Opportunities At NASHP

Research Analyst
The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) is seeking an individual to join the Policy Team as a Research Analyst. The primary focus of this work will be on emerging state and federal issues including state implementation of the ACA, state policies related to private and public health coverage, and health care cost control. More…

Staff Accountant
Working with the Finance Director, the Staff Accountant is responsible for a wide variety of financial activities ranging from management of month-end close, to the preparation of monthly balance sheets and revenue reconciliations, to tax filings and assistance with the annual audit processes. More…

Opportunities in the States

Technical Assistance Director – Telecommuter – EXEMPT POSITION
Reports to the Executive Director. This position will focus on strategies to build the capacity of members and their partners to innovate and provide technical assistance to rural hospitals, certified rural health clinics, and other safety net providers to improve access to care, quality of care, and the health of rural populations. Responsibilities include direct technical assistance to members, development and oversight of Institutes, data or other services including the use of web-based performance measure tool and the development of toolkits and other resources. More...

Environment: NOSORH is a growing, small staff association dedicated to a mission to promote the capacity of State Offices of Rural Health to improve health care in rural America through leadership development, advocacy, education and partnerships. All staff are required to maintain a professional home or other remote office and to work collegially with every member, staff team member and partners. Travel by air and car is required.

Relationships: Works closely with the Education and Services Director, with multiple members, partners, contractors committees, supports staff to achieve program objectives, builds collegial relationships with all staff, members and partners.

Requirements: This position requires understanding and expertise in the work of the State Offices of Rural Health to provide technical assistance to improve rural health systems and address needs of safety net providers. Candidate must be willing to support the efforts of volunteers, members, other staff and partners. At least 5 years’ experience working in rural health is required, preferably in a State Office of Rural Health, hospital association, Quality Improvement Organization or similar organization. Applicant must have proficiency in data analysis methods, demonstrated track record providing technical assistance, and planning new capacity building services. Excellent written communication and presentation skills are required. Applicant must be willing and able to provide a professional home (or other remote) office including all basic equipment to maintain confidential, professional representation of the organization. Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred. 


  • Works with the Education and Services Director and the Policy Program Monitoring Team contractor to assess and plan services to build capacity of SORH and state partners to improve access to care, quality of care and health of rural populations.
  • Provides direct technical assistance to support SORH members’ TA efforts including assessment of capacity, identification of potential partners, coaching and facilitation.
  • Responsible for the assessment of needs and business plan for the implementation of new Data Institute and new Director Management Institute and associated resources or other Institutes.
  • Works closely with contractors to support efforts of members and others to utilize a web based performance measure tool to document the impact of program efforts; may include study of overall data, growing the number of users and working with an Advisory Committee to ensure ongoing quality of the product.
  • Works with members, committees and contractors to compile resource guides, toolkits, other Institutes or services.   Support NOSORH efforts to support appropriate SORH response to rural communities facing hospital closures, innovation opportunities, population health initiatives and other health care transformation activities.
  • Supports the Policy Program Monitoring efforts of the organizations to identify emerging policy and program issues which may impact rural providers and members and plans education or technical assistance for members and their partners in response to these changes. Coordinates NOSORH, consultant and partners’ efforts to ensure direct technical assistance and training for members.
  • Prepares informative, easy to understand reports for the NOSORH Executive Director, members and Board.
  • Supports the development of effective linkages with other key organizations in meeting the mission of NOSORH through the development of partnership activities which educate and inform state offices of rural health and their state partners.
  • Represent NOSORH at various conferences, meetings and conference calls including ORHP regional calls.
  • Supports the grant writing efforts of the organization.

NOSORH is an equal opportunity employer
Submit letter of interest, resume and list of references to Donna Pfaendtner, Administrator and mail to the address below no later than October 19, 2015 at 5 PM eastern.

Health Policy Analyst
The National Academy of Social Insurance seeks a mid-level Policy Analyst to work on a wide range of social insurance issues involving Medicare, Medicaid, long-term services and supports and health care reform implementation. The analyst provides direct research, program and administrative support to the Vice President for Policy and other Academy members and staff as needed. More...

