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Programs Field Representative

Recruitment #180809-UNCH-13

Introduction

This is a full-time Unclassified position.

Announcement #:18-R081U

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN TO ALL SOURCES.

Organization:  Aging Title III A
Address:  50 N.E. 23rd St., Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Travel:
  OCCASIONAL

Monthly Salary:  $3640.33

Applications must be received at DHS by  11:59 pm of the closing date of this job announcement.

BASIC PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Under direction, performs professional work serving as liaison between Aging Services state office and local Area Agency on Aging (AAA) that is actively involved in the service delivery to provide statewide service, and local sub-agencies within an assigned geographical area to advise local personnel and to evaluate multi-function human services or resource programs.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:
*Ensure proper interpretation and uniform application of policies, procedures, rules, and regulations; conducts on-site assessments and desk audits to analyze and evaluate area agency administration, program plans; prepares written reports and recommendations regarding general status and progress of local programs; and advises local administrators on all phases of program management. Conducts on-site staff meetings and training sessions to provide information about program policies, procedures, etc., and to communicate relevant changes.  Counsels with local officials about needs and problems at the local level and provides professional advice and guidance to assure proper program management and to improve professional practices and techniques
*Regularly conducts frequent on-site visits assigned area of the state as a representative of Aging Services to ensure proper interpretation and uniform application of policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the agency, in such program areas as income maintenance, medical assistance, rehabilitative service, court-related and community service, or other human services or human resources programs.  Reviews records, files, and other documents, personally observes activities of local staff to determine quality and quantity of work performed. Analyzes and evaluates both administrative, program plans, and operations on an on-going basis.
*Assists with technical support on written reports and recommendations for headquarters regarding the general status and progress of each local program for which responsible; presents findings about relevant problems or issues to the state office; as directed, conducts studies and investigations of unusual occurrences or special projects within the assigned program area.  Makes recommendations on developing, preparing and implementing policies, rules, procedures and regulations for administration and provide technical assistance of various program activities at the local level.
*Performs related work as required and assigned. Attend meetings, seminars, and conferences as directed. Perform other duties as assigned.

Periodic extensive travel may be required.

PREFERENCE:
Prefer applicants with experience with federal and state grant administration, contract monitoring, working with older adults, familiarity with the Older Americans Act program, case management and awareness of Area Agencies on Aging in Oklahoma

NOTES:
A conditional offer of employment to final candidate will be contingent upon a favorable background check and a substance abuse screening.

Veteran's preference points do not apply to this position.
    
BENEFITS
This is a full-time unclassified state position with full state retirement and insurance benefits, including paid health, dental, life, and disability insurance. Annual leave of 10 hours per month and sick leave of 10 hours per month begin accruing immediately.

Specific questions regarding this position contact HR Liaison in Aging: 918-933-4900

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.



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