[tabi] FW: Staff Director for Senate Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability

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  • Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2010 01:28:14 -0400

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Subject: FW: Staff Director for Senate Committee on Governmental Oversight
and Accountability

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The Florida Legislature

The Florida Senate

Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability



Job Title:

Staff Director


General Summary:

This is work managing the Senate Committee on Governmental Oversight and
Accountability.  An employee in a position allocated to this class directs
the work of the committee staff employees by setting priorities, focusing
direction of research, reviewing work progress, and approving final reports,
legislation, and correspondence. 


Examples of Work Performed: 

Directs the activities of committee staff to prepare legislation to solve
problems that were identified by the committee chair, other committee
members, committee staff, lobbyists, or constituents. 


Supervises, plans, and directs the preparation of research projects and
other major committee documents. 


Consults and maintains communication with agencies and organizations to
identify issues which require legislative attention. 


Coordinates the planning of the committee meetings with committee chair and
staff and presents committee findings when appropriate. 


Maintains oversight on executive branch agencies within jurisdictional area
and investigates operations which deviate from an expected or statutory


Prepares or reviews written and oral communication initiated in response to
inquiries from legislative members, committee or unit staff, press, and the


Maintains a high level of expertise in committee subject area and monitors
all significant changes and activities. 


Selects, trains, disciplines, and evaluates the performance of staff
employees.  Plans workloads, workflows, deadlines, work objectives, and time
utilization with employees. 


Prepares necessary committee reports and budget documents.


Participates in formulating and implementing policies and procedures for the


Performs other related duties as required. 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

Knowledge of the legislative process. 

Knowledge of legal terminology and legal research. 

Knowledge of computer word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs.

Knowledge of the methods of data collection and analysis.

Knowledge of Florida state government, legislative rules, and procedures. 

Knowledge of the subject matter under the jurisdiction of the committee. 

Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision and management. 

Skill in reading comprehension, analysis, and organization. 

Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in

Ability to take action in situations which lack clear direction. 

Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the demands of the public,
press, and lobbyists.

Ability to conduct meetings and to make presentations. 

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with

Ability to plan, organize, and direct work and evaluate results and
alternative strategies. 

Ability to utilize research and analytical skills. 

Ability to process large amounts of information from diverse sources and to
integrate that information into logical format for presentation in reports,
documents, and other written materials. 

Ability to be resourceful and act independently.

Ability to organize and implement sound management skills which result in an
effective coordinated function.

Ability to do short- and long-range program project planning.

Ability to understand and apply rules, regulations, policies, and

Ability to assess budgetary needs. 

Ability to formulate policies. 

Ability to supervise people. 

Ability to train others. 



Minimum Qualifications: 

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and four years
of professional administrative, research, policy analysis, or program
planning and evaluation experience. 


A master's degree from an accredited college or university can substitute
for one year of the required experience. 


A doctorate from an accredited college or university can substitute for two
years of the required experience. 


Professional experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year
basis for the required college education.




$60,972 - $152,436 annually

The Legislature offers a competitive benefits package.


Application Deadline:

Open until filled.


Submission of Application:

Qualified applicants should send a completed legislative application and
resume to:

                   Office of Legislative Services

                   Human Resources Office

                   Suite 701, Claude Pepper Building

                   111 West Madison Street

                   Tallahassee, FL   32399-1400


Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's website Online
Sunshine or by calling (850) 488-6803.


Accommodation for Disability:

If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human
Resources at (850) 488-6803.



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