The Health Policy Analyst is part of an interdisciplinary team that conducts, disseminates, and communicates the Academy’s policy analysis, research, and educational work on health policy issues. The Health Policy Analyst represents NASI at internal and external events and participates in outreach and dissemination of Academy materials with the goal of promoting deeper understanding of Medicare, long-term services and supports and health care reform among policymakers and their staffs, journalists, and the wider public. The Health Policy Analyst conducts and assimilates research and policy analyses related to health policy programs, and is responsible for the management of current grants. In conjunction with other policy staff, the Health Policy Analyst contributes to developing new initiatives and project ideas on Medicare, Medicaid, long-term services and supports, health care reform and other issues.

Responsibilities:  The Health Policy Analyst reports to the Academy’s Vice President for Policy and is involved as follows:

Planning and implementing health policy conferences, events, and meetings:

  • Coordinate the program, speakers and logistics for NASI’s annual conference and for other seminars or events; work closely with the event team to plan and execute the events;
  • Work with the Vice President for Policy to plan, coordinate, and staff relevant Academy committees, including the Health Policy Steering Committee; and
  • Plan and execute briefings and other events for policymakers, journalists, and other audiences to disseminate health policy project results.

Policy education, outreach and dissemination:

  • Provide information, data and resources on U.S. health policy to Congressional staffers, journalists, Academy members, and others who request information;
  • Develop and give presentations on Medicare, Medicaid, long-term supports and services, health care reform and related issues at events, webinars, or classes, as necessary; and
  • Represent the Academy at outside events and build and strengthen relationships and partnerships with relevant organizations.

Grants management:

  • Manage grant budgets for funded projects, including allocating charges to grants, planning and tracking expenditures, and reconciling monthly spending reports with project budgets;
  • Draft and edit grant proposals and reports; develop and hone project ideas; and
  • Track project accomplishments and activities, and produce reports for funders, NASI’s board of directors, and advisory groups.

Provide administrative support for the work of the health policy team:

  • Coordinate reviews, editing, and production of health policy products and publications;
  • Create and maintain project and research files, publications, mailing lists, computer files, and other materials;
  • Prepare PowerPoints and other materials for events and briefings; and
  • Supervise and mentor a health policy summer intern.

Opportunities for growth:
Depending on ongoing projects in health policy, this person may:

  • Analyze health care cost trends, Medicare, Medicaid, long-term supports and services, health care reform policies and proposals;
  • Research, draft, and edit policy briefs, fact sheets, and other materials suited to the target audience, which may include policymakers and their staffs, journalists, and Academy members or other experts; and
  • Produce spreadsheet analyses, tables, and charts, and conduct research for health policy projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, health policy, public policy or a related field with an academic record of achievement.
  • Two year’s work experience with increasing responsibility in policy analysis and project management in health policy areas;
  • Proven organizational skills and excellent communication skills a must;
  • Knowledge of social insurance programs, such as Medicare and other issues, including long-term supports and services and health care reform, desirable;
  • Ability and willingness to perform multiple tasks in a small office environment and work with other members of the Academy’s interdisciplinary staff;
  • Ability and willingness to meet deadlines and to adapt priorities to respond to new opportunities and demands; and
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications, and facility with social media (e.g. Twitter) and/or websites a plus.

Compensation: The salary for this position is commensurate with experience. Generous benefits include employer-paid health insurance, vacation leave, sick leave, and, after one year, retirement plan contributions.

To Apply:  Send cover letter, resume, a writing sample and three references to with the subject line “Health Policy Analyst.” We will accept applications until September 15th, 2015. Applicants are encouraged to apply early, as applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis. No calls please.

The National Academy of Social Insurance is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Academy’s office of 12 staff and volunteers is located in Washington, DC.  

Senior Consultant, State Consulting
The Lewin Group is a premier national health care and human services consulting and policy analysis firm with 45 years of experience finding answers and solving problems for leading organizations in the public, non-profit, and private sectors.More...

