Disability Supervisor

Disability Supervisor

State of Minnesota | Saint Paul, MN, 55145, US
Salary Range:$47,000 – $61,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Description

**Working Title: Disability Supervisor**

**Agency: Employment and Economic Development Department**

+ **Who May Apply** :This vacancy is open for bids and for all qualified job seekers simultaneously. Bidders will be considered through 11/25/2022.

+ **Date Posted** : 11/19/2022

+ **Closing Date** : 11/28/2022

+ **Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit** : Employ & Econ Development Dept / Employ & Economic Dev-MMA

+ **Division/Unit** : Disability Determination SVS / DDS Disability Determination

+ **Work Shift/Work Hours** : Day Shift

+ **Days of Work** : Monday - Friday

+ **Travel Required** : No

+ **Salary Range:** $31.62 - $45.82 / hourly; $66,022 - $95,672 / annually

+ **Classified Status** : Classified

+ **Bargaining Unit/Union** : 216 - Middle Management Association/MMA

+ **FLSA Status** : Exempt - Executive

+ **Telework Eligible** :May be eligible to telework up to two (2) days per week

+ Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes

**Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.**

The work you'll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

This position exists to provide direction, coordination and management of the activities of an adjudicative unit within the Disability and Determination Services (DDS) Unit consisting of Disability Examiner Specialists involved in the investigation and adjudication of disability claims filed under Title II and Title XVI of the Social Security Act. This position is responsible for the unit's proper handling of all claims filed and for representing the unit in contact with the Social Security Administration and its local offices, administrative and local office of Department of Employment and Economic Development and other interested individuals and agencies.

This position will exercise supervisory authority so that applicable labor agreements and plans are equitably administered, and staff will effectively perform assigned job duties to achieve the annual objective of the section. The incumbent will ensure that the adjudicative unit is staffed with qualified personnel, in sufficient numbers, so that work assignments can be carried out in a timely and accurate manner. The position will direct and coordinate the activities of the unit, interpret and communicate policies and procedures ensuring that agency objectives are understood and achieved. Will provide oversight and guidance to ensure timely and accurate claims adjudication in compliance with Social Security Administration (SSA) regulations and agency policy.

The incumbent will be responsible for communicating with, responding to and negotiating solutions with other SSA components and other agencies, members of U.S. Congress, and individuals.

This position will also develop and maintain a favorable working climate within the adjudicative unit and with the Social Security Field Offices so that the work product between the Field Offices and DDS is accurate and expeditious.

This posting may be used to fill multiple positions.

**Minimum Qualifications**

**To receive credit for your education and experience, your resume should clearly describe how you meet each minimum and preferred qualification listed, including dates of employment.**

Two (2) years of experience as an advanced professional performing Social Security adjudication of claims. (similar to DEED positions Disability Specialist, Disability Program Specialist, Disability Hearings Officer, Disability Program Medical Relations Coordinator or equivalent experience) involving determining eligibility for Social Security disability insurance benefits.

Ability to coach and train to lead the work unit.

Human relations skills including ability to negotiate, collaborate, build and maintain positive working relationships with coworkers, customers, and stakeholders.

Knowledge of medical aspects, vocational considerations and federal laws governing Social Security disability determinations to solve situations.

Skill in organization to manage workload, competing priorities and still meet strict deadlines.

**Preferred Qualifications**

Experience as a trainer, lead worker, or mentor for Disability Determination Services.

Proficiency in Disability Case Processing Software (DCPS).

Our employees are dedicated to ensuring cultural responsiveness. Preferred candidates will have a variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures.

**Additional Requirements**

This position requires successful completion of the following:

Resumes of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you. Employee reference checks will be conducted on all finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance and education. It includes contact with the applicant's current and/or former employers.

A Federal Background Check will be conducted on all finalists for this position. A criminal conviction will not automatically remove you from consideration for employment.

When the position requires travel and the applicant drives a state owned or leased vehicle, a driver's license record check will be conducted.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).(Indicate required background checks or screening requirements.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us . Please indicate what assistance is needed.