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State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources Contract Administrator in Augusta, Maine

Contract Administrator

Augusta , Maine , United States | Human Services | Full-time

Apply by: Feb. 6, 2023

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Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)Management Analyst IIOpening Date: January 24, 2023 Closing Date: February 6, 2023 Job Class Code: 0393

Grade: 24 (Pro/Tech)

Salary: $47,340.80 - $63,814.40 annually Position Number: 02000-2095

This a full-time positions located in Augusta.

As aManagement Analyst IIin the Division of Contract Management, you will:

  • Provide contractual oversight and administration of purchase of service agreements.

  • Review contract budgets, revisions, final quarter financial reports, and closeout reports

  • Collaborate with program management, financial staff, auditors and providers.

  • Develop and analyze purchase of service agreements.

  • Monitor and evaluate the agreement financial and compliance components.

  • Partner with program management and providers in overall assessment of performance in order to assure integrated service delivery, cost-effectiveness, and appropriate use of state/federal funds.

  • Assure that contractual requirements are met, the regulatory changes are incorporated, and that needed changes to the system occur as related to compliance or other issues.

  • Work with Program Offices to develop and refine contract language.

Minimum Qualifications:

In order to qualify, you must have eight (8) years of education, training, and/or experience analyzing, evaluating, and/or developing improvements to organizational and/or managerial systems, programs, and practices.

The background of well-qualified candidates will demonstrate the following

competencies:

  • Experience in the development and oversight of contracts, preferably those with multi-service levels and complex funding sources, including invoice processing.

  • A demonstrated ability to successfully analyze complex financial reports.

Agency information:

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is dedicated to promoting health, safety, resilience, and opportunity for Maine people. The Department provides health and social services to approximately a third of the State's population, including children, families, older Mainers, and individuals with disabilities, mental illness, and substance use disorders. The Department also promotes public health, operates two state psychiatric hospitals, and provides oversight to health care providers.

The DHHS Division of Contract Management provides financial and programmatic accountability for 1,500+ DHHS contracts.

This a full-time positions located in Augusta.

Application Information:

Please submit all documents or files in a PDF or Word format.

For additional information about this position please contact Jeanne Garza at Jeanne.Garza@Maine.gov.

To apply, please upload a current resume and a cover letter addressing each of the 2 competency areas listed above in the Minimum Qualifications section.

For paper application please contact Ashley Smith atAshley.Smith@maine.gov.

Benefits

No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto—"Dirigo" or "I lead"—as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce's health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

  • Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays , 12 days of sick leave , and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

  • Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($10,150.80-$11,942.16 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.

  • Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements .

  • Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).

  • Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes 13.16 % of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.

  • Gym Membership Reimbursement – Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.

  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts – Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.

  • Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office .

  • Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.

  • Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child—including fathers and adoptive parents—receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave . Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act (https://www.maine.gov/bhr/state-employees/rules-policies/policy-practices-manual/Employee-Rights-and-Responsibilities-Federal) .

  • Voluntary Deferred Compensation – Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.

  • Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness (https://www.maine.gov/bhr/oeh/) .

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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