Lewin’s strategic and analytical services aim to help clients:

  • Improve policy and expand knowledge of health care and human service systems
  • Enact, run, and evaluate programs to enhance delivery and financing of health care and family services
  • Deal with shifts in health care practice, technology, and regulation
  • Optimize performance, quality, coverage, and health outcomes
  • Create strategies for institutions, communities, associations, foundations, governments, and people to make health care and human services systems more effective


In the wide-ranging field of human services consulting, The Lewin Group provides both depth and breadth of expertise.  Currently, Lewin has more than 250 consultants drawn from industry, government and academia.  They all share a strong commitment to Lewin’s core values of objectivity, integrity, analytical innovation, vision and dedication to client satisfaction.

The Lewin Group’s State Consulting market helps state and local government design, implement, and improve the programs they regulate and administer. Lewin also works with foundations and associations to research and evaluate complex health care and human services needs. By delivering objective, data-driven research, evaluations and, technical assistance including exclusive access to proprietary data sets, Lewin is able to support current program activities, inform future program investments and support strategic decision processes.

The Senior Consultant will direct and manage large projects or a series of smaller projects, ensuring that all projects are conducted with sound methods and techniques. Successful candidates will have significant research experience in the specific content area as well as experience in business development, staff supervision, grant or proposal writing, and program evaluation.

Key Responsibilities May Include:

  • Writing: The ability to rapidly grasp what is required in a response to a proposal, develop an outline that clearly “answers the question”, and write narrative that clearly and concisely addresses that question. Understanding of writing conventions, including use of active voice, avoidance of complex sentences, etc..
  • Staff Oversight: Ability to foster a positive team atmosphere. Provide timely and direct feedback to supervisees in a positive, future-oriented way
  • Project Management: Multiple years of experience running project teams, working under tight timeframes. Ability to lead a team, providing structure where needed and empowering staff to take initiative and ownership of tasks. Ability to use software and other tools to organize project tasks to keep projects on target.
  • Proposal Development/Management: Familiar with the overall proposal development process. Ability to help manage proposals. I anticipate this person receiving Lewin’s version of proposal management training, team-tagging on 1-2 proposals and then managing proposals on their own.
  • Knowledge of Medicaid Program and State Healthcare Systems: Knowledge of Medicaid rules/requirements including eligibility, managed care, etc.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Policy or related field required; Graduate degree strongly preferred.
  • Bachelors with 10+ years of industry experience required; Masters with 7+ years of industry experience
  • 2+ years’ experience supervising direct reports
  • 3+ years’ experience managing mid-large scale projects including but not limited to staff, subcontractors, tasks, timelines etc required
  • 5+ years’ experience with Medicaid program and state healthcare systems. Knowledge of Medicaid rules/requirements including eligibility, managed care, etc.

Director of Research and Analysis
The Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety and Medical Error Reduction (BLC) is seeking a seasoned researcher to steward the Center’s developing program of research and analysis of patient safety in Massachusetts.

Policy Advisor
Iowa Department of Human Services
The DHS Policy Advisor (legislative liaison) is a key member of the agency leadership and serves as the primary contact for DHS public policy. Reporting to the Deputy Director, this position develops the strategy and manages public policy inquiries, promptly communicating General Assembly activity or decisions to DHS leadership, while collaborating with agency management to ensure that policy, procedure, operations and budgetary support are in sync with the legislative intent of the General Assembly.More...

The Policy Advisor provides leadership and direction to support staff to ensure that the agency accurately conveys the public impact of legislative proposals and concepts as well as interrelatedness of issues across DHS programs and services to members of the General Assembly, constituents and the public. This requires knowledge of public policy issues, budget implications, agency operations and the impact on the public.

The Policy Advisor prepares legislative position papers and agency correspondence pertaining to legislation.   The Policy Advisor relates the intent of public policy inquiries and decisions of the General Assembly to DHS administrators so that policy, procedure and operations as well as the budget are constructed and implemented in a manner consistent with the intent of General Assembly. Position will provide agency response to constituent concerns or inquiries made by the State General Assembly or the Congress. Develops and formats the policy adjustment proposals received by The Council on Human Services’ review of the DHS legislative package. Acquires and maintains legislative reference materials and publishes legislative reports.

