Public Health Program Administrator

State Of Pennsylvania Harrisburg , PA 17101

Posted 6 days ago

Do you enjoy interacting with others and playing a part in improving the health of the most vulnerable of this commonwealth? This highly responsible position has the opportunity to help shape public health in Pennsylvania and to work with many stakeholders who are influencing health through all different sectors of the workforce. You will work with leaders in their fields, from mental health to transportation, from recreation to primary care, and more.Working in a small office with broad reach, this position has the opportunity to influence the direction of public health for years to come. The Office of Operational Excellence, a relatively new office, reports to the executive deputy secretary so that staff here can interact with all other bureaus and offices.

This position, coordinating the State Health Improvement Plan and its organization, the Healthy Pennsylvania Partnership, helps the membership identify and implement evidence-based strategies to impact the priority health issues in the commonwealth. By focusing on those populations with the greatest need and targeting resources to those determinants of health with the greatest impact, our work can change the direction of people's health.

In this environment, and with the current additional focus on public health, new and interesting opportunities for enhancing the public health system are ripe.

Work Hours and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment.

  • Work hours: 8:00 am

  • 4:00 pm, Monday

  • Friday, 30 minute lunch.

  • You will have the opportunity to work from home (telework) full time. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the Health and Welfare Building in Harrisburg.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
    One year as a Public Health Program Associate 2 (commonwealth title); OR a bachelor's degree andtwo years of professional experience in the development, analysis, or monitoring of programs, grants, or contracts in health, human services, social or behavioral services, health care services, or health insurance; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • PA residency requirement is waived for this position.

  • Do not submit resumes, cover letters, and similar documents. These documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).

  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

  • Must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirements:

  • You must pass a background investigation.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. 7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).

  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.

  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.

  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:

  • your score may be lower than deserved.

  • you may be disqualified.

  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.

  • Your results will be provided via email.

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