Arkansas Department of Health
4815 W Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72205
Position Number: 22105748
County: Pulaski City: Little Rock
Posting End Date: 10/22/21
Center for Health Protection
In-State and Out-of- State Travel required.
Experience with Excel, Powerpoint, and Word preferred.
Strong written and verbal communication skills preferred.
Hiring Official: D. Boyd
Recruitment Contact: Andrea.Flowers-Fells@arkansas.gov
The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.
Class Code: L053C
FLSA Status: EXEMPT
Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00
The Health Program Specialist I is responsible for planning, developing, initiating, and maintaining public health programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Trains, supervises, and coordinates work schedules of public health program staff. Determines health program goals and objectives based on state and agency directives, and existing laws and regulations.
Assists in monitoring program effectiveness and cost analyses, in forecasting program service needs and budget, in writing grants and obtaining program funding, and in preparing supporting financial reports and documents. Maintains consistent contact with federal, state, and local officials, and members of the community served by the public health program. Communicates goals and policies of the health program in meetings, committees, conferences, and workgroups. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of principles and practices of public health program administration. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
Ability to monitor the effectiveness of programs and services. Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written formats. Ability to analyze data and prepare reports.
The formal education equivalent of a master's degree in public health, public health administration, public administration or related field. OR The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in public health, public healthadministration, public administration or related field; plus one year of experience in healthprogram administration or operations.
Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.
Nearest Major Market: Little Rock
State Of Arkansas