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Coordinator, Intergov'l Relations & Policy

Recruitment #121105-UNCE-207


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To apply, please follow the directions below:  


Applications must be received at OKDHS by 5:00 pm of the closing date of this job announcement.  OKDHS application form may be accessed at  Applicants must reference OKDHS announcement number 12-S210U and submit OKDHS application form to:

Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Attn:  HRMD
PO Box 25352
Oklahoma City, OK 73125
Fax:  405-521-6902
Or e-mail to

This position is located at 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd. in Oklahoma City.

Under direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, plans, organizes, coordinates and directs the administration of the Office of Intergovernmental Relations and Policy.

Provides executive -level consultation and guidance to the Director, OKDHS Commission, Senior Executive Staff and Executive Staff and other administrative personnel on legislative and policy issues and concerns;
Directs the development and implementation of goals, policies and procedures for the Office of Intergovernmental Relations and Policy; coordinates the activities of the office to ensure uniform application; coordinates the work of the office with other divisions, offices and units of the Department of Human Services;
Coordinates with OKDHS staff to identify and document OKDHS programs and services requiring the assistance and support of the Legislature and Governor’s Office; coordinates various initiatives, proposals and legislation to the legislative and executive bodies;
Provides management advice and guidance to the Director, Senior Executive Staff, Executive Staff, and other administrative personnel on implementation of statutory changes;
Assists the Chief Administrative Officer, Director, and OKDHS Commission in overall agency administration; ensures that the Office of Intergovernmental Relations and Policy Project’s activities are consistent with agency policy and assist in the achievement of agency-wide goals and objectives;
Ensures compliance with state and federal requirements through:
a.  Implementing and monitoring budget work plans;
b.  Monitoring funding requests;
c.  Monitoring expenditures and program reports to the state and federal governments;
d.  Monitoring contracts for compliance with their terms; and
e.  Monitoring new developments in state and federal statutes and regulations.
Performs related work as required and assigned.

The ability to coordinate multiple priorities across divisional and agency lines;
Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules and regulations and policies relating to administration and programs of human services agencies and of analytical and evaluative methods;
Superior communication skills, both oral and written; a high level of managerial talent and ethical business judgment.

A master’s degree in political science, public or business admin. or related field, SW, psych, sociology, and 8 years of professional level experience in public or business administration, program analysis.  (See complete qualifications on the OKDHS website).

A conditional offer of employment to final candidate will be contingent upon a favorable background check and a substance abuse screening.
Veteran's preference points do not apply to this position.



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