DHS/DDS Program Coordinator

Description:

The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) is the state's largest agency with 8,200 employees working in 181 county offices serving more than one million people. Employees work in 10 major divisions and five support offices to provide services to Arkansas citizens. DHS is currently seeking to fill the position of DHS/DDS (Division of Developmental Disablities Services) Program Coordinator in Conway, AR.

The DHS/DDS Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating individualized programs and acting as advocate for developmentally disabled individuals served. This position:

Supervises a small to medium-sized professional staff by interviewing and recommending for hire, assigning and reviewing work, training employees, resolving work problems, and evaluating the performance of incumbents.
Assists in the development of program plans to meet resident's needs by exchanging information with staff and reviewing collected data.
Reviews summary reports on each resident's program to determine need for revisions.
Conducts staff meetings with team members to determine resident progress and to develop a new or modified programs, takes minutes, and completes a comprehensive report on the outcome.
Writes, monitors, and evaluates the effectiveness of resident programs, ensures compliance by compiling comprehensive reports, coordinates admissions according to procedures, and assigns client to various programs.
Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in psychology, special education, or a related field; plus three years of experience in planning individualized programs for the developmentally disabled.

Position number: 22102090

Closing date: April 22, 2014

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