Program Manager

State of Utah

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Job Description


Program Manager
Division of Licensing and Background Checks

The Department of Health & Human Services, is seeking a Program Manager responsible for managing staff who completes inspections and complaint investigations to assess compliance with child care licensing rules and requirements. Incumbent must know all applicable rules and Utah statute and follow established protocol to determine citations and sanctions.

The position requires good communication skills . Incumbent must be self directed and while working independently maintain a high level of productivity. This position coordinates with partner agencies and provides documentation and speaking at informal discussions and hearings concerning decisions made by the program. The Program Manager will also provide training and technical assistance to child care providers.
Why You Should Join Our Team
You will receive great health and retirement benefits, such as generous paid time off so you can have a positive work life balance . Click here to view a summary of all the benefits we offer.

The Agency
To learn more about the Utah Department of Health & Human Services , click here.

If offered this position, your continued employment will be contingent upon passing a fingerprint background check. There will be no cost to you and fingerprints will be completed on the first day of employment or shortly thereafter at various locations. You may review the department policy by clicking here. (Download PDF reader)

Example of Duties

Schedules and conducts inspections and/or investigations.
Conducts staff performance observations and reviews.
Acts as a facilitator in problem solving situations
Provides information to those seeking assistance and suggests alternatives/solutions and assists others in solving problems.
Analyzes, summarizes and reviews data; reports findings, interprets results and makes recommendations.
Conducts, or represents agency at, formal or informal hearings.

Typical Qualifications

provide consultation and/or expert advice or testimony
evaluate information against a set of standards
make a decision or solve a problem by using logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality solutions
read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures
principles and practices of facilities operations, maintenance, and management
recognize when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong (may involve solving the problem)
research methods, techniques, and/ sources of information
communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing
monitor or track information or data
provide consultation and expert advice or testimony
make a decision or solve a problem by using logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality solutions
Preference may be given to applicant’s with a Master’s Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education.

Supplemental Information

Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc..
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.
vehicle required for travel (mileage reimbursement available.

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