E-Rate/Medicaid Compliance Program Manager - New York


: $165,260.00 - $165,260.00 /year *

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: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Position Summary: The E-Rate/Medicaid Compliance Program Manager of the Office of Federal and State Regulatory Compliance (OFSRC) provides technical assistance in support of the New York City Department of Education??s (NYCDOE) participation in the federal E-Rate program, operated by the Schools and Library Division (SLD) of the Universal Services Administrative Company (USAC) and overseen by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Medicaid claiming for School Support Health services. The E-Rate program provides eligible schools with discounts for eligible products and services, in an effort to make telecommunications and internet access more affordable. To accomplish this goal, the OFSRC oversees all components of NYCDOE??s participation in the E-Rate program, including promoting and monitoring compliance with all E-Rate program guidelines, applicable federal and state laws pertaining to contracts and procurement, and all DOE local procurement procedures. The E-Rate/Medicaid Compliance Program Manager implements key strategic program initiatives for the Office of Federal and State Regulatory Compliance. This includes the development of work processes designed to support the NYCDOE??s participation in the E-Rate program, including development of the annual application for E-Rate funding, document management, responding to requests for information, invoice review, and project implementation, as well as compliance with Medicaid program claiming requirements. The E-Rate/Medicaid Compliance Program Manager is responsible for developing, monitoring, and reporting on the NYCDOE??S activities in support of its E-Rate applications and Medicaid claims. This work includes regular collaboration with the leaders and deputies of other offices across divisions to advance common goals and objectives. Performs related work. Reports to: E-Rate Compliance Officer, Medicaid Compliance Officer Direct Reports: N/A Key Relationships: Members of the following offices: Office of Capital Grants and Finance, Division of Instructional and Information Technology, Division of Contracts and Purchasing, Office of Medicaid Operations, and Office of Legal Services. Will interface with representatives of the USAC and the FCC. Responsibilities Develops policy solutions that support the NYCDOE??s compliance with E-Rate and Medicaid program rules. In conjunction with E-Rate and Medicaid Compliance Officers, develops, disseminates, and implements policies and procedures to ensure compliance with E-Rate and Medicaid program rules, timely submission of E-Rate applications, and requests for reimbursement. Handles E-Rate and Medicaid compliance, audit, and quality assurance activities as assigned by and in the absence of the Compliance Officers Supports the preparation of E-Rate applications, collection of data, and managing of responses to requests for information. Performs in-depth review of submissions. Prepares compliance reports with data collection, analysis, and interpretation, as well as narrative summaries. Applies an analytical and creative approach to the solving of a wide variety of compliance issues. Interacts and provides information and responses to external entities, including USAC and FCC. Performs high-level analysis of services, evaluates alternatives and makes logical recommendations based on findings, project management procedures and techniques, including the interpretation of work plans and standards. Retrieves, collects and reviews documentation from various databases; reviews and organizes data for regularly scheduled and ad hoc compliance reviews. Makes recommendations and suggests remedies regarding incidences of non-compliance. Actively seeks knowledge of new or more efficient techniques to increase effectiveness of compliance data monitoring and analysis. Stays current on new requirements related to areas of responsibility. Qualification Requirements: Minimum A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two (2) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience. Knowledge of budget, operations, and technology systems. Strong spoken and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to build and cultivate personal relationships, work effectively with diverse groups, and drive agreement in the face of different opinions. Strong problem-solving skills, detail-orientation, and organizational skills, coupled with the ability to balance the big picture with the detailed steps to reach the end goal. Systems thinker with an ability to design disciplined and sustainable processes and systems that produce results. Willingness to work beyond the boundaries of the job description to contribute to a powerful team committed to a new future for urban education. Preferred Master??s degree from an accredited college. Attentive to detail, extremely well organized, able to work under pressure, prioritize work, and drive results under deadlines. Strong analytical and project management skills with solid follow-through. Strong background in program management, including participation in budget planning and policy-making processes. Familiarity with the NYCDOE??s procurement rules and practices and technology needs. Familiarity with the E-Rate and Medicaid program rules and procedures. Internal applicants preferred. Salary: $ 91,404 (Internal candidates who are selected for this position and who currently hold comparable or less senior positions within the DOE will not make less than their current salary.) Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Applications will be accepted until this position is filled. NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. Inquiries regarding compliance with this equal opportunity policy may be directed to: Office of Equal Opportunity, 65 Court Street, Room 1102, Brooklyn, New York 11201, or visit the OEO website at Required Skills Required Experience
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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