Located in the Hoover Building of the Capitol Complex, this position will enjoy the many benefits of living in a community that has been identified by Forbes in several categories. Visit to explore the amenities and quality of life that Des Moines offers.

The ideal candidate will possess a law degree and have proven experience developing or creating public policy for a governmental or non-profit entity, or a large complex multi-faceted firm. Candidate must possess a proven ability to comprehend legislation and to effectively communicate legislative intent to a diverse audience, and build relationships both internal and external to the organization.

Salary commensurate with education and experience: $63, 400 – $ 97,572

For consideration, please forward cover letter, resume or vita to:                                AA/EEO

Director of Innovation Center
Health Research, Inc. is a private, not-for-profit, corporation.  Established in 1953, the Corporation’s primary purpose is to provide a vehicle to effectively solicit, accept and extend the research functions and programs of the New York State Department of Health, Roswell Park Cancer Institute and other clients, both public and private. More...

The Director, Innovation Center will be responsible for directing all aspects of the Innovation Center, a newly developed Office responsible for implementation, oversight, management and evaluation of the State Health Innovation Plan (SHIP) and to oversee the recently awarded $100M State Innovation Model (SIM) Testing grant. Specific responsibilities will include: oversight of management and implementation of the SIM workgroups, operational plan projects and initiatives; leading the development and modification of NYS policies as needed to assure achievement of SIM grant deliverables consistent with the Innovation Model Testing grant; directing the administration and financial oversight of the SIM/Innovation Center; and oversight and management of the SIM governance structure including an overarching Health Innovation Council and multiple workgroups specializing in access to care without disparity, health delivery system transformation including integrated care delivery, workforce policy to support SIM goals and objectives, and the promotion of health information technology, transparency and evaluation to assure that goals and objectives are met in a timely manner.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Business or other relevant degree, along with 10 years of experience in a health delivery system, program or organization.

Preferred Qualifications:
Direct experience working in a health care delivery system (or practice) implementing new or innovative care and/or payment models. Experience with new models for primary care delivery, health policy development, analysis and evaluation, health reimbursement strategies, health workforce policies, evolving health information technologies and the use of metrics to evaluate progress towards improving health, health care and costs.

To apply, please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method): or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway – Suite 560, Menands, NY 12204-2719. Please include reference code 2015-2977 on the envelope.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

Policy Analyst
The Long-Term Quality Alliance (LTQA) is seeking an experienced policy analyst with interest and a background in Medicare, Medicaid and long-term services and supports policy. The policy analyst reports to the Executive Director and has responsibility for research, policy analysis, program development, and program operations for the Alliance.More...

Long-Term Quality Alliance (LTQA)

LTQA is an alliance of organizations aimed at improving outcomes and quality of life for persons and their families who are managing functional limitations due to chronic health conditions. It is the only national alliance that draws member organizations from the full range of health care and social services delivery systems involved in provision, administration, innovation, policymaking, and advocacy for quality long-term services and supports (LTSS).

Organizations come together in the Alliance to share knowledge and experience needed to advance development and continuous improvement of high-quality systems of integrated, person- and family-centered LTSS. The Alliance serves as a convener of disparate private-sector and governmental organizations, with an eye to identifying and resolving the most significant challenges and advancing the replication of successful models that demonstrate the potential for more widespread adoption of person-centered LTSS integration.

The work of the Alliance includes sponsoring and conducting research, preparing background and briefing materials, convening working groups, and organizing forums, meetings and conferences.

More information on the Alliance can be found at

Job Description – Policy Analyst
The Policy Analyst reports to the Executive Director and has responsibility for research, policy analysis, program development and program operations for the Alliance.

The Policy Analyst will work with the Executive Director in:

  • Developing and executing the research and program agenda
  • Researching and preparing background and briefing materials and other publications
  • Organizing and managing member meetings, conferences and other events
  • Managing member communications and managing member development
  • Managing public communication through website, social media, and publications

Applicants for the Policy Analyst position should have an advanced degree in public policy, social policy, health policy, social work, nursing or a related field and 2 or more years of experience in a public or private-sector policy-related organization.   Applicants should have an interest in aging and disability, or long-term services and support, and should have some experience in these areas.

