Accounting is responsible for departmental budget management including general fund, education trust fund, departmental and federal fund appropriations; purchasing document processing; accounts payable processing; accounts receivable invoicing and collection; federal grant management; pre- and post- employee travel assistance; and requests for proposal and contract submissions.
Legal is comprised of the General Counsel, Staff Attorneys, and Support Staff that analyze issues impacting the agency and provide legal advice to agency leadership and divisions to assist with carrying out ALEA’s mission. The Legal Division represents ALEA’s interest in litigation matters that involve or affect the agency and its officials, including statewide driver license appeals. Other Legal Division responsibilities include training, reviewing contractual agreements and leases, drafting agency policy and administrative rules, and reviewing proposed and enacted legislation.
Attorneys in the legal division are prohibited from providing legal advice to the general public.
Personnel is responsible for the management and coordination of ALEA human resources operations. Primary areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, strategic planning; employee recruitment, selection, and retention; training; policy and procedure interpretation, development, and implementation; EEO/legal compliance; performance appraisal and progressive discipline guidance and oversight; payroll and benefits; job description preparation and maintenance; providing direction with regard to workers compensation, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), donated/military leave authorization, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, etc.; investigating employee complaints; and conducting due process hearings and conferences for employees facing severe levels of disciplinary action.