Division of Community Advocacy and Intergovernmental Relations
The Division of Community Advocacy and Intergovernmental Relations (DCAIR) is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as a FRAC Data Coordinator. This position will assist the Federal Relations and Communications (FRAC) team to accomplish agency goals and deliverables related to Section 1115 Waiver Demonstration and health policy research. This position assists the Waiver Manager with various coordinating tasks along with some administrative duties related to Federal monitoring and reporting. The FRAC Data Coordinator is responsible for collecting, organizing, communicating, and monitoring progress of specific data assignments to/from members of other divisions at AHCCCS and external stakeholders. This full-time position, when needed, will also be providing assistance to key staff in the Division of Community Advocacy and Intergovernmental Relations (DCAIR), which works with stakeholders at the federal, state, and community levels.
Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
● Assisting the Waiver Manager with research, data collection, reports and processes related to Arizona's 1115 demonstration Waiver.
● Take part in the 1115 Waiver evaluation activities, including working with the third-party independent evaluator and attending to various data requests and tracking budgets.
● Provide general support to the Federal Relations and Communication (FRAC) team and assisting with researching federal and state policy and legislation related to Medicaid, Health Equity, and Health Related Social Needs.
● Support collaboration with AHCCCS data management resources (Office of Data Analytics, Division of Member and Provider services and Division of Healthcare Management) and assist with the federal deliverables process.
● Attend and report back on various external meetings related to federal and state healthcare policy.
● Generate summaries, infographics, PowerPoints, and other educational materials based on relevant healthcare policy and AHCCCS initiatives. Work with communications and graphic design staff on designated agency projects.
● Assist with preparation and delivery of presentations in the community.
● Medicaid, healthcare, public policy, and /or community resources.
● Key concepts of program evaluation, monitoring and performance.
● Experience in Project management from conception to delivery.
● Written and verbal communication skills.
● Microsoft Office and Google Suite and other comparable software programs.
● Research techniques and analysis.
● Work independently without continuous supervision.
● Interact with internal and external stakeholders.
● Prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
● 1-2 years’ experience in project coordination, program monitoring and reporting, or similar work.
● Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Public Health, Health Administration, Business, or similar field. Experience with Federal monitoring and deliverables is preferred. Degree in a preferred field can serve as a year of experience in project coordination.
● Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees.
● Successfully pass fingerprint background check, prior employment verifications and reference checks; employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.
● Travel is required for State business. Employees who drive on state business must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.) AND have an acceptable driving record for the last 39 months including no DUI, suspension or revocations and less than 8 points on your license. If an Out of State Driver License was held within the last 39 months, a copy of your MVR (Motor Vehicle Record) is required prior to driving for State Business. Employees may be required to use their own transportation as well as maintaining valid motor vehicle insurance and current Arizona vehicle registration; however, mileage will be reimbursed.
Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are:
● 10 paid holidays per year
● Paid Vacation and Sick time off (13 and 12 days per year respectively) - start earning it your 1st day (prorated for part-time employees)
● A top-ranked retirement program with lifetime pension benefits
● A robust and affordable insurance plan, including medical, dental, life, and disability insurance
● Participation eligibility in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (must meet qualifications)
● RideShare and Public Transit Subsidy
● A variety of learning and career development opportunities
● Opportunity to work 100% virtually or remotely on an ad-hoc basis (home office)
By providing the option of a full-time or part-time virtual/remote work schedule, employees enjoy improved work/life balance, report higher job satisfaction, and are more productive. Remote work is a management option and not an employee entitlement or right. An agency may terminate a remote work agreement at its discretion.
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
Lifetime Pension Benefit Program
● Administered through the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
● Defined benefit plan that provides for life-long income upon retirement.
● Required participation for Long-Term Disability (LTD) and ASRS Retirement plan.
● Pre-taxed payroll contributions begin after a 27-week waiting period (prior contributions may waive the waiting period).
Deferred Retirement Compensation Program
● Voluntary participation.
● Program administered through Nationwide.
● Tax-deferred retirement investments through payroll deductions.
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Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.