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      • Madison, Wisconsin
      • Temporary
      • $40.00 - $50.00 per hour
      • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
      Spherion is recruiting a Senior Contract Administrator for our State of Wisconsin client! This position operates under the general supervision of the Section Chief of the Systems Infrastructure Accountability Section in the Bureau of Fiscal Accountability and Management (BFAM) Division of Medicaid Services (DMS).Responsibilities:The incumbent will have broad oversight, decision making, and major contract administration responsibilities for the procurement, implementation, evaluation, enhancement, and establishment of standards and will assure efficient and effective administration of the Enrollment & Eligibility System (E&E) contract with enterprise-wide, program-wide, and division-wide implications. This position has responsibility and decision-making authority to conduct procurements for E&E systems and services, including researching, developing, coordinating, and executing specifications to be included in Requests for Proposals (RFP) for systems and services by external vendors.You will conduct reviews and develop contract language, contract reports, proposals, and special analyses. Duties include expenditure analysis, development of budget proposals, budget projections, resource estimates, and Advance Planning Documents (APD) for federal funding. This position participates in Division and Department policy decisions relative to E&E contract issues and leads special inter-divisional projects.The E&E System contract is approximately $137 million annually in federal and state funds. The E&E vendor operates the federally certified, automated, and integrated eligibility system used to administer public assistance programs. The E&E system is managed and maintained by the Department of Health Services (DHS) and the Department of Children and Families (DCF) and is paid for with state and federal funds. DHS has all ownership rights in software or modifications thereof and associated documentation designed, developed, or installed with Federal financial participation. Programs supported include:- Medicaid, BadgerCare Plus and SeniorCare- FoodShare- Wisconsin Works/W-2- The Child Care /Wisconsin Shares- Caretaker Supplement (CTS)Working hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMSkills:- Proficient computer skills; experience with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Proficiency in Skype, Zoom, GoToMeeting, and other live meeting programs is preferred- Excellent written and verbal communication skills- Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to deliver constructive feedback in a professional manner- Excellent organizational and time management skills- Excellent problem-solving skills- Strong collaboration and teamwork skills skills- Ability to make complex independent judgments and decisions within the scope of responsibility- Ability to multi-task and effectively manage prioritiesEducation:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Bachelors degree in Business or related field- 2-3 years of contract administration-related experience- Experience or education in interpreting contract language and evaluation of contractor performance- Demonstrated ability to successfully plan and execute projects Apply via the apply button in the top right hand corner today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      Spherion is recruiting a Senior Contract Administrator for our State of Wisconsin client! This position operates under the general supervision of the Section Chief of the Systems Infrastructure Accountability Section in the Bureau of Fiscal Accountability and Management (BFAM) Division of Medicaid Services (DMS).Responsibilities:The incumbent will have broad oversight, decision making, and major contract administration responsibilities for the procurement, implementation, evaluation, enhancement, and establishment of standards and will assure efficient and effective administration of the Enrollment & Eligibility System (E&E) contract with enterprise-wide, program-wide, and division-wide implications. This position has responsibility and decision-making authority to conduct procurements for E&E systems and services, including researching, developing, coordinating, and executing specifications to be included in Requests for Proposals (RFP) for systems and services by external vendors.You will conduct reviews and develop contract language, contract reports, proposals, and special analyses. Duties include expenditure analysis, development of budget proposals, budget projections, resource estimates, and Advance Planning Documents (APD) for federal funding. This position participates in Division and Department policy decisions relative to E&E contract issues and leads special inter-divisional projects.The E&E System contract is approximately $137 million annually in federal and state funds. The E&E vendor operates the federally certified, automated, and integrated eligibility system used to administer public assistance programs. The E&E system is managed and maintained by the Department of Health Services (DHS) and the Department of Children and Families (DCF) and is paid for with state and federal funds. DHS has all ownership rights in software or modifications thereof and associated documentation designed, developed, or installed with Federal financial participation. Programs supported include:- Medicaid, BadgerCare Plus and SeniorCare- FoodShare- Wisconsin Works/W-2- The Child Care /Wisconsin Shares- Caretaker Supplement (CTS)Working hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMSkills:- Proficient computer skills; experience with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Proficiency in Skype, Zoom, GoToMeeting, and other live meeting programs is preferred- Excellent written and verbal communication skills- Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to deliver constructive feedback in a professional manner- Excellent organizational and time management skills- Excellent problem-solving skills- Strong collaboration and teamwork skills skills- Ability to make complex independent judgments and decisions within the scope of responsibility- Ability to multi-task and effectively manage prioritiesEducation:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Bachelors degree in Business or related field- 2-3 years of contract administration-related experience- Experience or education in interpreting contract language and evaluation of contractor performance- Demonstrated ability to successfully plan and execute projects Apply via the apply button in the top right hand corner today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      • Madison, Wisconsin
