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The Rehabilitation Program Manager is responsible for administering the various functions of Rehabilitation programs on a statewide basis. This position is governed by state

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Supervises a medium-sized managerial, professional, and administrative support staff by interviewing and hiring, providing training opportunities, assigning and reviewing special projects, evaluating the performance of incumbents, and reviewing and approving managerial and staff recommendations and administrative actions. Participates in the establishment of goals and objectives and short and long-range plans, initiates corrective actions and revisions, and provides technical direction and administrative support to program personnel. Develops, interprets, and implements program policies, procedures, and projects, and evaluates program and/or service delivery effectiveness and compliance. Investigates and resolves complaints and monitors and analyzes statewide activities to identify trends, problems, and progress. Determines program or operating alternatives, advises on contract or grant development and special projects, and coordinates the exchange of information internally and externally. Performs administrative duties by reviewing or drafting legislation and serves on committees, board, and task forces to provide input or technical program information. Identifies program and operating needs, prepares budget requests, monitors and approves expenditures and contracts, and prepares and presents program or operating information, reports, training, and/or proposals. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal laws related to rehabilitation. Knowledge of divisional programs, policies, and procedures related to program area. Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resource and organizational management. 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 revisions or corrective actions. Ability to prepare and present verbal and written information and reports. 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 rehabilitation science, business, social work, public administration, or a related field; plus two years of experience in state vocational rehabilitation direct service delivery, including one year in a leadership or 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.

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