NASWA Integrity Center BPC Subject Matter Expert
The Unemployment Insurance Integrity Center (Center) operates in partnership with the US-DOL Office of Unemployment Insurance, NASWA and the New York State Department of Labor to provide innovative tools, training and support to state’s in their effort to reduce improper payments and combat unemployment insurance fraud. The Center is tasked with developing a portal for data exchange and claimant cross-matching efforts, a training academy for BPC and Unemployment Insurance (UI) data staff, implementing data analytics into states investigation efforts and creating model BPC operational plans.
The UISME - BPC provides comprehensive support with respect to state level BPC operations and policy as part of the incumbent’s collaborative support to the Center effort. The UISME-BPC’s general responsibilities include participating in the implementation and delivery of tasks associated with NASWA’s role in this effort. The UISME-BPC will participate in both high level and detailed project planning, content strategy, and will be an overall resource for the Center, Staff, and Stakeholders throughout the duration of the project. The UISME-BPC will team with other UISME’s to deliver Instructor Led Training as part of the UI Training Academy curriculum. The UISME-BPC will be responsible for managing and delivering certain tasks or sub-tasks within the project plan that relate to the overall deliverables.
Provide high-level and collaborative support:
- Utilize knowledge and experience in BPC operations to contribute to the overall effort to provide useful tools for State UI/BPC operations.
- Participate in meetings and conference calls with Integrity Center staff and offer guidance and suggestions on project efforts.
- Develop working relationships with State BPC leaders, UI Directors, Integrity Center staff and project stakeholders.
- Serve as a BPC operational and policy expert to deliver training to state staff.
Participate in detailed project planning, implementation and content strategy:
- Provide guidance on the best methods for implementing the various tools made available by the Integrity Center.
- Participate in strategy discussion as they relate to project deliverables with an emphasis on ensuring practicality and usefulness to state operations.
- Take ownership of assigned tasks and ensure that the end product is delivered in accordance with requirements and timelines.
Bachelor degree from an accredited four-year college or university
DESIRED EXPERIENCE, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Significant experience in the operations/management of a State BPC operations;
- Experience developing and providing training on UI BPC operations especially focused on overpayment/fraud detection and recovery;
- Proven ability to work independently;
- Proficient with Microsoft office products, particularly Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook;
- Strong writing skills, fluency in English, ability to apply rules of composition and grammar;
- Competent in basic mathematics and statistics;
- Skilled at listening, reading, managing time, learning, identifying & solving problems, and perceiving business and social situations;
- Strong interpersonal, planning, and organizational skills;
- Ability to set and adjust priorities for competing tasks under the guidance of the Project Director or Project Manager to perform multiple tasks simultaneously while adhering to deadlines;
- Professional demeanor toward colleagues, project stakeholders and Association members;
- Possess strong oral and written communication abilities; and
- Reliable, responsible, composed, honest, ethical, tolerant of differences, willing to change.
NASWA provides health care, vision, dental and life insurance and other fringe benefits including a 401k, funds for Metro and MARC transportation (for Washington D.C. based employees), paid holidays, accrued vacation and sick leave, and travel reimbursement. The annual salary for this position is $60,000-$85,000 depending on experience.
Work Location and Travel
The Integrity Center is a virtual organization and this position will work remotely from home. Travel for this position could be up to five working days per quarter with the potential for travel of up to 8 days per month during critical periods of the project. Travel for the ILT sessions usually lasting 4-5 days, could occur 6-8 time per year as part of the prior mentioned 8 days/month.
Interested applicants should submit a detailed resume, a letter of interest that describes how the applicant meets the experience, knowledge and skills above, and a narrative document (no more than two double spaced typed pages) describing the applicant’s history and involvement in the UI program.
Application materials should be submitted by Friday, March 17, 2017 via email to:
Randy Gillespie, Project Director
444 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 142
Washington, DC 20001