      • Temporary
      • $25.00 - $28.00 per hour
      • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
      Spherion is recruiting an Executive Assistant to join our State of Wisconsin clients team!This is an indefinite, temporary position for someone located in Wisconsin who is willing to be onsite in Madison 2-3 days a week! We offer an upgraded Spherion benefits package as well as a PTO policy that mirrors the policy of the State of Wisconsin.Responsibilities:Under the general direction of the Bureau of Programs and Policy Internal Operations Manager, this position is responsible for a wide range of administrative and program support necessary for the Bureau of Programs and Policy (BPP) and the Bureau of Quality and Oversight (BQO). This individual provides a variety of administrative and program support services to Directors, Deputy Directors, Section Managers, and bureau staff, some of which are confidential. The incumbent will be expected to work independently and exercise judgment on complex issues which include assessing business processes and identifying more efficient alternatives for management consideration. You will act as a central, coordinating hub of activity for internal and external partners. If you have excellent communication skills and enjoy interacting with a variety of stakeholders, this is the position for you!Working hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMSkills:- Excellent written (including proofreading and editing) and verbal communication skills- Strong organizational and time management skills- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse range of individuals- Strong attention to detail- Advanced problem-solving and critical thinking skillsEducation:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Previous executive assistant or administrative assistant experience- Knowledge of Wisconsins public and private long-term care human service delivery systems preferred- Demonstrated computer and software skills required; proficiency with MS Office Suite and other software- Ability to multitask, meet multiple deadlines, and prioritize while taking direction from and providing support to multiple people- Willingness to take initiative and exercise good judgment- Ability to maintain confidentiality and operate with discretion Apply via the apply button in the top right hand corner today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      Spherion is recruiting an Executive Assistant to join our State of Wisconsin clients team!This is an indefinite, temporary position for someone located in Wisconsin who is willing to be onsite in Madison 2-3 days a week! We offer an upgraded Spherion benefits package as well as a PTO policy that mirrors the policy of the State of Wisconsin.Responsibilities:Under the general direction of the Bureau of Programs and Policy Internal Operations Manager, this position is responsible for a wide range of administrative and program support necessary for the Bureau of Programs and Policy (BPP) and the Bureau of Quality and Oversight (BQO). This individual provides a variety of administrative and program support services to Directors, Deputy Directors, Section Managers, and bureau staff, some of which are confidential. The incumbent will be expected to work independently and exercise judgment on complex issues which include assessing business processes and identifying more efficient alternatives for management consideration. You will act as a central, coordinating hub of activity for internal and external partners. If you have excellent communication skills and enjoy interacting with a variety of stakeholders, this is the position for you!Working hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMSkills:- Excellent written (including proofreading and editing) and verbal communication skills- Strong organizational and time management skills- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse range of individuals- Strong attention to detail- Advanced problem-solving and critical thinking skillsEducation:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Previous executive assistant or administrative assistant experience- Knowledge of Wisconsins public and private long-term care human service delivery systems preferred- Demonstrated computer and software skills required; proficiency with MS Office Suite and other software- Ability to multitask, meet multiple deadlines, and prioritize while taking direction from and providing support to multiple people- Willingness to take initiative and exercise good judgment- Ability to maintain confidentiality and operate with discretion Apply via the apply button in the top right hand corner today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      • Madison, Wisconsin
      • Temporary
      • $40.00 - $50.00 per hour
      • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
      Spherion is seeking a Project Manager to join our State of Wisconsin client in the Bureau of Fiscal Accountability and Management (BFAM). As a Project Manager, you will play an important role in the overall coordination and management of enhanced federal funding requests for IT systems projects supporting the Division of Medicaid Services (DMS), Medicaid, and FoodShare programs.This position is responsible for managing the portfolio of IT systems projects Advance Planning Documents (APD) for enhanced federal funding. This requires the ability to work with multiple stakeholders across DMS to pull together project and budget information into APD template documents, as well as develop milestones and timelines for completion.You will also provide strong guidance to DMS program areas on federal APD requirements to ensure compliance and maintain open communication with CMS and FNS on the status of ongoing projects and new APD development. Finally, you will work within BFAM and the DHS Bureau of Fiscal Services (BFS) to track project expenditures vs. APD budgets and ensure continuity of funding by developing APD budget updates for federal review and approval if projections exceed the available budget.Responsibilities:- Coordinate the development and maintenance of Advance Planning Documents (APD) for IT systems enhancement projects to ensure DMS maximizes enhanced federal funding- Manage IT systems project APD budgets- Act as a liaison to DMS program areas and the Bureau of Systems Management to ensure their awareness of the APD process and IT systems project