STATE OF UTAH
If you love working in an office and want to be a part of a group of people who are passionate about helping people with disabilities and want to make a difference in many people’s lives, this job is for you. The Utah Developmental Disabilities Council (UDDC) is looking for a dedicated individual to fill the position of UDDC Program Support Specialist.
The employee provides professional support to the overall, state-wide administration of one or more Department programs, and in limited cases, interstate programs, involving the delivery of social services. The employee gathers, compiles, and interprets program related information, prepares and presents program related reports, provides technical assistance to Department staff and service providers, and trains others in program related topics. Additionally, the employee develops resources and relationships with service providers and community-based organizations. May also assist the Program Manager responsible for the program(s) with his/her professional, program related duties.
Is part-time (20 hours per week)
Is merit exempt (TL)
Will end in June, 2023
Pays $18.00 per hour
Is telework eligible but will be required to come into the office about 20% of the tme. The employee will be provided office space at the UDDC offices (5296 S Commerce Drive, Ste. 305, Murray, UT) when not working remotely. (Equipment provided – laptop, monitors, etc.)
Gather data, prepare reports or summarize information.
Develop and deliver training to peer mentors, provide support.
Acts as a resource for management and staff; provides technical support within the area of responsibility.
Assist in the supporting and recruitment of participants in Council programs and activities.
Supports Program Manager with various Council Program activities as needed.
Assists with development and delivery of staff and stakeholder training.
Assists in coordination of activities and people.
The Ideal Candidate
The model candidate for this position is someone who:
has administrative support experience
has at least a bachelors degree in business, social sciences, or closely related field
is a self-starter
is good working with diverse groups of people
is outgoing with a good sense of humor
can work with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism
has a valid Utah driver’s license
Preference will be given to individuals who are:
Currently pursuing or who have obtained a degree, program, certification or licensure in community health, healthcare administration, public administration, social science, or other related field.
Why You Should Join Our Team
You will not only benefit other’s lives, you will receive great benefits. Click here to see the variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program the State of Utah offers.
The Utah Developmental Disabilities Council
We are small office and work together as a team to support a council of 34 members of citizens appointed by the Governor and heads of state agencies who provide services for people with disabilities.
To be considered for this position you must pass a criminal background check.
This position is telework eligible but will be required to come into the office about 20% of the time.
Preference may be given to applicants who are currently pursuing or who have obtained a degree, program, certification or licensure in community health, healthcare administration, public administration, social science, or other related field.
All applications must be submitted online. Resumes emailed or faxed will not be accepted as an application.
Only applicants invited to interview will be notified.
Occasional travel required. Must have a valid driver’s license. May require you to use your personal vehicle to perform the duties of this position. All approved mileage driven by using a personal vehicle is reimbursable by State Finance. The reimbursement rate is determined by State Finance.
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.