To protect and serve Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.
The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is a progressive business regulatory state agency dedicated to the mission of protecting and serving Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate. The department administers state laws and rules governing workers' compensation, occupational safety and health, financial institutions, insurance companies and building codes. The department has consumer protection and education programs, offices, and ombudsmen to help consumers, injured workers, and businesses.
This position is with the Division of Financial Regulation (DFR). DFR’s mission supports that of the department by protecting Oregonians’ access to fair products and services through education, regulation, and consumer assistance. The division is responsible for ensuring the safety and soundness of financial institutions, the availability and affordability of financial products, and the fair treatment of consumers. Functions include licensing, regulating, and monitoring the conduct of banks, credit unions, financial services providers, health care service contractors, insurance companies, and licensed or registered agents of such entities.
This is a management service position and is not represented by a union.
As the Policy Manager, you will provide leadership to direct the team and supervise policy-focused staff in formulating policy positions and providing formal and informal guidance in support of the division’s regulatory programs. The goals of the team are accomplished by engaging internal and external stakeholders to identify policy issues and identifying the proper level of guidance needed; conducting policy and operational research in support of the division’s programs; creating, receiving inputs to, and editing policy documents such as proposed legislation, administrative rules, bulletins, opinion letters, and white papers; serving on local and national policy advisory committees to provide the division’s view to regulatory matters; coordinating policy initiatives with state and federal partners; implementing new regulatory programs established by the legislature; and administering the division’s public records function.
You, and members of your team, will be called upon to lead and organize the division’s legislative agenda which includes preparing proposed legislation on behalf of the agency, testifying before the legislature on key policy initiatives, monitoring legislative proposals, and implementing administrative rules in support of legislation that has passed.
You will establish key working relationships with internal staff and partners throughout the state and country on matters of importance to the consumer protection mission of the division.
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1) Three (3) years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following:
2) 45-48 quarter hours (30-32 semester hours) of graduate level coursework in management and two (2) years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following:
3) Three (3) years of professional experience as a program/project leader, assigning and reviewing work of professional staff (e.g., accountants, auditors, etc.) including project responsibility for developing goals and objectives, project evaluation, and monitoring and controlling or preparing a budget.
In the "Work History" section on your application, you must clearly describe your experience in each of the a), b), c), d) areas listed. Failure to provide this information may result in eliminating your application from further consideration.
Please ensure that you clearly demonstrate in your application materials that you meet the qualifications listed and that you follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or result in you not being considered for the job.
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