eligibility- Provide expert guidance on federal regulations pertaining to APD funding to ensure complianceWorking hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMSkills:- Skill in organizing complex assignments and coordinating and monitoring the work of different teams- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate accurate and detailed records as it relates to business processes, division-wide solutions, and the impact of management information systems on the programs- Strong problem-solving skills- Effective leadership skills and techniquesEducation:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Bachelors Degree- Certification or training in Project Management methodologies preferred- Experience developing and monitoring project budgets- Experience with reviewing and interpreting state or federal regulations and compliance requirements- Familiarity with IT system projects and the life cycle support of such systems- Extensive knowledge of management concepts and techniques and the ability to navigate and implement complex projects in a large organization- Knowledge of MS Project, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel- Knowledge of research and analysis techniques Apply via the apply button in the top right hand corner today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      Spherion is seeking a Project Manager to join our State of Wisconsin client in the Bureau of Fiscal Accountability and Management (BFAM). As a Project Manager, you will play an important role in the overall coordination and management of enhanced federal funding requests for IT systems projects supporting the Division of Medicaid Services (DMS), Medicaid, and FoodShare programs.This position is responsible for managing the portfolio of IT systems projects Advance Planning Documents (APD) for enhanced federal funding. This requires the ability to work with multiple stakeholders across DMS to pull together project and budget information into APD template documents, as well as develop milestones and timelines for completion.You will also provide strong guidance to DMS program areas on federal APD requirements to ensure compliance and maintain open communication with CMS and FNS on the status of ongoing projects and new APD development. Finally, you will work within BFAM and the DHS Bureau of Fiscal Services (BFS) to track project expenditures vs. APD budgets and ensure continuity of funding by developing APD budget updates for federal review and approval if projections exceed the available budget.Responsibilities:- Coordinate the development and maintenance of Advance Planning Documents (APD) for IT systems enhancement projects to ensure DMS maximizes enhanced federal funding- Manage IT systems project APD budgets- Act as a liaison to DMS program areas and the Bureau of Systems Management to ensure their awareness of the APD process and IT systems project eligibility- Provide expert guidance on federal regulations pertaining to APD funding to ensure complianceWorking hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMSkills:- Skill in organizing complex assignments and coordinating and monitoring the work of different teams- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate accurate and detailed records as it relates to business processes, division-wide solutions, and the impact of management information systems on the programs- Strong problem-solving skills- Effective leadership skills and techniquesEducation:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Bachelors Degree- Certification or training in Project Management methodologies preferred- Experience developing and monitoring project budgets- Experience with reviewing and interpreting state or federal regulations and compliance requirements- Familiarity with IT system projects and the life cycle support of such systems- Extensive knowledge of management concepts and techniques and the ability to navigate and implement complex projects in a large organization- Knowledge of MS Project, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel- Knowledge of research and analysis techniques Apply via the apply button in the top right hand corner today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      • Madison, Wisconsin
      • Temporary
      • $25.00 - $30.00 per hour
      • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
      Fully RemoteMust Reside in WI!Spherion is recruiting a Grant Manager for the Department of Health Services (DHS), Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources (BADR) Office on Aging.The incumbent will act as grant manager for the SHIP Public Health Workforce grant, funded to DHS by the Administration for Community Living, and will assist with administrative duties related to grant management. You will also act as the volunteer program coordinator for the SHIP volunteer program and statewide volunteer needs across a variety of programs, in collaboration with state staff, network partners, and community stakeholders. Duties will include developing resources for recruiting,training, and managing volunteers for statewide Medicare helplines and county and tribal programs that serve people with disabilities and older adults.The Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources aims to recruit volunteers who are representative of Wisconsin's diverse communities, including multilingualvolunteers. The purpose of the SHIP grant is to empower, educate, and assist Medicare beneficiaries, those approaching Medicare eligibility, and their caregivers to make informed health insurance decisions that optimize access to care and benefits through free and unbiased outreach, counseling, and education. Sixty percent of this position will be dedicated to the volunteer program coordination and grantmanagement for SHIP and the remainder will be dedicated to other program areas with BADR. The grant period will run from April 1, 2022, to September 30, 2024.Responsibilities:- Develop resources for partner agencies to recruit, train, and manage volunteers- Manage administrative grant activities- Provide consultation to partner agencies- Utilize data to inform volunteer program developmentWorking hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMSkills:- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills- Considerable writing skills for the preparation of training materials and technical assistance- Considerable skills with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel- Familiarity with social media platformsEducation:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Bachelors Degree- Experience with