Program Development and Policy Analyst

State of Vermont, Waterbury, VT 05676, Openings : 1,
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Job Description :


Be part of a dynamic and creative team with a mission to make Vermont the best state in which to grow old or to live with a disability – with dignity, respect, and independence. As part of the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living Developmental Disabilities Services Division (DAIL/DDSD), this position, the Program Developmental and Policy Analyst, will provide professional level policy and program development and program evaluation work for the Developmental Disabilities Services Division (DDSD) within the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living.

Work will include ongoing comprehensive review and analysis of national trends and Vermont systems of care, strategic planning for systems change, project development and management, and stakeholder education. This position will interact with staff across the division, department, and Agency of Human Services, and externally with community partners.

Work is performed under the general supervision of the Developmental Disabilities Services Division Director and teleworking is an option if approved, with some in-person meetings required.

The DAIL Developmental Disabilities Services Division values diversity, equity, and inclusion of our staff. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and work to create a welcoming, inclusive, and accessible work environment for all.

Who May Apply

This position, Program Development and Policy Analyst (Job Requisition #49602) , is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Environmental Factors

Duties are generally performed in an office setting. Some travel is involved, for which private means of transportation must be provided. Some evening or weekend work may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

Four (4) or more years of experience providing developmental disabilities services, including program development in a public or private agency.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors or higher in social work, public health, sociology, psychology or a related human services field

Special Requirements

Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position. In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but its more than a paycheck. The States total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

  • 80% State paid medical premium and a dental plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan
  • State Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FMLI)
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.
Last Date For Apply: 2024-06-13 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEApply Here