Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Developmental Services Supervising Resource Management Specialist

North Region

Recruitment #190201-1607EB-001

Introduction

The State of Connecticut, Department of Developmental Services (DDS) - North Region - has two (2) current full-time job opportunities for Developmental Services Supervising Resource Management Specialists.

These positions will be in the DDS North Region's Private Division located in the East Hartford Office.  They are 35-hour per week positions with a schedule of Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. However, must be flexible in order to meet the needs of the agency. 

These positions are open to DDS Employees only.


Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify their qualifications on their application.

Please note you will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application for this posting to the JobAps system.

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for these job openings, you must be a current State of CT employee of the Department of Developmental Services, who has permanent state status*, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application. 

*For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period.  For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).

If selected for further consideration, at the time of interview, employee may be required to provide two (2) most recent Service Ratings.

• Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.
• Incumbents in this class will be required to travel.
• Ability to flex schedule in response to Department needs and emergency situations.

This posting MAY require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. Please regularly check your email for notifications. You must reply by the deadline indicated on the notification or you will be automatically disqualified from consideration.

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Carol Bailey-Laud at Carol.Bailey-Laud@ct.gov or (203) 294-5002.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Developmental Services, Resources Management Unit, this class is accountable for supervising a staff engaged in ensuring the fiscal and operational practices of contracted private providers are provided to consumers in accordance with state agency standards.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans unit work; establishes and maintains unit procedures; makes recommendations on development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; reviews and monitors the services provided by private providers to ensure terms of the contract are satisfied; coordinates the review of client service changes through the Planning and Resource Allocation Team (PRAT) or Utilization Resource Review (URR); reviews contracts to ensure quality of services are provided; provides direction to private providers on contract interpretation related to programmatic, fiscal and quality concerns; reviews, analyzes, monitors and ensures private provider Plans of Correction are achieved; conducts and monitors the annual review process; may conduct on site visits to assure private providers are in compliance with Department standards; prepares reports and correspondence; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of modern methods of care, program design, treatment and education of persons with developmental disabilities living in various community settings; considerable knowledge of resource monitoring and evaluation; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of business finance and accounting procedures; considerable interpersonal skills, considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to analyze and critique private agency's, organization's and individual practitioner's recordkeeping and financial statements; supervisory ability; ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Seven (7) years of professional experience in a human services setting providing services and supports to persons with developmental disabilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been conducting fiscal analysis and oversight of individual budgets/plans.

NOTE: For State Employees, this is interpreted at the level of Developmental Services Resource Management Specialist.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, agency policies and procedures

• Substantial knowledge of current trends and practices regarding the provision of integrated, supportive, community-based services to persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities

• Knowledge of resource monitoring and evaluation

• Knowledge of business finance and accounting procedures

• Interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills

• Ability to analyze and critique private agency, organization and individual practitioner's recordkeeping and financial statements

• Computer proficiency (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, Core)

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.  If you require an accommodation to participate fully and fairly under the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact Renee LaBarge, DDS EEO Director at 860-418-6022 or renee.labarge@ct.gov.   







The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.