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Policy Communication Assistant (Operations & Policy Analyst 1)

Oregon Health Authority, Salem OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 12/08/2019

The Oregon Health Authority – Health Policy and Analytics Division (HPA) is recruiting for a Policy Communication Assistant (Operations and Policy Analyst 1) in Salem, Oregon. This position provides support for all functional areas within the Health Policy and Analytics division. It requires a person who is self-directed and able to initiate activities on behalf of the staff in a fast-paced and ever changing environment.

What you will do!
This position will incorporate your experience to coordinate and track activities within three main areas briefly described below.

Administrative Rules

Serves as primary resource person and technical advisor to staff and the public regarding administrative rulemaking activity.

Interprets and researches Oregon Administrative Rules and Oregon Revised Statutes.

Coordinates with all state agencies to ensure legal requirements are met.

Trains, guides and directs staff on the structure, organization, form and style, language, and required processes to revise or adopt new rules. Assists with the draft language.

Website /Communications

Serves as the single point of contact providing lead web coordination services for the unit.

Troubleshoots, trains and assists web team.

Provides content analysis of websites, designs wireframe page layouts, and builds and revises web pages. This includes assisting customers with website layout and organization.

Coordinates with OHA Communications and web teams to ensure compliant website content.

Legislative Tracking

Communicates with bill managers and staff to confirm completion of bill analysis, fiscal impact statement and testimony prior to hearings. You will coordinate, edit and assist with the preparation of testimony.

Schedules weekly legislative staff meetings. This includes the preparation of the final bill summary at end of session as a historical resource.

Serves as Billtracker administrator to create and assign user profiles; create specialized report trackers; and, trains staff to use the system.

What's in it for you?

We offer employees a culture with emphasis in public service and collaboration. We offer fantastic benefits including full medical, vision and dental insurance, a competitive salary, vacation, personal leave, and 10 paid holidays per year!

This is a full-time permanent, classified position and is represented by a union.

The Oregon Health Authority is committed to developing and promoting culturally and linguistically appropriate programs and a diverse and inclusive workforce representing the diversity, culture, strengths and values of the people of Oregon. Click here, to learn more about OHA’s mission, vision and core values. OHA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information or any other protected class under state or federal law.

What we are looking for:

A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills;
Any combination of experience or education equivalent to three years technical-level experience that typically supports the knowledge and skill requirements listed for the classification;
Experience with researching and collecting technical program information;
Experience using SharePoint web system; and,
Experience in creating and maintaining a work environment that is respectful and accepting of diversity among team members and the people we serve.

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