The Long Term Services and Supports area in Human Services and Public Health is seeking a Senior Planning Analyst. This position's primary focus is to conduct pre-licensure activity for the licensure of up to 626 potentially eligible customized living settings to convert to community residential settings licenses. Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit the employee referral program page.
Location and hours: This position is remote. Remote workers may be required to come on-site an average of 0 to 12 days a year for work meetings, trainings, or for any other reasons that their supervisor may deem necessary (may include additional days for onboarding and new employee training). Supervisors will provide as much advance notice as practicable. Work hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. While this position is designated as remote, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin. New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022, to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.About the position type: This is a limited duration (temporary) full-time, benefit earning position expected to last up to two years. This position is internally classified as a Planning Analyst, Senior. Click here to view the job classification specification.In this position, you will:
· Input, retrieve, interpret, and modify information and data from case managers or data stored in computerized systems including: SSIS, ECF, MnCHOICES and all Microsoft Office programs.
· Determine and confirm eligibility of the setting and the individuals for whom exceptions will be requested.
· Acquire all assurances and notify related parties of outcome and transmit results to licensing supervisor for assignment to a licensor.
· Complete and submit Moratorium Exception Requests to the Department of Human Services (DHS) Moratoroium Liaison and transmit results to relevant parties.
· Manage incoming requests electronically; explain a variety of requirements, policies, and procedures regarding services; resolve various customer concerns and issues.
· Initiate new background studies in NetStudy 2.0 for AFC settings with no 245D license.
Need to have:
· One of the following:
o Bachelor's degree in any field and a minimum of two courses in research methods, analysis, statistics, project management, planning or evaluation and 18 months or more of relevant planning analyst experience.
o Bachelor's degree in one of the fields listed below and one year or more of relevant planning analyst experience.
o Master's degree or higher in business administration, public administration, research methods, statistics, behavioral/social science, public health, computer science/MIS, management science, urban/city planning or a field appropriate to the area of specialization.
Nice to have:
o With project management within human services.
o Applying principles and practices of planning and program evaluation.
o Using applications for data analysis and reports such as Microsoft Access, Excel and/or similar.
· Ability to:
o Evaluate current and proposed programs and identify areas of potential improvement.
o Collaborate across all business lines to achieve project goals.
o Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
o Build and nurture collaborative relationships with a variety of customers/partners, both internal and external.
o Successfully manage multiple priorities and projects.
o Apply problem solving skills and make data driven recommendations for action.
About the department:Human Services delivers a variety of services to individuals or families that assist with basic needs or encourage client change around specific objectives. We work with individuals as well as systems and communities in order to develop policy and advocate for the people we serve. The people we serve and our communities are connected. By helping one, we help the other. About Hennepin County: Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (log in as Guest). Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here. This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies. This position may have access to systems or other documentation that contains HIPAA data. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates may be required to complete background check.If you have any questions, please contact: Brooke HaafBrooke.Haaf@hennepin.us