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DHS PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Agency: Arkansas Department of Human Services
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Date Posted: 12/07/2017
Posting Expires: 12/18/2017
Summary
The Department of Human Services (DHS) Program Coordinator is responsible fordeveloping and coordinating a statewide program. This position is governed by state andfederal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Supervises a professional and administrative support staff by interviewing andrecommending for hire, training employees or arranging training opportunities, assigningand reviewing work and special projects, evaluating the performance of incumbents, andconducting staff meetings to address problems and obtain status reports. Establishes short and long-range goals, plans, and activities. Develops or participates inthe development of operating policies and procedures, staffing, and program needs. Defines monitoring methods, monitors program or service delivery effectiveness andcompliance, identifies problem areas, and initiates corrective action. Provides technical assistance to internal and external personnel by disseminating andinterpreting laws, policies, and proceduresCoordinates personnel and activities to identify program needs, problems, and progressand implement revisions or corrections. Monitors and approves program expenditures, prepares budget requests for programoperations and develops and monitors provider contracts. Performs administrative duties by reviewing and analyzing statistical data, compilingInformation, preparing reports and correspondence, and researching and recommendinglegislation, trends, and program options. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations governing specialized program area. Knowledge of human service programs and resources. Knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel management and budgetaryprocedures. Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of others. Ability to develop, evaluate and analyze programs, services, policies and procedures andimplement needed changes. Ability to interpret and apply state and federal laws and regulations governing programarea. Ability to prepare, present and review oral and written information and reports.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in public administration, businessmanagement, early childhood education, child and family development, or a related field; plus three years of experience in social service program organization, development, administration, or a related field, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
PREFERENCE:
Knowledge of health/burial insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, managed care, or similar health benefit programs.
Experience with tracking workflow processing and policy development.
Experience with contract management.
Skills in oral and written communication.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Division Name
Division of Aging and Adult Services

Hiring Official
Shannon Halijan

Special Work Condition
The starting salary for this position is $40,340.00 annually. The position is located in Little Rock, AR

Special Application Information
GENERAL INFORMATION:
All DHS applicants must complete drug screening, as outlined in DHS Policy 1087, prior to being hired.
Applications are prescreened according to the state application, addenda, résumé, transcript, licenses and any other information that is submitted. Only transcripts should be submitted at the time of applications; reference letters, certificates, and licenses should be brought at the time of interview. Failure to complete the application form according to instructions with complete and accurate information will adversely impact your comparison to other candidates. List all prior work experience, including military service, with most recent employment first. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.
False, misleading, or incomplete statements may result in disciplinary action and possible termination.
Benefits package may include: health & life insurance, vacation & sick time, paid holidays, credit union membership, retirement, career bonus, and deferred compensation.
CONTINUOUSLY ADVERTISED POSITIONS:
Submitting an application for a continuously advertised position does not guarantee that a job is available for that position title; e-mails stating that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for a position are for future reference. Applications submitted for continuously advertised positions are kept on file for 60 days. As jobs for that position title become available, eligible applications in that file that match the county and division criteria will be considered. On your application you should have designated in which counties and divisions you are willing to work. Please keep in mind that you will not appear on hiring lists for counties you do not designate. Do not select “statewide” from this county list.
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FOR ALL FAMILY SERVICE WORKER POSITIONS ONLY:
Applicants must submit an official transcript by mail in addition to applications for all levels of Family Service Worker positions except for Family Services Assistant positions. Transcripts will remain on file for future applications. The following Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate degrees are valid for such Family Service Worker-type positions:
Behavior Science
Child and Family Development
Child Development
Counseling (any field)
Criminal Justice
Education: Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Level, Secondary, or Special
Family & Consumer Science
Family Development
Family Services
Home Economics
Human Development & Family Studies
Human Services
Psychology
Rehabilitation Science
Social Welfare
Sociology
Social Work
Mail your transcript to the following address:
Arkansas Department of Human Services
Attn: Recruitment
P.O. Box 1437, Slot W301
Little Rock, AR 72203
The transcript must be an official transcript sent from the university or college you attended. The transcript must still have the envelope sealed with the security seal affixed. Once the seal is broken, the transcript is considered void.
Job Details
Position No.: 22106764
Class Code: G183C
Grade: GS07
Salary Range: $40,340.00 - $52,442.00 per year
Background
check required?
Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Little Rock
Job County/Region: Pulaski
Contact Information
Contact name: DHS Recruitment
Phone: 501-682-1001
Email: DHS.Recruiting@arkansas.gov
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