Regulatory Board Manager

State of Maine

Job description

Department of Professional and Financial Regulation – Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation

Job Class Code: 3092
Grade: 28 (Supervisory)
Salary: $58,344 – $79,643
Location: Gardiner, ME

Opening Date: November 13, 2023

Closing Date: December 4, 2023

The Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation (OPOR) and its licensing boards and programs are established for the sole purpose of protecting the public by licensing qualified individuals in each professional area and by imposing discipline on licensed individuals and entities to prevent harm to the public.

This is professional services work of a managerial nature in overseeing administrative functions of the operational and programmatic activities of assigned regulatory boards.

Primary responsibilities include:

• Preparing, submitting, and monitoring budgets for assigned boards
• Overseeing and directing implementation of boards’ decisions and policies
• Overseeing licensing and registration functions including approving licensure applications
• Participating in regulatory boards’ complaint committees
• Leading legislative and rulemaking efforts
• Supervising administrative support and inspection personnel

Skills or knowledge required:
• Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations governing regulatory licensing boards.
• Knowledge of modern administration and management principles and practices.
• Knowledge of budgetary procedures.
• Knowledge of data processing capabilities.
• Knowledge of legislative and rulemaking processes and procedures.
• Knowledge of supervisory principles, methods, and techniques.
• Knowledge of applicable collective bargaining agreements.
• Ability to develop and recommend new work methods and administrative policies and procedures.
• Ability to coordinate and organize the operations of multi-faceted and diverse program functions.
• Ability to analyze and interpret laws, rules, and regulations.
• Ability to collaborate effectively with legislators and stakeholders to support goals.
• Ability to work with employees, licensees, and the public in a regulatory environment.
• Ability to direct a staff of administrative support and inspection personnel.
• Ability to communicate effectively.
• Ability to write clearly and effectively.
• Ability to develop, administer, monitor, and project budget expenditures.
• Ability to conduct research and present findings.
• Ability to effectively present information to individuals/groups.
• Ability to use applicable computer programs.

Minimum qualifications:

A Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field and four (4) years of experience in administration, including budgetary and personnel responsibility. Equivalent experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.

Contact information:

Questions about this position should be directed to Misty Robinson at

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants need to apply online by selecting the “Apply for this opening” button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, and copies of any transcripts or certifications you wish to have considered while evaluating your application. In order for us to properly determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for any posting, you must be sure your resume includes month and year for any experience listed along with the duties and responsibilities associated with each particular time period. Any experience that was not full-time employment should be identified as such.

If you require a paper application, please download and print one here or contact our office at 207-623-6700. Paper applications for this posting should be submitted along with cover letter and resume before the closing date to Security & Employment Service Center, 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta, ME 04330 or faxed to 207-287-2018. Be sure title of the job you are applying for is included. Applications cannot be accepted after the posting closing date.

Benefits of working for the State of Maine:

No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto—”Dirigo” or “I lead”—as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce’s health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:
• Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.
• Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($10,150.80-$11,942.16 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.
• Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements.
• Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).
• Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes 13.16% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.
• Gym Membership Reimbursement – Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.
• Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts – Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.
• Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office.
• Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.
• Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child—including fathers and adoptive parents—receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave. Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act.
• Voluntary Deferred Compensation – Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.
• Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness.

There’s a job and then there’s purposeful, transformative work. Our aim is to create a workplace where you can learn, grow, and continuously refine your skills. Applicants demonstrate job requirements in differing ways, and we appreciate that many skills and backgrounds can make people successful in this role. As an Equal Opportunity employer, Maine State Government embraces a culture of respect and awareness. We are committed to creating a strong sense of belonging for all team members, and our process ensures an inclusive environment to applicants of all backgrounds including diverse race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, familial status or genetics. If you’re looking for a great next step, and want to feel good about what you do, we’d love to hear from you. Please note reasonable accommodations are provided to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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