Policy Writer

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-585899
    • Job Location: Auburn, NY
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 04, 2017
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Compose, execute and maintain the policies and procedures of the agency.


  • Write, edit and update all agency policies and procedures
  • Write new policy in partnership with program leadership
  • Research trending policy to incorporate with agency policy
  • Create written policy with clarity, conciseness, style and terminology
  • Collaborate with legal counsel to ensure compliance, completing any necessary revisions
  • Communicate with management teams regarding status, issues, needs, approach and recommendations
  • Monitor oversight agencies such as OPwDD, OCFS, and Medicaid for necessary revisions to maintain updated policy
  • Assist with implementation of quality assurance policies and procedures by participating in projects, reviewing documentation, and/or engagement of necessary stakeholders to fully implement requirements
  • Update agency manuals
  • Assist CQI team with various projects
  • Attend required training
  • Read required books
  • Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA. Access protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities herein, dictate the level of access, use, and disclosure of confidential information.
  • Perform other duties as requested by your immediate supervisor or the Chief Executive Officer

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required and two years’ professional experience in technical writing required.
  • Master’s degree strongly preferred.
  • Internship and/or professional experience in public policy required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of technical writing processes, tools and best practices
  • Ability to handle confidential material in a responsible manner
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License
  • Ability to travel to all agency locations as required


As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.