurse experience that may include public health, health care, health care delivery systems or an administrative, consultative or teaching capacity;
Experience in providing patient care or community health;
Proficient and knowledgable about all aspects of nursing and nurse aide practice;
Administrative experience in leading, managing and organizing a program;
Direct supervisory experience of a team of three or more people;
Ability to work effectively with a volunteer, quasi-judicial board; and
Demonstrated judgment in decision-making and exercise of authority.
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska;
A Master's degree from an accredited college in Nursing;
Five years of professional Nurse experience that may include public health, health care, health care delivery systems or an administrative, consultative, or teaching capacity.
A person eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse in Alaska may apply for a position but may not be appointed until an Alaska license is obtained.
The position in this job class is in the partially exempt service in accordance with AS 39.25.120(c)(7)(D).
Additional Required Information
Please attach a separate, professional cover letter to your application before submitting it online or, if unable to attach to your application, please call the Workplace Alaska hotline at 800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095.
Your cover letter should:
Be formatted in the traditional letter style complete with date, inside address, subject line, salutation, body of letter, complimentary close and signature block;
Be originally authored and outline specific examples to demonstrate your experience;
Provide a detailed explanation of how you meet the desired knowledge, skills, abilities and qualifications as listed in the job description;
Address your ability to multi-task efficiently in a fast-paced, ever-changing work environment;
Include specific examples of demonstrated leadership abilities;
Include examples of strong oral and written communication skills; and
Outline your computer skills including Adobe Acrobat.
Your cover letter will be used to help determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process. If you do not attach a separate, professional cover letter, you will not move on to the interview phase.
Applicants are advised to pay particular attention to spelling, punctuation and grammar. The cover letter will also be used as a professional writing sample.
Documents to be Attached to the Application:
A professional cover letter, completed per the instructions above;
Post-secondary transcripts, if using to meet the minimum qualifications; and
Copy of your nursing license.
Documents Needed at the Time of Interview:
If you are selected to advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process, you must provide the following at the time of the interview:
Copies of your most recent three (3) evaluations; and
Three (3) professional references who have had supervisory responsibility over you along with their daytime contact phone numbers.
Special Requirement of this Position:
Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited program;
Licensed or eligible for a license as an RN in Alaska; and
Ability and willingness to travel throughout the state.
If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials if used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position. Transcripts must be attached at the time the application is submitted.
If using work experience in order to meet the minimum qualifications of the position and it is not already documented in your application, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.
This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.
The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.
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If you have specific questions regarding the position, please contact the hiring manager directly:
Hiring manager: Sharon Walsh, Deputy Director
Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Careers with the State of Alaska offer MANY benefitsThe following information describes typical benefits available to employees of the State of Alaska. Actual benefits received may differ by bargaining unit or branch of government, position type, or be prorated for other than full time work.For a quick breakdown of the insurance, health, and retirement benefits available for State Employees you can view an orientation video from Division of Retirement and Benefits. (Please note this video is specifically designed for new State Employees.)Insurance Benefits Health insurance, which includes employer contributions toward medical/vision/dental The following employee groups are under AlaskaCare Benefits administered by the State: See http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/programs/index.html for additional information. AVTEC Confidential Correctional Officers Marine Engineers Mt. Edgecumbe Teachers Supervisory Unlicensed Vessel Personnel/Inland Boatman's Union Exempt employees (not covered by collective bargaining) The following employee groups are covered by Union health trusts. Contact the appropriate Union for additional information. General Government Labor, Trades and Crafts Public Safety Employees Association Masters, Mates & Pilots Employer paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available (amount depends on Bargaining Unit)Optional Insurance Benefits Group-based insurance premiums for Term life (employee, spouse or qualified same sex partner, and dependents) Long-term and short-term disability Accidental Death and Dismemberment Long-term care (self and eligible family members) Supplemental Survivor Benefits Employee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expensesRetirement Benefits Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) Matching employer contribution into a defined contribution program (new employees) Employer contribution into a defined benefit or defined contribution program (current employees) Contributions to the Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan in lieu of contributions to Social Security Option to enroll in the Alaska Deferred Compensation Program Note: The Defined Contribution Plan, Supplemental Annuity Plan and Deferred Compensation Program offer a variety of investment optionsSee http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/retirement/index.html for additional information Paid Leave & Other Benefits Personal leave with an accrual rate increase based on time served Eleven paid holidays a year Gym discounts at participating fitness providers in multiple locations throughout the state.See http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/ghlb/employee/health/gymListing.html for additional information