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Community service manager

Company Name:
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service
Job Title: COMMUNITY SERVICE MANAGER
Agency: South Central Louisiana Human Services Authority (SCLHSA)
Opening Date: Thu. 05/15/14
Closing Date/Time: Tue. 05/20/14 11:59 PM Central Time
State Salary Range: $21.37 - $44.96 hourly
$1,709.54 - $3,596.77 biweekly
$44,448.00 - $93,516.00 annually
Agency Hiring Range: Min: Max:
Job Type: Classified
Location: Houma, Louisiana
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QualificationsBenefitsSupplemental Questions
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A baccalaureate degree in psychology; counseling; social work; sociology; criminal justice; nursing; public health; public health administration; public administration; hospital administration; education with 24 semester hours in psychology, special education or early childhood education; speech communication/pathology; physical therapy; occupational therapy; therapeutic recreation; music therapy; or family and consumer sciences (with a concentration in child, family and social services) plus five years of professional level experience in any of the following: developmentally disabled services, alcohol/drug abuse counseling or treatment, mental health treatment, health care management, or social services.
SUBSTITUTIONS:
A master''s degree in psychology; counseling; social work; sociology; criminal justice; nursing; public health; public health administration; public administration; hospital administration; education with eighteen semester hours in psychology, special education, or early childhood education; speech communication/pathology; physical therapy; occupational therapy; therapeutic recreation; music therapy; or family and consumer sciences (with a concentration in child, family and social services) will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
A Ph.D. in the above fields will substitute for two years of the required experience.
Graduate degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.
NOTE:
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Incorporated; the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the Northwest Association of Secondary and Higher Schools; the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Supplemental Information:
This position is located in the South Central LA Human Services Authority/Developmental Disabilities in Thibodaux.No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy. To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected. However, there is no guarantee that everybody that applies to this posting will be interviewed. Should you be selected for the position, you must provide an original transcript and a resume''. NOTE: Electronic transcript (e-transcript) can only be e-mailed by the university directly to amy. (Human Resource office) for education verification.Keep in mind that the hiring supervisor has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make an offer of employment.Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the ''Application Status'' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings. Application Status Message What it Means Application received Your application has been submitted successfully. Checking for required test score We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test. Evaluating experience Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Eligible for consideration You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position. Referred to hiring manager for review Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview. Position filled Someone has been selected for the position. Position cancelled The agency has decided not to fill the position. For further information about this vacancy contact:Amy Walker at amy. or mail to SCLHSA, 521 Legion Avenue, Houma, La 70364 , Attention: Amy Walker, Human ResourcesSCLHSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity
Job Concepts:
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To serve as the assistant to a Community/Waiver Services regional administrator and to assume full responsibility for the region in his or her absence.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Manager.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Broad direction from a Medical Certification Manager 1 or other higher-level personnel.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
Direct-line over Community Service Supervisors, professional and support staff.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) and Human Services Districts/Authorities statewide.
JOB DISTINCTIONS:
Differs from the Community Services Supervisor by the presence of assuming full responsibility for the region in the absence of the regional administrator.
Differs from the Medical Certification Manager 1 by the absence of full responsibility for the administration of a developmental disabilities regional office.
Examples of Work:
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Serves as an assistant to a regional administrator assuming full responsibility for the region in his or her absence.
Coordinates multiple administrative and programmatic units of the regional office, under the direction of the Administrator,
Assists in the preparation of the annual budget.
Recruits, recommends for hiring and trains professional and support staff.
Supervises Community Services Supervisors, professional and support staff, including establishing standards of performance, assigning work and evaluating job performance.
Supervises state and federally funded/mandated programs.
Interpret agency and regional policies and procedures.
Prepares a variety of reports and provides information to agency administration.
Directs and coordinates the implementation of programs and procedures to assure compliance with federal and state regulations. Oversees the development and monitoring of corrective action plans as required for quality improvement.
Confers with officials of state and local agencies, clients, members of professional organizations and interested groups on matters relating to developmental disabilities.
Assures adherence to fiscal constraints by maintaining oversight and providing direction for expenditures.
Reviews proposed and enacted legislation to assess potential agency impact.
Conducts staff meetings and conferences with professional and support staff to discuss operating problems, organization, budgetary matters, technical problems, and the status of projects.

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