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Statewide Director of Staff and Provider Development

Thursday, September 05, 2019 | 07:25am

Statewide Director of Staff and Provider Development

HR Title: MH/DD Director

Salary:  $4,543 DOE

The Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) is seeking candidates for the Statewide Director of Staff and Provider Development.  The qualified candidate will possess a 4-year Degree or equivalent professional experience.  The qualified candidate will also have previous supervisory experience and experience in program coordination or program management.  Experience working in the field of intellectual or developmental disabilities and knowledge of DIDD programs is preferred.  Commitment to organizational growth and continuous improvement is a must.  This position is located in the DIDD Central Office, Citizens Plaza Building, 315 Deaderick Street, 8th Floor, in downtown Nashville, Tennessee.  Salary will start at $4,543 per month and is subject to negotiation based on years of related experience.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Supervision of DIDD’s Deputy Director Staff Development and Provider Enrollment Coordinator
  • Overall management of DIDD Staff Development operations statewide to ensure training and provider compliance is achieved with an emphasis on statewide continuity of service delivery. This includes maintaining the statewide training platform, Relias Learning System.
  • Overall management of DIDD Provider Development operations statewide to ensure a network of qualified providers. This includes the constant collaboration with the Provider Development Coordinators regarding new applications, expansion requests, and ensuring an adequate supply of qualified providers in needed services and geographical locations.
  • Information tracking, data analysis, and the submission quarterly or as needed reports
  • Contract management which includes managing the scope of the contract, approving and submitting invoices for payment, and renewal or termination as needed.
  • Identify systemic concerns, address with resolutions and, implement statewide systems aimed at continuous improvement
  • Maintain expertise on policies, protocols, waiver service definitions, areas of the Provider Manual, etc. that pertain to Staff and Provider Development and ensuring these documents are updated as appropriate
  • Provide consultation, technical assistance, and training to provider and ISC agencies that contract with DIDD, as well as to other divisions within the Department and the Department’s external partners in matters related to Staff and Provider Development
  • Participation on various committees and workgroups

Statewide overnight travel is required, and a valid driver license is required.

Skills needed for the current position include strong knowledge of frequently used computer programs (Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint). This position will be filled with a person who has the ability to manage multiple projects in a timely manner, collaborate positively with multiple stakeholder groups, possess excellent verbal and written skills, organize and prioritize assignments, work independently and have flexibility in their work schedule.

Anyone interested in applying for this position should send their resume and proof of education to; inquiries may call (615) 587-0887.  The deadline for submitting resume and proof of education is Friday, September 13, 2019, or until filled.

The State of Tennessee is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination or illegal harassment in the workplace.  It is the state's policy to provide an environment free of discrimination or harassment of an individual because of that person's race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.