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Workers' Compensation Claims Supervisor

Workers' Compensation Claims Supervisor Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified candidate for its Workers' Compensation Claims Supervisor position. This position is responsible for the management of the TAC Risk Management Pool's Workers' Compensation claims functions, including supervision of the Pool's third-party administrator and communication with Pool members. The qualified candidate will have experience monitoring the performance of a third-party administrator, requests related to settlement, vendor usage, billing review and approval and expense increases. This person is responsible for the general oversight and management of the TAC Risk Management Pool's workers' compensation program including third-party claims administration, cost containment, utilization review and other claims-related services.
 
The appropriate candidate will have experience with the laws and rules governing Texas workers' compensation and be able to monitor overall program performance, review and analyze claim and payment data to identify trends and make recommendations for improvement. The candidate will be required to work closely with risk control and risk management consultants to help identify and develop training and safety initiatives for Pool members. This position regularly responds to member inquiries related to workers' compensation regulation and claims handling and must be able to provide assistance with required forms and notices, the claims filing process and the Pool's panel of contracted healthcare providers.
 
Experience or familiarity with county government or political subdivisions preferred. Some travel is required to represent the Pool at conferences, claims reviews and member training opportunities. Position may be required to attend administrative hearings, mediation or county commissioners' court.
 
Experience / Education Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or at least seven years equivalent workers' compensation claims handling experience is required.
  • Texas Workers' Compensation Adjuster's License required; all-lines adjuster license preferred.
  • Associate in Claims or Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter preferred.
Other Skills & Abilities
  • Position requires excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons from varying economic, educational, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Position requires a high degree of professionalism in representing TAC in significant contacts with elected officials, members, and others.
  • Position requires proficiency in the use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including, but not limited to: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and SharePoint. Must be able to use Adobe Acrobat. Must have or develop proficiency in department's risk information management system software.
  • Excellent time management and record keeping required.
  • Must function independently with minimal supervision.
  • Required to maintain current understanding of Texas workers' compensation law and regulations, including subrogation.
  • Valid Texas driver's license and good driving record required.
 

Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to . No phone calls, please. 


County Magazine Managing Editor

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for the County Magazine Managing Editor position. Candidate must have a minimum of five years’ experience in writing for a newspaper, magazine, or other time-sensitive publication, including magazine-style and feature-length articles. Previous experience serving as a magazine editor including pagination, design and developing overall flow of a publication. Primary responsibilities is the overall development of County magazine (print and online). This position works with TAC Editorial Board and staff to develop original content. Responsible for establishing timelines and maintaining deadlines. Direct activities of outside graphic designers, printer contractors, and freelance writers. All work performed is in accordance with TAC’s brand and style. The position works with department staff and external customers to manage communications projects as assigned.

Skills and experience needed include:
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic and educational backgrounds;
  • High degree of professionalism in representing TAC in significant contacts with elected officials and members; 
  • Proficiency in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and Adobe Pro;
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple communications projects at once to meet tight deadlines;
  • Experience in usability and user-centered web design;
  • Experience with an online magazine including loading content on a SharePoint platform a plus;
  • Strategic communications skills;
  • Ability to collaborate with designers and other Communications Department members to develop communications products;
  • Must function independently with minimal supervision;
  • Excellent time management and record keeping required;
  • Competency with photographic equipment and photography skills preferred.

Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to . No phone calls, please. 


Communications Operations Manager

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for the Communications Operations Manager position. Candidate must have a minimum of five years’ in managing the operations of communications-related division or similar organization. This position coordinates efficient operations of the Communications Division to successful and timely project completion. Collaborate with division staff, other internal and external customers and external vendors to identify need and coordinate the planning, organizing and resources of Communications Division projects to timely meet specific project goals and objectives. All work performed is in accordance with TAC’s brand and style guide. The position works with department staff, internal and external customers and vendors to manage communications projects as assigned.

Skills and experience needed include:
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic and educational backgrounds;
  • High degree of professionalism in representing TAC in significant contacts with elected officials and members;
  • Experience managing high volume and variety of communication projects at once to meet tight deadlines;
  • Ability to collaborate with customer, Communications Department members and vendors to manage communications products;
  • Experience in trafficking of communication jobs and knowledge of project phases from initial concept to completion required.

Proficiency in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Adobe Pro. Experience with relational databases required, iMIS preferred. Knowledge of SharePoint 2010 preferred. Knowledge of project management systems (Workgroups preferred).

  • Strategic communications skills;
  • Must function independently with minimal supervision;
  • Excellent time management and record keeping required.
Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to . No phone calls, please.

Project Manager

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person with a minimum of five years' experience in managing projects for adult education programs. Primary responsibilities are professional management of TAC and TAC-affiliate sponsored educational programs, conferences and other events. The position will work with Education Services customers to manage all aspects of programs including the planning, marketing, production and evaluation of assigned TAC Education programs and its affiliate organization conferences. Manage administration of programs, conferences and events in collaboration with TAC staff, event planning committees, and conference coordinators. Develop program curriculum, agendas, marketing materials and coordinate the selection of faculty in consultation with others. Position requires excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic and educational backgrounds. The position also requires a high degree of professionalism in representing TAC in significant contacts with elected officials, members of state governmental offices and members. Knowledge and ability to learn audio visual equipment required. Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and have excellent time management. CMP preferred. Travel required.

Please send cover letter with salary requirement and resume to . No phone calls, please.


Project Coordinator

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person with a minimum of five years’ experience in coordinating projects for adult education programs. Primary responsibilities are providing professional and timely customer service support to TAC’s Education Services customers. The position will work with Education Services customers to coordinate the planning, marketing, production and evaluation of assigned TAC Education programs and its affiliate organization conferences. Coordinate conference registration process; compile and produce conference materials; develop computerized presentation technology; and contact and coordinate with speakers, hotels and meetings facilities. The Project Coordinator will also coordinate with other staff to deliver Education Services to TAC members and Education Services customers.

Position requires excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic and educational backgrounds. The position also requires a high degree of professionalism in representing TAC in significant contacts with elected officials, members of state governmental offices and members. Knowledge and ability to learn audio visual equipment required. Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and have excellent time management. CMP preferred. Travel required.

Please send cover letter with salary requirement and resume to the . No phone calls, please.