DHS Program Coordinator


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 Department of Human Services (DHS) Program Coordinatorr in Little Rock, AR.

The Department of Human Services (DHS) Program Coordinator is responsible for developing and coordinating a statewide program. This position:

Supervises a professional and administrative support staff by interviewing and recommending for hire, training employees or arranging training opportunities, assigning and reviewing work and special projects, evaluating the performance of incumbents, and conducting staff meetings to address problems and obtain status reports. Establishes short and long-range goals, plans, and activities. Develops or participates in the development of operating policies and procedures, staffing, and program needs. Defines monitoring methods, monitors program or service delivery effectiveness and compliance, identifies problem areas, and initiates corrective action. Provides technical assistance to internal and external personnel by disseminating and interpreting laws, policies, and procedures Coordinates personnel and activities to identify program needs, problems, and progress and implement revisions or corrections. Monitors and approves program expenditures, prepares budget requests for program operations and develops and monitors provider contracts. Performs administrative duties by reviewing and analyzing statistical data, compiling Information, preparing reports and correspondence, and researching and recommending legislation, trends, and program options. Performs other duties as assigned.

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in public administration, business management, or a related field; plus three years of experience in social service program organization, development, administration, or related area.

Position number: 22099676

Closing date: June 17, 2014


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