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Job Title: Disability Support Specialist
Location: St. Paul , MN United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 06/22/2018
Expire Date: 08/22/2018
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Job Description
Disability Support Specialist


This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in working to ensure people get access to the information and services they need. You will provide support and information to people with disabilities, lead agencies, providers, and others. If you are looking to be challenged, have a variety of tasks and projects to manage, and are energized by helping people navigate systems and reduce barriers, you are the ideal candidate! No day is the same when doing this work, which can be fun for the right person. Telework is also part of this role, after the initial training period. Work in the State's largest agency with a strong team dedicated to DHS' mission of working with other to help meet people's basic needs, so they can live their best life. If this interests you, we want to hear from you!

The Disability Support Specialist plans, implements, and monitors response to information access needs of programs and services administered by the Community Supports and Access Section of the Disability Services Division. In addition, this position will provide a coordinated response from external customer and stakeholder inquiries generated from the Disability HUB MN and Disability Response Systems.

Job Responsibilities include:

•Manage and respond to information and assistance requests from the Disability HUB MN system and Disability Services’ Disability Response Team.

•Conducts related training, communication, outreach, and systems management activities to meet project/program goals and conducts other duties as required.

•Coordinate the implementation and maintenance of the Disability Hub MN training plan.

•Participate in integration team to develop, implement and monitor protocols, for providing Disability Hub and Disability Response Team services, to DHS, other state agencies, and providers, to support the projects’ and the Divisions’ strategic goals.

Qualifications & Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:

Must meet one (1) of the following education or experience qualifications listed below:

•Two (2) years professional experience managing, and training and responding to information or assistance requests for a disability services delivery program; OR


•Bachelors or higher degree in public administration, vocational rehabilitation, psychology, social work, human services and one (1) year of professional experience managing, training and responding to information and assistance requests for a disability services delivery program.


Experience must demonstrate.

•Customer service or call center work responding to information and assistance requests;


•Knowledge of disability waiver programs and services or Minnesota/or other State Health Care Programs; and


•Coordination, the implementation, and maintenance of a training plan.


Preferred Qualifications:

•Experience working with health care systems, counties, providers and advocacy organizations within the disability community.


•Experience working with people with disabilities.


•Experience working with MMIS and MAXIS systems.


•Knowledge of federal benefit programs, including Social Security, Medicare, and work incentives.


•Experience using Microsoft Dynamics Customer Relations Software and SharePoint.

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Contact Information
Contact Name:Yakeata Lubitz
Contact Email:yakeata.lubitz@state.mn.us
Company Description:
How to apply to these openings: 1. For more information go to www.mn.gov/careers or to Self Service if you are a current State of Minnesota employee. 2. On the Job Search page enter the Job Opening ID number(24645) in the Keywords search box and click Search. 3. Click on the Job Title to view the job posting . 4. If interested, click Apply. Note: If you are unable to find the job opening it may no longer be posted or is only available to current State of Minnesota employees. For assistance, contact the Job Information Line at: 651.259.3637
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