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State of Oregon, CIIS

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

  • Location

    Portland, OR
  • Posted On

    May 9, 2022
  • Job Type

  • Category

  • Experience Level

    5-10 Years
  • Education Level

    Bachelor's Degree
  • Salary


Job Description

We want you to join our team!

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 more than 1 million Oregonians, we invite you to apply today!

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We encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQIA+ community members. The strength of our agency lies in the diversity of our workforce and the perspectives our employees bring to their work at ODHS. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.

The Office of Developmental Disabilities Services (ODDS), part of the Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS), is looking to hire a Human Services Manager 1 to join our dedicated and compassionate team.


“To help Oregonians in their own communities achieve well-being and independence through opportunities that protect, empower, respect choice and preserve dignity.”

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.


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

ODDS over sees the delivery of residential, employment, family support, crisis, and case management services through county governments or their private subcontract agencies. Over 15,000 Oregonians are receiving one or more of these services in various programs located throughout the State.


As the Children’s Intensive In-Home Services Manager (Human Services Manager 1) you will develop and provide a flexible, family centered model for service delivery to children who have behavioral and medical support needs that require long term, specialized supports on a daily basis.  These activities include but are not limited to:

Plan, coordinate, and administer a statewide program of in­ home services for children with disabilities and intensive support needs. This position will identify, direct, and coordinate statewide resources
Develop and maintain fiscal review of services; oversee the writing and interpretation of rules needed by this program and affecting this program by other agencies.
Develop program policies and procedures. Lead quality assurance activities to assure program compliance with federal and state authorities. Provide information for the legislature upon request.
Provide guidance and supervision to Intensive In-Home Services Coordinators, Referral Coordinators, Compliance Specialists and Administrative Support Staff.
Develop strategies to recruit, retain and promote a diverse staff that represents the population being served in Oregon.
Demonstrate recognition of the value of individual and cultural differences; create a work environment where talents and abilities are valued.
Consistently treat customers, stakeholders, partners and co-workers with dignity and respect.
This position and program will work with children and families from diverse backgrounds and will demonstrate an understanding of OHS affirmative action and service equity objectives and actively seeks to achieve goals.


Remote work or alternative work location may be considered in filling this position. The ability to report to the CIIS office location in Portland is required when business or operational needs are dependent on onsite activities.
High pressure environment with high volume of workload and tight timelines.
Occasional travel with overnight stays. Requires a valid driver’s license or other acceptable form of transportation.
ODHS, a place to belong and make a difference!

When you join the Oregon Department of Human Services, you join a community of nearly 10,000 employees dedicated to serving Oregon’s most vulnerable population.

You can find connections through an Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) which are voluntary, employee-driven committees that support each other as well as the ODHS overall mission. ERGs are an officially chartered group organized around shared cultural identity(ies) to support historically underrepresented ODHS employees.

You can grow your career through, free leadership training, ample career pathways, and committee participation opportunities.

You’ll enjoy work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, remote work options, and competitive benefits packages.


To be considered for an interview, you must submit all required documents and your application materials must reflect that you meet the requirements.


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:

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.
Possess management and program administration experience in a human services type setting is preferred.
Experience collaborating with partners and stakeholders.
Knowledge of how diversity, equity, and inclusion impact the delivery of human services.


These are desired skills and experience and not required. You can be competitive without having these skills or experience.

Bilingual or multilingual language skills with proficiency to speak and read English and another language(s) so you can support families who are seeking services.
Preference may be given to candidates with human services program experience.


The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) does not offer visa sponsorships. 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.

Successful candidates 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.

How to Apply

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Upload your resume and cover letter in the Resume/CV field.
After you submit your application, be sure to respond to the public records request (PRR) authorization and gender identity question. This screen will come after you submit and will complete the process. If you are an employee, the tasks will come to your Workday inbox.
If you are a veteran, the task to claim preference will come after the PRR and gender identity tasks. For privacy reasons, please do not attach your DD214/DD215/civil service preference letter to your application or combine it with any other required document attachments. We will ask you for your documents later in the process.  (Please see below in Helpful Information).

External Applicants: Click on the “Apply” button and submit your application. View this video for help.

Internal Applicants (this includes Current State of Oregon employees): Apply via your employee Workday account. View this job aid for help.


Your cover letter and resume are the perfect opportunity to highlight your interest in the position and showcase the amazing skills and experience, making you the best candidate for the position. Your materials must clearly show how your background meets the qualifications and essential attributes listed above. For additional tips, please visit the Oregon Job Opportunities page, Resources for Job Seekers.

Your application materials will be used to determine salary based on a pay equity assessment. For further information, please visit the Pay Equity Project homepage.


To receive Veterans’ Preference, you must complete the required Task that will be sent to you through Workday and will be located under your account profile. This Task will prompt you to provide the appropriate documentation for your Veterans’ Preference point selection. For questions about documentation, please visit: Veterans Resources or call the Oregon department of Veterans’ Affairs at:  1-800-692-9666.

These positions are management service and are not represented by a union. Note: this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

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ODHS commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQIA+ community members, and others to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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