Project Developer – Communications

(3 positions located in Baton Rouge)


POSITION #: 7025, 7541, 4553

DEPARTMENT: Medicaid Services Contract – Project Management

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Plans, coordinates, and executes communications related to the modernization systems project.
• Assists with production from draft creation through distribution of final product. Executes communications with Internal and external stakeholders, including enrollment brokers.
• Develops communication plan and message and determines target audience for a professional and timely presentation. Implements best practices and adheres to defined policies and procedures.
• Responsible for the creative aspects for project communications as per policies and procedures and for having work reviewed and approved by supervisor/project manager in advance of presentation to internal and external stakeholders.
• Schedules, prepares for, attends, and actively participates in Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions, project status meetings, and any other project-related meetings.
• Records, prepares, and distributes meeting minutes and action items, as assigned.
• Leads meetings as assigned.
• Conducts research relating to the development of the modernization systems.
• Evaluates new and/or revised regulations to determine the impact to the state Medicaid program and the development of the modernization systems.
• Reports project risks and issues to supervisor in a timely manner.
• Completes project status reports, as assigned.
• Coordinates document distribution to all team members.
• Communicates relevant information to project team as needed.
• Participates in project closure activities including documentation of lessons learned.
• Prepares, interprets, and clarifies eligibility policies and procedures.
• Reviews current and proposed state and federal regulations and/or revisions.
• Revises rules, regulations, and procedures to meet changes in law or policy.
• Performs other duties as assigned to ensure the smooth operation of the project.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree, or 6 years of professional experience in lieu of degree.
• Excellent analytical skills, effective organizational and time management skills.
• Great attention to detail and follow up, and verbal/written communications skills.
• Ability to set, follow, and meet deadlines.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree.
• Minimum 1 experience in health care field, Medicaid eligibility, or Medicaid program support.
• Minimum 1 years of professional experience in managing projects.
• Experience in presenting information to technical and non‐technical audiences.
• Professional experience with LDH information systems or programs utilized by the department.
• Experience in the creation, execution, and validation of system user acceptance testing.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume (including salary requirement) to Natalie Newsom at UNOMedicaidSupport@LA.gov with the job title in the email subject line.

CLOSING DATE: Position will remain open until filled. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by February 1, 2017.

All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to retirement status and without regard to an applicant's having previously accused the UL System Board or any of its universities of unlawful discrimination. Retirement status shall not be considered in the hiring process by any University in the UL System.
The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.