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Program Specialist VI-Experienced

Austin, TX 78701

Employment Type: Contract Job Number: LD16577191 Pay Rate: $47.24 / hour

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Program Specialist VI will function as a Data Sharing Specialist under the Data Governance Program. This position works under the minimal supervision of the Data Governance Director and will work on all aspects of data sharing. This includes developing, implementing, and conducting process improvement on the data sharing policy and procedure and associated workflows. This position will be responsible for developing and implementing a standardized data request and review process and will track and route all data requests as well as assist in fulfillment of approved data requests. This position will also be responsible for developing and implementing policies and procedures associated with posting data visualizations to Texas Health Data as well as posting data sets to the Open Data Portal. This position will be involved with developing training and outreach communications related to these data sharing activities. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Please copy and paste here if on another document): Knowledge of state and federal laws related to the use of public health data and confidential information Skill in identifying measures or indicators of program performance Skill in use of a computer and the Office suite of applications Skill in developing and maintaining dashboards for providing status updates Skill in developing and maintaining tracking mechanisms for a large number of work products Skill in use of Tableau and Smartsheets (preferred but not required) Skill in reviewing documents with a high-level attention to detail Skill in obtaining feedback to implement process evaluation and process improvement Ability to gather, assemble, correlate, and analyze facts to develop solutions for problem Ability to develop, evaluate, and interpret policies and procedures Ability to develop and maintain training materials. 

Required Skill Sets:

  • ability to write, for example drafting policies and procedures, communications, website/SharePoint content
  • ability to think through scenarios to develop workflows for policies and procedures, and conduct process improvement on those
  • ability to conduct meeting logistics, such as meeting invites, preparing agendas and slide decks, encouraging discussion, preparing meeting notes
  • ability to communicate and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders
  • ability to use plain language in providing communications, including responding to questions and assisting with training
  • high level of attention to detail
  • ability to serve as a liaison between internal and external stakeholders, program staff, and information technology partners
  • ability to summarize information for executive reporting

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $47.24 per hour

Expected hours: No more than 40 per week


  • 401(k)
  • 403(b)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends


  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Austin, TX: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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