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Oregon Department of Human Services

Children’s Intensive In-Home Services Manager (Human Services Manager 1)

  • Location

    Portland, OR
  • Posted On

    July 25, 2023
  • Job Type

  • Category

  • Experience Level

    5-10 Years
  • Education Level

    Not Specified
  • Salary


Job Description

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are actively working to build an equitable agency with the Equity North Star as our guide toward our vision of an agency free of racism, discrimination and bias. We believe that teams in which everyone can show up as their full authentic self are key to creating a thriving workforce that can better serve communities. We welcome members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQIA2S+ community members, and others to apply.
Do you want the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of Oregonians in need of resources to achieve wellbeing? Do you want to be part of a diverse workforce that collaborates and learns from each other to improve services that support children, families, and communities? If you want a career that makes a difference in the lives of Oregonians, we invite you to apply today!

We are seeking a Children’s Intensive In-Home Services Manager (Human Services Manager 1) to co-lead our Intensive In-Home Services team.

Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS), A place to belong and make a difference!

  • When you join the ODHS, you join a community of over 10,000 employees dedicated to serving and helping Oregonians achieve wellbeing and independence through opportunities that protect, empower, respect choice, and preserve dignity.
  • Connect with ODHS Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and find a place to belong, build community and participate in shared learning. ERGs are employee-driven committees that support each other as well as the ODHS’ overall mission and vision.
  • We are committed to building an antiracist and equitable agency. Equity is foundational to our role as a human services agency, and we are committed to integrating equity into all we do. The Equity North Star has four points that explain the agency’s goals related to equity, inclusion, and racial justice.
  • We know that life is unpredictable and ODHS cares about keeping you well. Enjoy a work-life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, and competitive benefits packages including health, dental, vision and much more!

What you need to qualify
Five years of lead work, supervision, or progressively related experience.


Two years of related experience and a bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Essential attributes
We are looking for candidates with:

  • Knowledge of the current services provided by ODHS and the Office of Developmental Disabilities Services. Please follow this link for more information about specific services:
  • Knowledge of developmental and social needs of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and complex medical conditions.
  • Experience collaborating with internal staff and community partners.
  • Knowledge of how diversity, culture, equity, and inclusion impact the delivery of human services.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and cross culturally in writing, directly, or virtually.

Preferred attributes
These attributes are not required to be competitive.

  • Management and program administration experience in a human services type setting is preferred.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish skills are a plus. Candidates who are fluent in speaking and reading English and Spanish are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate with these skills may be eligible to receive 5% added to their base salary if they pass the required language test(s) and are required to use their bilingual skills as a regular part of the job.

Please be sure to clearly describe how you meet these attributes within your application materials. These attributes will be used to determine which candidates will be selected to move forward in the process. 

Your duties at a glance
The Office of Developmental Disabilities Services (ODDS) administers state-funded programs for persons with developmental disabilities including but not limited to planning, resource development, standard setting, budget development, consultation, technical assistance, and monitoring and evaluation.

Children’s Intensive In-Home Services develops and provides a flexible, family centered model for service delivery to children who have behavioral and medical support needs that require long term, specialized supports. The service delivery model is a holistic family centered approach emphasizing partnership with families and local and state agencies.

You will co-manage the Children’s Intensive In-Home Services program, which includes the Intensive Behavior program, Medically Involved program, and Medically Fragile Waivers program.

This includes:

  • Developing services available to eligible children.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of delivered services.
  • Developing and maintaining fiscal review of services.
  • Identify gaps in the services for these children and developing cost-efficient alternatives.
  • Coordinating with other agencies in the delivery of services.

Working conditions

  • Working remotely will be considered in filling this position. Your official workstation will be at our Portland or Salem office but the opportunity for remote work at a local office or other remote location will be considered depending on work performance and business need. The ability to report to your official workstation is required when business or operational needs are dependent on onsite activities.
  • You may travel within Oregon with overnight stays, including evening and/or weekend work one or more times each month.
  • You may need to use on-call systems.
  • You will be a mandatory reporter of suspected child abuse and/or neglect and will be responsible to make appropriate referrals when this has been observed or reported.
  • You must have a valid license to drive or other acceptable form of transportation.
  • You may have contact with individuals who are unhappy or upset regarding limited-service funding or denial of eligibility for services.
  • You may have direct, face to face contact with children, families, and providers within the family home and care setting for planning and evaluating services.

How to Apply

Application instructions & requirements
Your resume and cover letter are the perfect opportunity to highlight your interest in the position and demonstrate your skills, lived and/or work experience that shows you are an excellent candidate for the position.

  • Attach/upload a resume and cover letter that demonstrates how you meet the qualifications and essential attributes. If you have any of the preferred attributes, please include them. Please be sure to address each of the attributes you possess from the lists above.
  • Please attach/upload your documents in the “Resume / CV” section of the application.
  • Current State of Oregon employees: Apply via your employee Workday account.
  • If you are not a current State of Oregon employee, view this application instructional video.
  • After you submit your application, you will have additional tasks to complete in Workday. Please continue to check your Workday account throughout the recruitment process.

Additional requirements

  • Finalists for this position will be subject to a computerized criminal history and abuse check.  Adverse background information will be reviewed and could result in withdrawal of a conditional job offer or termination of employment.
  • The Oregon Department of Human Services does not offer visa sponsorship. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States. ODHS will use E-Verify to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States.

Helpful information

  • This position is management service and is not represented by a union.
  • This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.
  • Have questions about Workday, and want some tips on understanding the state application process? Check out our Oregon job opportunities page.
  • If you need an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), have questions or need assistance with the application process, please contact Rebecca Wilson via email at or call at (503) 881-9248. Please be sure to include the job requisition number.

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed on Disability Scoop.