State of Nebraska Unemployment Insurance Program Supervisor in Lincoln, Nebraska

Unemployment Insurance Program Supervisor


$23.11 Hourly


Lincoln, NE

Job Type



Department of Labor

Job Number



5/24/2018 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits


The Nebraska Department of Labor is looking for an Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program Supervisor to assist in the planning and coordination of UI programs and operations delivered in the UI Benefits Payment Control Unit.

Hours: 8-5, Monday - Friday.

Job location is 550 South 16th, Downtown.

This position is federally funded and may be governed by the Federal Hatch Act. Click here to review the Act.

Examples of Work

The UI Program Supervisor will maintain federally determined performance standards in the detection and recovery of UI benefit overpayments. Train staff in policies and procedures pertinent to the assigned Unit programs to improve and maintain job performance levels. Plan, coordinate, implement, and monitor systems and procedures within the unit. Coordinate agency data validation in accordance with federal requirements. Evaluate the work performance of all permanent and temporary staff, including appropriate access levels to agency and federal computer systems and applications. Provide technical and supervisory support to the UI Benefits Administrator in the formulation, implementation, and maintenance of UI program related to integrity operations. Participate in UI regional and/or national conferences as funding permits. Monitor UI Benefit Payment Programs through computer generated reports. Develop and monitor budgets for units under direct supervision. Other supervisory duties as assigned. Additionally, assist in developing long-term and short-term strategies to meet UI Integrity performance measures related to improper payment prevention, detection, reduction, and recovery. Collaborate with other units as necessary, including UI Benefits Claims, Adjudication, Testing, RAU and Special Programs, Benefit Accuracy Measurement, UI Tax, and IT Infrastructure. Administer and monitor internal security safeguards in accordance with IRS publication 1075, SSA, and other federal statutes, rules, and regulations.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree in public or business administration, social/behavioral sciences, accounting, human resources or related field AND two years' experience in delivering program services within a human resource agency, organization, or program. Experience leading, coordinating, directing, monitoring and/or supervising others. Relevant education and/or experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

PREFERRED: Two years' management experience in a government program area; two years' experience in Unemployment Insurance Benefits or Tax; experience working with Nebraska employers and/or community organizations; training and experience with performance management involving planning, implementation, tracking objectives and regular performance reviews to evaluate progress.

OTHER: Valid driver's license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of: Rules, policies, guidelines, systems, and operating procedures pertinent to unemployment compensation services in Nebraska, including Nebraska Employment Security Law (48-601 to 48-683), Nebraska Administrative Code (Title 218-226); State and Federal Unemployment Compensation laws; principles and practices of personnel management, including State of Nebraska Rules and Regulations and Union Contract; the applications of computer systems familiarity with Nebraska Appeal Tribunal; UI Benefits Payment System. Skills in: data mining software and techniques; system and security configuration; training, personnel management and progressive disciplinary action. Ability to: supervise and train staff and subordinates; administer delivery of UI compensation program services; analyze management, administrative and tech problems and make decisions; interact with diverse groups and individuals to exchange information; interpret regulations and procedures regarding UI compensation.