New job Reach Up Program Manager in Vermont

Reach Up Program Manager

Company : State of Vermont
Salary : $30.10 an hour
Location : Vermont

Full Description

Overview
We are looking for a candidate to help manage the Reach Up program, Vermont's TANF program. The successful candidate will have a passion for innovative change, a commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, knowledge of best practices in the fields of trauma and resilience, mental health and substance use disorder, employment, training, and education, and the 2-Generation approach. This position requires independent and team work, and the confidence to initiate and implement new programs and build new partnerships. We are looking for someone to share the passion we have for seeing the potential in all Vermont families. The Program Manager should embrace the mission of the Reach Up program, which is to "join families on their journey to overcome obstacles, explore opportunities, improve their finances and reach their goals."
Who May Apply
This position, Reach Up Program Manager (Job Requisition #17181) , is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact erin.oalican@vermont.gov .

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS: Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position. In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.
Environmental Factors
Duties are performed in a variety of office and field settings. Private means of transportation must be available for necessary travel. Attendance at a variety of meetings is required, involving state, federal, private agencies or interest and advocacy groups, sometimes during weekends and evening hours. Tact and perseverance are necessary incumbent skills.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree AND four (4) years or more at a professional level in human services, education, employment and training programs, policy development, data processing, or program management INCLUDING two (2) years or more of managerial or supervisory duties.

OR

Master's degree AND two (2) years or more of managerial or supervisory duties in human services, education, employment and training programs, policy development, data processing, or program management.

OR

Two years of full-time college coursework OR associate's degree AND six (6) years or more at a professional level in human services, education, employment and training programs, policy development, data processing, or program management INCLUDING two (2) years or more of managerial or supervisory duties.

OR

Eight (8) years of more at a professional level in human services, education, employment and training programs, policy development, data processing, or program management INCLUDING two (2) years or more of managerial or supervisory duties.
Total Compensation As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

80% State paid medical premium

Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families

Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts

Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan

Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule

Low cost group life insurance

Tuition Reimbursement

Incentive-based Wellness Program

Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website. Equal Opportunity Employer The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

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