Nevada Department of Health and Human Services - Division of Wellfare and Support Services
September 8, 2023
Genoa, NV
Job Type


Announcement Number: 44002 Open to all qualified persons. Posted 09/06/2023 Close Date: 09/20/2023 Recruiter:
Phone: (702)486-5220
Email: Applications accepted for another 14 Days 2 Hrs 59 Mins
The Position

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 function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.

The Division of Welfare and Supportive Services is recruiting for a vacancy for a Social Services Program Specialist III in the Child Care and Development Unit (CCDP) in Carson City, NV. This position serves as the Quality Oversight Manager for the child care subsidy program. The incumbent will directly supervise the Quality Oversight Coordinator and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Coordinator; duties include, but are not limited to; close collaboration with community partners and/or stakeholders to ensure high-quality programming is implemented; developing and applying established program evaluation protocols and procedures; routinely assess the quality of all CCDP activities and of its funded sub-recipients, contractors, and other external stakeholders; streamline operational processes based on the results of a comprehensive needs assessment; engage numerous stakeholders, including child care resource and referral agencies, child care providers, early childhood educators, the Nevada Department of Education Office of Early Learning and Development (OELD), and various DHHS agencies/programs that impact early childhood education and development. 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. ***

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To Qualify:

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 two years of professional social services, medical assistance programs services, or healthcare services experience which included serving as a consultant to professional/supervisory program personnel; directing the operation of a program unit; coordinating program activities with officials and representatives of other agencies; interpretation and application of complex documents such as federal regulations, technical journals, and legislative studies; writing program policies, procedures, and reports; and conducting research and preparing recommendations for management; OR one year of experience as a Social Services Program Specialist II 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. A valid drivers license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of 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.
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Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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