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Administrative Services Office

Fiscal Office
The Fiscal Office provides fiscal management services to the entire department through three subunits: Accounting, Payroll, and Vouchering. The Accounting Unit maintains the departmental accounts record keeping systems for state appropriations and allotments, as well as grant awards. It provides federal grant financing reporting services, processes all inter-departmental and intra-departmental reimbursements, and oversees the State’s purchasing card (pCard) program that was implement in the department during fiscal year 2006. The Payroll Unit processes all payroll transactions for the department and its attached agencies to the Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS). This unit audits all payroll claims and ensures compliance with collective bargaining agreements as well as federal and state laws. The Vouchering Unit processes all purchase orders of the department to DAGS for payment to vendors, based on the decentralized encumbrance of funds by the requisitioning programs. This unit is responsible for ensuring compliance with state laws, rules, and regulations by auditing each purchase initiated within the department.

Human Resources Office
The Human Resources Office oversees the administration of personnel services and programs for the department. The office includes four major sections: Labor Relations (LR), Staffing & Technical Services (STS), Employee Relations (ER), and Employee Transactions (ET). LR administers seven collective bargaining agreements, as well as Executive Orders, which cover those employees excluded from collective bargaining. STS manages recruitment, examination, classification, and employment suitability for all classes of work in the department. ER manages a myriad of employee assistance programs including, but not limited to safety, worker’s compensation, fitness for duty examinations, health fund, retirement benefits, and incentive & service awards. ET manages personnel actions and record keeping, pay adjustments, leave records, and maintains the official personnel files.

Informational Technology Office

The Information Technology office manages and maintains the digital infrastructure, hardware, software, and networks that keep the organization running smoothly. From troubleshooting technical issues and ensuring cybersecurity to developing innovative solutions and providing user support. With a cloud-focused approach harnesses the power of cloud computing to revolutionize organizational operations.