Deputy Director of Finance and Operations Management

Texas Education Agency in Denver, CO

  • Industry: Accounting - Accounting Management
  • Type: Part Time
  • Compensation: $158,000.00 - 158,000.00 / Year*
position filled
Department Information


The Department of Labor and Employment keeps Colorado strong and competitive. We connect workerswith great jobs and assist those who have been injured on the job.We empower job seekers with disabilities to find employment.We help people who are unemployed through no fault of their own by providing temporary wage replacement and we ensure fair labor practices. We provide an up-to-date and accurate picture of the economy that helps in decision making. And we protect the workplace and Colorado communities with a variety of consumer protection and safety programs.

This is a values-driven organization, committed to teamwork, collaboration, accountability, adaptability, excellence, integrity and respect.

We believe in outstanding customer service, an inclusive culture, continued process improvement and in our role as a trusted and strategic partner. Recognizing that knowledgeable employees drive our success, we are seeking dedicated individuals who exhibit our shared values and our passion for quality and excellence in all we do.

In addition to rewarding and meaningful work, we offer excellent benefits:
  • Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including a PERADefined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan plus 401(k) and 457 plans
  • Medical and dental health plans
  • Employer supplemented Health Savings Account
  • Paid life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • 10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave
  • Discounted RTD EcoPass (Denver Metro locations)
  • BenefitHub state employee discount program
  • CafeWell employee wellness program
  • Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, training and more

  • Our agency website: Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

    The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

    The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Skye Brunick, at or call 303-###-#### . Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Description of Job

    Under the direction of the Director of the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, this is a senior staff level position responsible for administering DVR's operational support services including fiscal and the case management system.. This position works in collaboration with the Deputy Director of Field Services, and sits on the Division's Executive Leadership Team. After the Division Director establishes the master plan for the Division, this position provides strategic planning and development of fiscal policies and procedures, in conjunction with other members of the Senior Leadership Team.

    This position assures all financial aspects of federal grants and state appropriations, including designing budgetary and financial strategies to ensure appropriate and sustainable funding for DVR programs. Designs strategies and provides direction to assure that initiatives enhance DVR's ability to accomplish its mission. Leads DVR's fiscal analysis of proposed legislation, identifies and documents impact, and drafts amendments to proposed legislation. Supervises multiple unit activities which provide the infrastructure necessary to support DVR's field offices.

    Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights


    Education and Experience:

    Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to Business Management, Finance, or Accounting.

    Six years of professional experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position to include:

  • Management experience in a finance setting.
  • Accounting,budgeting,or financial auditing experience.
  • Experience in government accounting with knowledge of federal funds and matching funds.
  • Three of these years must include supervisory experience involving; hiring decisions, performance evaluations, and disciplinary actions.

  • Substitutions:

    Additional appropriate experience will substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis to include:
  • Management experience in a finance setting.
  • Accounting,budgeting,or financial auditing experience.
  • Experience in government accounting with knowledge of federal funds and matching funds.
  • Additional appropriate education in the fields of Business Management, Finance, and Accounting will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis. Additional appropriate education may not be used to replace the 3 years of required supervisory experience listed in the minimum qualifications.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • CPAor MBA in Finance and Accounting.
  • Experience managing information technology.
  • Experience budgeting for a large organization with government grants and several funding sources.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicatecomplexfinancial information.


    If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.

    Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

    Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at

    A standard appeal form is available at: If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-###-####. Phone: 303-###-####. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination. Supplemental Information

    Background Check Condition of Employment
    You must pass a thorough background check prior to employment.

    Minimum Qualification Screening
    A Human Resources Analyst will only review the work experience/job duties sections of the online job application to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for the position for which you are applying. Cover letters and resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of the official State of Colorado online application, but may be attached. Part-time work experience will be prorated.

    Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications to continue in the selection process for this position. Work experience and qualifications must be specifically documented on your online application. Do not use "see resume" or "see attached" statements on your application. Resumes WILL NOT be reviewed for minimum qualification screening.

    Comparative Analysis Process Structured Application Review
    After minimum qualification screening, the comparative analysis process for this position will involve a review and rating of all the information you submit with your application materials. Therefore, it is extremely important to document in the work experience/job duties portion of your online application the extent to which you possess the education, experience, minimum qualifications, and preferred qualifications as outlined in the job announcement. It is also important to thoroughly answer all supplemental questions (if listed) as your answers to these questions will be evaluated during this phase. Any attachments such as cover letters, resumes or other documents that support your experience may also be reviewed during this phase.

    Supplemental Questions
    Answer the supplemental questions on the application completely and thoughtfully. Your answers may be rated based on your writing ability (spelling, grammar, and clarity of your writing) as well as the content of your answer.

    ADAAA Accommodations : Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (303) ###-#### or at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.

    * Estimated salary

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