Contract Analyst, Mental Health Hygiene - Administration

New York City DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE - Queens, NY4.0

Full-time$40,000 - $60,000 a year
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MHY Administration Office of Contracts-Housing

The Office of Contracts is responsible for the Division of Mental Hygiene's management of contracting activities related to over 400 voluntary mental hygiene service contracts and other agreements throughout the City of New York. The Contract Specialist is responsible for the administration of annual budgets and is a major contributor to the contracting process. Responsibilities include contract negotiations. Managing a portfolio of provider contract budgets, conducting analyses and ensuring that contract actions conform to NYC contracting and budget guidelines.

DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  • Responsible for contract negotiations, analysis of contract and provider performance, including spending, revenue collection and unit cost.
  • Provide technical assistance to Contractors and program staff, ensure timely resolution of contract issues and collaborate with Program Bureaus and ACCO on contract actions.
  • Review and research contract issues and provide related recommendations to management.
  • Process contract amendments and participate in the evaluation of contract proposals.
  • Review and approve start up, renewal and annual budgets and budget modifications.
  • Review and research contract issues and provide related recommendations to management.
  • Develop financial spreadsheets and revenue forecasts.
  • Prepare special reports in response to requests from management.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U. S. Secretary of Education and by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and six months of full-time, satisfactory professional, technical, or administrative experience in one or more of the following fields: program evaluation, contract negotiation/management, fiscal/financial management, or project management; or
2. A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and four years of full-time, satisfactory professional, technical, or administrative experience in one or more of the following fields: program evaluation, contract negotiation/management, fiscal/financial management, or project management; or
3. Education and or experience equivalent to “1" or “2" above.
Preferred Skills
  • Experience in budgeting, accounting, financial management, project management or program evaluation.
  • Strong analytical, communication and organizational skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Access and Excel.
Additional Information

**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:
Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
  • A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.
  • Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.
  • Current Resume
  • Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)
Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.

**LOAN FORGIVENESS

The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
To Apply
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 381570.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.

All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.
Residency Requirement
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.