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The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council (FDDC) is established under the federal Developmental Disabilities and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 (DD Act). FDDC, Inc. is both a 501 c 3 and designated in Florida statute as the designated state agency to receive appropriated federal dollars through the DD Act. As a public entity we post positions, as they become available, and can be viewed below. If you believe you are qualified for a position and wish to apply, complete the application with your resume. Your information will be sent and reviewed by human resources. Thank you for your interest.
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If you have expertise in developing Invitations and Proposals (IFPs), program development, and effectively managing resulting contracts consistent with State of Florida and federal requirements, this is an outstanding opportunity for you.
Individuals in these roles may operate remotely and are normally not required to work more than 30 hours each week. Due to the Organization’s realignment, five openings for a new Director of Programs and Contracts exists at this time.
JOB FOCUS: Reporting to the Deputy Director of Programs and Compliance, each Director of Programs and Contracts is responsible to ensure that specifically assigned Invitations for Proposals (IFPs), contracts, and initiatives resulting from the Council’s five-year State plan are developed/ planned/implemented and effectively managed within budget, timeframes and in compliance with all contractual elements and pertinent policies under the Council. In addition, they are responsible to establish and facilitate Council Task Force(s).
- Develop and write Invitations for Proposals (IFPs) for the Council’s five-year state plan initiatives. Research and develop project ideas/proposals consistent with the state plan.
- Develop, write, and negotiate contract(s) with selected provider(s).
- Serve as the Contract Manager between the Council and providers and provide technical assistance to facilitate and ensure the desired contract outcomes are being met.
- Collect all pertinent data and performance outcomes; assess and process deliverables and maintain up to date files on each contract to meet compliance requirements.
- Send deliverables and appropriate paperwork to Council staff for payment.
- Develop and staff designated Council Task Force(s).
- Maintain quarterly program performance outcomes for each assigned contract and prepare all designated programmatic components of the federally required Program Performance Reports (PPRs).
- Manage and provide technical assistance to other Council initiatives and special projects as assigned.
- Attend scheduled program/operations meetings and other meetings as requested.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Seasoned experts are sought – a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required. An advanced degree is preferred.
- Ten years of programmatic development, implementation and/or oversite of large federal, state and/or private grants and/or contracts.
- Experience in the sector of disabilities (preferably developmental disabilities), including issues and systems.
- Knowledge of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (DD Act).
- Strong organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development, and task facilitation.
- Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and complete numerous work assignments in a timely manner.
- Transparent with a track record of high integrity leadership.
- Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills to review and analyze plans, programs, data, outcomes and make clear and accurate recommendations based on analysis clearly and accurately.
- Reputation of building strong collaborative partnerships with agencies and organizations, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with individuals with disabilities and their family members.
- Excellent communications skills – verbal, written—as well as the ability to develop and effectively deliver presentations containing complex information.
- Ability to plan and hold effective meetings at every level.
- Proven ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality both internally (e.g., need to know basis) and externally to unfailingly protect the best interests of the Organization.
- Knowledge of program evaluation practices and methodologies.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Work independently, with limited supervision, as well as being a great team member in a remote working situation and/or in person.
- Successful remote worker, highly competent in use of computer software (WINDOWS 10) and Office 365, with full access to computer, internet, and phone.
- Able to travel as needed, with most activities conducted via Zoom.
- Willingness to be flexible in work hours at times based on the Organization’s critical operational needs.
TO APPLY: Send your resume through the website on which you are viewing this job posting. It will be reviewed promptly by Jane Levine, Sr. Project Manager, RemarkAbleHR, Inc. If you are deemed well qualified, you will be contacted within two weeks. We regret that we cannot respond to everyone who applies.