Project Management – Coordinator 2

(1 Position located in Baton Rouge)


POSITION #: 8989

DEPARTMENT: Medicaid Services Contract – Project Managment

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Work closely with individual project leaders to identify, document and coordinate project tasks and timelines.
• Keep accurate records, create project plans, compile project status reports, and provide status deliverables to UNO management and DHH stakeholders.
• Coordinate project plans and specific milestones with external entities (DHH contractors, other State Agencies, etc.) as needed to ensure the success of projects with non‐UNO/Medicaid dependencies.
• Assist Medicaid staff in formulating a consistent approach in determining project requirements and scope.
• Act as primary project status resource to Medicaid and UNO management.
• Organize and maintain Medicaid project priorities' documentation.
• All project managers shall be certified as Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) or Project Management professional (PMP) within six months of the effective date of this contract or within one year of the employee's hire date, whichever is later.
• Other tasks as directed

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree.
• Minimum 2 years of professional experience in managing projects.
• 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:
• Advanced degree.
• Supervisory experience.
• Minimum 3 years of professional experience in managing projects.
• Experience with Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project Server or Microsoft SharePoint.
• Experience in presenting information to technical and non‐technical audiences.
• Professional experience with DHH information systems or programs utilized by the department.
• Professional experience in health care field, Medicaid eligibility or Medicaid program support.
• CAPM, PMP, PgMP, PMI‐ACP, PMI‐RMP, PMI‐SP, OPM3 or other relevant industry certifications.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume (including salary requirement) to Brian Dugas 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 October 21, 2016.

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.