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AGENCY ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW OFFICER

Date:  Aug 4, 2022
Req ID:  21630
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Category:  AR DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Anticipated Starting Salary:  41,196.00

Arkansas Department of Health

4815 W Markham Street

Little Rock, AR  72205

 

Position Number: 22105302

County: Pulaski        City: Little Rock

Posting End Date: 08/17/2022 
Administration – Human Resources

 

Additional Preferences:  

 

At least two (2) years facilitating state and federal criminal history checks and drug testing processes, including the communication of results to hiring officials

 

Above average skills in Adobe for the creation and modification of HR forms

 

Above average skills in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, for the completion of required HR reporting

 

Must have a high technical aptitude for learning online systems and providing customer service to users

 

At least two (2) years of experience with the assessment and facilitation of Family Medical Leave and the state of Arkansas Catastrophic Leave Program

 

Extensive knowledge of the state of Arkansas grievance policy and at least two (2) years of experience with the facilitation of grievance processes and procedures

 

Must have or obtain a notary certification at the agency's expense while in this position

 

Hiring Official:  S. Simpson

Recruitment Contact: Andrea.Flowers-Fells@arkansas.gov - 501-683-5699



The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: G138C

Grade: GS07

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $40,340.00 - $58,493.00

Summary

The Agency Administrative Review Officer is responsible for conducting administrative due process hearings in accordance with federal and state regulations. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Presides over evidentiary due process Administrative Hearings, pursuant to Arkansas Administrative Procedures Act, state and federal laws, and agency policy. Conducts hearings by swearing in witnesses, hearing testimony, and determining admissibility of evidence. Makes final ruling and writes final orders on hearings, based on weight of evidence, testimony, and the appropriate policy. Schedules administrative hearings and makes pre-hearing rulings on objections, continuances, and dismissals of appeals. Researches, reviews, and analyzes materials prior to hearings and identifies issues for hearings. Oversees preparation of transcripts and records of decisions appealed to the Circuit Court. Responds to requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act and researches case laws and statutory laws relating to the agency program and administrative law. May supervise legal support staff. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the Arkansas Administrative Procedures Act, and other applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations. Knowledge of investigative practices and procedures. Knowledge of computer operating software systems. Ability to research, interpret, and apply due process policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to evaluate information and prepare written or verbal reports. Ability to investigate and process grievances and appeals. Ability to supervise employees, administer work plans, and evaluate progress.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in a related field; plus five years of related experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock