DHS/DAAS Program Specialist

Description:

State of Arkansas
Department of Human Services
Announces Job Search for Candidates for

DHS/DAAS Program Specialist

Position No. 22103497

Little Rock, Arkansas

The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) is the state's largest agency with 7,000 employees working in 86 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/DAAS Program Specialist in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Responsibilities:
The Department of Human Services (DHS) / Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS)Program Specialist is responsible for research and statistical reporting for ongoing and special projects in regard to the Medicaid program originating from the Division of Aging and Adult Services.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Knowledge of state and federal human services program rules and regulations. Knowledge of methods and techniques of statistical research. Ability to compile and analyze research and statistical data. Ability to interpret and apply program objectives and translate research findings into comprehensive reports and proposals. Ability to plan, organize, and execute research projects. Ability to prepare written reports and communicate orally.

Minimum Qualifications:
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in social work, mathematics, general business, public administration, or a related field; plus one year of experience in research, statistics, planning or a related field.

Special Work Condition/Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of agency, state, and federal grants, procurement processes, and purchase orders. Knowledge of state and social service resources. Knowledge of web design and maintenance. Ability to collect, analyze and report statistical data for grant programs. Ability to plan, organize, and conduct outreach and marketing of grant programs. Ability to work in a small call center atmosphere. Microsoft Office proficiency.

Salary/Benefits:
This position provides a competitive starting salary from $36,155.00 - $52,425.00 depending on qualifications, and excellent benefits including group health and life insurance, state retirement plan, and a tax deferred compensation plan, holidays and annual leave time off.

To Apply: APPLY ONLINE AT ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php

Closing Date: 07/19/2019

“The Arkansas Department of Human Services is an equal opportunity employer providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or political affiliation.”

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