Louisiana Department of State Civil Service COMMUNITY SERVICE SUPERVISOR in Lafayette, Louisiana
COMMUNITY SERVICE SUPERVISOR
$3,234.00 - $6,807.00 Monthly
$18.66 - $39.27 Hourly
$3,234.00 - $6,807.00 Monthly
LDH-Acadiana Area Human Services District
10/24/2016 11:59 PM Central
This position is located in the Acadiana Area Human Services District – Developmental Disabilities Office
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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If you are selected for this position and indicate that you have a degree, you will be required to submit an official transcript.
There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed. The hiring supervisor/manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Jennifer Sonnier, Human Resources Analyst
302 Dulles Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506
A baccalaureate degree in psychology; counseling; social work; sociology; criminal justice; nursing; public health; public health administration; public administration; hospital administration; education (with twenty-four semester hours in psychology, special education or early childhood education); speech communications/pathology; physical therapy; occupational therapy; therapeutic recreation; music therapy; or family and consumer sciences (with a concentration in child, family and social services) plus four 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.
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.
Some positions may require regulation as a Registered Social Worker (RSW), Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To supervise professional and support level staff responsible for implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of programs within offices specializing in services for those with developmental disabilities.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Broad review from a higher-level professional or administrator.
Direct-line over professional and support-level community services staff.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) and Human Services Districts/Authorities statewide.
Differs from the Community Services Professional 3 by the presence of direct-line supervision of professional and support level staff.
Differs from the Community Services Manager by the absence of serving as the assistant to the regional administrator.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Provides direct line supervision and management of professional staff for the regional office in order to maintain statewide programs.
Manages appropriate service waiting lists, reviewing newly designated priority cases and assigning cases to unit staff as situations warrant.
May manage unit functioning as Single Point of Entry (SPOE) for all services and program unit for Family Support services.
Participate in the development of the program annual budget as well as reviews budgetary documents for tracking, reconciliation and the regional service plan by supplying data and recommendations for specialty area.
Provides technical support, on the job training and assistance to professional staff as needed, including crisis situations.
Keeps abreast of current DHH and State policy and procedures and interprets any amendments to ensure that subordinates are aware of changes that are being implemented.
Reviews appeals packets prepared by professional staff and may assist with preparation of the Summary of Evidence. Participates in appeals hearings held by an administrative law judge.
Investigates and documents complaints made by individuals regarding regional program services completed by professional staff.
Manages and ensures proper assessment of client/family situations for family support priority assignments.
Negotiates, administers and monitors regional office agency contracts with providers, agencies and professionals.
Facilitates and participates in meetings and may serve on Committees.
Assists in recruiting and hiring staff.