Job Opportunities
Job Opportunities

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Employment Opportunities at PADD

The Purchase Area Development District is a partnership organization that offers support to city and county governments in the eight-county region of far western Kentucky.  We provide opportunities for community leaders to gather, share common concerns, and create innovative approaches to local and regional challenges.

We offer a diverse collection of services, touching every aspect of life in the Purchase. Human support, community support, information, and special projects - - the blending of these offerings provides a well-rounded approach to meeting the current and future needs of our region. The PADD is an EOE/AA/ADA employer and offers an attractive compensation program.

Workforce Skills Specialist

The Purchase Area Development District is seeking an individual to provide eligibility and case management for Workforce Investment Act services.  A bachelor’s degree is required for this entry level position.  The ideal candidate will have experience in case management, career counseling, and computer based reporting.  Send cover and resume to PADD, Attn: Associate Director of Human Services, PO Box 588, Mayfield, KY  42066.  The PADD is an EOE/AA/ADA employer. 

Consumer Directed Options
Case Manager/Support Broker

The Purchase Area Development District is seeking an individual to work with Medicaid eligible individuals in the state Consumer Directed Options (CDO) program.  The Support Broker (Case Manager) is responsible for assessment and on-going case management functions for up to a maximum of 40 residents in the eight county Purchase District. 

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Social Work or Nursing.  Responsibilities include assessing consumers for Medicaid Waiver eligibility, working with consumers and/or their representatives to assure compliance with program regulations, providing technical assistance to consumers regarding the program requirements as needed, working cooperatively with partner agencies, visiting each consumer monthly, maintaining client and service documentation, managing policy and procedure requirements of the program, and completing all necessary paperwork required, etc.  

Skills needed include excellent verbal and written communication, self-direction and excellent organizational skills, efficiency, ability to relate to consumers and other professionals.  A working knowledge of the Medicaid Waiver and/or Case/Care Management experience is a plus.   The PADD offers an attractive compensation program.  The PADD offers an attractive compensation program.  The PADD is an EOE/AA/ADA employer. 
Send cover and resume to PADD, Attn:  Human Services Director, PO Box 588, Mayfield, KY  42066.                

Executive Director

The Kentucky Council of Area Development Districts (KCADD) seeks applicants for its position of Executive Director. The KCADD headquarters is located in Frankfort just blocks from the State Capitol.

The KCADD is a statewide alliance of the 15 Area Development Districts (ADDs). The KCADD serves to strengthen Kentucky’s ADDs, enhance regional economic prosperity, and improve the consistency and quality of ADD programs to ensure they add value to Commonwealth, regional, and local initiatives. For over 40 years, the ADDs have been a catalyst of change in almost all aspects of life throughout the Commonwealth and in its individual regions. By working in concert with federal and state officials, and the Commonwealth’s local government shareholders, and its private and nonprofit sector partners, ADDs and KCADD have worked with the sole intent of serving Kentuckians.

The KCADD is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of two policy board members from each of the 15 ADDs. The KCADD discuss issues affecting Kentucky’s ADDs, share information with its partners, and in concert with the 15 ADD Executive Directors, develop and consider legislative strategies that enhance local government programs and initiatives; and, regional development. The 15 ADD Executive Directors (Kentucky Association of District Directors (KADD)) work to coordinate statewide initiatives, meet with state agency senior level staff, and share best practices for management of the ADDs. The KADD serves as an advisory council to the KCADD Board. 

The KCADD Executive Director position oversees the day-to-day management and operation of the KCADD and serves as an information source to the KCADD Board of Directors and the KADD on matters pertaining to legislative, state, and federal initiatives; and seeks to strengthen the ADDs by creating an organizational culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance.

The ideal candidate for the position will have strong communication skills, both oral and written, be a self-starter, and have the ability to work with a variety and disparate groups and individuals in building a consensus of what is good for the KCADD and its owners, the local governments of the Commonwealth and their ADDs. An understanding of local, state, and federal government operations and programs and experience and/or understanding of the legislative process are desired. It is highly desirable that the candidate has experience working with regional/ multijurisdictional organizations, have experience working in or managing associations. Related experience in Kentucky is not a mandate, but desirable.

The ideal candidate will hold a Masters degree and five years of progressive responsibility and management experience in a related field or a Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of progressive responsibility and management experience in a related field. This is a non-partisan position. The maximum starting salary for the position is $72,000 annually.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and four professional references to Search Committee, c/o Ms. Amy Kennedy, Buffalo Trace Area Development District, 201 Government Street, Suite 300/P.O. Box 460, Maysville, KY 41056. It is preferred that materials be sent electronically to Ms. Kennedy at Deadline for submission is 5:00 PM Eastern Time, September 5th 2014. No phone calls please. Website: The Kentucky Council of Area Development Districts in an equal opportunity employer.



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