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Planner Principal State
AFTON MN 55001
Category: Other
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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Planner Principal State
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# Job Summary
The budget and policy analyst position at the Minnesota Department of Health is an opportunity to develop and use a broad public health skill set. The incumbent will manage reoccurring projects, analyze fiscal data and legislative language, and complete special projects and studies. The ability to quickly analyze complex information and present findings succinctly and accurately are a must. The incumbent will contribute to the department's vision of health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy. The person in this position will work in the Department of Health's Budget Office and report to the Budget Director, but the person will collaborate with cross-discipline teams at the department that consist of public health program managers, scientific experts, financial analysts, legislative liaisons, communication officers and executive office staff.
## Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and five years of related experience leading or supporting large-scale/complex implementation of business process analysis and improvement projects.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of research and analysis techniques sufficient to formulate study design and methodology and to coordinate and direct work of consultants and interdisciplinary task forces.
Ability to query and analyze information from financial databases.
Ability to review and evaluate technical reports and planning documents.
Ability to identify and evaluate information/data and develop policy and program management recommendations.
Ability to conceptualize alternative solutions to complex issues and convey them to diverse audiences.
Ability to write, edit and organize material from diverse sources to prepare comprehensive plans.
Ability to communicate oral and written presentations for use within and outside the department.
Ability to develop techniques and procedures to accomplish goals and objectives.
Ability to design and direct implementation of work plans for major studies.
Ability to organize and lead diverse internal/external stakeholder teams.
## Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree in public health, public policy, health policy analysis, public administration, political science or a related field.
Ability to use SharePoint to manage projects and documents results.
Experience using spreadsheets and data analysis sofware to describe characteristics and predict outcomes.
Skilled in data visualization techniquest to communicate information in tables, charts and graphs.
Experience that includes strategic planning, policy analysis, budgeting, project management and monitoring legislation.
Experience or knowledge about monitoring and evaluating public health programs.
Knowlege of public health programs and health equity issues in Minnesota.
Knowledgeable about the Minnesota state legislative process.
## Additional Requirements
This position requires successful completion of the following:
Must successfully pass a background check.
Application Details
## Why Work For Us
Come work for one of the best public health systems in the nation and you will contribute to our mission to protect, maintain and improve the health of all Minnesotans. We are working hard to achieve our vision for health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy. Our collaborative, mission-driven work environment is a major factor in promoting a high level of employee health awareness, employer longevity and job satisfaction.
We offer a competitive benefits package including employee and family health and dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, health promotion programs, pre-tax benefits, vacation leave, sick leave, paid holidays, deferred compensation, retirement benefits, and more!
## How to Apply
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## Contact
If you have questions about the position, contact Sean Early at or 651/201-4889.
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The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email Please indicate what assistance you need.
*Job Title:* Planner Principal State
*Location:* St. Paul
*Job ID:* 21559
*Regular/Temporary:* Unlimited
*Full/Part Time:* Full-Time
*Who May Apply:* This vacancy is open for bids and for all qualified job seekers simultaneously. Bidders will be considered through 4/23/2018.
*Date Posted:* 4/16/2018
*Closing Date:* 5/7/2018
*Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit:* Minnesota Department of Health (MDH
*Hiring Agency:* Minnesota Department of Health (MDH
*Division/Unit:* Financial Management/Budget Office
*Work Shift:* Day Shift/8:00am - 4:30pm
*Work Hours:* Day Shift/8:00am - 4:30pm
*Work Shift/Work Hours:* Day Shift/8:00am - 4:30pm
*Days of Work:* Monday - Friday
*Travel Required:* No
*Salary Range:* $25.22 - $37.16/hourly; $52,659 - $77,590/annually
*Job Class Option:* Fiscal Management
*Classified Status:* Classified
*Bargaining Unit/Union:* 214 - Professional Employees (MAPE)
*Job Class:* Planner Principal State
*Working Title:* Budget and Policy Analyst

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