Unemployment Insurance Director

Administer unemployment insurance programs.
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Salary Range
~ $165,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Unemployment Insurance Directors do?

Administers unemployment insurance program: Interprets policies, rules, and regulations under authority of governing commission and federal and state legislation. Plans and coordinates staff activities, such as maintenance of records of employer contributions, employee wages, benefit payment, administrative expenditures, and related matters. Directs investigations of employer liability, payroll records, and employee coverage. Prepares and releases operating reports. Attends conferences with government officials, employers, labor leaders, and other parties to promote support for program objectives. Recommends changes in legislation affecting program.

Should I be an Unemployment Insurance Director?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Leader: You're good at taking charge, giving directions, and inspiring other people.
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.

  • Also known as: Compliance Director, Director, Compliance, Director, Unemployment Insurance

    How to Become an
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