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The Department of Human Services (DHS) Deputy Director of Services for the Blind is responsible for program and administrative functions of the division. The position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

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Typical Functions:

Directs the activities of divisional personnel through lower level managers and supervisors by determining overall division goals and objectives and by managing subordinate staff, including interviewing, hiring, providing training, assigning and reviewing work, evaluating the performance of immediate subordinates, and serving as performance evaluation reviewing official for lower level divisional employees. Oversees establishment of division short and long-range plans, goals, and objectives. Develops, communicates, and monitors division program and administrative policies and procedures through subordinate staff, and evaluates program and/or service delivery effectiveness and compliance. Disseminates and interprets laws, policies, and procedures. Reports program and administrative performance to division board and implements board directives. Assists division board in accomplishment of duties outlined within rehabilitation regulations specific to program planning and evaluation and comprehensive needs assessment. Oversees identification of program and operating needs and preparation of budget requests. Serves on committees, boards, and task forces to provide input or rehabilitation program information. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations related to rehabilitation. Knowledge of organizational management, human resources management, and public administration. Knowledge of program planning, monitoring, and evaluation techniques. Ability to interpret and apply related laws and regulations. Ability to evaluate program and service delivery effectiveness and recommend revisions or corrective actions. Ability to establish comprehensive organization systems and programs and to direct operations through subordinate managers.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in social work, rehabilitation management, organizational management or a related field; plus nine years of progressively more responsible experience in rehabilitation program administration or a related area, including five years in a professional managerial capacity.

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