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The Staff Development Specialist is responsible for researching and drafting new and revised policies and procedures. This position is governed by state and federal

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Typical Functions:

Researches, analyzes, and interprets state and federal laws and regulations related to assigned programs. Gathers information from appropriate organizations regarding policy recommendations for change. Makes recommendations for policy development and drafts new policies or revises existing policies based on research and analysis. Coordinates policy revision with appropriate legal counsel prior to implementation. Monitors implementation of policy revisions; maintains policy manuals and other supporting documentation, including official notices and waivers. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of policy development. Knowledge of designated data system functions. Ability to write clearly and concisely. Ability to research, analyze, and evaluate information. Ability to provide technical customer support.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of an associate’s degree in general business or a related field; plus one year of experience in policy or program development or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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