Public Health Administrator II

Recruitment #112020-MDDL03-350500

Summary Statement

This incumbent will supervise highly specialized and diverse staff within the Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Section and will be responsible for state-wide activities with the Bureau of Communicable Diseases and Office of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, for the fiscal management, and for short and long-term strategic planning as it relates to the Division of Public Health.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Directs state-wide programs, staff and fiscal activities and staff of all offices within a Bureau.
     
  • Reviews operational policies and procedures and initiates changes and additions as required.
     
  • Develops, organizes, coordinates and manages diverse health-related activities involving individuals with differing levels of expertise.
     
  • Attends meetings and conferences as representative of the Division of Public Health.
     
  • Directs and participates in the development of new programs and the methodologies and scientific technologies to meet goals and objectives.
     
  • Prepares reports and oversees reporting functions of various programs in the Bureau.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Public Health Administrator II
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher.
  2. Three years experience in public health administration such as ensuring that public health policies, procedures and operational plans are implemented to provide overall direction of all activities involving public health programs, services, budgets, state and federal funding, resources, staff and fiscal requirements to meet goals and objectives and to ensure compliance with applicable public health laws and regulations.
  3. Three years experience in public health planning such as analyzing and evaluating public health programs, projects, and policies, interpreting research studies and health trends which includes qualitative and quantitative analysis of health data to develop strategies and policies and advise department and state officials on public health concerns. 
  4. Three years experience in developing policies and procedures.
  5. Three years experience in operations management which includes planning, directing, coordinating, controlling and evaluating operations typically through subordinate supervisors. 
  6. Six months experience in strategic planning such as planning and mapping a path between the present and future usually for three to five years by determining key objectives, how to accomplish the key objectives, what strategies should be used, what activities would contribute to accomplishing the key objectives and developing performance measures to gauge and report progress or success.
  7. Six months experience in contract management and control such as ensuring compliance with terms of contracts; negotiating changes to existing contracts.
  8. Six months experience in grant management and control which includes monitoring and evaluating grant expenditures.

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

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Accommodations

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