SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAM SPECIALIST 2
Announcement Number: 44014 Open to all qualified persons. Posted 09/07/2023 Close Date: 09/21/2023 Recruiter:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Applications accepted for another 14 Days 7 Hrs 59 Mins
Social Services Program Specialists perform administrative and professional work in conjunction with the administration of statewide public assistance, medical assistance, or social services programs.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
This recruitment is for a Social Services Program Specialist II with the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services (DWSS), Child Care and Development Program (CCDP), in Carson City, NV. This position serves as the Quality Oversight Coordinator for the child care subsidy program. Duties include, but are not limited to; providing technical assistance to stakeholders regarding program requirements to ensure compliance with the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG); actively research and maintain knowledge of current and emerging industry standards, national and state-based trends, and best practices related to high-quality early childhood education systems development, implementation, and evaluations; collaborate with leadership, program staff, early childhood education stakeholders, and other relevant partners to establish and monitor quality benchmarks; identify quality and compliance issues; implement quality improvements/corrective action plans, make recommendations to improve the quality of the early childhood system or system components. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-12_0/
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a field of study pertinent to the program assignment and one year of professional experience providing social services to clients or program development and evaluation which required the application of regulations, laws, policies and procedures in making determinations; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a field of study pertinent to the program assignment and one year of professional experience providing medical assistance programs services or healthcare services to clients or program compliance and evaluation which required the application of regulations, laws, policies and procedures in making determinations; OR one year of experience as a Social Services Program Specialist I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above. Special Requirements A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items. This position requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment. The Examination Application Evaluation Exam The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Describe any experience you have in an Early Childhood Education setting, including the number of years and where the experience was gained.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Email Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to: Division of Human Resource Management
209 East Musser Street,
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204