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SERVICES & PROGRAM LICENSING SPECIALIST

Date:  Jul 21, 2021
Req ID:  9558
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Category:  AR DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $36,154.98

Position Number: 22103771 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: 07/30/2021 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $36,154.98 

DPSQA 
 

Hiring Manager: Dana Briscoe

Preferred Qualifications:

A formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, or a related field.

Two years of experience in social or community service program activities or a related area.

 


The Department of Human Services is a place for people passionate about serving others and changing lives for the better. We care for Arkansans of all ages and ensure places like child care centers and nursing homes are safe. We are the safety net for the most vulnerable Arkansans. Whether you answer the phones, take applications, protect children, or help care for residents or patients at one of our facilities, you make a difference by working at DHS. Plus, working for the State has great perks, including a pension, maternity leave, paid state holidays, and much more. At DHS, we take care of our employees so you can help care for others.

Position Information

Class Code: X094C

Grade: GS06

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00

The Services and Program Licensing Specialist is responsible for inspecting and evaluating community-based programs for licensure approval or renewal. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.Provides technical assistance and licensure standards for proposed and existing community-based programs serving the developmentally disabled. Evaluates proposed and existing programs by conducting on-site inspections of facilities and operations and submitting evaluation reports to supervisor. Coordinates licensure evaluation teams by selecting and directing team members on periodic review of programs. Develops and monitors corrective action plans to correct program deficiencies. Conducts and coordinates training and provides technical assistance to programs in needed areas. Analyzes program data and recommends licensing of specific programs within specified timeframes and assists in preparing reports to sectional administrators. Develops and submits new and revised procedures and standards for licensure of proposed and existing programs. Gathers and reviews current state and federal trends, standards, and legislation to ensure departmental compliance. Investigates alleged violations of standards by conducting on-site visits to monitor program operations and reviewing records. Performs other duties as assigned.Frequent in-state travel is required.Knowledge of state and federal trends, standards, and legislation affecting community-based programs. Knowledge of departmental licensing standards and evaluation methods for related community-based programs. Knowledge of the principles and practices of community-based programs. Ability to prepare, present and review oral and written information and detailed reports. Ability to evaluate community-based programs and develop corrective action plans. Ability to provide technical assistance and make referrals as needed. Ability to confer with others concerning licensure criteria and make recommendations.The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in social work, sociology or a related field; plus one year of experience working with human service programs, conducting research and inspections or investigations, or a related field.Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license.

Summary

Class Code: X094C

Grade: GS06

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00

The Services and Program Licensing Specialist is responsible for inspecting and evaluating community-based programs for licensure approval or renewal. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.Provides technical assistance and licensure standards for proposed and existing community-based programs serving the developmentally disabled. Evaluates proposed and existing programs by conducting on-site inspections of facilities and operations and submitting evaluation reports to supervisor. Coordinates licensure evaluation teams by selecting and directing team members on periodic review of programs. Develops and monitors corrective action plans to correct program deficiencies. Conducts and coordinates training and provides technical assistance to programs in needed areas. Analyzes program data and recommends licensing of specific programs within specified timeframes and assists in preparing reports to sectional administrators. Develops and submits new and revised procedures and standards for licensure of proposed and existing programs. Gathers and reviews current state and federal trends, standards, and legislation to ensure departmental compliance. Investigates alleged violations of standards by conducting on-site visits to monitor program operations and reviewing records. Performs other duties as assigned.Frequent in-state travel is required.Knowledge of state and federal trends, standards, and legislation affecting community-based programs. Knowledge of departmental licensing standards and evaluation methods for related community-based programs. Knowledge of the principles and practices of community-based programs. Ability to prepare, present and review oral and written information and detailed reports. Ability to evaluate community-based programs and develop corrective action plans. Ability to provide technical assistance and make referrals as needed. Ability to confer with others concerning licensure criteria and make recommendations.The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in social work, sociology or a related field; plus one year of experience working with human service programs, conducting research and inspections or investigations, or a related field.Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license.

