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Planning And Grants Management

Recruitment #180907-UNCE-264

Introduction

This is a full-time unclassified position.

Announcement #:18-A077U

This Announcement is open to All Sources.

Organization: OK Planning Council-Grants Mgmt.
Address: 2401 NW 23rd st, Oklahoma City, OK 73020
Travel: Occasional

Monthly Salary: $3,525.33

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

BASIC PURPOSE OF POSITION
The Planning and Grants Management Director for the DDCO (Council) integrates best practices and emerging national trends into Council practices and activities, and manages and coordinates the Council's overall planning and reporting functions.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS
• Integrate emerging best practices and trends in providing services and supports to individuals with intellectual and   developmental disabilities in Oklahoma and nationally into the activities of the DDCO.
• The Planning and Grants Management Director for the DDCO (Council) integrates best practices and emerging national trends into Council practices and activities, and manages and coordinates the Council’s overall planning and reporting functions.
• Coordinates various planning and monitoring activities for the Council, including development of the State Plan; annual Program Performance Report; Invitations to Bid,  Requests for Proposals, and Interagency Agreements; final project reports; Council procedures related to planning and projects; and other reports as assigned.
• Provide assistance to Council members for the review of original and renewal grant proposals.
• Provide consultation and technical assistance to Council grantees and potential grantees concerning program planning, implementation, marketing, outreach, reporting, evaluation, and quality improvement activities.  Monitor grant and in-house projects for programmatic contract compliance.
• Assist the Council to evaluate the results of current efforts.
• Coordinate public input into the Council’s State Plan and activities.
• Represent the Council on outside committees, task forces, etc., as assigned.
• Inform Council members of current project activities and proposed action by developing presentations for the Council.
• Serve as the facilitator to Council State Plan Committee and provide staff support to other committees, as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's)
• Knowledge of the primary federal and state programs which provide funding mechanisms for services and support for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
• Ability to acquire a thorough understanding of the service and support delivery systems in Oklahoma for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
• Knowledge of best practices in providing services and supports to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
• Knowledge of services and supports needs of Oklahomans with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
• Ability to develop measurable action strategies and evaluation methods, including data collection and evaluation, to address identified issues and concerns.
• Knowledge of research, program planning, and evaluation methods.
• Skill in gathering current, pertinent information and data about programs that provide services and supports for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
• Ability to analyze and communicate complex and technical information relative to its impact on persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and summarize key issues in a simple manner.
• Excellent technical writing, report writing, and oral communication skills.
• Ability to operate computers with an understanding of the associated hardware and software. The Council uses the Microsoft Office suite.
• Knowledge of government organization and administration.
• Ability to plan, coordinate, and complete a complex project.
• Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
• Ability to provide support to volunteer boards and committees.
• Skill in meeting planning and facilitation.
• Knowledge in a working environment of accessibility issues for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
• Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with diverse groups as a team leader, team member, and as primary support staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with major concentration in planning, public administration, social work, government/political science, business administration, or other pertinent field of study, with four (4) years of progressively responsible professional experience is required, including at least two (2) years experience in programs, services, or initiatives that foster independence and inclusion of individuals with disabilities in a community setting.

NOTE: 
Each additional year of experience in a professional capacity working in the field of developmental disabilities can be substituted for the educational requirements.

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.

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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