Applicants should have the ability to work collaboratively in a team and be comfortable in a small office setting.   They should have high-level communications skills and experience with research and report writing.   They should work comfortably with conventional office software in managing membership, meetings, conference calls, and a website

Application Process
To apply, send an e-mail with a brief cover letter detailing your qualifications, a resume, and your compensation requirements to Larry Atkins at

Project Manager
New York State’s health safety net system is undergoing an exciting transformation – one that has the promise of providing better care, using new strategies that will keep people healthy and changing the finance system to focus on value. You can be an important part of that change. More...

Lutheran Medical Center, in partnership with NYU Langone Medical Center, has organized the Brooklyn Bridges Performing Provider System (BB PPS), a coalition designed to serve the diverse health needs of the Brooklyn community. Brooklyn Bridges PPS is seeking a experienced Project Managers to support the PPS’s fast-paced planning process. These Project Managers will be part of the DSRIP Project Management Office (PMO), headed by an Executive Director, and will be joining a team of outstanding professionals dedicated to bringing to life our vision of a tightly knit, diverse set of health and social service providers working together using innovative programs, partnerships and information technology to improve the health of more than 100,000 patients and our community.

The Project Managers will work with a range of BB PPS leaders and community members to help organize various programs and ensure key milestones are met and deliverables are produced within set timelines. These professionals will coordinate with other central service functional areas, including care management, partner relations, finance, and IT. The BB PPS Project Managers will need to have or develop expertise in DSRIP, the Brooklyn marketplace and the BB PPS DSRIP commitments, as well as expertise in project management methodology, tools and processes. Each Project Manager will focus on one of three areas: Reporting and Accountability, Clinical Project Implementation, or DSRIP Governance and Administration. Detailed job responsibilities and qualifications are listed below.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support day-to-day PMO operations to facilitate timely and effective completion of deliverables required as part of the DSRIP Project Plan Application (e.g., projects must meet scope and quality requirements)
  • Develop templates and tools to track project progress, drive decision making, and facilitate communication across committees, work groups, and BB PPS members. Tools may include status reports, dashboards, issue tracking and resolution lists, databases, distribution lists, and meeting facilitation materials
  • Maintain and update work plans, track progress against plans, and identify risks to successful project completion
  • Brief PMO, Committees, Work Groups and members on BB PPS progress at regular intervals
  • Monitor developments in State-released guidance and ensure that guidance is reflected in work products
  • Coordinate public meetings and outreach to project partners and stakeholders
  • Facilitate Committee and Work Group meetings; drive decision making among Committee and Work Group members
  • Assist in development of Committee and Work Group meeting materials and summaries
  • Ensure that Committee and Work Groups stay on task and effectively meet work plans and project goals


  • Graduate Degree or equivalent in public policy, business administration, health administration, and other degrees relevant to job description
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in project management, strategy, business, or other related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a variety of settings and media
  • Self-motivated and directed. Must be able to work both independently and collaboratively with others in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to handle complex, ambiguous, and changing tasks and environments
  • Experience working collaboratively and cooperatively with diverse groups
  • Highly organized and proven track record of communicating effectively to meet client and team needs
  • Excellent attention to detail

Send resume to:

Medicaid Director Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
Investigate this exceptional opportunity to combine vision and practicality in shaping the future of health care for over 3 million lives in a large, diverse state. More...

The State of Illinois is offering a high level leadership opportunity in the Department of Healthcare and Family Services.  HFS is the single state Medicaid and CHIP agency providing insurance to our most vulnerable and needy citizens.  As the Administrator of Medical Programs, you will report to the Cabinet Director, lead operations of the $20 billion Medicaid program, and join an impactful team of professionals providing new and creative solutions in the reform of Medicaid and the implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act.

In this position you will be responsible for:

  • Leading and team building a staff of about 700, as well as across other related government entities and health care providers;
  • Organizing, directing, and coordinating all activities from claims payment to policy development for the largest health insurer in the state;
  • Implement a new Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS), which processes more than 2.7 million medical claims each month.