Functions

Class Code: X094C

Grade: GS06

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00

The Services and Program Licensing Specialist is responsible for inspecting and evaluating community-based programs for licensure approval or renewal. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.Provides technical assistance and licensure standards for proposed and existing community-based programs serving the developmentally disabled. Evaluates proposed and existing programs by conducting on-site inspections of facilities and operations and submitting evaluation reports to supervisor. Coordinates licensure evaluation teams by selecting and directing team members on periodic review of programs. Develops and monitors corrective action plans to correct program deficiencies. Conducts and coordinates training and provides technical assistance to programs in needed areas. Analyzes program data and recommends licensing of specific programs within specified timeframes and assists in preparing reports to sectional administrators. Develops and submits new and revised procedures and standards for licensure of proposed and existing programs. Gathers and reviews current state and federal trends, standards, and legislation to ensure departmental compliance. Investigates alleged violations of standards by conducting on-site visits to monitor program operations and reviewing records. Performs other duties as assigned.Frequent in-state travel is required.Knowledge of state and federal trends, standards, and legislation affecting community-based programs. Knowledge of departmental licensing standards and evaluation methods for related community-based programs. Knowledge of the principles and practices of community-based programs. Ability to prepare, present and review oral and written information and detailed reports. Ability to evaluate community-based programs and develop corrective action plans. Ability to provide technical assistance and make referrals as needed. Ability to confer with others concerning licensure criteria and make recommendations.The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in social work, sociology or a related field; plus one year of experience working with human service programs, conducting research and inspections or investigations, or a related field.Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license.

Dimensions

Class Code: X094C

Grade: GS06

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00

The Services and Program Licensing Specialist is responsible for inspecting and evaluating community-based programs for licensure approval or renewal. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.Provides technical assistance and licensure standards for proposed and existing community-based programs serving the developmentally disabled. Evaluates proposed and existing programs by conducting on-site inspections of facilities and operations and submitting evaluation reports to supervisor. Coordinates licensure evaluation teams by selecting and directing team members on periodic review of programs. Develops and monitors corrective action plans to correct program deficiencies. Conducts and coordinates training and provides technical assistance to programs in needed areas. Analyzes program data and recommends licensing of specific programs within specified timeframes and assists in preparing reports to sectional administrators. Develops and submits new and revised procedures and standards for licensure of proposed and existing programs. Gathers and reviews current state and federal trends, standards, and legislation to ensure departmental compliance. Investigates alleged violations of standards by conducting on-site visits to monitor program operations and reviewing records. Performs other duties as assigned.Frequent in-state travel is required.Knowledge of state and federal trends, standards, and legislation affecting community-based programs. Knowledge of departmental licensing standards and evaluation methods for related community-based programs. Knowledge of the principles and practices of community-based programs. Ability to prepare, present and review oral and written information and detailed reports. Ability to evaluate community-based programs and develop corrective action plans. Ability to provide technical assistance and make referrals as needed. Ability to confer with others concerning licensure criteria and make recommendations.The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in social work, sociology or a related field; plus one year of experience working with human service programs, conducting research and inspections or investigations, or a related field.Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Class Code: X094C

