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Assistant Registrar of Regulations (#MEBB01)
$47,892.00 Yearly Min / $59,865.00 Yearly Mid / $71,838.00 Yearly Max


Registrar of Regulations (#MEBB02)
$58,666.00 Yearly Min / $73,332.00 Yearly Mid / $87,998.00 Yearly Max




Description of Occupational Work

This class series uses two levels in the Cultural and Information Resources Services occupational group, Library Services occupational series and describes work in the maintenance, publication and distribution of the official Delaware Register of Regulations and The Delaware Administrative Code.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Coordinates the activities necessary to ensure accurate and timely publication of a monthly Register of Regulations and periodic updating of the Delaware Administrative Code; Delaware Constitution; the Delaware Code Online and print publications of portions of the Delaware Code, including the Landlord Tenant Code and the Divorce and Annulment Code; session laws; and the charters of the towns of Delaware.
     
  • Maintains all electronic publications to be compliant with the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act (UELMA).
     
  • Maintains policies, procedures, priorities, goals and objectives to ensure legal and operational requirements are met.
     
  • Maintains and disseminates standards and guidelines for all legally mandated contributors to the Delaware Register of Regulations. Provides guidance on the process of converting and transmitting documents electronically.
     
  • Ensures compliance with agencies' statutory authority to promulgate regulations. Researches and certifies all submissions prior to their publication. Verifies submissions are in the proper context and form.
     
  • Determines register contents by recommending materials to be presented in their entirety or those which require editing, rewriting or summarizing.
     
  • Develops and maintains communication with all state agencies. Interprets laws, rules, regulations, Attorney General Opinions, policies and procedures. Provides assistance and advice on the appropriate course of action, procedures, and processes to be followed regarding the proposal and promulgation of regulations.
     
  • Develops and implements on-going training for agencies regarding statutory responsibilities and document management.

Levels of Work

Assistant Registrar of Regulations

This is the first level of work responsible for assisting the Registrar of Regulations in performing the full range of essential functions as described above.

  • Receives supervision from an administrative superior.
  • Supervision is exercised over two or more merit full time positions per the Merit Rules. The elements of supervision include planning, assigning, reviewing, evaluating, coaching, training, and recommending hire/fire and discipline.
  • Analyzes new or revised regulations to determine impact on and consistency with existing regulations. Ensures submissions contain proper context and legal citations.
  • Contacts include Department Heads, Division Directors and other agency representatives, attorneys, legislators, other state and local officials and the public to provide information, assistance and advice on interpretation of laws, rules, regulations, procedures and processes.

Registrar of Regulations

This is the second level of work responsible for directing and overseeing the development, maintenance, publication and distribution of the official Register of Regulations and The Delaware Administrative Code.

  • Receives supervision from an administrative superior.
  • Supervision is exercised over two or more merit full time positions per the Merit Rules. The elements of supervision include planning, assigning, reviewing, evaluating, coaching, training, and recommending hire/fire and discipline.
  • Establishes and implements policies, procedures, priorities, goals and objectives to ensure legal and operational requirements are met.
  • Oversees and directs activities necessary to ensure accurate and timely publication of a monthly Register of Regulations, and periodic updating of the Delaware Administrative Code; Delaware Constitution; the Delaware Code Online and print publications of portions of the Delaware Code, including the Landlord Tenant Code and the Divorce and Annulment Code; session laws; and the charters of the towns of Delaware.
  • Develops standards and guidelines for all legally mandated contributors to the Delaware Register of Regulations.
  • Analyzes new or revised regulations to determine impact on and consistency with existing regulations. Ensures submissions contain proper context and legal citations.
  • Oversees the establishment, maintenance and control of the complex document filing and recording system.
  • Develops long-range plans for publication of a Delaware Administrative Code.
  • Contacts include Department Heads, Division Directors and other agency representatives, attorneys, legislators, other state and local officials and the public to provide information, assistance and advice on interpretation of laws, rules, regulations, procedures and processes.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    The intent of the listed knowledge, skills and abilities is to give a general indication of the core requirements for all positions in the class series; therefore, the KSA's listed are not exhaustive or necessarily inclusive of the requirements of every position in the class.
    • Knowledge of organizational structure and purpose of State government.
    • Knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, requirements and procedures, including the Freedom of Information Act, Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act and the Administrative Procedures Act.
    • Knowledge of document management and electronic workflow processes.
    • Knowledge of modern editing and publishing methods, practices and printing techniques.
    • Knowledge of legal terminology and writing.
    • Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
    • Skill in planning, organization and communications.
    • Skill in understanding, interpreting and analyzing laws, rules, regulations and procedures.
    • Skill in interpreting governmental law, constitutional law, regulatory interpretation or legislation.
    • Skill in writing simple, concise and effective descriptions of the organization or practices of State agencies and other pertinent information.
    • Skill in web-based application environments.
    • Ability to assist, encourage and guide diverse professional and administrative personnel in all State agencies in complying and conforming to the legal requirements related to the submission of public information for publication in the Delaware Register of Regulations.
    • Ability to supervise subordinate staff to meet mandated monthly deadlines for the publication of the Delaware Register of Regulations.
    • Ability to develop and provide training to state agencies, officials and employees.
    • Ability to communicate effectively.

    In addition to the above knowledge, skills and abilities, the Registrar of Regulations requires

    • Knowledge of management principles and practices.
    • Skill in legal writing.

    Job Requirements

    JOB REQUIREMENTS for Registrar of Regulations
    Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

    1. Three years experience in public administration such as planning, organizing and coordinating the implementation of public policies and procedures to provide overall direction of the dissemination of information involving legislation, regulations, programs, or services to meet organizational or governmental goals and objectives; provides advice to other agency organizational units through consultation.
    2. Three years experience in interpreting governmental law, constitutional law, regulatory interpretation, or legislation.
    3. Three years experience in editing and publishing information.
    4. Three years experience in narrative report writing.  
    5. Six months experience in the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act. (UELMA)
    6. Six months experience in staff supervision of two or more employees which includes to plan, assign, review, discipline, recommend hire, promotion, termination and administer performance plans and reviews.

    CLASS:
    MEBB01
    EST:
    7/1/1998
    REV:
    1/1/1900
    FORMERLY JOB CLASS:
    72198

    CLASS:
    MEBB02
    EST:
    9/1/1996
    REV:
    1/1/1900
    FORMERLY JOB CLASS:
    72199