Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Developmental Services Resource Compliance Coordinator

Office/On-site

Recruitment #220623-1608EB-001

Introduction



Are you looking for an opportunity where you will be able to help ensure that private facilities are providing the care that individuals deserve? If so, we invite you to take this opportunity to join our team!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Developmental Services (DDS) - North Region - Currently has one full-time, 35 hours per week job opportunity for a Developmental Services Resource Compliance Coordinator based out of the Willimantic Office in the Private Services Division. Monday -  Friday: 8:30am-4:00pm; Regular Days Off (RDO): Saturday & Sunday. Effective 7/1, the weekly work week will increase to 37.5 hours, with a schedule of 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. However, work schedule flexibility may be required in order to meet the demands of the job

The State of Connecticut offers a hybrid retirement plan where new employees may elect to participate in the State Employees Retirement System which provides a retirement benefit, including retiree health insurance. Paid time off is also offered, including 12 paid holidays per calendar year in addition to vacation, sick and personal leave accruals.

Selection Plan

Will need to posses a valid drivers license and will be required to travel.

If you require an accommodation to participate fully and fairly under the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact Jennifer Borenski, DDS EEO Specialist 2 at  Jennifer.Borenski@ct.gov.

To Apply:
  • In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
  • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
  • In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.
Important Next Step Information for After You Apply:
  • Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
  • This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the question's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
  • At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.
  • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
  • Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
  • All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period.  It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception.  Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.
Connect With Us:
  • If you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment please contact Elizabeth Weston at Elizabeth.Weston@ct.gov and reference the recruitment number.
  • Due to the large volume of applications received, the Department of Administrative Services is unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account.
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PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Developmental Services, this class is accountable for conducting quality review, licensing and contractual adherence training and inspection visits at Community Living Arrangements, Supportive Living, Day Services, Community Companion Homes and other facilities operated by private providers to ensure quality of care to consumers.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

  • Monthly Rent Subsidy payments, which depend upon receipt of required documentation.
  • Manages electronic and hard copy submissions of rent subsidy documentation. 
  • Updates renter’s insurance reimbursement to current months balances. 
  • Enters changes and new information into the CORE-CT system as needed via the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC). 
  • Maintains tracking spreadsheets. 
  • Calculates monthly payments and provide all information to Budget Director prior to the 20th of the month. 
  • Trains support staff of new rent subsidy recipients of the monthly IVF requirements of the program. 
  • Ongoing communication with individuals, support staff and case management. 
  • Troubleshoots and follow-up on reports of issues or questions about payments. 
  • Works closely with the DDS Business Office, Office of the State Comptroller (OSC), Department of Social Services (DSS). 
  • Plans, projects and reports for past, current and future expenditures. 
  • Drafts and submit Rent Subsidy reports/documentation, upon request. 
  • Educates new and existing support providers on the Community-Based Housing Subsidy Program procedures. 
  • Reviews income reported on the IVF and make support staff aware if there are shortages and what individual should possible receive. 
  • Upon request, provides support staff letters with landlords about the program and projection of rent subsidy amounts so the landlord can judge if the individual can afford the rent. 
  • Ensures conformance to and provides training to support staff and providers on Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) requirement for Direct Deposit (ACH) for all individuals receiving rent subsidy payments. 
  • Ensures adherence to Ethics Policy and monitor outcome of Ethics Reviews. 
  • Completes rent subsidy inspections at proposed sites and trains providers on the fire and safety requirements of the Community-Based Housing Program. 
  • Ensures all recommendations have been met before a rent subsidy is issued and that the paperwork has been signed by the appropriate person.
  • Performs related duties as required.
  • Duties consistent with the Developmental Services Compliance Coordinator class specification. More information can be found here

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of modern methods of care, treatment and education of individuals with  intellectual disabilities living in various community settings; knowledge of education or instructional techniques; knowledge of agency policy and procedures; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to interpret and apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; ability to apply agency policy and procedures; ability to perform inspections and individual review; ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Four (4) years of experience in the care, monitoring and individual life planning or directly providing support services to individuals with intellectual disabilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. An Associate’s degree or sixty (60) credit hours of college education may substitute for (1) year of the General Experience.
2. A Bachelor’s Degree may substitute for two (2) years of the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience with Microsoft Office- Outlook, Word, Excel- Utilizing functions and developing reports in Excel.
Experience processing records used in an application process and evaluating for compliance with statues and regulations.
Experience working autonomously.
Experience entering and retrieving data and scanning documents.
Experience with scheduling flexibility to meet the needs of caseload.
Experience in performing on-site inspections and reviews of DDS waivered services for individuals with Intellectual Disabilities.
Experience with or coursework pertaining to Rent Subsidy.
Experience reviewing plans of correction.

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.







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