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PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATOR

Recruitment #190805-UNCE-397

Introduction

This is a full-time unclassified state position.

ANNOUNCEMENT#: 19-A083U

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN TO ALL SOURCES.

ORGANIZATION: CW-Spec Placement/Comm Partnshp Admin Staff
ADDRESS: 'NEGOTIABLE STATEWIDE'
TRAVEL: EXTENSIVE

Monthly Salary: (8120 CW) $6,140.76

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

BASIC PURPOSE OF POSITION
Position manages & provides leadership for Specialized Placements, a major comprehensive multi-functional Child Welfare program that initiates transition plans & applies them to placement assessments, referral procedures, & discharge practices for congregate settings above foster care level.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS
*Budgets & plans for future program direction; selects & assigns staff; adjusts disputes over program administration;
*Directs studies of needs; reviews & analyzes information from studies & projects for immediate & long range program development; participates in top level management meetings involving the formulation, development & effectuation of policy regulations & programs, & in recommending for the development or modification of legislation to further refine & effect a more efficient & sophisticated operation;
*Plans, supervises & coordinates activities, including assessment of staff needs, assignment of work, the effective use of staff, & the establishment of standards of performance; provides direction & supervision of the staff in planning, promoting, & coordinating services;
*Observes through periodic reports, administrative reviews, & visits, the entire program & participates in the evaluation of the program; supervises through subordinate personnel & develops controls to assure accountability for program operation, policy implementation, & the maintenance of standards of efficiency in various units;
*Plans & cooperates with other program administrators/ managers in the development of cooperative system-wide policies & procedures;
*Develops, establishes, & maintains sound personnel policies & practices; participates in the selection of persons for educational scholarships;
*Represents the agency at various meetings & hearings; investigates & resolves sensitive personnel & administrative problems.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES (KSA's)
*Knowledge of federal & state laws & regulations relating to Child Welfare; comprehensive knowledge of the organization, development & administration of Specialized Placements; &
*Skill in planning, coordinating & evaluating the activities of multiple work units & divisions engaged in a broad range of functions; in establishing & maintaining effective relationships with state officials, employees, applicants & the public; in oral & written communications of all types; & in interpreting, analyzing & resolving highly complex administrative & personnel problems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
*Completion of the curriculum requirements for a master's degree, & 4 years of professional managerial or administrative experience* in public health administration, social work, guidance & counseling, intellectual disability, probation & parole, public administration or personnel administration; OR an equivalent combination of education & experience, substituting 1 additional year of qualifying experience for each year of the required education.

*Professional experience in the fields listed must have been the primary job responsibility to be considered as qualifying.  Incidental performance of professional work in any area(s) shall not be considered.

NOTES
A conditional offer of employment to final candidate will be contingent upon a favorable background check & 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 & insurance benefits, including paid health, dental, life, & disability insurance. Annual leave of 10 hours per month & 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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