Dhs program coordinator

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State of Arkansas
Job Details
DHS PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Agency: Arkansas Department of Human Services
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Date Posted: 10/03/2014
Posting Expires: 10/14/2014
Summary
The Department of Human Services (DHS) Program Coordinator is responsible for developing and coordinating a statewide program. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Typical Functions
Supervises a professional and administrative support staff by interviewing and recommending for hire, training employees or arranging training opportunities, assigning and reviewing work and special projects, evaluating the performance of incumbents, and conducting staff meetings to address problems and obtain status reports. Establishes short and long-range goals, plans, and activities. Develops or participates in the development of operating policies and procedures, staffing, and program needs. Defines monitoring methods, monitors program or service delivery effectiveness and compliance, identifies problem areas, and initiates corrective action. Provides technical assistance to internal and external personnel by disseminating and interpreting laws, policies, and procedures Coordinates personnel and activities to identify program needs, problems, and progress and implement revisions or corrections. Monitors and approves program expenditures, prepares budget requests for program operations and develops and monitors provider contracts. Performs administrative duties by reviewing and analyzing statistical data, compiling Information, preparing reports and correspondence, and researching and recommending legislation, trends, and program options. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations governing specialized program area. Knowledge of human service programs and resources. Knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel management and budgetary procedures. Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of others. Ability to develop, evaluate and analyze programs, services, policies and procedures and implement needed changes. Ability to interpret and apply state and federal laws and regulations governing program area. Ability to prepare, present and review oral and written information and reports.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in public administration, business management, early childhood education, child and family development, or a related field; plus three years of experience in social service program organization, development, administration, or related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Division Name
Division of Children and Family Services
Hiring Official
Janis Matlock
Special Work Condition
Travel
Special Application Information
Applicant must submit an official transcript by mail as a supplement to applications ONLY FOR FAMILY SERVICE WORKER positions. Transcripts will remain in file for future FAMILY SERVICE WORKER applications.
For all applications submitted for a continuously advertised class code. YOU WILL BE PROMPTED FOR THIS INFORMATION WHEN SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION ON-LINE. This addendum includes your preferences for the county(ies) and divisions you are willing to work. Please list only the counties in which you would be interested in working. Statewide designations will not be accepted.
Continuously advertised classifications, are intended to allow DHS to keep available a pool of qualified applicants should a position open.
Continuous applications will remain on file for 60 days.
All DHS applicants must complete drug screening, as outlined in DHS Policy 1087, prior to being hired.
Applications are prescreened according to the state application, addenda, r sum , transcript, licenses and any other information that you submit. (With the exception of transcripts, do not submit references, certificates, or other documents; bring them to your interview.) Therefore, it is important that you submit complete and accurate information and that you complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, including military service, beginning with your most recent employment. (Include all experience, even if you do not believe that experience to be relevant to the position for which you are applying.) You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.
When submitting your State Application, you may refer to your r sum for the Employment History if your r sum includes all the information requested in the Employment History section of the state application (month and year employment began and ended, weekly hours worked, etc.).
Inadequate completion of your job history will adversely impact your comparison with other candidates.
False, misleading, or incomplete statements may result in disciplinary action and possible termination.
Benefit Package May Include: Health & Life Insurance, Vacation & Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Credit Union Available, Retirement, Career Bonus, and Deferred Compensation.
Job Details
Position No.: 22101365
Class Code: G183C
Grade: C117
Salary Range: $32,249.00 - $54,775.00 per year
Background
check required? Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Conway
Job County/Region: Faulkner
Contact Information
Contact name: DHS Recruitment
Phone
Email: DHS.
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