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Title:  ADAP Quality Improvement Specialist

Application Deadline Date:  05/22/2022
Req ID:  31882
Department:  Health

Burlington, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $27.20


This position engages in quality assurance and improvement work for the Department of Health, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs (ADAP) involving the certification of state-funded substance use disorder treatment organizations. Responsible for ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations. For full job specifications, please visit here.

Who May Apply

This position, ADAP Quality Improvement Specialist (Job Requisition #31882), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact patricia.breneman@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.


AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in an office setting. Considerable travel is required, and incumbents may be required to use either a state-provided vehicle or a private means of transportation. Incumbents may encounter reluctance or resistance from clients or other individuals in providing necessary information. Incumbents must be able to work under stress within tight time limits.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree AND four (4) years or more of experience at a professional level in public health, health care administration, or a closely related field, INCLUDING two (2) years or more in program administration.


Associate degree AND six (6) years or more of experience at a professional level in public health, health care administration, or a closely related field, INCLUDING three (3) years or more in program administration.


High school diploma or equivalent AND eight (8) years or more of experience at a professional level in public health, health care administration, or a closely related field, INCLUDING four (4) years or more in program administration.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

Nearest Major Market: Burlington Vermont