The Health Program Specialist III is responsible for acting as the senior program specialist by planning, developing, initiating, and maintaining public health programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions Trains, supervises, and coordinates work schedules of public health program staff. Provides leadership as senior program specialist. Determines health program goals and objectives based on state and agency directives, and existing laws and regulations.
Monitors program effectiveness and cost analyses, forecasts program service needs and budget, writes grants, obtains program funding, and prepares 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. Special Job Dimensions Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills 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 in oral and written formats.
Ability to plan multiple program components. Ability to analyze data and prepare reports. Ability to supervise and evaluate personnel and program performance.
Ability to review and analyze financial data and develop budgets. Minimum Education and/or Experience The formal education equivalent of a masters degree in public health, public health administration, public administration or related field; plus two years of experience in health program administration or operations, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity. ORThe formal education equivalent of a bachelors degree in public health, public health administration, public administration or a related field; plus three years of experience in health program administration or operations, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity.
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. Preferred Qualifications In-state and out-of-state travel is required. Lifting, repetitive bending and reaching is required.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint is preferred. Two (2) years of supervisory experience is preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Agency Specific Information This Position will close at 11:59 pm on the closing date listed.
Hiring Official- N. Butler
This office only accepts completed applications, resumes and relevant transcripts to determine minimum qualifications. Applicants should present other documents to the hiring official upon interview, if applicable.
If you are a Veteran, Disable Veteran or a Surviving Spouse of a Deceased Veteran and remains unmarried at the time you are seeking preference and you are a citizen and resident of this state you shall be entitled to employment preference in a position over other applicants after meeting substantially equal qualifications.
Please submit the DD-214 and other official documentation to the address below.
THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DOES NOT ACCEPT ELECTRONIC MEDIA OF ANY FORM, (CDs, flash drives, memory sticks, tapes, etc.) WITH STATE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS.
All Applicants must submit complete and accurate information and complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, including military service, beginning with your most recent employment.
Applicants are encouraged to attach an original written resume to supplement their application or a paper addendum for additional work history section of the application. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.
When submitting your State Application, you may refer to your resume for the Employment History if your resume includes all the information requested in the Employment History section of the state application (month and year employment began and ended, weekly hours worked, etc.).
Please complete the Work History section of the application, even if you are including a resume. Incomplete applications will NOT be processed.
All ADH applicants must complete a drug screen and background check if applicable. Direct Deposit is required for employment according to Act 1887 of 2005.
Human Resources Office- Recruitment Section
4815 W Markham St., Slot 26
Little Rock, AR 72205-3867
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Fax No. 501-661-2675
State Of Arkansas