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management analyst - pierre, s.d.

The Department of Human Services, Office of Budget and Finance, is looking for a motivated and detailed oriented individual to fulfill the duties of the Management Analyst position.  This position will work with the Grants Coordinator to maintain and develop contracts and contract amendments each fiscal year to ensure compliance.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

This position evaluates and recommends changes to organizational structures and programs and researches and implements new programs and/or projects to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.  Examples of duties include:

The Ideal Candidate Will Have: 

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For more information or to apply, please click here.

 

Secretary - pierre, s.d

The Department of Human Services, Office of the Secretariat is looking for a motivated and detailed oriented individual to fulfil the duties for the front desk Secretary. This postion works 40 hours per week and provides a variety of support functions such as composing and finalizing correspondence; opening and routing mail; establishing and maintaining filing systems; creating and maintaining databases; gathering and providing information; scans, copies, and files information into designated systems/spreadsheets and ordering of equipment and supplies. Good customer service skills are needed. This position includes answering the main phone line for the department, directing calls, and greeting the public.

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have: 

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For more information or to apply, please click here.

 

program specialist I - Pierre, s.d.

This position will implement and monitor programs for the Division of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired. Position will draft policies and procedures to ensure programs are delivered effectively and efficiently and meet state and federal rules and regulations. Position will be responsible for quality assurance activities, data analysis and program monitoring.   

Licenses and Certifications: 

Prefer Certification by the  Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification.

Additional Requirements: To be considered, attached the following to your application: college transcripts, resume' and professional writing sample.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have: 

A masters degree and five or more years experience working with people with disabilities and/or program management experience. 

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Psychologist - redfield, s.d.

   

The Psychologist provides individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, behavior management, functional behavioral analysis, psychological testing evaluations and other psychological services to people who exhibit challenging behaviors. The Psychologist provides oversight of the psychological services to ensure compliance with regulations and policies. The Psychologist also works with interdisciplinary treatment teams to monitor supports and services; this requires contact with the people supported and staff to provide coaching/feedback. The Psychologist provides professional consultations and may attend interdisciplinary meetings. The Psychologist serves as a member of the leadership team. The Psychologist supervises Psychologist Assistants.

Duties of this position include:

This position is exempt from the Civil Service Act.

Licenses and Certifications:

A doctoral degree in clinical psychology, or candidacy in a doctoral program in clinical psychology, which leads to eligibility for licensure in the State of South Dakota.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. Successful applicant(s) will undergo an abuse and neglect screening. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a drug screening.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have: 

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

 

For more information or to apply, please click here.

 

behavior therapist - redfield, s.d.

The Behavior Therapist provides individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, behavior management, functional behavioral analysis, psychological testing reports, annual psychology reviews, and other psychological services to people supported, ages ranging from young adults to older adults with developmental disabilities. The Behavior Therapist provides professional services to ensure that development, direction, revision, and approval of behavioral programs are taking place in the best interest of the person being served. Behavior Therapists also work with an interdisciplinary treatment team to monitor programs and services offered to their caseload by keeping close contact with people supported and staff, providing feedback to staff, and attending any professional consultations and special team meetings.

This position is exempt from the Civil Service Act.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have: 

A master's degree and background in psychology, sociology, counseling,  proven history of supervision/leadership, and certified as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) preferred.  Experience in providing sex offender treatment helpful.

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Direct support professional - redfield, s.d.

Carries out individual training, behavior management, and therapy programs from a variety of therapeutic disciplines to ensure that each person served at the South Dakota Developmental Center (SDDC) will develop to their fullest potential and maintains a structured and healthy environment designed to enhance the well being of persons served while providing continual guidance regarding life skills, academic skills, and work skills to ensure appropriate social interaction.

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Local Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. Successful applicant(s) will undergo an abuse and neglect screening. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a drug screening.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:     

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

For more information or to apply, please click here.