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Job Title Description Job Code
Secretary 1 The Secretary 1, within MREG Bureau, would be the front person to accept and answer telephone inquiries and initial insurance complaints from the pRead moreHide details

The Secretary 1, within MREG Bureau, would be the front person to accept and answer telephone inquiries and initial insurance complaints from the public. Provide support for complaint investigators and analysis. Support would consist of opening and closing of inquiry and complaint files; scanning attached documents of such files; draft general correspondence; proof outgoing documents for accuracy, grammar, spelling and sentence structure. Distribution of mail received by the Bureau; maintain the complaint database for MREG using the State Based Systems (SBS). Along with occasionally assisting with special projects, staff training events and public hearings.

First Deputy Commissioner Iowa Insurance Division – First Deputy CommissionerRead moreHide details

Iowa Insurance Division – First Deputy Commissioner

The Iowa Insurance Division is recruiting for a First Deputy Commissioner to perform many of the leadership, planning and policy-making assigned by Iowa statute to the insurance commissioner.  The First Deputy Commissioner is an official created by statute in Iowa Code §505.4 to work with the Insurance Commissioner to develop and promote model insurance laws and regulations, advancing the interests of Iowa, through the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, the North American Securities Administrators Association and other regulatory organizations and agencies.

The First Deputy Commissioner is a public service executive in a confidential appointee relationship with the Commissioner and with supervisory management of the Administration Bureau of the Insurance Division and supervision of the Assistant Commissioner for the Securities and Regulated Industries Bureau under Iowa Code §502.601, the Assistant Commissioner for Product and Producer Regulation Bureau, and the Senior Health Insurance Information Program,  three organizational segments that constitute three bureaus in a medium agency.  The First Deputy Commissioner, in coordination with the Insurance Commissioner, plans and develops long-range goals, policies and vision for the Division; educates federal agencies on the state-based regulatory system; advances coordination of  complex  interwoven regulatory frameworks; supervises and evaluates the work of Division policy advisors, managers and bureau chiefs; effectively administers personnel actions related to selection, performance, leaves of absence, grievances, work schedules and assignments, disciplinary procedures, and administers personnel and related policies and procedures;  collaborates with bureau chiefs on operational problems which influence management and the organization; serves as the key resource person in evaluating and recommending solutions to problems relating to both financial and administrative program aspects;  directs and coordinates diversified insurance regulation through bureau chiefs and managers engaged in consumer outreach and education, insurance product review and approval, regulatory standard setting, insurance company solvency, and securities regulation; provides agency-wide leadership over administration, budgeting and human resources; develops procedures and policies for improving communication, coordination and cooperation among managers and bureau chiefs; establishes operational control measures to obtain the necessary information and financial data typically required in the decision-making process;  reviews, modifies, or rejects changes in functions, structure, position design, staffing levels, and related actions proposed by bureau chiefs and managers; establishes functional work activities and organizational relationships deemed desirable to meet specific goals and objectives;  serves as chief policy advisor to the Insurance Commissioner, providing advice in regard to proposals emanating from or outside of the Insurance Division regarding new or revised legislation, regulations and related changes which have a direct impact over programs directed;  develops internal programs, plans and procedures to ensure that bureau chiefs and managers follow through with the provisions of various division-wide programs such as equal employment opportunity, merit promotion plans, career development, performance appraisals, counseling and related services to achieve equitable treatment of employees; resolves a broad spectrum of general administration problems not covered by precedents or established policies; develops and maintains working relationships with a broad range of key officials outside of the Division; and performs related work as required.   

Applicants for this position must have the following education and experience background:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in business, accounting, finance, insurance, law enforcement or actuarial science, or graduation from an accredited school of law; and
  • Experience equal to five (5) years of full time management/executive level work in insurance regulation, insurance compliance, insurance management or financial or business regulation.