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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/25/18

Applications Due11/26/18

Vacancy ID60953

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleTaconic - Deputy Director, DDRO 3

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade666

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $132528 to $166696 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Dutchess

Street Address OPWDD - Division of Service Delivery / Regional Offices - Regional Office 3

38 Firemen’s Way

City Poughkeepsie

StateNY

Zip Code12603

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Possession of a Master’s Degree in a mental hygiene discipline (e.g., occupational therapy, physical therapy, social work, speech pathology and audiology, psychology, recreation, rehabilitation counseling, education or nursing), hospital administration, business or public administration or other area specifically related to health care, behavioral or social science, statistics, quantitative research; OR a valid license to practice medicine in New York State or Canada; AND three years of progressively responsible administrative, management, or supervisory experience in a mental hygiene or health/human services setting, or comparable setting, delivering individualized and customized services. Experience must be at a leadership level, with broad policy-influencing responsibility for fiscal and program administration.
OR
A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the disciplines listed above and five years of progressively responsible administrative, management, or supervisory experience in a mental hygiene or health/human services setting, or comparable setting, delivering individualized and customized services. Experience must be at a leadership level, with broad policy-influencing responsibility for fiscal and program administration.
OR
Ten years of progressively responsible administrative, management, or supervisory experience in a setting whose purpose is to serve the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities by delivering individualized and customized services. Five years of this experience must be at a leadership level with broad policy-influencing responsibility for fiscal and program administration.

Duties Description The New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) is looking for a creative, innovative leader who is capable of executing strategic decisions to serve as Deputy Director of Regional Office 3. This position serves at the pleasure of the Commissioner of OPWDD.
The Regional Office 3 supports people with developmental disabilities who reside in the following counties: Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Fulton, Montgomery, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren and Washington. Travel to all counties in Regional Office 3 will be required and there is the potential for occasional travel to other areas of the state.


POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The individual selected will serve at the executive level as a member of the leadership team for the Regional Office. The selected candidate will report to the Director Developmental Disabilities Regional Office 3 and work with the Director, Deputy Directors and management team to foster and support a collaborative workforce and to ensure excellent quality in Regional Office operational standards. A commitment to collaborating with all stakeholder groups as well as a commitment to a leadership strategy of “Putting People First” is essential.
The ideal candidate for this position will share OPWDD’s commitment to advocating on behalf of people with developmental disabilities as well as advancing and enhancing services and supports. In line with our dedication to “Putting People First,” he/she will also provide leadership, commitment, and support to people with developmental disabilities, their family members, voluntary provider agencies, local government and other stakeholders.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

With the mission, vision and values of OPWDD as context, the Deputy Director of Regional Office 3 will collaborate with both stakeholders, voluntary agency partners and the regional office workforce to ensure a system of individualized, community based supports. Principal duties include the following:

• Leading local level efforts to advance the Commissioner Transformation agenda;
• Supporting local level implementation of Care Coordination and other managed care readiness efforts;
• Coordinating and overseeing ongoing services and supports;
• Representing the needs of and opportunities within the region to key decision makers within OPWDD and external groups
• Maintaining regular and high quality communication with voluntary providers through Executive Director and/or Regional Partnership Meeting;
• Insuring ongoing communication and collaboration with peers from other state agencies and units of local government who provide supports to the individuals and families we serve;
• Insuring that the Regional Office is considered a valuable resource by individuals, our provider network, local agencies and elected officials and OPWDD administration.


Additional Comments Please note:
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
• OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
• Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.


Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Christopher Dix

Telephone 518-473-9689

Fax 518-474-9902

Email Address OPWDD.sm.COrecruitment@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street OPWDD Human Resources

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229

 

Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and résumé by November 26, 2018. Please reference the above EOA #2018-177 in all correspondence.

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