Louisiana Department of State Civil Service PROGRAM CONSULTANT--SOCIAL SERVICES in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

PROGRAM CONSULTANT--SOCIAL SERVICES

Salary

$3,234.00 - $6,807.00 Monthly

$18.66 - $39.27 Hourly

$3,234.00 - $6,807.00 Monthly

Location

Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge, LA

Job Type

Classified

Department

DOC-Administration

Job Number

400-16-069

Closing

12/6/2016 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

Louisiana Department of

Public Safety & Corrections –

Corrections Services

Office of Adult Services/DOC Headquarters

Baton Rouge, LA

www.doc.louisiana.gov

THIS POSITION WILL BE FILLED BY NEW HIRE,

or PROMOTION OF A PERMANENT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE OF

LOUISIANA STATE GOVERNMENT (State Employee).

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

Applicants are encouraged to attach transcripts to their application if possible. Copies may be attached to your online application, submitted by fax to (225) 219-1041, or by mail to Department of State Civil Service, P.O. Box 94111, Capitol Station, Baton Rouge, La 70804-9111.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

This Agency is a Drug Free Workplace.

Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.

Checking for required test score - We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.

Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Eligible for consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.

Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.

Referred to hiring manager for review - Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.

Position filled - Someone has been selected for the position.

Position canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.

There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed. The hiring supervisor/manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected.

For information about this job posting contact:

Janet' Benson

(225) 342-8627

Department of Corrections

P.O. Box 94304

Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9304

Fax: 225-342-5968

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A baccalaureate degree plus three years of professional level experience in administrative services, economics, public health, public relations, social services or health services.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.

Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:

A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

Graduate training with eighteen semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields will substitute for a maximum of one year of the experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience: public health; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; business, public, or health administration.

A master's degree in the above fields will substitute for one year of the required experience.

A Juris Doctorate will substitute for one year of the required experience.

Graduate training with less than a Ph.D. will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.

A Ph.D. in the above fields will substitute for two years of the required experience.

Specialized degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.

NOTE:

Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

FUNCTION OF WORK:

To provide advanced professional level support services for social service programs.

LEVEL OF WORK:

Advanced.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

General from a Program Manager 1-Social Services or other higher level personnel.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

May directly or functionally supervise a small staff of clerical and/or professional employees.

LOCATION OF WORK:

Predominately at Department of Children and Family Services.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:

Differs from Program Specialist-Social Services by the presence of advanced responsibilities.

Differs from Program Manager 1-Social Services by the absence of responsibility for managing a statewide program.

See allocation criteria memo.

Examples of Work

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

EXAMPLES LISTED BELOW INCLUDE BRIEF SAMPLES OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL TASKS ARE NOT INCLUDED.

Plans, coordinates and controls a statewide program element in a program area.

Develops and implements policies and monitoring procedures for the program element.

Conducts studies or special projects.

Revises rules, regulations and procedures to comply with changes in law or policy.

Identifies needs for resources and training related to community based services and determines how these needs can be met; develops proposals for meeting the needs.

Writes and submits grant proposals.

Meets with government officials, private officials, professionals and others on matters regarding the program element.

Trains agency personnel regarding procedures and policies.

Maintains records, prepares reports and conducts correspondence relative to the program element assigned.

May direct the work of staff of professional or clerical employees, serving as a leadworker or direct supervisor.