You must have the following qualifications or experience:

  • Five to ten years of progressive management experience, preferably in a state Medicaid program, private health insurance program, government agency, or research institution.
  • A bachelor’s degree and preferably an advanced degree in health care administration or business.
  • Significant knowledge of Medicaid policies.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.  Prefer previous experience communicating with high level government officials or an active Board.
  • Proven track record in team building on large, important projects.
  • The ability to travel.

The position is headquartered in Springfield.

HFS is an equal opportunity employer.

HFS invites applications from qualified individuals wanting to participate in a dynamic healthcare transformation initiative.  We will respond to your inquiry if you are qualified and will move quickly to facilitate the hiring process.  Please send your resume to

Health Care Data Analyst
The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. This position is located in Minnesota’s great capital city, St. Paul.More...

The State of Minnesota offers employees subsidies for public transportation allowing for convenient and easy access to commute to work. Ride the new METRO “Green Line” Light Rail Train to work! The 10th Street Station is located close by.

These positions are members of the Data Analysis Team which is collectively responsible for analyzing health care data for purposes such as estimating the need for health care services, evaluating and improving payment methodologies, estimating the impact of changes in delivery and payment systems, and measuring health care outcomes. Members of the team interpret data and study results to inform management of possible policy and program changes and execute highly technical analyses necessary to support management decisions and strategic planning for program outcomes and cost analyses. Members of the team also provide technical direction and consultation to management and staff and represent the Division on planning teams charged with collection and dissemination of information related to the above activities.

These positions are responsible for core data analyst functions such as responding to requests for complex data extraction and analytics, producing and interpreting data summaries and reports, interfacing with internal and external customers, participating on and leading cross-functional project teams, supporting various research projects within the Division, maintaining subject matter expertise in select aspects of DHS data and data systems, and participating in special projects as needed. There also is an expectation that Data Analysts will be an active participant in team, section and division-level functions such as planning, process improvement and documentation efforts, and quality improvement efforts. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting internal and external customers with defining data needs, accessing DHS data using complex queries, and transforming data into useful forms using state-of-the-art tools and rigorous methodologies.
  • Performing high-quality data analysis and interpretation in order to distill useful information from the data and presenting that information in a customer-friendly format.
  • Providing technical consultation to management and staff within the organization. Participating on and leading cross-functional and cross-organizational project teams working on defining data needs and designing solutions. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1 year of experience in SAS and/or SQL programming.
  • 1 year of experience with relational databases and/or data warehouse environments.
  • Extensive knowledge of and demonstrated experience with data extraction, data manipulation, data transformation and interpretation.
  • Ability to work effectively with staff at all levels within and outside of the organization, and have excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in the health or social sciences or related discipline.
  • 2 years of experience in SAS and/or SQL programming.
  • Experience with SAS Business Intelligence software suite.
  • Experience working in health services research or health care policy.
  • Experience working with health care data systems, such as claims data or electronic health records.
  • Experience with project management, technical and non-technical report writing, and oral presentation of analysis and results.
  • Experience with DHS data and data systems including MMIS and MAXIS.
  • Knowledge of Minnesota public health care programs, including coverage policy and purchasing strategies.


Interested candidates must apply online through the State of Minnesota Careers website, which is the state’s official application and hiring site. See instructions below on how to submit your resume and application. For assistance with this process, contact the Website Helpdesk at 651-259-3637 or Please be sure to apply at your earliest convenience before the posting closes at MIDNIGHT on Wednesday, July 29th, 2015.

  1. Go to
  2. Select “Applicant Help”
  3. Click “Apply for Jobs” to create an account and submit your resume
  4. Apply for job posting number: 15DHS000690

(NOTE: the classification for this position is Agency Policy Specialist)

$53,641 – $79,754 annually
** This posting will be used to fill 2 positions ***


If you have questions, please contact:

Pam Hughes
Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 651-431-3281

DHS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, veteran friendly employer. DHS is committed to ensuring culturally responsive services and recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential. To build a diverse workforce DHS strongly encourages individuals with disabilities, people of color, Native Americans and veterans to apply.