Administrative Programs Officer III

Program Fields Representative

Recruitment #200303-E12C-I06



This position will be housed on site at J.D. McCarty Center.

This position will be housed on site at J.D. McCarty Center.  It will be necessary for this position to have experience in the area of DDSD.

This position will serve as a member of the Team who will assess current functional levels, needs, and supports of a child with a developmental and intellectual disability and who is in need of therapeutic assessment and supports, including a child who is in DHS custody or on the DDS Waiver Services waiting list.  Position will act as representative for JD McCarty and DHS-DDS and participate in collaboration between the agencies for services provided to developmental disabled pediatric patients for the State of Oklahoma.  Position will serve as coordinator for DDSD and CWS staff and enhance a statewide partnership with Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, OHCA, and community stakeholders.  Facilitate resources and referrals.  Position will apply their expertise and knowledge in the fields of developmental disabilities and to carry out core provisions including but not limited to the Quinton Wood Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Individuals with Disabilities Act.


Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving professional level work in managing, coordinating or directing a major phase of a comprehensive or specialized operating program, providing staff services in various management areas, direction of a major operating division, program, unit, or functional area, or similar responsibilities.  This may include serving as an operating program manager assigned administrative, staff, or program responsibilities, coordination, promotion, and improvement of programs, providing services in the areas of formulating agency policies or operating procedures, preparing agency budgets, fiscal management, human resources administration, physical plant operations, or other management functions, supervising specialized agency services, performing highly technical managerial or administrative support duties for executive level positions, or directing and coordinating volunteer or educational programs, and other comparable responsibilities.

Positions not clearly identified by another job family, but having responsibilities involving directing, managing, or coordinating various agency functions or programs, may also be included in this job family.


The Administrative Programs Officer job family consists of four levels of work, which are distinguished by the depth, and breadth of accountability and the level of responsibility assigned for providing direction and leadership in administering assigned programs or activities.

Level III:   
At this level employees are assigned responsibilities involving the direction or management of a major program, division, unit or function, which is large in size and scope.  Responsibilities include program development, direction, planning, and evaluation and organizing and coordinating program services and activities.  Incumbents will be given administrative freedom to plan, develop, and organize all phases of the work necessary for its completion within broad program guidelines.


Level III:
Requirements at this level consist of a bachelor's degree and one year of professional or technical administrative* experience in business or public administration plus three years of professional business or public administration experience including one year in a supervisory or administrative capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of qualifying experience for each year of the required education.

*Technical administrative experience would include highly complex clerical work gained under the direct supervision of a professional supervisor or manager.


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