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Health Program Administrator I

Albany, NY - Posted on: Monday 09/05/16


The Health Program Administrator I (HPAI) will work in the Administrative Services Unit (ASU) of the Office of Quality and Patient Safety (OQPS), providing contract, fiscal and personnel management supports to the Innovation Center. The HPA I will coordinate with subject matter experts on the development, publication and evaluation of procurements, and then lead quality assurance planning and contract management activities. He/she will be responsible for ensuring procurements, contracts and agreements comply with CMS grant requirements, are released and executed within established timeframes, that vouchers are processed timely, and that comprehensive records are kept. The Contract Coordinator will also troubleshoot issues with vendors, acting as the point of contact for contractual issues/modifications and will be responsible for periodic auditing of budgets, scope and contract/project schedules. Additionally, the HPA I will assist with personnel functions and the administration of a $100 million grant including monitoring expenditures, budget modifications and periodic reports due to CMS.


Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and three years of administrative experience involving personnel, fiscal and/or operations management in a public health, health regulatory or human service related program; Associate's and five years; OR seven years of such experience. At least one year of experience must have included supervision of staff and/or program management. A Master’s degree may substitute for one year of general experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated experience with contracts, procurements and federal grants administration in a large organization. Good oral and written communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently. Ability to handle multiple tasks and shifting priorities.

To Apply:

Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method): https://careers-healthresearch.icims.com/jobs/