Program Manager 1-B (SHIP/FLEX Manager)

State of Louisiana - Baton Rouge, LA

Full-time | Commission
Supplemental Information
Job Number: OPH/CG/1445

This position is located within the Louisiana Department of Health l Office of Public Health l BCDPHA l East Baton Rouge Parish.

Cost Center: 0326-7910
Position Number(s): 50574476

This vacancy is being announced as a Classified position and may be filled either as a Probationary Appointment, Job Appointment or Promotional Appointment.

  • Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of job experience on application.*
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

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 are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.

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

Minimum Qualification Review – See History – Click the History link for the results of your application review. Passing candidates will designate as "Pass". Failing candidates will designate as "Fail".

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.

The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers (Download PDF reader), and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.

(Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at www.jobs.la.gov).

For further information about this vacancy contact:
Angela Selders @ Angela.Selders@la.gov
LDH/HUMAN RESOURCES
P.O. BOX 4818 BATON ROUGE, LA 70821
225 342-6477

This organization participates in E-verify, and for more information on E-verify, please contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A baccalaureate degree plus four years of professional level experience in administrative services, economics, public health, public relations, social services, health services, or surveying and/or assessing health or social service programs or facilities for compliance with state and federal regulations.

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.

College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for 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 required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience: public health; public relations; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; statistics; experimental/applied statistics; business, public, or health administration.

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

A master's degree in public health; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; business, public, or health administration 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 public health; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; business, public, or health administration will substitute for two years of the required experience.

NOTE:
Graduate training will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.

NOTES:
Health services include all services dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disease, or the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health for sick or injured individuals.

Examples of public health jobs include sanitarian, public health engineer and public health epidemiologist.

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 Commission of Higher Education; 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 administer small and less complex statewide health or social service program(s)

Level of Work:
Manager.

Supervision Received:
Broad direction from a higher-level manager/administrator.

Supervision Exercised:
Supervision over lower-level position(s) in accordance with the Civil Service Allocation Criteria Memo.

Location of Work:
Department of Health and Hospitals; Human Services Districts as established; and other social service entities as established by an approved DSCS Allocation Criteria Memorandum.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Program Monitor-DHH and Program Monitor Supervisor-DHH by the presence of responsibility for managing small and less complex statewide program(s).

Differs from a Program Manager 1-A-DHH by the presence of supervisory responsibility.

Differs from a Program Manager 2-DHH by the absence of responsibility for managing medium size and moderately complex statewide program(s).

Examples of Work
Supervises the coordination of research, analysis and policy management activities related to statewide health or social service program(s).

Develops current and long-range plans, policies and procedures for administering the statewide program(s).

Monitors revenues and expenditures of statewide program budget; formulates budgetary projections.

Prepares and submits grant proposals.

Drafts and finalize contracts and Memorandums of Understanding; monitors/manages budgetary and programmatic aspects of those agreements assuring compliance with requirements/deliverables. Approves contract invoices.

Responds proactively to audit findings, programmatic challenges and issues; coordinates responses and reports to auditors and federal/state governmental entities.

Provides on-going consultation and technical assistance to professional and support staff on programmatic issues.

Serves as liaison for agency on statewide task forces, work groups, councils, and coalitions.

Manages the legislative tracking process during legislative sessions assuring timely analysis of bills and resolutions passed which may impact services. Serves as legislative coordinator.

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

Develops and implements training programs for electronic agency policy.