Grade: GS06

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00

The Services and Program Licensing Specialist is responsible for inspecting and evaluating community-based programs for licensure approval or renewal. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.Provides technical assistance and licensure standards for proposed and existing community-based programs serving the developmentally disabled. Evaluates proposed and existing programs by conducting on-site inspections of facilities and operations and submitting evaluation reports to supervisor. Coordinates licensure evaluation teams by selecting and directing team members on periodic review of programs. Develops and monitors corrective action plans to correct program deficiencies. Conducts and coordinates training and provides technical assistance to programs in needed areas. Analyzes program data and recommends licensing of specific programs within specified timeframes and assists in preparing reports to sectional administrators. Develops and submits new and revised procedures and standards for licensure of proposed and existing programs. Gathers and reviews current state and federal trends, standards, and legislation to ensure departmental compliance. Investigates alleged violations of standards by conducting on-site visits to monitor program operations and reviewing records. Performs other duties as assigned.Frequent in-state travel is required.Knowledge of state and federal trends, standards, and legislation affecting community-based programs. Knowledge of departmental licensing standards and evaluation methods for related community-based programs. Knowledge of the principles and practices of community-based programs. Ability to prepare, present and review oral and written information and detailed reports. Ability to evaluate community-based programs and develop corrective action plans. Ability to provide technical assistance and make referrals as needed. Ability to confer with others concerning licensure criteria and make recommendations.The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in social work, sociology or a related field; plus one year of experience working with human service programs, conducting research and inspections or investigations, or a related field.Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license.

Minimum Qualifications

Class Code: X094C

Grade: GS06

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00

The Services and Program Licensing Specialist is responsible for inspecting and evaluating community-based programs for licensure approval or renewal. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.Provides technical assistance and licensure standards for proposed and existing community-based programs serving the developmentally disabled. Evaluates proposed and existing programs by conducting on-site inspections of facilities and operations and submitting evaluation reports to supervisor. Coordinates licensure evaluation teams by selecting and directing team members on periodic review of programs. Develops and monitors corrective action plans to correct program deficiencies. Conducts and coordinates training and provides technical assistance to programs in needed areas. Analyzes program data and recommends licensing of specific programs within specified timeframes and assists in preparing reports to sectional administrators. Develops and submits new and revised procedures and standards for licensure of proposed and existing programs. Gathers and reviews current state and federal trends, standards, and legislation to ensure departmental compliance. Investigates alleged violations of standards by conducting on-site visits to monitor program operations and reviewing records. Performs other duties as assigned.Frequent in-state travel is required.Knowledge of state and federal trends, standards, and legislation affecting community-based programs. Knowledge of departmental licensing standards and evaluation methods for related community-based programs. Knowledge of the principles and practices of community-based programs. Ability to prepare, present and review oral and written information and detailed reports. Ability to evaluate community-based programs and develop corrective action plans. Ability to provide technical assistance and make referrals as needed. Ability to confer with others concerning licensure criteria and make recommendations.The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in social work, sociology or a related field; plus one year of experience working with human service programs, conducting research and inspections or investigations, or a related field.Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license.

Licenses

Class Code: X094C

Grade: GS06

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00

The Services and Program Licensing Specialist is responsible for inspecting and evaluating community-based programs for licensure approval or renewal. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.Provides technical assistance and licensure standards for proposed and existing community-based programs serving the developmentally disabled. Evaluates proposed and existing programs by conducting on-site inspections of facilities and operations and submitting evaluation reports to supervisor. Coordinates licensure evaluation teams by selecting and directing team members on periodic review of programs. Develops and monitors corrective action plans to correct program deficiencies. Conducts and coordinates training and provides technical assistance to programs in needed areas. Analyzes program data and recommends licensing of specific programs within specified timeframes and assists in preparing reports to sectional administrators. Develops and submits new and revised procedures and standards for licensure of proposed and existing programs. Gathers and reviews current state and federal trends, standards, and legislation to ensure departmental compliance. Investigates alleged violations of standards by conducting on-site visits to monitor program operations and reviewing records. Performs other duties as assigned.Frequent in-state travel is required.Knowledge of state and federal trends, standards, and legislation affecting community-based programs. Knowledge of departmental licensing standards and evaluation methods for related community-based programs. Knowledge of the principles and practices of community-based programs. Ability to prepare, present and review oral and written information and detailed reports. Ability to evaluate community-based programs and develop corrective action plans. Ability to provide technical assistance and make referrals as needed. Ability to confer with others concerning licensure criteria and make recommendations.The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in social work, sociology or a related field; plus one year of experience working with human service programs, conducting research and inspections or investigations, or a related field.Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license.

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock