Special Projects Coordinator

State of Utah

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Job Description

This position will help the Division of Integrated Healthcare respond to special projects that may arise from state or federal legislation and design instructional materials and outreach related to major Division initiatives. This position will report directly to the Division Director.

Primary duties will include:

Supports the Division Director as requested
Develops work plans for business and system changes
Researches and evaluates federal or state policy updates, coordinates and prepares summaries
Coordinates information, deadlines, and completed products with internal and external agencies

Why work for the Utah Department of Health and Human Services? In addition to the rich benefits the State of Utah offers, the department offers:
On-site fitness center, for a minimal membership fee
UTA Eco Pass, at a discounted monthly rate
Teleworking opportunities
On-site day care center at the Cannon Health Building with First Steps Day Care – contact for rates and availability, 801-538-6996

For more information on the Utah Department of Health and Human Services, please click here .

If offered this position, your employment will be contingent upon passing a background check and review. There will be no cost to you for this check. This check will include fingerprinting, which will be available at various UDHH locations for your convenience. Fingerprinting will be completed prior to your first day of employment. You may review the policy by clicking here. (Download PDF reader)

Example of Duties

Provides consultation, makes recommendations, gives appropriate advice, and/or facilitates decisions related to legislative action, federal laws, or rules.
Acts as the primary point of contact between the Department and the Legislative Fiscal Analyst. Coordinates Department responses and manages several deadlines.
Coordinates or leads program activities, services, and/or program implementation, etc.
Regularly presents final recommendations and issues directly to senior management, boards, commissions, local governments, or the legislature.
Develops and recommends approaches for implementation of policies, position papers, programs, regulations, etc.
Interprets, clarifies, explains and applies agency policy and procedures, business practices, federal or state laws and regulations, etc.
Writes or drafts policy and position papers, technical reports, articles or related material for the department, institutions, and offices.
Evaluates all aspects of research projects, project findings, and operational data regarding technical merits and implications.
Designs, develops, and conducts a variety of research projects; determines appropriate methodologies, information sources, sampling strategies, and data-collection tools, etc.
Analyzes, summarizes and/or reviews data; reports findings, interprets results and/or makes recommendations.
Facilitates the use of research data to improve existing programs and utilization of resources.
Ensures compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines, etc.
Provides expert testimony to provide pertinent information and technical support

Supplemental Information

Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.

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