Accessibility Project Manager

State of Colorado
Full Time $68,100 - $88,536 Per year CO Laura Seese, 455 Acoma St, Denver, CO 802045112, United States
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Overview

Department Information

STATE OF COLORADO RESIDENCY REQUIRED: OPTION FOR REMOTE WORK IN STATE

This is a term limited position through June 30, 2025.

NOTE: This announcement may be used to fill multiple openings.


The  oversees and operates  (Colorado's Medicaid Program),  (CHP+), and other state public health programs for qualified Coloradans. Our mission is to improve health care equity, access and outcomes for the people we serve while saving Coloradans money on health care and driving value for Colorado. 


We are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and providing culturally responsive programs and services. Therefore, we encourage responses from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities. 


As part of the State of Colorado, HCPF offers a 

  •  retirement benefits including PERA Defined Benefit Plan, PERA Defined Contribution Plan, plus 401K and 457 plans

  • , and  insurance coverage

  •  (FSAs)

  •  job protection and State of Colorado Paid Family Medical Leave (PFML)

  • Accrued Sick Leave for State of Colorado Temporary Employees

  • Flexplace and Flextime work arrangements

  • Variety of discounts on services and products available through the State of Colorado's Work-Life 

  • Free  to all eligible State Employees

  • Reduced college tuition through 

  • Membership Eligibility

  • Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, go to .

We are looking for an Accessibility Project Manager to join the Project Management Division within the Health Information Office (HIO)!


The HIO Project Management Division oversees and coordinates the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) strategic initiatives, including improving operational and project excellence across the Department. The work unit coordinates initiatives with other State agencies, including coordination with the Governor’s Office, the Office of eHealth Innovation, the Office of Information Technology (OIT), the Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), and the Department of Human Services (CDHS) to maintain a cohesive, strategic approach among these agencies. The work unit supports the Department and the Health Information Office (HIO) in the oversight and coordination of initiatives through the creation of Enterprise Project Portfolio, IT strategy, project planning, coordinating requirements documentation, reviewing policy and detailed system design approaches, proposing solutions, and implementing solutions to support Department policies. 



This position can work fully remotely from anywhere in the State of Colorado.  

**Please note - equipment provisioning and certain onboarding tasks will take place in person, in our downtown Denver office, on the first day of employment.**


Description of Job

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING AS ACCESSIBILITY PROJECT MANAGER: 

  • Plans, oversees, monitors, tracks, and leads projects through the full project management lifecycle, requiring interaction with a range of internal and external stakeholders, most often managing several projects and project teams simultaneously. 

  • Manages projects that are driven by legislative implementation (non-technical, non-systems-related).
  • Leads project team members to successful completion of projects that are needed to realize the long-range strategic objectives of the Department. 

  • Conducts project activities including a business needs assessment and definition to determine system and operational solutions for timely and successful implementation and maintenance of compliance and system objectives. 

  • Manages processes with internal and external stakeholders using the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) methodology and Department Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) standards to ensure that program, systems, and/or operations impacts are identified in advance to provide notification of change to stakeholders as well as gain appropriate federal and State approvals.

  • Assists in resource allocation related to project activities and monitoring of project related tasks for quality and timeliness, and assists the work unit Manager and Supervisors to conduct EPMO-related training.

  • Collaborates with budget and accounting offices, program offices, policy offices, Communications and Human resources offices, and contract vendors to identify costs, schedule, and resources for project initiatives. 

  • Assists the Department with activities required by federal oversight agencies regarding federal funding, compliance obligations, and strategic plans.

  • Occupies a term-limited position through June 30, 2025.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Residency Requirement:


This posting is only open to residents of the State of Colorado at the time of submitting your application. 


Class Code & Classification Description: 



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

HERE'S WHAT WE NEED YOU TO HAVE:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Health Care Administration, Business Administration, or a related field AND Three years of professional experience in Project Management, Performance Analysis, or related.

Substitutions:

A combination of work experience in the occupational field or specialized subject area of the work assigned to the job, which provided the same kind, amount, and level of knowledge acquired in the required education, may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the bachelor's degree.

A relevant advanced degree from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree and at the agency's discretion, relevant years of professional experience respectively.

Substitutions:

A combination of work experience in the occupational field or specialized subject area of the work assigned to the job, which provided the same kind, amount, and level of knowledge acquired in the required education, may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the bachelor's degree.

A relevant advanced degree from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree and at the agency's discretion, relevant years of professional experience respectively.

HERE'S WHAT WE'D LIKE YOU TO HAVE:

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous relevant professional state experience

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Administration, or Business Administration

  • PMP Certification in good standing

Skills to Support Success

  • Communication 

  • Resilience

  • Responsibility

  • Persuasion

  • Confidence

  • Collaboration

  • Organization

  • Relationship management

  • Ability to influence

  • Compassion

  • Conflict resolution

  • Teamwork

  • Leadership

  • Self-starter

Definition of Professional Experience:Work that involves exercising discretion, analytical skill, judgment, personal accountability, and responsibility for creating, developing, integrating, applying, and sharing an organized body of knowledge that characteristically is uniquely acquired through an intense education or training regimen at a recognized college or university; equivalent to the curriculum requirements for a bachelor's or higher degree with major study in or pertinent to the specialized field; and continuously studied to explore, extend, and use additional discoveries, interpretations, and application and to improve data, materials, equipment, applications and methods. 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • All positions at HCPF are security sensitive positions and require that the individuals undergo a criminal record background check as a condition of employment.

  • Employees who have been disciplinary terminated, resigned in lieu of disciplinary termination, or negotiated their termination from the State of Colorado must disclose this information on the application.

  • HCPF is onboarding new employees using a hybrid approach. HCPF supports flexible work arrangements. Depending on the business need and description of the position, there are options that range from fully remote, hybrid, to full-time in the office. Specific discussions about the schedule will be discussed during the offer stage.

  • This is a term-limited position with funding through June 30, 2025. Successful candidates will sign a Waiver of Retention Rights and normal personnel rules regarding retention will not apply.

APPEAL RIGHTS:

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State Personnel Director.

An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered to the State Personnel Board by email (dpa_state.personnelboard@state.co.us), postmarked in US Mail or hand delivered (1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver CO 80203), or faxed (303.866.5038) within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the department’s action.

For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board; go to ; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance at (303) 866-3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at  under Rules.

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