State of Colorado
These positions only open to current Colorado state residents.
This announcement will remain open until May 17, 2020 or when an adequate pool is identified (i.e., minimum of 30 qualified candidates or 60 total applications), whichever comes first.
Be BOLD and make a real difference . . .
Do you have a passion and drive to apply your talent to create a better Colorado? Are you looking for a career that provides you with opportunities to improve the world around you? The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is seeking diverse individuals from all backgrounds to apply for a fantastic position that makes a direct impact on improving the lives of Colorado citizens. Our mission is to protect and improve the health of Colorado’s people and the quality of its environment.
If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Our tobacco-free campus offers free parking and is conveniently located near RTD bus lines, the Cherry Creek Shopping Center, Glendale City Set, and the Cherry Creek bike path. In addition to a great location and rewarding, meaningful work, we offer:
Employee wellness programs and facilities Extensive internal professional development opportunities on a wide variety of subjects Bike to work programs, including access to storage lockers and bike racks Distinctive career advancement opportunities throughout the State system Strong, yet flexible retirement benefits including a choice of the PERA Defined Benefit Plan or the PERA Defined Contribution Plan, plus optional 401K and 457 plans Medical and dental health plans Paid life insurance Short- and long-term disability coverage 10 paid holidays per year plus generous personal time off Mentoring program with opportunities for mentors and mentees Tuition assistance for college level courses including Masters degree programs Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, and A variety of employee resource groups
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.
Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, go to: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
Description of Job
The Work Unit
The Medical Marijuana Registry (MMR) implements the components of Article XVIII, Section 14 of the Colorado Constitution to establish and maintain a confidential registry of patients authorized to engage in the medical use of marijuana and enact rules to administer this program.
MMR is also a future-thinking program. Our team is energetic, innovative, and customer focused. We welcome team players who are solution finders and we enjoy looking at how we can improve our processes, systems, and customer service every day. We invest in each employee, providing opportunities to pursue individual passions, gifts and strengths. If you like change and appreciate working on challenging projects while having fun our program may be the right fit for you.
These positions serve to manage MMR IT related projects, information systems process improvement, IT contract and purchase order monitoring, and database administration. This position researches and resolve system issues in coordination with vendors and other state agencies. Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Facilitate communication between internal staff and external stakeholders, and system vendors. Participate in the development, implementation, coordination, and management of IT project goals and activities. Create and maintain project timelines and project plans, training and test plans, risk management plans, and change control plans. Develop trainings for internal and external customers using a variety of training tools and formats. Analyze, propose, design, implement, test, and maintain MMR data system, structures, and outputs. Build data summaries, reports and visualizations from data extracts. Develop procedures to ensure accuracy, security and integrity of MMR data systems. Research and resolve data system defects and change requests submitted by MMR staff. Communicate information technology updates to MMR staff. Configure data system access, permissions, workflows, and language. Monitor information technology contracts and vendor compliance. Coordinate with Office of Information Technology (OIT) procurement staff, division fiscal staff, and the CHED Business Technology Liaison (BTL) to support MMR with IT purchases. Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
Six (6) years of professional experience* managing IT projects and access, configurations, technical support and training creation and delivery for online systems and databases, preferably in a health-related field. (Substitution)OR
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree** in information technology, information systems management, database administration, health information systems, project management, or closely related degree; AND Two (2) years of professional experience* coordinating system and data projects with a variety of stakeholders. Experience must demonstrate ability to communicate with partners and stakeholders both verbally and written. (Minimum qualifications)OR
A master’s degree from an accredited college or university** in organization development, information technology, database management, project management, or closely related degree may substitute for the bachelor’s degree on a year-for-year basis. (Substitution) *This experience must be substantiated within the work history section of your application. The words, “See Resume” will not be accepted. In addition, part-time work will be pro-rated.
A copy of your transcript must be submitted at the time of application (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.)
Preferred Qualifications And Essential Competencies
The preferred experience, competencies and abilities are highly desirable for this position and will be considered in selecting the successful candidate:
Experience coordinating timely completion of project deliverables with coworkers and customers including identifying solutions that incorporate differing perspectives into final products; Excellent organizational skills; the ability to set, track, and accomplish priorities, goals, and projects to achieve maximum productivity, knowing the status of activities at all times; Strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated proficiency working collaboratively with internal teams, technical and community partners, and diverse public stakeholders; Critical thinking; ability and motivation to develop creative solutions to complex, interpersonal, process, and systemic challenges; Experience creating training plans and delivering online and face-to-face trainings; Experience working with state procurement staff and following state procurement rules; Experience with extracting and aggregating data from multiple data sources? Experience completing qualitative data analysis using codes and themes.Conditions of Employment:
A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted as part of the selection process. Felony convictions or conviction of crimes of moral turpitude or convictions of misdemeanors related to job duties may disqualify you from being considered for this position. Should your background check reveal any charges and convictions, it is your responsibility to provide the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Human Resources office with an official disposition of any charges. On-call Status Required: Must be willing to be on-call in the event of an emergency, (e.g., bio-terrorist attack, chemical attack, disease outbreak or all hazards) and be required to report to work immediately at the regular or alternate location. During this time, travel restrictions may be in place. On-call Status Required: Must be willing to be on-call in the event of the activation of the Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) and be required to report to work immediately at the regular or alternate location. During this time, travel restrictions may be in place.