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The Rehabilitation Director â€Â“ Special Programs is responsible for planning, directing, managing, and coordinating the division's management services activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

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Plans and directs the division’s management services section by establishing goals, objectives, and short and long-range plans and projects. Interviews and selects managerial and administrative support staff, provides training opportunities, evaluates the performance of incumbents, and reviews and approves managerial and staff recommendations and administrative actions. Develops and reviews operating and program policies and procedures, reviews and evaluates program effectiveness and compliance, initiates corrective action, and interprets and implements federal and state laws and regulations. Provides direction to program coordinators within the section by analyzing operations and activities and providing feedback regarding needs, improvements, and accomplishments. Provides advice and assistance to agency heads and confers with division management and other state and federal personnel regarding staff development, volunteer services, disability accessibility, job placement, and systems needs and problems. Responds to requests for information from executive and legislative officials and serves on committees or task forces to express ideas and needs or provide recommendations and solutions. Performs administrative duties by drafting or reviewing drafts of legislation and policy, identifying section needs, preparing biennial budget requests, monitoring and approving expenditures, and preparing and presenting division or program information and proposals. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of principles and practices of organizational management. Knowledge of state and federal laws related to the rehabilitation and rights of the disabled. Knowledge of divisional and program policies, procedures, and operations. Knowledge of long-range planning and organizational techniques. Ability to plan work unit objectives and operational activities and assign and direct the work of subordinate supervisor. Ability to direct and coordinate management programs and services. Ability to interpret and apply state and federal laws and guidelines to operating and program functions. Ability to analyze and evaluate operating and program effectiveness and compliance. Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information and materials.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, general business, or a related area; plus five years of experience in rehabilitation program evaluation activities, including two years in a supervisory capacity.

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