Social Service Program Planner III

Description of Duties/Essential Functions Under general direction of the Manager of the Medicaid Waiver Unit, provides in-depth analysis and the more complex input of the complete assessment, service planning, outcomes and evaluation loop for supports and services for individuals with disabilities receiving services from the Division’s programs. Conducts program evaluations of the pre-admission screening process for persons with disabilities seeking residential services, including both policy and implementation issues. Plans, coordinates and conducts extensive social policy research and program evaluations of the array of services and supports available to individuals with disabilities including but not limited to the Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver policy to identify service gaps, service deficiencies, more individualized service delivery mechanisms and best practice programs. Prepares written plans, reports, policy statements, procedure updates, notices to the field of changes or requests for information and related correspondence. Provides training and technical assistance to professional planners who are responsible for designing and implementing appropriate services and supports. Travels in the performance of duties. Minimum Requirements Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years college supplemented by a related master’s degree plus one year of progressively responsible professional experience in community organization, social service work or in program planning and development. Requires ability to exercise a high degree of initiative and independent judgment in recommending, developing and formulating policies, standards, and procedures for segments of the service delivery system. Requires technical ability to analyze and evaluate programs and operations. Requires ability to travel. Specialized Skills: Of the one year of required progressively responsible professional experience, requires one year of experience researching Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver policy. Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact Work Location: Iles Park Place $#400 600 E Ash Springfield, IL 62703 HOURS: M-F 8:30 am. – 5:00 p.m. Anticipated Started Salary Range – $ 61,200 – $91,932 Current Bargaining Unit Employees – Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies Where to Apply: . Include bidders’ names and posting bid ID # on the subject line of email and as the name of your application file when applying. Agency Contact: Bureau of Employee Services Alice Schroeder 100 South Grand Ave East, 3rd floor Springfield, IL 62762 **PLEASE SEE NEW CMS GRADING PROCESS BELOW** Bids/applications must be received at the by the closing date of the posting, late applications will be considered ineligible. CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. APPLICATION – BIDDING PROCEDURES: If this position requires an automated/skills test, candidates must take this test by the close of the posting period in order to receive a grade, in addition to following the steps below. For more information on which titles require a test, please . PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY (applying for a grade OR currently hold a grade): Effective November 1, 2019 CMS Examining will no longer accept CMS100B applications. Current employees interested in this position must submit a bid form and completed Promotional Application (CMS100B, Rev. 07/2020 or newer) to the ; this must be done within the bid/posting period and contain the posting ID number on the all forms. * ALL OTHER INTERESTED CANDIDATES (Voluntary Reduction, Job Assignments & Transfer): Applicants must submit a bid form, transfer request form (if applicable), and a completed employment application (CMS100, Rev. 07/2020 or newer) to the ; this must be done within the posting period and contain the bid/posting ID number on all forms. * NON-STATE APPLICANTS/GENERAL PUBLIC: If a written examination is needed for this position, the examination must be completed by submitting a CMS100 Application to the testing site during the posting period. If no written test is required, a CMS100 application must be submitted to the ; this must be done within the posting period and contain the bid/posting ID number on all forms. Please visit to obtain a CMS100 application. How to Apply This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select ‘Application Procedures’. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at Work4Illinois@Illinois.gov or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only). Additional Documentation for Social Service Program Planner III: These documents are in PDF format and can be viewed using . NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable. Government Jobs

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