Sunday, October 19, 2014
Friday, October 17, 2014
The Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) currently has an Unclassified End-Dependence Project Manager position in the Rehabilitation Services unit. The location of the position may be negotiated. Salary is commensurate with experience and education.
As an End-Dependence Project Manager, you will:
Provide management and oversight for End-Dependence Kansas, which is a multi-year initiative designed to increase employment outcomes of Kansans with disabilities.
Promote self-sufficiency, and end/reduce dependence on public assistance benefits through employment. This project will implement evidence-based practices through community-based service providers. Effectively collaborate with and monitor these community partners to assure successful implementation and achievement of outcomes. Coordinate and collaborate with the technical assistance/evaluation contractor and with multi-disciplinary staff teams implementing the initiative and related vocational rehabilitation services.
This position will also facilitate collaboration among other initiative sponsors including the Kansas Department on Aging and Disability Services, the Kansas Department of Commerce, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and the Kansas Department of Corrections.
Education and Minimum Requirements:
Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Public Administration or closely related fields; or a bachelor's degree in Rehabilitation Services, Public Administration or closely related fields PLUS three years of experience.
Preferred Screening Criteria:
Experience in vocational rehabilitation services, providing employment placement and supports, and specific experience working with individuals with disabilities. Successful candidate must have successful experience managing large projects or new initiatives.
Click on the link to download position description here,
To be successful, the expectation is that a candidate will be able to competently perform the routine tasks of the position with limited supervision by the end of the probation period.
HOW TO APPLY:
The application process has 3 STEPS:
STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form:
(Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number).
STEP 2: Complete the State of Kansas Application Form:
http://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/apply and submit to the Department for Children and Families.
STEP 3: Email these additional required documents to Debbie Lang; Debbie.Lang@dcf.ks.gov.
Include the job requisition number and your last name in the subject line.
*Three (3) Work References
*Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate
KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html.
A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785 296-3199.
How You Will Be Evaluated:
Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation. Your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements. Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred selection criteria and competencies for the position.
What To Expect Next:
After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is completed. You may call or email the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application.
Please contact the agency recruiter if a reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application or hiring process.
The Department for Children and Families is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Monday, October 6, 2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Friday, October 3, 2014
United Healthcare is excited to announce our 3rd Request for Proposals (RFP) for Empower Kansans funding. Empower Kansans is dedicated to increasing the number of Kansans with disabilities who are competitively employed via grants to community partners. As noted in the attached RFP, the deadline for submissions is: 5:00 PM CST, Monday, November 3, 2014. We will also hold an optional pre-submission conference call to provide potential applicants an opportunity to ask questions about the RFP. This call will be Monday, October 20th, from 12:30 P.M. 1:30 P.M. Call 1-763-957-6400, enter meeting # 823 681 735. If asked for a password, enter EK.
Please feel free to share this announcement with your network of contacts. If you have additional questions please contact me, Angie Reinking, via email at the email address below.
Angie Reinking- note new phone # below
Outreach Specialist for Developmental Needs
United Health Care Community Plan- Kansas
United Health Care
10895 Grandview, Ste. 200
Overland Park, Kansas 66210
Please note NEW phone # as of 9.1.14 (785) 749-9464
Sunday, September 14, 2014
City of Topeka/Shawnee County to Fund Proposed MakerSpace & Co-Working Space for Startup Entrepreneurs and Local Creatives
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