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The Department of Human Services (DHS) / Developmental Disabilities Services (DDS) Division Manager is responsible for administering both the licensure section and quality assurance

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Typical Functions:

Interprets and develops policies and procedures for licensure, quality assurance, and service provider enrollment. Directs the activities of division 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 division employees. Oversees the development, revision, implementation, and monitoring of administrative policies and procedures, biennial and interim budgets, and reallocation needs. Provides technical assistance, guidance, and information to internal and external agency management and professional staff, executive staff, legislators, service providers, and service recipients. Researches and interprets federal and state laws, agency policies and procedures, compiles information, and prepares recommendations orally and in writing. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal guidelines and regulations governing the delivery of developmental disabilities services. Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources, organizational, and fiscal management. Knowledge of state government budgetary practices. Ability to analyze, evaluate, and manage program and service effectiveness and compliance. Ability to project and monitor program expenditures and prepare budgets. Ability to plan, direct, and evaluate the work of others.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in health care administration, public administration, business administration or a related field; plus five years of experience in health care administration, public administration or a related field, including three years in a managerial or supervisory capacity.

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