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GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT I - 65000522

Date: Feb 17, 2018

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 28170 

Agency: Elder Affairs

Working Title: GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT I - 65000522

Position Number: 65000522 

Salary:  $3,750.00 MONTHLY 

Posting Closing Date: 02/18/2018 

DEPARTMENT OF ELDER AFFAIRS

PLANNING AND EVALUATION

 

POSITION INFORMATION: OPEN COMPETITIVE

TITLE:

MANAGEMENT ANALYSTS

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT I

LOCATION:

TALLAHASSEE/LEON COUNTY

POSITION #:

65000522

SALARY/PAY GRADE:

$45,000.00 ANNUALLY

($3,750.00 MONTHLY)

PAYGRADE: #024

WORK SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY- THURSDAY; 8:00 – 5:00 (OCCASSIONAL EXTRA HOURS AND WEEKENDS MAY BE REQUIRED)

CONTACT PERSON:

Department of Elder Affairs

4040 Esplanade Way

Tallahassee, FL 32399-7000

(850) 414-2108

 

PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY THE AGENCY!  APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH THE PEOPLE FIRST SYSTEM.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Mission Statement: To help Florida’s elders remain healthy, safe, and independent.

Vision Statement: All Floridians aging with dignity, purpose, and independence.

POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

This is a professional position at the Tallahassee office of the Department of Elder Affairs. This position reports directly to the Research Coordinator-SES, who supervises the Evaluation Unit in the Bureau of Planning and Evaluation. The incumbent will be responsible for conducting research as assisting with evaluative components of variety of research projects, as well as assisting with review, revision, and editing of research and related projects by staff and interns. This position will require to contribute to the Bureau’s diverse research agenda, and the incumbent will be expected to take an active role in collaborating with and supporting staff and colleagues to achieve the overall goals of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs. The successful applicant must be detailed oriented, organized, competent in statistical analyses using SPSS, proficient in creating graphical presentations of quantitative information, and able to write clear explanations of findings and implications from original research.

This position is responsible for the following activities to evaluate agency programs and services:

Collaborate with other Department staff to design and plan evaluations of program effectiveness, efficiency, impact, and cost.

Conduct program evaluations using currently accepted methods and tools. Analyze data using SPSS statistics software. Prepare concise and accurate written summaries and reports of evaluation studies. Document the strengths and weaknesses of program and make recommendations for improving their success.

Identify sources of data related to programs and policies. Implement appropriate means of data collection, analysis and interpretation of large data sets. Summarize results.

Develop and maintain contacts with key Department and Aging Network staff and other stakeholders as needed to conduct evaluations.

Assist in the review of evaluation components of program proposals.

Develop appropriate tools for, and conduct surveys and evaluations of programs and services provided to Florida elders that are overseen by DOEA. This includes Medicaid Waiver programs such as SMMC.

Contribute to the Bureau’s overall quality control activities by reviewing the work of other staff, offering editing and design recommendations and overall process enhancement ideas.

Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:

 

Ability to determine work priorities

Ability to organize, assign, and coordinate work and ensure proper completion of work assignments

Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures

Ability to provide in-service training and program consultation

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with few grammatical errors

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Ability to objectively evaluate service delivery to enhance program development

Maintains a working knowledge of community services as related to alternative care of the Long-Term Care population

 

 

SPECIAL NOTE:

Preference will be given to the Department of Elder Affairs employees.

BACKGROUND CHECKS:

A Successful completion of a Level 2 Criminal History Background Check is required for all applicants selected for this position.

APPLICANT INFORMATION:

Applicants should apply on-line via the People First Website https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date of the position vacancy advertisement but are strongly encouraged to apply by 6:00 p.m. on the closing date to avoid any system down times or any other complications that may arise.

If you have problems applying on-line, call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287. Paper applications will not be accepted by the agency.

The Department of Elder Affairs is an "older worker-friendly" employer and also lists vacancies on the Silver Edition website, found at http://silver.employflorida.com, that connects persons age 50 and older with other businesses/volunteer organizations/employers who specify they are "older worker-friendly." 

The Department of Elder Affairs is an E-Verify employer and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each New Employee’s I-9 Form to confirm work eligibility.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

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