Job Location: Denver, CO
Open to current Colorado residents only.
Review New COVID Compliance in the Conditions of Employment – Effective September
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Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including a PERA Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan www.copera.org plus 401(k) and 457 plans
Medical and dental health plans
Employer supplemented Health Savings Account
Paid life insurance
Short- and long-term disability coverage
10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave
BenefitHub state employee discount program
Employee Wellness program MotivateMe
Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, work from home options, training and more
- Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more
We believe in a people-first approach: To serve the people of Colorado, we develop a culture and work environment that creates an energized, inspired, and healthy team capable of giving their best to Coloradans.
Balance creates quality of life: We want our team to be resilient through a supportive workplace that values flexibility, health and wellness, and employee engagement.
We hold ourselves accountable: We take responsibility through our actions, programs, and results for the state of health and human services in Colorado.
Transparency matters: We are open and honest with employees, our partners, the Coloradans we serve, and the public.
We are ethical: We abide by what is best for those we serve by doing what is right, not what is easy.
Collaboration helps us rise together: We work together with all partners, employees, and clients to achieve the best outcomes for Coloradans.
We are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and providing culturally responsive programs and services. Therefore, we encourage responses from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.
The Performance Management Division has newly created mission, vision, and values:
Achieve alignment across the Department’s priorities
Harness the power of modern, data-driven tools
Create a safe space for innovative and collaborative problem-solving
As part of the Performance Management Team, the Performance Analyst:
- Aids in the delivery of the performance management and strategic planning activities, including preparation for performance management strategy meetings,
- Collaborates with Division staff pre- and post-strategy meetings
- Aids in research efforts for the identification of best practices and opportunities for performance improvement.
- Serves as a support for the implementation of strategic planning efforts across the Department.
- Serves as the staff authority and subject matter expert for CDHS’s performance improvement and strategic planning implementation efforts in the program area of the Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) and respective divisions or Administrative Solutions (AS) and respective divisions, including Human Resources.
- Serves as the Department’s performance improvement expert for OBH or AS.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Public Administration, Business Administration, Social Sciences (e.g., Social Work, Sociology), Criminal Justice, or a closely related field of study related to the work assignment.
Three years of professional experience using and analyzing quantitative and qualitative performance data and performance improvement strategies to improve outcomes and meet goals.
Additional appropriate education will substitute for the experience requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Additional appropriate experience will substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Employment history is calculated on a full-time basis (40/hrs per week). Part-time employment is calculated on a pro-rated basis to determine qualifications. Be sure your application specifically addresses your qualifications, experience, work products, and accomplishments as they relate to the position and minimum requirements.
- Ability to develop, implement, and/or monitor strategic plan objectives and initiatives.
- Ability to use performance data and performance improvement strategies to improve outcomes and meet goals.
- Ability to conduct a comprehensive review and analysis of all factors affecting a performance measure, including qualitative and quantitative data, data entry, queries, and related policies and procedures.
- Ability to derive logical conclusions from available information, utilizing a combination of judgment and formal guidance, in order to determine if departmental objectives have been met.
- Experience synthesizing and delivering complex information for use at the executive and senior management level.
- Ability to analyze multiple sources of information to increase performance.
- Ability to effectively communicate in both written and oral format.
- Ability to create recommendations for the graphic presentation of performance data.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, specifically PowerPoint and Excel, and G Suite including Gmail, Hangouts, Calendar, and Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms.
- Experience with Tableau.
- Experience in a complex human services environment.
- A graduate level degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Sciences (e.g. Social Work, Sociology), Criminal Justice, or a closely related field.
- Experience managing projects.
Conditions of Employment
- Standard background check required.
- Travel is required throughout the state for meetings and trainings.
- Former State employees who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on the application and provide an explanation why the prior termination or resignation should not disqualify the applicant from the current position. Absent extraordinary circumstances, prior disciplinary termination or resignation in lieu of termination will disqualify the applicant from future State employment with CDHS.
Effective September 20, 2021, employees will be required to attest to and verify whether or not they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Employees who have not been fully vaccinated may be required to submit to serial testing in the future. Upon hire, new employees will have thirty (30) business days to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination. Vaccinated employees must provide proof of vaccination.
Note: Fully Vaccinated means two (2) weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series of the COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two (2) weeks after the single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, as defined by the most recent State of Colorado’s Public Health Order and current guidance issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.
For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board; go to spb.colorado.gov; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance at (303) 866-3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at spb.colorado.gov under Rules.
Applicants are required to attach a copy of their transcripts to their application.
Please note that ONLY your State of Colorado job application will be reviewed during the initial screening; if you submit a resume and cover letter, they will be reviewed in later stages of the selection process. Therefore, it is paramount that you clearly describe all of your relevant experience on the application itself. Applications left blank or marked “SEE RESUME” will not be considered.
Your application will be reviewed against the minimum qualifications for the position. If your application demonstrates that you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be invited to the comparative analysis process, which is described below.
Note: Current and former employees (transfers, voluntary demotions and reinstatements) are required to apply and participate in the comparative analysis process.
Former State employees who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on the application and provide an explanation why the prior termination or resignation should not disqualify the applicant from the current position. Absent extraordinary circumstances, prior disciplinary termination or resignation in lieu of termination will disqualify the applicant from future State employment with CDHS.
Comparative Analysis Process
The comparative analysis process for this position may consist of a structured application review, and a structured interview depending on the number of qualified applicants.
For recruiting questions, please contact [email protected]
The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.
CDHS is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Nancy Schmelzer, at [email protected] or call 1-800-929-0791.
Toll Free Applicant Technical Support: If you experience technical difficulty with the NEOGOV system (e.g. uploading or attaching documents to your online application) call NEOGOV technical support at 855-524-5627 Mon-Fri between 6 am and 6 pm (Pacific Time). Helpful hints: if you are having difficulty uploading or attaching documents to your application first- ensure your documents are PDF or Microsoft Word files, and second, close the document before you attempt to upload (attach) it.
~THE STATE OF COLORADO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER~