DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF HEALTH HEALTH DEPARTMENT SALARY: $79,159 - $124,492 ANNUALIZED REMOVAL DATE: October 23, 2020
The Deputy Director of Health provides administrative direction, guides the operations of public health programs through subordinate division supervisors. Duties include but are not limited to: ensures program consistency with the department's mission and vision, and adherence to grant and contract requirements; interprets department policies and provides direction to subordinate managers; coordinates the integration of programs that involve multiple programs or units; oversees program budgets and expenditures; represents Public Health Services in external community coalition meetings; may act as liaison to community organizations and to other City departments on issues pertaining to public health programs.
Master’s Degree in Public Health or closely related field, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: At least three years of progressively responsible experience in coordinating a health program or service. Previous experience providing administrative oversight to federal and private grant programs is highly recommended. Knowledge of modern principles and practices, methods and techniques of public health. Knowledge of state and local laws, codes, and regulations pertaining to the field of public health. knowledge of New Haven Public Health Code, or ability to learn local codes in a reasonable amount of time. Proven supervisory experience, preferably in a unionized environment, with the ability to assign, train, supervise and evaluate work of staff members. Knowledge of Public Health Accreditation process. Knowledge of municipal budgeting process. Must be available to work outside of traditional 9-5 work hours when required.
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY: In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the posting period via the online application portal.
2) Click on the “Employment Opportunities” link in the right margin (or found under “Expand Menu” if on a handheld device) and follow all instructions provided on that page. You will need a valid, working email address to apply.
Those persons meeting minimum requirements will be invited to participate in a Civil Service exam process at a later date.
This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with Local 3144, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a pre-employment background check, (2) a pre-employment physical examination, including pre-employment drug screening, and (3) a 90-day probationary period.
Please note that our method of communication with applicants is by email. In the application process, please provide us with a valid email address, and ensure that you monitor your email for correspondence from our department.
Applications for this position ONLY accepted online at https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/ Internet access is available to applicants without computers or internet service at the following locations: Dept. of Human Resources 200 Orange St. Room #102 New Haven, CT 06510 Mon- Fri 9:00 am - 4:30 pm and at all branches of the New Haven Free Public Libraries. Location access may be limited due to COVID-19.
Internal Number: 209841-1
About City of New Haven, Department of Health
The mission of the New Haven Health Department is to ensure and advocate for the health and well-being of all New Haven residents.New Haven is the second-largest city in Connecticut and the sixth-largest in New England with a population at the 2012 United States Census of 130,741 people. New Haven is the principal municipality in Greater New Haven, which had a total population of 862,477 in 2010. It is located on New Haven Harbor on the northern shore of Long Island Sound in New Haven County, which in turn comprises a part of the New York metropolitan area.