Management Analyst V

    Texas Health & Human Services Commission
    4900 N LAMAR BLVD, AUSTIN, TX
    Full-time
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    Job Description


    Management Analyst V
    Under the direction of the Deputy Executive Commissioner for Policy and Rules, the Senior Executive Policy Advisor performs highly advanced and/or supervisory (senior-level) professional administrative and complex policy analysis work and development related to Health and Human Services (HHS) programs. This work involves researching innovations in the fields of work carried out by HHS and analyzing current HHS policies and procedures to identify opportunities where HHS could make improvements within its authority. Work includes reviewing, interpreting, and analyzing federal and state statutes, rules and regulations, guidance and procedures; coordinating and conducting complex policy research on best practices and state options; conducting legislative analysis; providing options for senior and executive management decision; developing policy recommendations and high-quality policy documents; and effectively communicating policy and research outcomes. Works independently and with team members under direction of the Deputy Executive Commissioner for Policy and Rules.

    Essential Job Functions:
    The Senior Executive Policy Advisor is responsible for researching innovations in the fields of work carried out by HHS as well as for analyzing current and proposed HHS policies and procedures to identify opportunities where HHS could make improvements. They oversee, and/or design, evaluate, recommend, and approve changes to forms and reports. In offering or approving recommendations for change, the Senior Executive Policy Advisor will ensure the recommendations are thoroughly researched, objective, and in compliance with the program's authority. The Senior Executive Policy Advisor will plan, coordinate and conduct independent, comprehensive research of best practices, articulate options and recommendations, and synthesize research into concise briefing and analysis documents. (35%).

    The Senior Executive Policy Advisor serves as a reviewer for policy notices involving the Senior Executive Policy Advisor's principal program area. The Senior Executive Policy Advisor's review addresses compliance with applicable authority, minimizing program integrity risks, and maximizing client outcomes. For any proposed changes to work processes, the Senior Executive Policy Advisor's review evaluates the intended impact of the proposed change in light of program performance data. (35%).

    The Senior Executive Policy Advisor is also responsible for analyzing proposed rule packages for potential impact on current policies and procedures and working closely with program staff on development of new rules and rule amendments, and the repeal of rules, as appropriate. (15%).

    The Senior Executive Policy Advisor is responsible, alone or in conjunction with others, for the production of a variety of communication items, including reports, presentations, white papers, training content, legislative analyses, and outreach materials. May establish, facilitate, and set goals and objectives for workgroups and develop work products. Workgroups will include staff from all impacted areas within HHS and external stakeholders, as appropriate. (10%).

    Represents HHS at meetings and conferences and performs other related work as assigned (5%).

    Knowledge Skills Abilities:
    Knowledge of HHS programs and federal eligibility requirements.
    Knowledge of state and federal policy development processes.
    Knowledge of state and federal legislative and administrative processes.
    Strong skills in researching, interpreting, and analyzing complex data and policies.
    Skill in developing policies; assessing risk and developing contingency plans; identifying policy options and impacts for decision makers; and making recommendations and decisions.
    Skill in synthesizing complicated and technical information and translating it into understandable and concise policy documents and oral presentations.
    Skill in negotiating among competing interests to develop policy documents.
    Skill in problem solving and independent decision making.
    Skill in developing creative and workable solutions to complex problems and policy issues.
    Skill in developing interpersonal relationships, including the ability to work with people under pressure, negotiate among multiple parties, resolve conflicts, and establish and maintain effective working relationships.
    Skill in communicating effectively orally and in writing and at presenting information publicly.
    Ability to develop work plans and organize work.
    Ability to prioritize time and manage multiple project deadlines.
    Ability to manage projects and coordinate workgroups and meetings.
    Ability to collaborate and develop effective professional relationships with coworkers and stakeholders.
    Ability to research and synthesize information into easily understood format.
    Ability to develop policy documents.
    Ability to represent the department as a subject matter expert.

    Registration or Licensure Requirements:
    N/A

    Initial Selection Criteria:
    Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree with major coursework in a relevant field (e.g., public policy, social work, public health) preferred. Relevant professional experience may substitute for education.

    Experience researching and analyzing complex federal and state policies and legislation; developing creative and workable solutions to complex problems and policy issues; and synthesizing complicated and technical information and translating it into understandable and concise documents and oral presentations.

    In-depth knowledge of and substantial experience with Texas Health and Human Services programs preferred, including Medicaid, SNAP, TANF and welfare programs, behavioral health, and/or licensing/regulatory programs (e.g., childcare licensing, hospital and nursing facility regulations, and other healthcare quality issues).

    Additional Information:
    Note: There are no direct military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position. All active duty, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply. For more information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at:

    http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx

    HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

    I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.

    MOS Code:
    There are no direct military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position.

    HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

    I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.

    Posting ID: 556640690Posted: 2020-05-21