the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) and Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) grants- Experience working with volunteers and the development of marketing and training and volunteer recruitment materials- Considerable experience with designing and/or leading training- Extensive knowledge of Medicare and related programs- Extensive knowledge of health equity frameworks and strategies to promote health equity- Extensive knowledge of the federal administrative regulations, directives, policies, and guidelines that govern aging and disability programs and the administration of federal funds- Extensive knowledge in project management, data collection, and reporting- Knowledge of the Wisconsin human service delivery system for older adults and adults with disabilities, including Aging and Disability Resources Center, county, and tribal aging units, Independent Living Centers, and the roles and relationships among state agencies, county government agencies, law enforcement, the judicial system, and community service providers- Considerable knowledge and skill in grant management procedures and techniques Apply via the apply button in the top right hand corner today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      Fully RemoteMust Reside in WI!Spherion is recruiting a Grant Manager for the Department of Health Services (DHS), Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources (BADR) Office on Aging.The incumbent will act as grant manager for the SHIP Public Health Workforce grant, funded to DHS by the Administration for Community Living, and will assist with administrative duties related to grant management. You will also act as the volunteer program coordinator for the SHIP volunteer program and statewide volunteer needs across a variety of programs, in collaboration with state staff, network partners, and community stakeholders. Duties will include developing resources for recruiting,training, and managing volunteers for statewide Medicare helplines and county and tribal programs that serve people with disabilities and older adults.The Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources aims to recruit volunteers who are representative of Wisconsin's diverse communities, including multilingualvolunteers. The purpose of the SHIP grant is to empower, educate, and assist Medicare beneficiaries, those approaching Medicare eligibility, and their caregivers to make informed health insurance decisions that optimize access to care and benefits through free and unbiased outreach, counseling, and education. Sixty percent of this position will be dedicated to the volunteer program coordination and grantmanagement for SHIP and the remainder will be dedicated to other program areas with BADR. The grant period will run from April 1, 2022, to September 30, 2024.Responsibilities:- Develop resources for partner agencies to recruit, train, and manage volunteers- Manage administrative grant activities- Provide consultation to partner agencies- Utilize data to inform volunteer program developmentWorking hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMSkills:- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills- Considerable writing skills for the preparation of training materials and technical assistance- Considerable skills with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel- Familiarity with social media platformsEducation:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Bachelors Degree- Experience with the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) and Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) grants- Experience working with volunteers and the development of marketing and training and volunteer recruitment materials- Considerable experience with designing and/or leading training- Extensive knowledge of Medicare and related programs- Extensive knowledge of health equity frameworks and strategies to promote health equity- Extensive knowledge of the federal administrative regulations, directives, policies, and guidelines that govern aging and disability programs and the administration of federal funds- Extensive knowledge in project management, data collection, and reporting- Knowledge of the Wisconsin human service delivery system for older adults and adults with disabilities, including Aging and Disability Resources Center, county, and tribal aging units, Independent Living Centers, and the roles and relationships among state agencies, county government agencies, law enforcement, the judicial system, and community service providers- Considerable knowledge and skill in grant management procedures and techniques Apply via the apply button in the top right hand corner today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      • Madison, Wisconsin
      • Temporary
      • $45.00 - $49.00 per hour
      • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
      Excellent Work-from-Home Opportunity for Job Seekers Local to the Madison, WI Area!Spherion is recruiting a Lead Communications Coordinator! Under the general supervision of the Communications Director, this position will work within the State of Wisconsin Department of Medicaid Services (DMS) for the COVID-19 Unwinding project.Special rules were put into place during the federally declared COVID-19 emergency to prevent people who receive BadgerCare Plus and Medicaid benefits from losing benefits critical to their health. In anticipation of the federal declaration ending in 2022, DMS is preparing to unwind the special rules and resume the normal processes that were in place before COVID-19.Responsibilities:- Managing a complex, multi-faceted communications effort focusing on the accomplishment of component campaigns from inception to completion/publication- Maintaining awareness of all ongoing and upcoming communications work as it relates to efforts to unwind the temporary Medicaid policies that have been in place during the COVID-19 pandemic- Presenting summary information regarding communications plans and schedules in various formats to inform leadership awareness of the status of various efforts: could include a master comms calendar, a compendium of all campaign plans, etc.