Chief Administrative Officer

Washington, California

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MACPAC, a non-partisan legislative branch agency that advises the U.S. Congress on Medicaid and CHIPpolicy issues, is seeking a chief administrative officer (CAO) is responsible for leadership, vision, strategy and continual improvement consistent with maintaining and promoting a safe, healthy and productive work environment to support the agency mission. The CAO oversees agency human resources and facilities management, the human resources specialist and reports to the chief operating officer.

Like all MACPAC employees, the chief administrative officer is expected to:

  • demonstrate and model commitment to team and personal success
  • work collaboratively with others inside and outside of the organization;
  • adapt behavior in response to feedback and experience;
  • contribute to the growth, expertise, and knowledge of colleagues;
  • hold self accountable for meeting expectations in a timely, professional manner; and
  • foster a culture of inclusion and belonging.
Major Duties
  • develop and direct strategies to ensure the agency employs, develops, and retains the best talent available;
  • shape policy and procedures to support agency efficiency;
  • maintain a continual improvement strategy that includes detailed documentation of standard operating procedures and routine reviews/updates of policies, procedures and other documentation;
  • ensure key information on office operations and policies is readily available to staff;
  • collaborate with the CFO and COO in development of the administrative resources and expenditures annual budget;
  • ensure the agency meets and maintains regulatory and compliance requirements;
  • serve as the agency EEOC officer;
  • guide agency diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) strategies and implementation;
  • support agency public meeting preparation and execution;
  • oversee agency day-to-day human resources and office support activities;
  • ensure employee performance reviews are conducted on-time and historical information is provided to supervisors to support the reviews;
  • certify time and attendance via the agency timesheet application;
  • represent MACPAC in meetings with other government agencies and vendors;
  • coordinate with MACPAC staff when administrative decisions and policies cross functional lines;
  • liaise with building management to ensure appropriate maintenance and security of office space to meet organizational needs;
  • understand and be able to perform human resources and day-to-day office support as backup to the operations assistant; and
  • perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills

In order to perform the major duties listed above, the senior administrative officer must have:

  • knowledge of administrative and operational procedures;
  • familiarity with federal rules, regulations, forms, and processes as they apply to human resources and travel;
  • experience creating and implementing continual improvement strategies;
  • strong oral and written communications skills;
  • ability to prioritize and manage multiple competing responsibilities and tasks;
  • ability to accomplish tasks in a timely, accurate manner;
  • an orientation toward problem solving, teamwork, and accountability; and
  • willingness to engage in learning and development.
Experience and Education
  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, public administration or related field.
  • A minimum of eight years of relevant experience in human resources and facilities management.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP is preferred.
To Apply

This is a full-time position based in downtown Washington, DC with federal employee health and retirement benefits. Interested applicants should be available to work in the office two days per week with flexibility to attend other in-person events as needed. Salary competitive with those in other federal agencies.

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Date Posted: 20 November 2022
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