Nov 06, 2018
Jan 01, 2018 - Aug 06, 2018
The Treasurer of the State of Kansas is the chief financial officer of the government of Kansas. The treasurer is publicly elected in midterm election years alongside the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state and insurance commissioner. The treasurer is responsible for maintaining the state funds and acting as the state's bank. The Office of the Kansas State Treasurer is separated into five areas, administration, bond services, cash management, Kansas learning quest and unclaimed property. The administration department covers the overall workings of the office, the bond department issues money to schools or cities that have bonds, the cash department keeps track of allocated money and invests it as needed. Unclaimed property tracks down owners or heirs and the learning quest department provides funds for higher education to students in need. The salary for this position is $86,003/year.