State of Michigan Departmental Analyst 9-P11 in Lansing, Michigan

Job Description

Position serves as an analyst supporting various functions of the Actuarial Division. Identifies, accesses and works with a wide range of program and financial data. Assists with coordination of projects, conducts analysis and does research on eligibility, rates and service utilization. Works on projects to support and enhance data resources that are used to conduct business of the division. Conducts analysis to support development and monitoring of the Medicaid budget. Performs financial analysis to determine and justify the amount included in Medicaid special financing transactions. Performs analysis to estimate the programmatic and fiscal impact of policy changes or proposed policy changes.

POSTING QUESTIONS:

*To be considered for this position, you must answer the following questions and submit your response as a separate document, along with your resume and cover letter. *

  1. Describe recent successful experiences you've had completing multiple projects and meeting frequent deadlines.

  2. In 800 words or less, describe what role you believe government should play in providing basic health care coverage to people who are unable to access these services on their own. Explain why you are interested in working for a program such as Medicaid whose purpose is to provide these types of services.

  3. Describe your experience using spreadsheets (e.g. Excel), databases (e.g. Access), and/or statistical software (e.g. SAS, SPSS, Stata).

  4. Describe what a relational database is and your experience using this type of database.

Please note, only applicants that provide a response to the posting questions will receive further consideration for this position.

Required Education and Experience

Education

Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major.

_Experience

Departmental Analyst 9_ No specific type or amount is required.

Departmental Analyst 10

One year of professional experience.

Departmental Analyst P11

Two years of professional experience, including one year of experience equivalent to the intermediate (10) level in state service.

Additional Requirements and Information

Certain positions may require a criminal history background check.

View the job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/DepartmentalAnalyst125057.pdf

Position Description

To be considered for this position you must:

  • Apply for this position online via NEOGOV; click on "Apply" in the job posting for instructions on submitting your electronic application. Hard copy applications are not accepted.
  • Relevant experience and/or education referred to in the supplemental questions must be documented in the resume, transcript and/or application to allow for accurate screening.
  • Attach a resume identifying specific experience and dates of employment. Dates of employment should include month and year and hours per week.
  • Attach a cover letter.
  • If applicable, attach a copy of an official transcript(s). We accept scanned copies of official transcripts. We do not accept web-based, internet, or copies of unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts provide the name of the institution, confirmation that a degree was awarded and on what date, and the registrar's signature.

*YOUR APPLICATION FOR ANY POSITION DOES NOT GUARANTEE YOU WILL BE CONTACTED BY THE DEPARTMENT/AGENCY FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION. ONLY THOSE APPLICANTS INTERVIEWED WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THE RESULTS. *

The Department of Health & Human Services reserves the right to close this posting prior to its original end date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

If you have any questions regarding this posting, please send an e-mail to MDHHSVacancies@michigan.gov and reference posting 3901-18-MSA-OPS-077.

MDHHSJobs

Salary: $20.22 - $31.67 Hourly

Location: Lansing, MI

Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Department: Health and Human Services - Central Office

Job Number: 3901-18-MSA-OPS-077-EST

Closing: 6/20/2018 11:00 PM Eastern

Bargaining Unit: NON-EXCLUSIVE REPRESENTED EMPLOYEE (NERE)

Agency: State of Michigan

Address: 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909

Phone: (800) 788-1766

Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan