Data Policy Analyst / Human Services Program Representative 2

State of Minnesota - Saint Paul, MN3.7

As a Data Policy Analyst you will develop, implement and support data driven policy for the Department of Human Services (DHS) HIV/AIDS program. You will conduct policy and data analysis and project management activities, and make policy recommendations to the HIV program leadership at DHS and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), and to HIV staff and community stakeholders, based on HIV program data.

Responsibilities include:
Conduct policy and data analysis that support policy and program integrity and availability of DHS HIV programs and services, including work related to client level data for persons living with HIV/AIDS in Minnesota, in partnership with other state and county agency HIV leadership
Conduct project management and project support activities needed to implement DHS HIV programs and related program policy, including the statewide strategy in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health to guide and improve efforts to address HIV in Minnesota
Provide information and training to staff, other federal, state and county agencies, providers and other stakeholders to support program integrity and access to DHS HIV programs and services, including the HRSA/HAB, the Statewide Strategy Advisory Board and the MCHACP
Ensure that data and reporting systems meet federal, state, and business requirements, fulfills evaluation needs, and provides information that leads to the achievement of desired outcomes for DHS HIV programs
Develop and implement quality process improvements, including a clinical quality management program, that address program and fiscal integrity and access to DHS HIV programs and services.


Minimum Qualifications:
Three (3) years professional work experience in policy and/or data analysis demonstrating the following:

Experience analyzing data to communicate policy recommendations
Project management/coordination experience
Developing, documenting and implementing new processes, procedures, and written protocols
A Bachelor's Degree or higher in Public Policy, Human Services, Data Science, Data Management and Analytics or another related field may substitute for 1 year of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with statistical software such as SPSS or Stata
Experience with the legislative process sufficient to communicate data and policy recommendations to lawmakers
Experience with HIV/AIDS programs, systems, financing, providers and related federal and state laws, regulations and reporting requirements.
Additional Requirements
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

Application Details

Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

This position is located in Minnesota's great capital city, St. Paul. The State of Minnesota offers employees subsidies for public transportation allowing for convenient and easy access to commute to work. Ride the new METRO "Green Line" Light Rail Train to work! The 10th Street Station is located close by.

Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.

How to Apply
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The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

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