Planning, Employment and Inclusion Program Manager

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description


Are you a self-starter interested in helping individuals with disabilities find community integrated employment and be engaged in their community? Join the Division of Services for People with Disabilities as the Program Administrator supporting the Division’s provider base, participant base, and families in supported employment and community integration!

The Program Administrator is responsible for executing the Division’s strategic plan to educate, communicate, and support Division participants, providers, and families in seeking community-based integrated employment and community integration. This includes helping develop communication plans, strengthening existing community partnerships, assisting in provider transformation, and ensuring community integration for the individuals we serve.
This is a leadership position with leadership opportunities!

Principal Duties
As the Program Administrator you will:Act as a point of contact for the Division’s supported employment efforts.
Identify problems or concerns with existing functions and seek improvement.
Ensure service compliance with applicable rules and regulations.
Work closely with the University Center on Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Center for Employment and Inclusion at Utah State University.
Assist in the development, execution, and evaluation of Division programs, materials, trainings, and events centered on supported employment.
Provide training to Division staff and community stakeholders.
Work closely with Subject Matter Experts on systems change.
The Ideal CandidateHas experience supporting individuals with disabilities to lead self-determined lives.
Has experience leading projects that include multiple agencies from different departments.
Has experience developing and/or executing strategic plans.
Has experience leading projects directly related to supported employment for people with disabilities.
Has experience in Person-Centered thinking and processes.
May be given to applicants with any of the above items.

The Agency
The Department of Human Services is dedicated to provide care for individuals and families in Utah. Utah Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD) promotes opportunities and provides support for people with disabilities to lead self-determined lives by overseeing home and community-based services for more than 5,000 people who have disabilities. For more information on Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD) click here!


Supplemental Information
Working Conditions:

The typical office setting for this job is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated. However, you may encounter some risks that are associated with any office setting, for example, the safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.

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