Administrative Services Officer - Homeless Program Unit

County of Riverside - Riverside, CA3.9

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The Riverside County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) is comprised of employees who work collectively and in partnership with community-based organizations to serve the needs of the community. The Riverside County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) provides services and assistance to protect and empower vulnerable people in our community. DPSS: Provides temporary financial assistance and employment services for families and individuals. Provides programs and services to protect children and adults from abuse and/or neglect. Provides access to health care coverage to low income individuals and families. Vision Statement: A county where individuals reach their full potential. Mission Statement: Partnering with communities to protect and empower vulnerable people.

Riverside County DPSS, Adult Services Division, is seeking a qualified Administrative Services Officer for their Homeless Program Unit. The Administrative Services Officer will oversee the administration of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) program; Contract administration and management of County, State and Federal grants which include receiving grants, applying for grants, partaking in the competitive application process (RFP), and then distributing the grants throughout the County. Create and develop policy and procedures and ensure effective implementation. Create and monitor budgets. Provide full supervision of professional and technical level staff. Provide technical assistance and training to the homeless Continuum of Care agencies and internal staff. Lead support for the County's homeless action plan which includes attending County meetings to provide statistics and data on the homeless population.
Resolve varied administrative problems and directs work in accounting, budget preparation and control, lease negotiation, collections, supply, personnel, payroll, office services, and general business activities of the department. Prepare and assemble budget documents for administrative review; review expenditures for compliance with approved budget plan. Interview and recommend on employment of job applicants. Plan, organize, and manage office service units, such as the general and fiscal clerical, duplication service, communications service, supply room, central files, information units, and the coordination of building maintenance services. Develop and approve programs for the effective utilization of office space, forms, supplies equipment, and other property. Make cost and procedures studies of services and maintenance operations and make changes to promote more efficient production; develop production standards. Revise procedures and manuals and direct the instruction in their use. Supervise the keeping of property records and requests for purchase of major items of new property or repair of existing property. Confer with representatives of other agencies in County departments on administrative, fiscal, and budgetary reports.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree, preferably in accounting, business or public administration, finance or a closely related field. AND Experience: Three years of experience in an administrative or staff capacity which included at least one year supervisory experience in at least two or more of the following areas: Gathering and compiling facts and statistics to evaluate program effectiveness and recommend program revisions; preparing and maintaining a program budget or maintaining and controlling the fiscal recordkeeping functions and systems in a department, division, unit, or company; coordinating and conducting studies of administrative and operational activities including fiscal operations, purchasing, equipment usage, staffing patterns, work flow and space utilization or contract monitoring and administration. (Graduate work in accounting, public or business administration, or finance may substitute for up to two years of the non-supervisory experience on the basis of 30 semester or 45 quarter units equaling six months of experience. Knowledge of: The principles and practices of public or business administration, organizational analysis, fiscal and personnel management; budget preparation and control; contract administration and control; principles and practices of supervision. Ability to: Analyze administrative problems, reach practical and logical conclusions, and put effective solutions into practice; develop cooperative working relationships; plan, organize, and direct the work of others; prepare clear and concise reports. Highly Desired: Master's degree Two years of full scope supervisory experience overseeing administrative staff Senior level administrative experience Grant and contract management experience Budget preparation experience Experience making presentations Experience with the homeless population and programs

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A valid California Driver's License is required.
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