Under the general direction of the Executive Deputy Director, the Manager of Licensing will be responsible for directing and supporting the Bureau of Licensing. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
- Plan, organize and direct all licensing and permitting activities for Lottery, Horse Racing, Video Gaming, Indian Gaming, Charitable Gaming, Commercial Casinos (including Sports Wagering), and Interactive Fantasy Sports.
- Maintain a thorough understanding of all statutory licensing requirements and ensure compliance with all applicable statutes, regulations, and agreements.
- Ensure uniform application of licensing eligibility requirements in determinations and maintain and update standards for licensing determinations.
- Establish daily tracking of caseload including inflow and outflow of applications to utilize data-backed information in preparing statistical and status reports regarding the processing of licenses.
- Utilize caseload data to ensure an efficient allocation of staffing resources across licensing categories, re-allocated resources on a real time basis as dictated by caseloads.
- Review non-routine licensing applications and make approval/denial determinations based on eligibility requirements and the application of all statutes and regulations.
- Evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the application process and make recommendations to improve the process when necessary.
- Perform all other duties required to ensure the efficient operation of the Bureau of Licensing and maintain the timely processing of applications.
· A bachelor’s degree and seven years of relevant experience.
· A minimum of 3 years of experience in a senior level or executive capacity.
· Bachelor’s degree in a field substantially related to Law, Business or Management.
· Solid leadership and management skills.
· Exceptional organization and analytical skills.
· Management experience which includes leadership, strategic planning, procurement, negotiation, conflict resolution, is a plus.
· Strong written and verbal communications skills.
· Superior interpersonal skills.
· Experience in working with governmental entities in a regulatory and/or legal capacity.