- Ensuring that communications staff focused on unwinding are clearly tasked and have resources/training/knowledge necessary to complete deliverables in a timely fashion- Serving as the main point of contact for the Communications Director, Communications Manager, and members of the DMS Administrators Office (AO) regarding the communications for the unwinding efforts- Serving as the lead communications representative on high-profile unwinding workgroups to monitor and evaluate the communications needs and provide expertise /support in the development of desired communications- Identifying any issues regarding contradictory information, any scheduling conflicts among various comms initiatives, and any other risks to reaching communications goals- Escalating concerns to leadership when needed- Coordinating across the Division to help ensure the accuracy and quality of all communications- Working in collaboration with the Communications Director, Communications Section Manager, other members of the DMS Communications Team, and contractors from other vendors, to ensure the Divisions communications adhere to Department styles and standards and support the Departments overall communications goals and objectivesWorking hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMSkills:- Ability to use discretion in dealing with confidential communications situations and information- Knowledge of basic grammar, AP style, and spelling, as well as the attention to detail to be able to effectively proofread using that knowledge- Knowledge of effective public relations techniques- Knowledge of Medicaid and/or FoodShare (SNAP) programs and policies- Ability to produce department/division communication for media and public use, including social media- Ability to tailor messages for multiple stakeholder groups, including low literacy/numeracy, and limited English proficiency groupsEducation:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Bachelors degree required- Strong leadership and people skills- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail- Excellent written and oral communication skills- Skill in developing and managing web content using Drupal- Experience with GovDelivery- Experience with managing document review software- Knowledge of communications project planning and concepts including an understanding of the principles and practices of developing timely written communications (memos, reports, brochures, newsletters, e-mail notices, web pages, video presentations, PowerPoint presentations, etc.) that effectively communicate program, policy, and other information to internal and external audiences-Knowledge of communications challenges, as well as techniques and design principles that emphasize accessibility and ease Apply via the apply button in the top right hand corner today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      Excellent Work-from-Home Opportunity for Job Seekers Local to the Madison, WI Area!Spherion is recruiting a Lead Communications Coordinator! Under the general supervision of the Communications Director, this position will work within the State of Wisconsin Department of Medicaid Services (DMS) for the COVID-19 Unwinding project.Special rules were put into place during the federally declared COVID-19 emergency to prevent people who receive BadgerCare Plus and Medicaid benefits from losing benefits critical to their health. In anticipation of the federal declaration ending in 2022, DMS is preparing to unwind the special rules and resume the normal processes that were in place before COVID-19.Responsibilities:- Managing a complex, multi-faceted communications effort focusing on the accomplishment of component campaigns from inception to completion/publication- Maintaining awareness of all ongoing and upcoming communications work as it relates to efforts to unwind the temporary Medicaid policies that have been in place during the COVID-19 pandemic- Presenting summary information regarding communications plans and schedules in various formats to inform leadership awareness of the status of various efforts: could include a master comms calendar, a compendium of all campaign plans, etc.- Ensuring that communications staff focused on unwinding are clearly tasked and have resources/training/knowledge necessary to complete deliverables in a timely fashion- Serving as the main point of contact for the Communications Director, Communications Manager, and members of the DMS Administrators Office (AO) regarding the communications for the unwinding efforts- Serving as the lead communications representative on high-profile unwinding workgroups to monitor and evaluate the communications needs and provide expertise /support in the development of desired communications- Identifying any issues regarding contradictory information, any scheduling conflicts among various comms initiatives, and any other risks to reaching communications goals- Escalating concerns to leadership when needed- Coordinating across the Division to help ensure the accuracy and quality of all communications- Working in collaboration with the Communications Director, Communications Section Manager, other members of the DMS Communications Team, and contractors from other vendors, to ensure the Divisions communications adhere to Department styles and standards and support the Departments overall communications goals and objectivesWorking hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMSkills:- Ability to use discretion in dealing with confidential communications situations and information- Knowledge of basic grammar, AP style, and spelling, as well as the attention to detail to be able to effectively proofread using that knowledge- Knowledge of effective public relations techniques- Knowledge of Medicaid and/or FoodShare (SNAP) programs and policies- Ability to produce department/division communication for media and public use, including social media- Ability to tailor messages for multiple stakeholder groups, including low literacy/numeracy, and limited English proficiency groupsEducation:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Bachelors degree required- Strong leadership and people skills- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail- Excellent written and oral communication skills- Skill in developing and managing web content using Drupal- Experience with GovDelivery- Experience with managing document review software- Knowledge of communications project planning and concepts including an understanding of the principles and practices of developing timely written communications (memos, reports, brochures, newsletters, e-mail notices, web pages, video presentations, PowerPoint presentations, etc.) that effectively communicate program, policy, and other information to internal and external audiences-Knowledge of communications challenges, as well as techniques and design principles that emphasize accessibility and ease Apply via the apply button in the top right hand corner today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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