Department of Economic Security - Mesa, AZ

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Division of Developmental Disabilities
1619 E. Main St.

NOTE: In-state travel is required. Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.). Employees may be required to use their own transportation as well as maintaining valid motor vehicle insurance and current Arizona vehicle registration; however, mileage will be reimbursed.

This position serves as the district's primary liaison to the DDD Early Intervention Administrator and maintains a close working relationship with the Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP) Technical Assistance and Monitoring Specialist (TAMS) assigned to the district; provides training, technical assistance, and support to early intervention service providers; monitors district and provider compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C and AzEIP policies and procedures; directs and monitors implementation of early intervention corrective action plans; works closely with the DDD Early Intervention Administrator in resolving family and/or system complaints; ensures district-wide implementation of early intervention change initiatives are consistent with DDD and
AzEIP directives.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSAs): KNOWLEDGE of: regulations pertaining to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C Infants and Toddlers; Arizona Early Intervention Program AZEIP); current concepts, methodologies, programs and service systems developed and utilized for the provision of early intervention services; early childhood evidence-based practices; planning and project management; developmental disability programs and delivery systems provided in Arizona. SKILL in: evaluating program data; preparing reports and other written documentation; evaluating and analyzing program effectiveness; oral and written communication. ABILITY to: learn DES/DDD/AzEIP policies, practices, and procedures; work with culturally diverse workforce and constituency; multi-task; work in a fast-paced environment.

IDEAL/PREFERRED CANDIDATE: will have a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special Education, Family Studies or a related field and three (3) years of progressive work experience in providing services to persons with developmental disabilities with an emphasis on children from birth to 3 years of age.

NOTE: Applicants for this position shall be subject to a search of the Child Protective Services Central Registry. Applicants for this position will be required to apply for and show proof of receipt of a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card that meets DES requirements for a Level One card.

All newly hired employees are subject to the E-Verify Verification Program.

Comprehensive benefits package includes 12 days sick leave, 13 days vacation, 10 holidays per year, health & dental insurance, retirement plan, life & long-term disability. Optional employee benefits for short-term disability, deferred compensation & supplemental life insurance.

You must apply on line no later than the close date of this announcement 5:00 p.m., Mountain Standard Time. You will not be able to apply after the close date/time because job postings are removed from the job board site at that time, unless a sufficient number of resumes are received prior to the apply by date.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting Human Resources Administration at (602) 771-2870. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. AZ State Gov't is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


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