Job Title: Tribal Systems Modernization and Communications Coordinator - Agency Policy Specialist
St. Paul , MN United States
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Tribal Systems Modernization and Communications Coordinator - Agency Policy Specialist
This is a great opportunity for someone like you, who is interested in maintaining a network of relationships with Tribal and Urban Indian Stakeholders, including IT Directors and Health and Human Services Directors and staff. You will serve as the Office of Indian Policy technical team lead when we are engaged with Tribal Nations and Urban Indian Communities in assuming health and human services responsibilities. You will be part of a strong team dedicated to DHSs mission of helping people meet their basic needs so they can live, work and play with dignity in inclusive communities. You will be influencing the future of services. If this interests you, we want to hear from you!
This is a temporary unclassified position expected to last up to 3 years. This position is benefits eligible.
The Tribal Systems Modernization and Communications Coordinator is within the Office of Indian Policy and works closely with the Business Solutions Office. This position will engage Tribal Nations and Urban Indian Communities in the Systems Modernization process, including developing and maintaining key relationships and partnerships.
Job Responsibilities Include:
Provides enterprise planning leadership and facilitates cross-agency coordinated outreach, education, and communication efforts used to frame key messages for, inform, and engage Tribal Nations and Urban Indian Communities that have a stake in IT systems modernization.
Serve as the day to day IT and systems technical point of contact on the Office of Indian Policy team. Provides problem solving between the department and stakeholders to ensure that staff have the systems that they need to serve individuals and families.
Accounts for and coordinates enterprise-wide Tribal and Urban Indian Relations activities and outreach planning tied to IT systems modernization-driven planning efforts.
Serve as the Tribal Systems Modernization and Communications Lead: Identify and assemble experts needed to jointly develop, align, and give voice to coordinated outreach, input gathering, and education efforts. Lead planning and the production of deliverables used to inform Tribes, Urban Indian Communities and individuals involved in and impacted by Systems Modernization.
Qualifications & Requirements Minimum Qualifications:
Three (3) years of professional experience with Tribal, American Indian organizations or non-profit and tribal infrastructures with a focus on:
o Health and human services policies, information technology and systems policies or systems modernization policies.
Experience must demonstrate the following:
Computer applications, IT systems, or IT programming.
Development and implementation of programs or services to address human service needs;
Creating and implementing communication strategies to build support for proposals and/or relationships; and
Strong communication, writing and presentation development skills to communicate complex policy information and instructions information in varied settings to project management governance groups, business and IT partners and stakeholders impacted by systems modernization.
Strong interpersonal skills to mediate, negotiate, and manage relationships with tribal health and human services.
Knows and applies federal and state level data privacy policies and practices.
Established working relationships with tribal health and human service agencies, urban Indian organizations, or has experience in the development and implementation of programs and services to address human service needs of American Indians.
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