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Job Title: KCDD Public Policy Coordinator      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:186304
Agency:Dept for Children and Families
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through:Jun 1, 2017
Job Description:

The Kansas Council on Developmental Disabilities (KCDD) currently has a Public Policy Coordinator position.  The position is located in Topeka, KS.  The rate of pay is $45,000.00, however, it is also based on education and experience.

Please Note:  this is a Re-Post and all previous applicants are still being considered.

Work to achieve the Goals and Objectives in the Kansas Council on Developmental Disabilities 5 year state plan. Primary work will be with Grants and Contracts in the areas of education and quality assurance. 

This includes activities to prevent abuse, neglect, and exploitation and promoting supported decision making for people with IDD. Some work will be directly with grantee and contractors supporting them in carrying out the activities and insuring reports accurate and are in on time.

Monitoring and preparing comments on current State and Federal legislation that may impact people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their families.
Preferred Screening Criteria:
5 years of experience in the field of developmental disabilities or  a related field.  Experience with state grants and contracts.

Knowledge of Policy Development

Education:  4 year degree any subject

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Security Clearance: A background check (KBI – criminal background, welfare fraud, driver’s license, and Child/Adult Abuse and Neglect Central Registry) is required for all positions with the Department for Children and Families (DCF) as a condition of employment, which may include fingerprinting and FBI check.  Security clearance must be obtained prior to employment with DCF. 

The application process has 3 STEPS:
STEP 1:  Register by completing the online Personal Data Form:
(Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number).

STEP 2:  Complete the State of Kansas Application Form:

and submit to the Department for Children and Families, ADMIN

STEP 3:  Email these additional required documents to Debbie Lang,
IMPORTANT:  Include the job requisition number (#186304) and your last name in the subject line for any and all correspondence.
*Cover Letter
*Copy of college transcripts (if applicable)
*Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED:  Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at  A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws.  A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days.  All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with
all other application materials to the hiring agency.  This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03.  If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785 296-3199.

Recruiter Contact:  Debbie Lang
Phone:  (785) 296-5103
Fax:  (785) 296-2173

NOTE:  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification documentation upon hire.

Veterans Preference’ Eligible (VPE):
Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran" under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the competency factors of the position, including any preferred selection criteria established in accordance with K.A.R. 1-6-3.  The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job.  Positions are
filled with the best qualified candidate as determined by the hiring manager.  See for additional Veterans' Preference Information.

How You Will Be Evaluated:
Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation.  Your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements.  Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred selection criteria and competencies for the position.

What To Expect Next:
After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.  You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is completed.  You may call or email the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application.

Please contact the agency recruiter if a reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The Department for Children and Families is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Find out more about us at our website

Class/Uncl: U    Full/Part Time: F    Grade 001    Hiring Rate: $0.00    Pay Frequency: Hourly   

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