Program Compliance Supervisor

Recruitment #052120-MDBZ20-350100

Summary Statement

The incumbent in this position supervises a staff of Program Compliance Specialists in the Division of Management Services, Quality Control Unit.  The Program Compliance Specialists perform audit-type reviews of Food Benefit, Purchase of Care, and Medicaid cases.  Supervisory responsibilities include providing technical assistance and training, reviewing each case audited by staff to ensure that all applicable state and federal policies have been correctly applied, and interacting with DSS and DMMA staff on error findings.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Review and evaluate the work of subordinates. Analyze workload, staffing and overtime to recommend more efficient methods/procedures.
  • Provides technical guidance and assistance to subordinates to include interpretation of policies, laws and regulations for over 30 public assistance programs.
  • Compile data for the unit on error rates; and, make recommendations to superior regarding possible solutions.
  • Participate with the superior in interviewing applicants for vacant positions. Recommend new hires as well as appropriate disciplinary actions relative to subordinate employees.
  • Attend staff meetings, committee meetings and inter-agency, Federal, State and other interested group meetings in order to update and exchange information, clarify problem areas, and discuss possible solutions to public assistance problems.
  • Train and develop new employees; provide training updates for unit staff and others throughout the Division.
  • Analyze data accessed from automated information systems.
  • May perform work of staff as necessary.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Program Compliance Supervisor
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Three years experience in quality improvement such as evaluating the quality of services, identifying problems and needs and recommending corrective action and improvements to ensure optimum service delivery, goals and objectives are met and ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and standards. 
  2. Three years experience in making recommendations for continuation or changes to operations, programs, services, policies or procedures based on findings. 
  3. Three years experience in determining compliance with laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
  4. Knowledge of staff supervision acquired through course work, academic training, training provided through an employer, or performing as a lead worker overseeing the work of others; OR supervising staff which may include planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others; OR supervising through subordinate supervisors a group of professional, technical, and clerical employees.


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Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

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