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Data Visualization Specialist - Agency Policy Specialist

Company: State of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

When all employees are embraced, respected and heard, we will build a collaborative, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist culture where everyone thrives. This position was previously announced on 02/16/2023. If you already applied for this job, you do not need to reapply.

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted : 03/08/2023
  • Closing Date : 03/14/2023
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Human Services Dept / MAPE DHS Central Office
  • Division/Unit : DHS-Central Office / BHDH AMH Data Evaluation
  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Day Shift
  • Days of Work : Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required : No
  • Salary Range: $31.00 - $45.98 / hourly; $64,728 - $96,006 / annually
  • Classified Status : Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans. The work you'll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota. Job Summary *Telework (Within Minnesota or Neighboring States) and Flexible Hours Options Are Available. The purpose of this position is to provide data evaluations and statistical expertise in conducting program and fiscal planning for public behavioral health services. The employee in this position will provide technical expertise for data analysis and visualizations of behavioral health service use. The incumbent will generate and rely on impact analysis of implementation for the Adult Mental Health initiatives and extensive research regarding facets of Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) programming. The person in this position will rely on program and data expertise and knowledge in both program policy and operation along with program data and data structures to make recommendations on the amount and types of services, the modality of service delivery, and/or alternate implementations options. Data analysis often have significant policy, program, and legislative impact. Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Accurately and effectively answer questions from a broad contingent of external stakeholders and across the agency by conducting expert level analysis of varied data sources;
    • Oversee the development of legislative reports for adult and children's mental health grants and projects. Rely on policy and statistical expertise to provide reports, which answer the questions, asked during legislative sessions and support staff in completing analysis as required for reporting purposes;
    • Design and conduct research studies and statistical analysis for developing enhancements to systems and programs;
    • Directs professional data research staff in analysis, research, data management activities, and dashboard development activities. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications 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. Three (3) years specialized professional experience compiling and conducting data analysis. Experience must clearly demonstrate:
      • Database management skills to: query, analyze, produce, and validate statistical information;
      • Advanced skills using MS Excel;
      • Knowledge of data analysis and the ability to document standard operating procedures. Preferred Qualifications
        • Variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures;
        • Understands grant provisions and contractual agreement along with being able to simplify and communicate complex policy information and instructions;
        • Strong human relations and communication skills; communicate clearly and professionally both verbally and in writing; respond openly to requests and concerns;
        • Practical understanding of behavioral health treatment service systems;
        • Experience using technology systems such as SAS, Tableau, SQL or similar systems
        • Master's Degree or Higher in a related field. Additional Requirements
          • Applicants must be able to demonstrate knowledge of MS Excel, including pivot tables and formulas used in analysis during the interview process.
          • Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) criminal background check will be conducted on all finalists for this position. Finalists must pass the DHS background check.
          • Employee reference checks will be conducted on all finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance. It also includes contact with the applicant's former employer(s). To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID# 63182, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Dennis Stevenson at . If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Human Services' ADA Coordinator at 651-431-4945 or for assistance. About Human Services Dept WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE! The Minnesota Department of Human Services impacts the lives of 1.7 million people every year, helping them meet their basic needs so they can achieve their highest potential. Why Work for Us Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The Department of Human Services is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence and understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age. Diverse Workforce We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota. A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:
            • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency's mission
            • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
            • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
            • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:
              • Training and professional development
              • Paid vacation and sick leave
              • 12 -paid holidays each year
              • Paid parental leave
              • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
              • Vision coverage
              • Wellness programs and resources
              • Employer paid life insurance
              • Short-term and long-term disability
              • Health care spending and savings accounts Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email and indicate what assistance is needed.

Keywords: State of Minnesota, St. Paul , Data Visualization Specialist - Agency Policy Specialist, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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