DFR Administrator

  • Department of Consumer and Business Services
  • Salem, Oregon
  • Sep 08, 2017
Full Time Administration and Management Regulatory and Licensing Executive, Non-Management
  • Salary: $88,224.00 - $129.936 annually Annually
  • Apply By: Oct 06, 2017

Job Description

This position is with the Division of Financial Regulation (DFR).  The 174 division employees work continuously to serve Oregon by protecting Oregonians' access to fair products and services through education, regulation, and consumer assistance. The division is responsible for ensuring the safety and soundness of financial institutions, the availability and affordability of financial products, and the fair treatment of consumers. DFR handles complaints about mortgage lenders, loan originators, finance service professionals, and most lines of insurance.

The successful candidate will serve as the Administrator of the Division of Financial Regulation, directing and setting the overall direction, policy, division priorities and use of resources in order to carry out the administration of laws in accordance with ORS Chapter 705 and the Rules adopted pursuant thereto, consistent with the agency director's policies and priorities. This position is responsible for establishing division vision, mission and goals.
This is an executive service position and is not represented by a union.
Employee Services is committed to assisting job seekers early in the application process. For this reason, we encourage any interested applicant to contact us directly regarding questions you may have about this recruitment and the job duties associated with this position. If you need any additional information or would like to speak with an agency representative regarding the challenges and unique skills required for this job, please call or email Robert J. Newton, Acting Administrator, Employee Services, Department of Consumer and Business Services. We encourage you to contact Robert directly at (503) 947-7011 or via email: Robert.J.Newton@oregon.gov.

Special Instructions


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Job Requirements


  • Six years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following:
    • Development of program rules and policies
    • Development of long- and short-range goals and plans
    • Program evaluation
    • Budget preparation.

In the "Work History" section on your application, you must clearly describe your experience in each of the areas listed above. Failure to provide this information may result in eliminating your application from further consideration.

  • Demonstrated successful leadership, including an understanding of how to effectively address needs, delegate, give and receive feedback and produce exceptional outcomes
  • Be strategically oriented, able to evaluate and access the impact of strategic issues across complex, diversified divisional units, while serving the needs of the consumer and regulated businesses
  • Experience with negotiation, mediation, and conflict resolution, which includes excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of strategic organizational goals, plans and policies in an ever-changing environment
  • Outstanding customer focus oriented with the ability to work and build consensus with diverse groups, legislators, other management team members, and stakeholders with competing interests, which will require sensitivity to others and their interests in a continually changing environment
  • Thorough understanding of employee engagement models and methodology and their implementation