Project Management – Coordinator 1

(2 positions located in Baton Rouge)

POSITION #: 9371, 9372

DEPARTMENT: Medicaid Services Contract – Project Management

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 LDH stakeholders.
• Coordinate project plans and specific milestones with external entities (LDH 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.
• Assist in tracking unit progress and meeting time frames on various procurement documents being worked on.
• Edit, reformat, and/or standardize material prepared by other writers and/or other stakeholders involved in the projects.
• Collaborate and work closely with a wide range of other stakeholders to deliver successful proposals.
• Provide assistance with gathering and documenting business requirements for projects.
• Assist with meeting minutes, completing action items, coordinating meetings, and maintaining project documentation.
• Assist the supervisor with documenting departmental procedures and keeping the manual updated.
• Other duties as requested.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• 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

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Advanced degree
• Minimum 1 year of professional experience in managing projects.
• Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, SharePoint, Project, and/or 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.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume (including salary requirement) to Dara Horcasitas 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 May 26, 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.