PROGRAM MANAGER I
|Department||DHS - Social Services Administration|
|Date Opened||8/16/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||8/30/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$69,159.00 -$101,093.00/year with potential growth to $111,505.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Kendra Young|
When you join the Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS), you join a team of more than 5,000 employees across the state dedicated to positively changing the lives of more than 1 million Marylanders each year. We do this by providing economic support, preventive services, and caring for children and adults.
This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.
*If you previously applied for this position you DO NOT need to reapply.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
Budget Liaison for SSA; provide technical assistance to SSA Executive Director and Program Managers for all fiscal matters concerning child welfare and adult services funding, charging, cost allocation, and budgeting.
Provide technical assistance to both State and local level staff to better understand programmatic funding streams and charging methodologies.
Oversee Allocated funds to the Local Departments and Monitor expenditures. Prepare quarterly expenditure reports for management on numerous SSA funding responsibilities including, but not limited to, Super Flex Funds, Chafee Independent Living Flex Funds & SILA charges, Payments & Subsidies, Supportive Services Expenditures, Resource Homes Funds, Respite Care Expenditures, SSA State Summary, Family-Centered Practice Funds, IV-E Waiver, etc.
Supervise SSA State’s annual Budget Request(s), Budget Defense and clarifications, and Budget Hearing Packages.
Advise staff on Allocated Funds, the budget process and decisions, Funding Availability, potential deficits, Budget Amendment and Spending Plan Amendment procedures.
Maintain SSA fiscal records.
Oversee and approve all ADPICs (procurements) for SSA.
Monitor SSA procurements, review for correct coding, availability of funds, necessity of moving funds via Spending Plan Amendment & preparing same.
Approve all SSA ADPICs at the 130 and 160 levels.
At all times, the incumbent will provide customer service to both internal and external customers that meet or exceed the standards set by the Department.
Prepare LDSS Staffing Analyses to examine positions charged to Local Child Welfare Services, how these CWS positions are functioning within the local departments, the number of positions filled and vacant in each jurisdiction, and the number of positions needed based on the caseload as reflected in CJAMS and reported by SSA Research.
This analysis is used to determine which jurisdictions should receive additional workers or supervisors as they become available and is also an annual required Joint Chairmen’s Report to the Legislature.
Supervise the compilation of information and data in response to numerous surveys and inquiries received by the agency from national organizations, the federal government, the Department of budget Management and through Public Information Act requests.
Oversee the annual Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) Pre- and Post- Expenditure Reports as required by federal regulations.
These reports include a narrative prescribed by the federal government and the compilation of statistical and fiscal data.
Represent SSA and the Department on working committees and task forces.
Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers, responding to inquiries within 24 hours.
Other duties as assigned
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Two years of experience preparing and/or overseeing a budget in a government agency.
- Two years of experience using Financial Management Information System (FMIS), R-STARS and ADPICS.
- Certified public accountant
As an employee of the State of Maryland, you will have access to outstanding benefits, including: health insurance, dental, and vision plans offered at a low cost. CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR MORE DETAILS: STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS