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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PROGRAM OFFICER 3 - Carson City, Reno, or Las Vegas
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $48,337.20 to  $71,806.32  PAY GRADE: 35
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur Statewide.
Department: Employment, Training and Rehab
Division: Rehabilitation
Job Class Code: 07.643
Announcement Number: 32836
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/08/2017
Close Date: 11/22/2017
   Phone: (775)684-0133
   Email: ksullivan@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Program Officers administer a program or major component of a program by planning, coordinating and managing services and activities in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements and established program performance standards and objectives.
The Program Officer 3 is responsible for program development, coordination, implementation and monitoring of policies and procedures to meet the service needs of students and youth with disabilities as well as those who are most significantly disabled. The incumbent will work with students and youth with disabilities, counselors, employers, school districts, charter schools, private and public training providers, community rehabilitation programs, and rehabilitation providers in the collaboration of Vocational Rehabilitation agency transition programs. This position will also assist in the development and monitoring of contracts and cooperative agreements for the provision of pre-employment transition services and supported employment. The incumbent will apply both federal and state law, policies and practices pertinent to the provision of vocational rehabilitation services; develop or modify rules, policy or standards in collaboration with the Quality Control Specialist regarding youth, transition and supported services; deliver presentations, training and instruction to staff, management, clients, community partners, school district staff or the general public; act as a resource to provide information or determine the most effective way of meeting the needs of school districts, staff, clients and community partners; act as a resource for management and staff; and provide technical support within area of responsibility. This position can be located in Carson City, Reno or Las Vegas depending on the best qualified candidate. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business or public administration, or other discipline related to the program assignment and two years of professional experience in planning, coordinating or administering a program which included interpretation of laws and regulations; development of program policy and procedures; development and implementation of program performance standards and objectives for providing services; and development and implementation of eligibility requirements; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of professional experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Program Officer II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Notes
    Some positions may require agency specific experience which will be identified at the time of recruitment.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Describe your experience working with students with disabilities. Please include the number of years you did this work.
2) Describe your experience with developing, coordinating and implementing work readiness or work experience programs for high school students. Include your experience with reviewing curriculums, evaluating program outcomes, and writing reports.
3) Explain your experience supervising and training staff, include the employees' work role and the number of individuals you trained or supervised.
4) What is your experience collaborating with community partners, schools, parent organizations or state agencies?
5) Describe your experience with monitoring programs, include examples of tracking data and maintaining spreadsheets.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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