DHS Program Coordinator


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

DHS Program Coordinator

Position No. 22101486

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 Program Coordinator in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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

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 budgetary procedures. Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of others. Ability to develop, evaluate and analyze programs, services, policies and procedures and implement needed changes. Ability to interpret and apply state and federal laws and regulations governing program area. Ability to prepare, present and review oral and written information and reports.

Minimum Qualifications:
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in public administration, business management, 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.

Special Work Condition/Preferred Qualifications:
Applicants must have the ability read and interpret Blue Prints. An understanding of the AFPC and LSC 101 as it pertains to construction and occupancy is required. Life Safety Code knowledge. Surveyor experience able to gather standard Survey, Follow-up survey and Complaint investigations. Ability to assess deficiencies. Knowledge of Arkansas Fire Prevention Code occupancy requirements and Building Code requirements

This position provides a competitive starting salary from $40,340.00 - $58,493.00 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.


Closing Date: 07/23/2019

“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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