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DHS PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR

The Department of Human Services (DHS) Program Administrator is responsible for overseeing, monitoring, and evaluating service and grant programs. This position is governed by

Class Code:

G099C

Job Grade:

GS09

Special Job Requirements:

None

Typical Functions:

Supervises a subordinate staff by developing short and long term goals and objectives, determining the allocation of internal and external resources, advising staff seeking guidance, and overseeing the functions of program activities to ensure fulfillment of the organization’s mission and objectives. Interviews, recommends for hire, trains, coordinates, assigns, reviews work, and evaluates the performance of incumbents. Monitors and evaluates service programs and recommends corrective action when needed. Writes and implements grants, assesses grant criteria to ensure compliance, and researches alternative grant sources. Provides technical assistance regarding program, personnel, and policy matters and provides oral/written information and testimony. Develops and prepares operational and personnel budgets by analyzing, compiling, and preparing reports, proposals, and correspondence. Serves on various committees and task forces to stay abreast on service program information. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of grant writing techniques and administration. Knowledge of the principles and practices of organizational management. Knowledge of programs and services administered to aid children and families. Ability to conduct inspections to determine compliance with laws, standards and regulations. Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information. Ability to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in general business, sociology, psychology, or a related field; plus four years of experience in social services, organizational management, or a related area, including one year of experience in a supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Required Certificates:

None

Exempt:

E
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