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Title:  DAIL Project Director - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  05/11/2021
Req ID:  14321
Department:  Disabilities Aging & Independent Living

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $28.28


Join a dynamic team whose goals are to improve the quality of disability and aging services for older Vermonters and adults with disabilities through the Adult Services Division of the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living (DAIL). The successful candidate will lead the "Money Follows the Person" project team of five staff working with individuals who want to transition from institutional care to home- and community-based care and the multitude of diverse community providers who serve them. The position will involve visioning and planning, grant and contract development and management, provider relations, program development and quality oversight in order to transform, enhance and improve Vermont's system of long-term services and supports.

Who May Apply

This position, DAIL Project Director - Limited Service (Job Requisition #14321), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs. 
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Colleen.Bedard@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 primarily in a standard office setting. Meetings with community organizations will require significant travel, for which private means of transportation must be available. Some pressure from deadlines may be anticipated. Some work outside of normal office hours may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree AND four (4) years or more at a professional level working with services to the elderly and/or disabled.


Master's degree or higher AND two (2) years or more at a professional level working with services to the elderly and/or disabled.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with home- and community-based programs.
Experience working with Medicaid programs.

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
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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.

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