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HMIS Program Specialist

Washington County, Hillsboro, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 05/31/2020

Job # 2020-51

Are you detail-oriented and customer service driven? Do you have experience managing software databases and providing training to users? If so, Come Lead with Us by joining Washington County's Department of Housing Services as an HMIS Program Specialist!

The HMIS Program Specialist performs a variety of administrative and fiscal support services utilizing critical thinking and problem-solving skills in a team and customer service driven environment. This role serves as the technical resource for training users and administering client data quality, reporting and compliance in the ServicePoint Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). The HMIS Program Specialist prepares charts and reports using data extrapolated from HMIS; prepares documentation in support of federal, state and local regulation and rules; monitors locally funded program expenditures; exercises cost controls; processes reimbursements to agencies; prepares HMIS license invoices; assists in preparing grant proposals; and maintains the Homeless Division recordkeeping in Laserfiche.

The ideal candidate is an individual with exceptional customer service and written/verbal communication skills. Organization and proven time management skills are a must as the incumbent will be multitasking between HMIS and various other programmatic activities. The ideal candidate is also detailed-oriented as they will be assessing and supporting 140+ community-based HMIS users. The selected candidate will have prior experience managing software databases, preferably the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) as there is limited training available for learning this complex software system. In cases of emergency, the incumbent responds to activation during working or non-working hours, except while on scheduled vacation or other approved leave. In addition, leaves may be canceled during emergency activation.

Education and Experience:
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

An Associate's Degree in a social service, business administration, or related field; AND
One (1) year of work experience in program administration, development, evaluation, or coordination, and /or contract administration; OR
Three (3) years of work experience in program administration, development, evaluation, and/or contract administration.

If you have completed education in a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted.

Some positions may require oral and written fluency in another language.
Some positions may be required to possess a valid driver's and have an acceptable driving record per Washington County policy.
Some positions may require the completion of a criminal history check in accordance with Oregon Administrative Rules.

Salary $24.93 - $30.29 Hourly

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