Health Program Specialist III

State Of Arkansas Little Rock , AR 72215

Posted 2 months ago

Arkansas Department of Health

4815 W Markham Street

Little Rock, AR 72205

Position Number: 22120117

County: Pulaski City: Little Rock

Posting End Date: 07/30/21

Center for Health Protection

  • Medical Marijuana

Additional Preferences:

Must be proficient in customer service and have excellent computer skills.

Experience with Data Entry is preferred.

Experience with multi-line telephones is required.

Must have the ability to multi-task.

Hiring Official: F. Hill

Recruitment Contact:

  • 501-534-6140

The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: L043C

Grade: GS08


Salary Range: $45,010.00 - $65,265.00


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.


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.



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 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 Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a master's 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. OR The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's 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.




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

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