Deputy Appointments Director (Director I) “On Hold”

Job #: 2019-40

  • TWC Job #: 3659564
  • Opening Date: 2/04/2019
  • Travel Required: NA
  • Monthly Salary: $6,500.00 - $8,584.00/mo
  • Position Location: Austin, Texas
  • Group Step: B26
  • Class: 1620

Military Occupational Specialist codes that may be applicable to this position: 00B, 01, 10C0, 30C0, 40C0, 90G0, 97E0

Omission of data on the state application is grounds for disqualification of the application.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Under direction of the Director of Appointments, recruits, researches and makes recommendations for appointments by the Governor to various boards and commissions.  Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of current appointees.  Work is performed with latitude for use of initiative and independent judgment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:  

  • Serves as the appointments manager for various boards and commissions.
  • Recruits potential applicants for appointments.
  • Interviews and processes the required documents of potential applicants.
  • Advises the Governor regarding recommendations for appointments for boards and commissions.
  • Monitors and evaluates current appointees.
  • Maintains regular work schedule.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: (Minimum Qualifications)

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in business administration, government, public administration, political science or related field plus three (3) years of experience relevant to duties. Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.  Must be skilled in conducting interviews.  Diplomacy and problem-solving skills are necessary. Salesmanship is a plus.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:

  • Thorough knowledge of program area.
  • Thorough knowledge of management methods and practices which includes managing, planning, assigning, and reviewing the work of professional and clerical staff in a variety of tasks.
  • Thorough knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, regulations, and practices pertaining to human resource management activities and administrative operations.
  • Thorough knowledge of laws, rules, regulations and practices pertaining to records retention.
  • Working knowledge of budget processes which includes developing and monitoring budgets.
  • Working knowledge of the legislative process, which includes analysis and interpretation of legislation.
  • Skill in negotiation.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers.
  • Skill in short and long-range planning.
  • Skill in developing and making presentations.
  • Skill in public relations.
  • Skill in public speaking.
  • Skill in the use of applicable software.
  • Ability to direct the development of policy and operating procedures.
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex, technical and managerial problems.
  • Ability to develop and implement effective solutions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to convey complex ideas and concepts.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships within and outside the agency.

Registration, Certification or Licensure: None

Physical Requirements and/or Working Conditions:  This classification functions in a standard office environment.  There are no unusual dangers involved.  Must be able to work flexible hours during a legislative session and as needed.


The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Office of the Governor participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Male candidates between 18 and 25 years of age are required to show proof of Selective Service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment being extended. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office. For additional information pertaining to Selective Service registration, you may visit www.sss.gov.

Notice to Applicants Who May Require Reasonable Accommodation in the Interview Process

Applicants with disabilities who may need to discuss special accommodations during the interview process should contact 512-463-5873 and ask to speak to the Office of the Governor’s Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator in the Human Resources Department. If reasonably possible, please call at least 48 hours in advance to afford our representative and the hiring division sufficient time to properly review and coordinate your request.