Program Supervisor VI

    Texas Health & Human Services Commission
    909 W 45TH ST, AUSTIN, TX
    Similar jobs pay $44.73 - $74.10

    Job Description

    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) seeks highly qualified candidates to fill the Program Supervisor VI position within the Access and Eligibility (AES), Foster Grandparent Program (FGP). AES is driven by its mission to connect Texans to people, services and supports by helping individuals and families in need of food, medical care, cash assistance and other social services. FGP serves a dual purpose in that it provides income-eligible adults, age 55 and older, with meaningful volunteer opportunities, while also meeting critical community needs by serving children with exceptional needs.

    The Program Supervisor VI reports to the FGP Manager and performs advanced (senior level) administrative and supervisory work. Responsibilities include establishing goals and objectives; developing priorities and standards for achieving program goals; and monitoring and evaluating programmatic components for state and federal compliance. This position also plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others. Work is performed with limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.

    Essential Job Functions:
    Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.

    EJF1: Performs advanced managerial work, including selecting, developing, evaluating, and providing direction to assigned staff. Performs human resource requirements, including approval of time and leave. (20%)

    EJF2: Monitors regional program files and tracking sheets for state and federal compliance, identifying and addressing issues. Establishes goals and objectives, develops priorities and standards. (20%)

    EJF3: Coordinates the development of policies and procedures that promote efficient and effective program operations, to achieve full compliance with state and federal regulations. Reviews and verifies criminal history checks for volunteers and FGP staff. (20%)

    EJF4: Manages the creation and preparations of forms; training, operational, and policy manuals; handbooks; educational and marketing materials; and public information aligned with state and federal regulations. (15%)

    EJF5: Contributes to the preparation of state and federal reports. Assists with the routing of documents for review and approval. (10%)

    EJF6: In coordination with the FGP Manager, responds to requests and program inquiries from state and federal government officials, agency leadership, and other stakeholders. Provides presentations regarding the HHSC FGP to various groups and organizations to secure program interest and support. (10%)

    EJF7: Serves as point of contact in the absence of the FGP Manager. Performs other duties as assigned. (5%)

    Knowledge Skills Abilities:
    Knowledge of state and federal government organizations, administration, and management.

    Knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to federal grants.

    Knowledge of program compliance monitoring procedures.

    Skill in operating a computer and software applications, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook).

    Skill in effective communication both verbally and in writing.

    Skill in working collaboratively and cooperatively with diverse groups.

    Ability to train others, and to lead and oversee staff work.

    Ability to schedule, assign, and monitor completion of assignments.

    Ability to develop guidelines, policies, and procedures.

    Ability to interact and communicate professionally and effectively with stakeholders, legislators, agency leaders and managers.

    Registration or Licensure Requirements:

    Initial Selection Criteria:
    Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. Additional related work experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis with a maximum substitution of four (4) years. Experience directing staff activities. Experience in monitoring programs for compliance. Experience in the development and implementation of program policies, rules and procedures.

    Additional Information:
    Applicants may not have a history of substantiated fraudulent activity against HHSC or any programs it administers. Applicants who have a non-fraud overpayment with an outstanding balance must agree to repay the overpayment balance as a condition of employment.

    Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check, a name based state of residence check, a National Sex Offender Registry (NSOPW) check, and a Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS) check.

    The posted salary range reflects the minimum and maximum allowable by state law. Any employment offer is contingent upon available budgeted funds. The offered salary will be determined in accordance with budgetary limits and the requirements of HHSC Human Resources Manual Chapter 7.

    HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

    I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.

    MOS Code:
    Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include, but not limited to: 611X, 612X, 641X, 712X, BOSN, ELC, ISS, MAT, MED, MLES, MSSD, MSSE, OSS, WEPS, 8999, 0203, 0207, 0302, 0370, 0520, 0602, 0802, 1802, 1803, 2340, 6502, 7202, 7208, 7210, 7220, 7502, 8005, 8858, 9702, 3D0X1, 8U000, 9G100, 16GX, 60C0, 63G0, 86M0, 86P0. All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For more information, see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at

    HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

    I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.

    Posting ID: 556640549Posted: 2020-05-21