County of Alameda

Program Services Coordinator, Alameda County Children and Families Commission (#5023)

Bargaining Unit: Unrep - Children/Family Comm (067)
$38.86-$47.24 Hourly / $3,108.80-$3,779.20 BiWeekly /
$6,735.73-$8,188.27 Monthly / $80,828.80-$98,259.20 Yearly


DESCRIPTION
Under general direction, to plan, organize and administer federal or state mandated programs or grant programs that provide services to County residents.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES

These positions are located in the Alameda County Children and Families Commission. Program Services Cooordinators function as program directors and have responsibility for overseeing the delivery of program services to individuals and groups in Alameda County. This class is distinguished from the next higher class of Program Services Administrator in that the latter has supervisory responsibility over other Commission employees.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed.

1. Plans and supervises program activities; evaluates results of services rendered; acts as liaison with community groups, program clients, federal, state and county agencies; coordinates program activities with other service delivery agencies.

2. Develops and administers program budget; prepares grant applications; monitors budget expenditures; coordinates fiscal, personnel and contract activities with Agency administration.

3. Ensures program compliance in accordance with state and federal guidelines and regulations; prepares for program audits by granting agencies; develops or assists in the development of the program’s County plan.

4. Provides program specialty consultation to community groups and health care staffs; keeps informed of current trends in the appropriate specialty; attends meetings of professional associations and assists in the evaluation of new techniques and procedures; addresses community groups.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
EITHER I

Education:

Possession of Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in an appropriate field.

AND

Experience:

The equivalent of two years of full-time, progressively responsible experience in a public or private health care organization, a community development agency or an educational institution which included responsibility for program management or program planning and/or evaluation. (Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in an appropriate field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

OR II

Experience:

The equivalent of six years of full-time, progressively responsible experience in a public or private health care organization, a community development agency or an educational institution which included responsibility for program management or program planning and/or evaluation.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the “Examples of Duties” section of this specification.

Knowledge of:

· Negotiation strategies.
· Community resources and organizations.
· Program development and evaluation methodologies.
· Management control techniques.

Ability to:

· Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
· Make effective decisions.
· Plan and organize.
· Analyze and develop budgets.
· Oversee and provide leadership.
· Interact effectively with others.
· Adapt to a variety of situations.

CLASS SPEC HISTORY
BG:pf 4/24/01
Newspec: 5023.doc
Csc date: 6/20/01

BENEFITS

Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being.  These benefits include but are not limited to*:

For your Health & Well-Being

  • Medical – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Dental – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Vision or Vision Reimbursement
  • Share the Savings
  • Basic Life Insurance 
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees)
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance 
  • County Allowance Credit
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services
  • Employee Assistance Program

For your Financial Future

  • Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)

For your Work/Life Balance

  • 11 paid holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Vacation purchase program
  • Management Paid Leave**
  • Catastrophic Sick Leave
  • Group Auto/Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Guaranteed Ride Home
  • Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
  • Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
  • Child Care Resources
  • 1st United Services Credit Union 

*Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement.  This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change.

** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave.