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Title:  Money Follows the Person Senior Planner - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  05/30/2022
Req ID:  33624
Department:  Disabilities Aging & Independent Living

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $27.20


Be part of a dynamic and creative team with a mission to make Vermont the best state in which to grow old or to live with a disability - with dignity, respect, and independence. As part of the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living (DAIL) Adult Services Division, the Money Follows the Person Project (MFP) assists older adults and individuals with disabilities in transitioning from nursing facilities back into the community of their choice. 


As the MFP Senior Planner, you will direct the management information systems plan, data analysis and other reporting needs for the MFP demonstration grant.  The successful candidate will also work with MFP transition coordinators to verify participant eligibility and monitor use of MFP transition funds. Through data analysis, program monitoring and trend identification, the MFP Senior Planner can have significant impact on the quality of life of MFP participants. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Money Follows the Person Program Director. Position is based in Waterbury, but work may be done remotely as appropriate. 


The DAIL Adult Services Division values diversity, equity and inclusion of our staff. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and work to create a welcoming, inclusive and accessible work environment for all.


This position is a multi-year limited service grant funded position for Money Follows the Person.

Who May Apply

This position, Money Follows the Person Senior Planner - Limited Service (Job Requisition #33624), 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 the duration of this position or other details, please contact Colleen Bedard at
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.


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 a standard office setting.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in statistics, computer sciences, human service, or social sciences discipline, including six or more credits in statistics at the graduate level AND one (1) year or more of experience with scripting or programming languages, or database management in a professional or educational setting.


Bachelor's degree in statistics, computer science, human services, or social sciences discipline, including 12 college credits in statistics, mathematics, research or computer sciences, of which 3 credits must be in statistics AND BOTH one (1) year or more of professional level work in research, statistics, or program evaluation where the activities include gathering, analyzing, and interpreting statistical data AND one (1) year or more experience with scripting, or program languages or database management in a professional or higher educational setting.

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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