Responsibilities In conjunction with the Division Director, the Associate Director, Division of Epidemiology, will provide leadership, guidance and direct the Division of Epidemiology, including oversight and coordination of the Division’s fiscal, administrative, personnel, and operations functions. The incumbent will assess program needs and funding availability to ensure the most effective and efficient use of funds; analyze proposed and enacted legislation to determine impact on program initiatives; develop, review and approve the Division’s expenditure plans; collaborate with state, federal and local health officials on epidemiological initiatives, including rapid deployment of resources during public health emergencies; and, represent the Division and Department as a spokesperson and liaison, as appropriate.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in a related field and seven years of experience in the direction and management of a public health program, human services related program, health regulatory program, and/or community-based service program; OR an Associate's degree in a related field and nine years of such experience; OR eleven years of such experience. The years of experience must have included policy formulation, program planning, design, implementation, evaluation and/or allocation of resources. At least four years of experience must have included supervision of staff and program management. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one year of experience. Preferred Qualifications Direct experience with strategic planning; program planning, evaluation and/or monitoring; policy and/or procedure development; budget and/or fiscal management; work experience related to the management of a large, multi-faceted disease control program; local, state and/or Federal Government management processes; personnel activities including hiring, staff development, performance evaluations, etc.; epidemiology, disease control and/or pandemic response activities; supervision of both first-level and second-level staff.
Internal Number: 2020-4702
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