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Deputy Administrator - Field Operations

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/02/27
Posting End Date: 2024/03/12
Category: Human Resources
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 40.75
Maximum Salary: 60.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Division of Human Resources

Deputy Administrator - Field Operations

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

The Idaho Division of Human Resources (DHR) is seeking a Deputy Administrator to oversee our Field Office Operations, including management of our statewide human resources team providing support to state agencies.

This announcement will be used to fill a classified position at DHR Central Office and can be located anywhere within the state of Idaho. 

To provide administrative support for a Department Division; ensure development, implementation and fiscal responsibility of assigned division programs and direct operation of related automated systems; manage staff; act for Division Administrator; perform related work.


  • Coordinates work assignments and ensures effective communication among division staff and operations
  • Investigates, troubleshoots, and resolves or recommends solutions to complex or unusual inquiries, problems and issues
  • Recommends, interprets, and applies regulations and policies and ensures consistency and compliance with governing laws and regulations
  • Directs preparation of information and testimony provided to legislative committees
  • Analyzes impact of legislation on division operations and automated systems
  • Serves as division liaison on departmental committees and work groups
  • Serves as division representative and speaks for the Division Administrator at department and state-level meetings and task forces
  • Prepares issue analyses and/or audit responses
  • Directs department and/or division strategic planning and evaluation efforts and ensures conformance of department strategic planning efforts and activities to guidelines and requirements
  • May direct preparation and maintenance of planning documents
  • May coordinate establishment of department strategic plan tracking and measurement methods
  • May guide establishment, tracking, monitoring and evaluation of divisional strategic plans
  • Monitors progress relative to department strategic plans and recommends actions necessary to ensure achievement of strategic planning goals
  • Plans and coordinates a variety of special administrative projects and assignments


  • Hires and trains staff and evaluates performance
  • Directs implementation, maintenance and evaluation of assigned operations and programs
  • Provides guidance and direction to assigned staff
  • Coordinates assigned activities with other department operations

Minimum Qualifications: 


  • Managing professional staff
  • Analyzing management and program problems, identifying alternatives and recommending and implementing solutions
  • Preparing and making presentations to groups


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.