The Virginia office of the Attorney General is seeking a highly qualified community liaison to join its Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and its Programs and Outreach Section. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of time paid off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.
COMMUNITY LIAISON OFFICER (00448) OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY DIVISION
HEALTH CARE FRAUD AND ELDER ABUSE SECTION, MEDICAID FRAUD CONTROL UNIT
EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATION DIVISION
PROGRAMS AND OUTREACH SECTION
DUTIES: The Community Liaison Officer (CLO) is responsible for assisting localities and the citizenry in accessing the resources of the Office of the Attorney General (OAG). The role will develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with a variety of agencies, serve on locally based drug prevention coalitions, attend TRIAD meetings and maintain relationships with the elder community, plan and implement training and presentations, develop tools for local programs, communicate emerging needs and trends back to the OAG, develop and maintain all promotional materials and publications, develop and implement program evaluation tools, write program proposals, work with civic groups, work with smalls businesses and local chamber of commerce organizations, and other duties as assigned. This position will be based in Abingdon, VA.
QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of violence prevention programs and models. Knowledge of criminal justice procedures. Knowledge of assigned territory. Ability to travel throughout rural assigned territory. Ability to travel frequently overnight throughout the State to conferences, trainings, and events. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to use judgment, tact, and discretion. Ability to quickly assimilate oral and written data, to analyze facts, and draw logical conclusions. Ability to provide direction to other team members. Ability to maintain records, and prepare reports and correspondence related to the work. Ability to identify and analyze issues and problems in management and human relations and to recommend and implement solutions. Ability to organize work, establish priorities, and maintain good interpersonal relations and communications with other staff as well as effective working relationships with government officials, vendors, and the public. Ability to maintain favorable public relations. Ability to plan and market events while working with various organizations. Ability to work independently and be a self-starter. Skills of persuasion and consensus building. Computer literacy to include proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and education.
TO APPLY: Please apply on-line at http://jobs.virginia.gov. Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. All applications must be submitted by October 6, 2022.
REASONABLE ACCOMODATION UPON REQUEST