Why does the job exist?

The purpose of this position is to support the Office of Policy and Accountability (OPA) in all legislative activities on behalf of the department. The position will primarily be responsible for supporting the OPA director with matters related to legislation, supporting the director with communications and data requests from the legislature, assisting with legislative requests for committee coordination, attending legislative hearings and taking detailed notes, assisting with legislative bill analysis, facilitating the agency’s involvement in legislative sessions, and assisting with administering the bill analysis system. This position will support the interim agenda for the department by assisting the OPA Director with PowerPoint presentations to the legislature, creating committee materials, and coordinating reports to the legislature. This position will be responsible for responding in a timely manner to all legislative requests for data and working with the department’s leadership and expertise to fulfill those requests. This position may be called upon by the OPA director with additional tasks and assignments as needed for OPA activities, tasks, and projects related to OPA’s strategic plan.

Who are the customers?

Director of the Office of Policy and Accountability, the legislature, OPA staff, the department’s division directors and facilities leadership, Department of Health employees across all divisions and facilities.

Ideal Candidate Will have:

Strong communication, comprehension, writing, and editorial skills. Business management experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, in particular, PowerPoint and Excel is preferred. Business management experience and project management experience is preferred. Excellent collaboration and facilitation skills, analytical and problem solving abilities, and ability to produce quality work in a punctual manner.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Guidance and Counseling, Education, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Criminology and/or Family Studies/Services and four (4) years of any combination of experience including working with communities, working on health or social service related matters, social work/case management experience, behavioral health and/or health care.
Substitutions apply