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Research Analyst 4 (Early Intervention/Infant Learning Progr

Company: State of Alaska
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:



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Research Analyst 4 (Early Intervention/Infant Learning Program Unit Manager PCN 06-2390)

Job Description This position is open to Alaska Residents only.
Please check our residency definition to determine if you qualify.
This position will be filled either in Anchorage or Fairbanks, or Juneau depending on the location of the selected applicant.
Pay for Anchorage is: $3,000.00
Pay for Fairbanks: $3,090.40
Pay for Juneau is: $3,150.40
What you will be doing:
Under the general supervision of the Health Program Manager IV responsible for the IDEA Part C assurances, the incumbent serves as the unit manager of the Early Intervention/Infant Learning Program (EI/ILP) administered by SDS. The incumbent independently plans, organizes, and directs the work of EI/ILP unit. Additionally, the incumbent performs all data related interpretation, quality oversight and serves as the agencys Part C Early Intervention (EI) data point of contact for all required reporting to the federal Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and acts as the Department expert for all federally mandated EI data reporting needs (e.g., child count and settings data, Annual Performance Report (APR) indicators, transition data).
The incumbent must: a) analyze data and work collaboratively with other program staff to create policy and policy guidance; b) independently create and write policy guidance documents that reflect the application of complex state and federal regulations. The incumbent will oversee work with related to the division`s ILP database, Federal data reporting systems, Harmony (as needed) and a large variety of other data sources. The incumbent will perform high level data application and design systematic program changes that include collaborative efforts other departments.

Our organization, mission and culture:
SDS'smission is to promote health, well being and safety for individuals with disabilities, seniors and vulnerable adults by facilitating access to quality services and supports that foster independence, personal choice and dignity
The benefits of joining our team:
By selecting to lead the SDS EI/ILP Unit, the selected applicant will become part of the division's management team and will supervise staff who are committed to providing quality Early Intervention services. Some travel may be required to conduct local program visits, as well as, attending in State and Federal meetings and conferences. The position is a member of the supervisory union with a 40 hour work week and a normal work schedule beginning at 8:00 am and ending at 5:00 pm. This position represents the division in a variety of public meetings and conferences and present about Individuals with DEA services. http://dhss.alaska.gov/dsds/Pages/infantlearning/default.aspx
The working environment you can expect:
This position would be located in one of the following SDS office locations with the possible option to telework: Juneau on the 6 th floor of the Court Plaza Building. SDS Fairbanks office on South Cushman Rd, SDS Anchorage office Downtown Atwood Building.

Who we are looking for:
To be successful in this position a candidate will need the following core competencies. De cision Making:Makes sound, well-informed, and objective decisions; perceives the impact and implications of decisions; commits to action, even in uncertain situations, to accomplish organizational goals; causes change. Accountability:Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results. Determines objectives, sets priorities, and delegates work. Accepts responsibility for own actions and decisions. Complies with established control systems and rules. Data Management: Knowledge of the principles, procedures, and tools of data management, such as modeling techniques, data backup, data recovery, data dictionaries, data warehousing, data mining, data archiving, data disposal, and data standardization processes. Leadership: Influences, motivates, and challenges others; adapts leadership styles to a variety of situations. Manages and Organizes Information: Identifies a need; gathers, organizes, and maintains information; determines its importance and accuracy, and communicates it by a variety of methods.
A cover letter is NOT required for this position. Your complete application, including supplemental questions will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.
To view the general description and example of duties for a Research Analyst4 please go to the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Alaska/ classspecs Minimum Qualifications
Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the applicant with competencies in
Analysis and Assessment: Uses information technology in accessing, collecting, analyzing, maintaining, and disseminating data and information. Problem Solving:(***) Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes recommendations. Technical Competence: Uses knowledge that is acquired through formal training or extensive on-the-job experience to perform one's job; works with, understands, and evaluates technical information related to the job; advises others on technical issues. Accountability:Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results. Determines objectives, sets priorities, and delegates work. Accepts responsibility for own actions and decisions. Complies with established control systems and rules. Leadership: Influences, motivates, and challenges others; adapts leadership styles to a variety of situations.
equivalent to those typically gained by:

Education and/or progressively responsibleprofessional experiencewhich included investigativeresearchor statistical analysis.

Special Note:

Competencies means a combination of interrelated knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors that enable a person to act effectively in a job or situation.

Typically gained by means the prevalent, usual method of gaining the competencies expected for entry into the job.

Training and education in this guidance are synonyms for the process of acquiring knowledge and skills through instruction. It includes instruction through formal and informal methods (such as classroom, on-line, self-study, and on-the-job), from accredited and unaccredited sources, and long-duration (such as a post-secondary degree) and short-duration (such as a seminar) programs.

Progressively responsible means indicating growth and/or advancement in complexity, difficulty, or level of responsibility.

Professional experience means work that is creative, analytical, evaluative, and interpretive; requires a range and depth of specialized knowledge of the profession's principles, concepts, theories, and practices; and is performed with the power or right to decide or act according to one's own judgment.
Additional Required Information
At time of interview applicant is requested to submit:
A copy of academic transcripts (unofficial are acceptable but must include the institution name/URL on documents provided). A professional writing sample about any using research to change or enhance a program outcome Special Note:
If selected for an interview, you will need to do a presentation on a topic to be assigned during the interview. The topics will be specific to an aspect of Early Intervention policy.
May require travel to National or in state locations


Please read the below information carefully. This applies to your application submission.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS
For your application to be evaluated you must answer the Supplemental Questions. Be specific in your answers and tell us how you acquired the relevant experience. Please use complete sentences and proof-read your submissions when answering the supplemental questions. Your responses will be considered a writing sample and will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process.

EDUCATION
To verify education being used to meet the required minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials being used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position and are required with each application. (Unofficial are okay, please ensure that the institution/URL name is listed on the transcripts). Transcripts can be attached at the time of application, provided at the time of interview or if n

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