Project Management – Coordinator 1

(Position Located in Baton Rouge)

POSITION #: 8513

DEPARTMENT: Medicaid Support Contract – Project Management

• Serves as the principal advisor to the Medicaid Deputy Directors on national Medicaid policy trends, emerging Medicaid system and payment design concepts, and related stakeholder engagement.
• Works with the Deputy Directors to develop a list of critical projects necessary for the ongoing development, issue mitigation, and modernization of each Deputy Director's division.
• Manages identified critical projects, leveraging resources identified and provided by each Deputy Director to develop each project from inception through readiness for hand-off to program staff.
• Works closely with relevant staff of Medicaid contractors to assist Deputy Directors in the management of contracted services, including data, reporting, and ad hoc deliverables.
• Under the direction of the Deputy Directors, represents Deputy Directors in stakeholder engagement work, task forces and working groups to facilitate the development of new or modified plans for the Medicaid program.
• Serves as a subject matter expert and provides technical expertise for new and ongoing initiatives related to Medicaid special projects and/or Medicaid operational activities.
• Contributes to the development of briefing documents, talking points memoranda, whitepapers, and other research projects for the Deputy Directors.
• Under the direction of the Deputy Directors, performs advanced research on new policy, processes, and/or program opportunities to expand and improve Medicaid programs and operational activities.
• Other tasks as directed.

• Bachelor's 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.

• Master of Public Health, Master of Health Administration, or other advanced degree
• 3 years of professional experience in managing projects.
• Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, SharePoint, and Power Point.
• Experience reviewing and editing written content for product accuracy, and general proofing/grammar.
• Experience in presenting information to technical and non-technical audiences.
• Knowledge of Business Processes and Information Technology concepts.
• Professional experience in health care field, Medicaid eligibility, or Medicaid program support.
• GPC, CAPM, PMP, PgMP, PMI-PBA, PMI-ACP, PMI-SP, or other relevant industry related certifications and familiar with the phases of Project Management methodology.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume (including salary requirement) to Jen Katzman at with the job title in the email subject line.

CLOSING DATE: Position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by
March 3, 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.