|Data and Contracts Specialist|
Data and Contracts Specialist
Company : State of Wyoming
Salary : $4,429 - $5,708 a month
Location : Wyoming
The Contracts and Data Specialist supports the work of the Early Intervention and Education Program (EIEP) by; drafting all EIEP contracts and ensuring all contract deliverables have been met; completing payment vouchers for contracts; collecting and analyzing data to generate reports necessary to meet all state and federal requirements; maintaining the EIEP system data, and assisting EIEP program coordinators with desk audits and on-site monitoring for fourteen Regional Child Development Centers, who provide services for infants, toddlers, and preschool children with disabilities and/or developmental delays.
Human Resource Contact: Anissa French 307-777-7276 [email protected]
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.
- Assist the EIEP unit with collecting, maintaining, and analyzing data and information to address federal, state, department, and division requirements and to continuously improve service quality. Report to and assist program coordinators with program budgets and monthly expenditures. Coordinate and track data received through all systems: including the state's data system containing the records for Individualized Education Programs (IEP) and Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP), applicable federal data systems, assessment scoring platforms, EIEP monitoring reports; and assist with the writing and submission of the State Performance Plan and the Annual Performance Report. This includes providing technical assistance to the Early Intervention and Education Program staff with data collection and reporting and to the regional programs to ensure that processes and data entry is correct.
- Act as the primary contact for all matters regarding the EIEP data system to include; troubleshooting issues of the system with the regional providers, submitting help tickets to the Contractor as needed and providing follow up information to providers and EIEP staff, working with program coordinators on new or revised data needs and updating custom fields and reports as required, and providing technical assistance on the system to users as needed.
- Assist both the Part C and Part B/619 coordinators with monitoring (both on-site and desk audits) of the 14 Regional Child Development Centers to meet state and federal requirements; including the review of IFSPs to ensure all infants and toddlers enrolled are receiving appropriate services to meet their individual needs and IEPs to ensure all preschool children enrolled are receiving a Free Appropriate Public Education in the Least Restrictive Environment.
- Assist the Part C Coordinator in coordinating the Early Intervention Council (EIC) meetings, including the agenda, meeting materials, meeting location, hotel, meals, etc. Responsible for obtaining fiscal approval for meeting and conference expenditures.
- Act as lead in updating and maintaining the Early Intervention and Education Program website. Coordinate the posting of new materials to the state website, removing old materials. Assist the EIEP with drafting or updating unit policies and procedures.
- Assist with coordinating activities for EIEP conferences as needed.
Preference will be given to candidates with two or more years in contract development and management.
Preference will be given to candidates with data management experience.
Preference will be given to candidates with customer service experience.
Knowledge of state contracting requirements, policies, and procedures.
- Ability to draft multiple state contracts within a specified deadline and ensure contract language meets all state and federal requirements.
- Knowledge of data collection and analysis.
- Quality customer service skills.
- Ability to proficiently use data programs such as Microsoft Office, Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, and Google Suite.
- Ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing, to various individuals and/or agencies, including parents and professionals in the education and disability fields.
- Knowledge of and ability to implement state and federal regulations and rules regarding special education.
- Ability to travel as needed to meet state and federal requirements.
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Typically, the employee will sit comfortably to perform the work, however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, and carrying light items.
- FLSA: Exempt
- Wyoming Department of Health is an E-Verify employer.
048-Wyoming Department of Health - Behavioral Health Divison
Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.
The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.
Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.