University of Washington School of Public Health
Human Resources Program Manager - Pacific County Public Health and Human Services
Closing Date: October 18, 2018
Posted: September 18, 2018
Plans, organizes, directs and monitors the activities and operations of the Human Services Section within the Department of Public Health and Human Services that includes specific community level assessments; planning; grant development; community implementation of services via subcontracts and monitoring of service providers; budget development and monitoring.
Accountable for the efficient and effective performance of the administrative and technical operations of the section. As assigned by Director, may directly supervise employees ranging in skill level from clerical to professionals. Work in conformance with generally prescribed policies, plans and approved budgets. Operate with appreciable latitude for independent action and decisions commensurate with demonstrated ability, scope of authority and with Director’s assistance and approval in matters requiring deviation from established policies and in matters having major impact or long-range effects on the section and department.
Participates in Department management efforts including strategic planning, labor relations, department budgeting and forecasting, research and analysis of new technologies or procedures, and coordination of activities between sections for overall Department success.
Persons in this position are given significant discretion, within the scope of policy and regulations, in the routine performance of their duties. General direction and guidance are received from the Director of Public Health and Human Services.
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Persons in this position normally supervise three or more human services program staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, current labor agreements, and applicable laws.
Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, develop recommendations for hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; evaluating and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Facilitates the development and maintenance of interactive relationships with elected officials, department directors, legal advisors, County Commissioners, state agency representatives, and others as required to carry out the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, social science, or related behavioral science
Minimum of two years of professional level experience in the areas of human services planning and program development, coordination between local and state government, program and contract administration
In addition to the minimum requirements, the following is preferred: Human Services related clinical experience, and social services/planning experience, or substituting any demonstrated combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the following attributes:
- Knowledge of alcohol and other drug abuse, and DD services;
- Knowledge of substance abuse prevention program principals;
- Knowledge of budget development and management;
- Knowledge of grants administration;
- Knowledge of long- and short-range program development;
- Knowledge of local government policy and decision-making process;
- Knowledge of project management principles and practices;
- Knowledge of resource management issues;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with appointed or elected officials, boards and commissions, the general public and outside agency personnel;
- Ability to communicate and negotiate effectively among diverse interests and groups.
The selection process will include a formal application and evaluation of education and experience, and may also include an oral interview, background and/or reference checks and job-related tests.
The duties set forth in this position description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.