Technical Project Specialist III

Lexington, KY
Aug 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

This position is located in Frankfort, Kentucky and is a research contract with the KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) designed to support program evaluation research and improving the effectiveness, economy, and the quality of services delivered to Medicaid beneficiaries. It also establishes the baseline member characteristics and an evaluation tool for Kentucky Medicaid's forthcoming 1115 waiver. The Kentucky Department of Medicaid Services (DMS) is embarking on a major demonstration, using an 1115 waiver issued by the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) to address the health care needs of 'able bodied adults' enrolled in Medicaid. There is an urgent need to research and characterize the impacted population, including their age, gender, household status, education, work status, income, recent medical claims, residential location, and associated managed care organization.

This position will serve as a project manager for the technical and analytical expertise on the identification, migration, and integration of multiple data sets into a data warehouse which is required to address the 1115 waiver requirements.

Job Title
Technical Project Specialist III

Requisition Number

Working Title
Project Manager III

Department Name

Work Location
Frankfort, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time.


Monday - Friday.


Project Management Certification perferred, Microsoft Project, clarity, or other PM tool experience.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

At least 5 years of project management experience is preferred. Driver's license preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the answer that best describes your employment experience in project management.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * Do you have paid employment experience working with other staff members to define project requirements and create project goals and timeline?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Describe a time when you worked on multiple projects to ensure contract requirements were met.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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