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Program Manager II

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Lincoln, NE

Job Description



What are you waiting for? Join the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services in "Helping People Live Better Lives." If passion, integrity, and fulfillment is the work culture you are seeking, then DHHS is where you belong. Lincoln is looking for a Program Manager II with communication and leadership skills. If you possess these qualities, don't wait any longer. Join #TeamDHHS today!

8:00 - 5:00 (flexible schedule may be available)

This position is federally funded and may be governed by the Federal Hatch Act. Click here to review the Act.


Examples of Work


Under general supervision to administrative direction, responsible for the management and oversight of the Health Insurance Premium Payment (HIPP) program, Estate Recovery, and Health and Casualty insurance coordination within the Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care. Performs activities necessary to plan, organize, implement and evaluate program components through the supervision of subordinate staff, manages the resources necessary to operate and maintain program and office functions; reviews and revises program operating policies, procedures, objectives and goals within agency or regulatory guidelines; coordinates services with other State, local and federal agencies, health professionals, and service agencies; performs related work as assigned.


Qualifications / Requirements


REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, social/behavioral sciences, education, health sciences, public health, education, law or related field and one year experience in program planning, implementation, budgeting, monitoring, evaluating, marketing a program or service and supervising/managing staff. Related coursework, training and/or education may substitute for the Bachelor's degree on a year-for-year basis.

PREFERRED: Experience in the Medicaid program, including eligibility determination and budgeting; health or casualty insurance policy and claims experience; health care, managed care, or health insurance operations experience. Strong oral and written communication skills.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Knowledge of: the principles and practices of management; business and management principles including planning, budgeting, resource allocation and human resources; the techniques of research, planning and evaluation; work performance or other standards of development; program analysis/evaluation; policy development. Skill in: communicating to convey information so others will understand; performing quality assessment reviews and evaluating program effectiveness; identifying problems and developing options for solution. Ability to: plan, assign, direct and evaluate the work of subordinate staff; learn, apply and interpret State and federal statutes and regulations relating to assigned program(s); learn, apply and interpret agency policies and procedures relating to the assigned program(s); develop and maintain effective relationships with program representatives and the public; apply instructions; implement objectives and performance goals; assess progress toward achievement of objectives and adherence with standards and/or policies; summarize program and administrative data/statistics into reports; formulate short-term plans; manage time and workflow of oneself and that of others to meet deadlines; demonstrate professionalism; operate basic computer software and hardware.

Job Details

Date Posted September 8, 2017
Date Closes October 8, 2017
Located In Lincoln, NE
Work At Nebraska State Office Building
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $27.30
SOC Category 11-1021.00 General and Operations Managers
Zipcode 68509

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(a) Retirement Savings Plan
  • 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan
  • College Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Credit Union
  • Financial Planning
  • Flexible Hours
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
At a Glance
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  • 401(a) Retirement Savings Plan
  • 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan
  • College Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
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