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Programs Manager II

Recruitment #200206-H10B-I02

Introduction

Position location: VS90 – Oklahoma City

May be filled at Level I, H10A

Monthly Salary Range:    Minimum     Maximum
Level II (Pay Band N)   $3,721.92         $6,656.80
Level I  (Pay Band M)   $3,407.09         $6,003.20

Essential Functions
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This position is responsible for managing 13 field staff, who cover multiple counties, in an SBVI office in Oklahoma City. This person will be responsible for directing services to blind consumers in the multiple counties served out of these field offices and also for mentoring and coaching staff and handling client complaints. This position supervises professional level staff consisting of VR Specialists, O&M Instructors, Rehabilitation Teachers and Rehabilitation Technicians in the provision of rehabilitation and employment services to Oklahomans who are blind or have low vision.

Duties include: supervision, management, direction and guidance for program services and operations; proper interpretation of agency rules and policies; completing and reviewing periodic reports; conducting administrative audits; implementing controls to assure accountability, evaluating the work load of individual staff members and handing staff issues when needed.

Applicant must be willing to perform all job related travel. 

Probationary period (or trial period if applicable) is required.

Application must include transcript which shows Master’s Degree has been awarded and any current Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Professional Vocational Evaluator (PVE) certification or documentation of eligibility to sit for above certifications.

Background Check: 
The Department of Rehabilitation Services will conduct a criminal background check on new hires as part of an offer of employment that is made contingent upon a successful criminal background check.   

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

DRS Only – Current DRS employees with permanent status in the classified service, or those having reinstatement rights must apply through the Office of Management and Enterprise Services OKJOBS on-line Internal Listings applicant system (www.jobaps.com/OK/promo.asp).

For questions regarding specific duties or details of this job, please contact HR at: HR@okdrs.gov

For inquiries on the application process or general application inquiries, please contact Applicant Services at (405) 521-2171.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the direction or supervision of programs related to the delivery of agency services on a statewide basis.  This may include the supervision of professional level staff in providing a variety of services and assistance to eligible clients, responsibility for a work unit of a division or a single program area, assisting in directing a major multifunctional program or unit, or overall responsibility for major program activities involving the principle operations of the agency.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Programs Manager job family consists of five levels which are distinguished based on the scope and breadth of responsibility associated with the program responsibilities assigned.

Level I:  
At this level employees are assigned responsibilities related to direct supervisory responsibility over a professional level staff.  This will include responsibility for all phases of program staffing, conducting local on-site staff meetings and training to provide information about program policies and procedures, counseling with local officials about needs and problems at the local level, and initiating corrective actions concerning program procedures and staff management.

Level II:     
At this level, employees are assigned responsibilities involving the direction or supervision of a work section of a division or will have responsibility for a single program area administered by the agency and will perform all essential functions related to the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:     
Education and Experience required at this level consists of a master’s degree and one year of professional supervisory, managerial, consultative or administrative experience in public health administration, social work, child support, adult protective services, child welfare, guidance and counseling, nursing, developmental disabilities, probation and parole, employment services, public administration, community-based prevention and diversionary youth services programs, juvenile justice, rehabilitation or disability services or counseling, or vocational evaluation or vocational rehabilitation, experience in instructing/directing a community service or recreational program,  or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of professional level experience in the above listed areas for each year of the required education.

NOTE: No substitution will be allowed for the required professional supervisory, managerial, consultative or administrative experience.

Level II:     
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level I plus one additional year of professional supervisory, managerial, consultative or administrative experience in one of the qualifying areas.

NOTE: No substitution will be allowed for the required professional supervisory, managerial, consultative or administrative experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Some positions with the Department of Rehabilitation Services require proficiency in American Sign Language.

Some positions with the Department of Rehabilitation Services require that applicants are eligible to sit for certification specific to the professional job duties such as Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE), Professional Vocational Evaluator (PVE), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) examination.

NOTES

Applicant must upload a copy of their transcript certifying Master's degree has been awarded and any current Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Professional Vocational Evaluator (PVE) certification or documentation of eligibility to sit for above certifications to their application submission

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



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