Resource Developer

Job Title:  Resource Developer
Department:  Community Services and Family Supports
Reports To:  Chief, Community Services
Location:  2500 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles, California 90018
Salary Level:  45,979-61,617
Status:  Non-Exempt

Develops and maintains residential and nonresidential vendor relations, including programs and services for consumers targeted for transition from State Developmental Centers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provides technical assistance and support to applicants completing the vendorization process:
• Telephone and face-to-face meetings to explain the minimum requirements for each type of vendorization sought, along with an overview of what should be included in the program design, service design or scope of work statement
• Analysis of the applicant’s program or service design to ensure proposed services are in accordance with the population targeted to receive services
• Certification that the program or service design meets the requirements stated in CCR Title 17 and the WIC
• Pre-Vendorization visit to the facility and/or vendor office to ensure the applicant is actually located in SCLARC’s catchment area and to conduct a physical plant safety walk through
• Audits new vendor application packet to ensure completeness and accuracy before it is submitted for administrative approval
• Develops the vendor approval letter and submit the vendor file for imaging after the vendorization is completed
• Submits documentation for specific services to the rates section at DDS for program design review and rates assignment by the agency

Community Placement Plan (CPP) and Program Development Funds (PDF) Grants Administration:
• Facilitation of the Request for Proposal (RFP) process when needed
• Sits on the CPP review committee and report recommendations to the leadership team when needed
• Provides technical assistance and support to the individual or company awarded the CPP or PDF grant
• Ensures that the program or service developed is in accordance with the requirements set forth in the RFP and meets the needs of the consumers identified to receive the services
• Analyzes and certifies the completeness and accuracy of start-up receipts submitted for reimbursement
• Ensures contractor is submitting monthly reports that include the information SCLARC has to report to DDS on a quarterly basis
• Works with the contractor to ensure the development is completed in a timely manner

Facilitates and/or participates in vendor trainings and meetings:
• Develops training modules and/or presents during vendor training sessions
• Assists with set-up, sign-in, and distributing materials
• Responds to participant questions and translates into Spanish when necessary
• Facilitation of a 3-4 hour non-residential new vendor orientation training

Family Home Agency Annual Evaluation:
• Auditing SCLARC consumer and Clinical vendor files
• Assisting Quality Assurance Specialists with follow-up visits to ensure service provider implementation of corrective action plan activities (when necessary).
• Attends interagency meetings and represent SCLARC.  Facilitate trainings, workshops and fairs in partnership with outside agencies, school districts, and vendors.  Coordinates, conducts and/or participates in in-service trainings and/or orientation trainings for internal and external customers (staff and vendors).
• Maintains knowledge of current regulations affecting vendorization requirements, rate setting practices (Title 17, Title 22, Lanterman Act).  Investigate and cite statute and regulation as needed.
• DDS Fiscal Audit and Medicaid Waiver Audit Preparation
• Southern California Resource Developer and Quality Assurance Work Group Community Care Licensing Meetings
• Specials Projects


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  An individual must also be knowledgeable of and apply essential computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel.

B.A. from an accredited university in the human service field, one or two years of experience in the field of developmental disabilities preferred and/or training.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Have the ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or board of directors.  Bilingual English/Spanish required.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.