HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST III

Date:  Oct 4, 2021
Req ID:  11996
Location:  Little Rock, AR, US, 72205
Category:  AR DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Anticipated Starting Salary:  45009.95
Arkansas Department of Health
4815 W Markham Street
Little Rock, AR  72205

Position Number: 22104612
County: Pulaski
City: Little Rock
Posting End Date: 10/29/21 
Center for Health Advancement – Chronic Disease Prevention & Control

 Additional Preferences:  

Experience with grant writing and report development
Experience with development, implementation, and evaluation of public health programs
Proficient computer skills
Budget management skills preferred

 Hiring Official:  T. Bailey
Recruitment Contact: Andrea.Flowers-Fells@arkansas.gov – 501-683-5699

 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
FLSA Status: EXEMPT
Salary Range: $45,010.00 – $65,265.00
Summary:
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.

 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.

Dimensions: None
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. 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.
Licenses: None

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.

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