Job Class: State Program Admin Manager Senior
Closing Date: 05/09/2017
Division/Unit: Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Division (HPCD)/Oral Health Unit
Travel Required: Yes
Salary Range: $34.26 - $49.29/hourly; $71,535 - $102,918/annually
This professional public health position exists to: lead state-wide oral disease prevention programs; lead efforts to reduce the impact of oral disease in Minnesota; reduce oral health disparities in pregnant woman, children, homeless, disabled, older adults and other at-risk populations; identify emerging oral health/disease issues and lead efforts to develop, implement and monitor the state oral disease prevention plan. This position provides dental expertise, builds oral health infrastructure, directs program planning for oral health systems improvement, conducts statewide oral disease surveillance, and promotes evidence-based prevention strategies of school based sealants and community water fluoridation. The state oral health director is responsible for increasing education and public awareness of oral diseases and risk factors and promoting integration with chronic disease programs. The position supervises staff within the Oral Health Unit of the Center for Health Promotion, Division of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease. The position represents the state at national and regional dental public health and oral health meetings.
Master's degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Business Administration, Health Care Administration, or oral health related field AND two years of experience as a manager or supervisor of professional and administrative support staff in a public health, human services, or related area. Experience must include responsibility for program planning, implementation and evaluation.
Knowledge of theories and practices of management and leadership sufficient to direct human and fiscal resources so that program objectives are achieved.
Skills in developing and implementing policy, systems and environmental changes, including best practice standards.
Human relations skills sufficient to effectively persuade clients and stakeholders, negotiate complex and competing issues, and understand, develop, motivate, collaborate with and lead others.
Skills in budgeting, contracting and financial management processes.
Graduate of an accredited dental program (DDS, DH, DT or DA) in the US or Canada with a license to practice in Minnesota.
Previous experience in the practice of public health dentistry, research, grant management or in a community health program.
Candidates with a passion for public health.
Ability to conceptualize, design, implement, maintain and evaluate statewide oral health program efforts.
Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
Why Work For Us
Come work for one of the best public health systems in the nation and you will contribute to our mission to protect, maintain and improve the health of all Minnesotans. We are working hard to achieve our vision for health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy. Our collaborative, mission-driven work environment is a major factor in promoting a high level of employee health awareness, employer longevity and job satisfaction.
We offer a competitive benefits package including employee and family health and dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, health promotion programs, pre-tax benefits, vacation leave, sick leave, paid holidays, deferred compensation, retirement benefits, and more!
How to Apply
To view the complete vacancy announcement with application details, visit http://www.mn.gov/careers Job ID 11220.
If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.
If you have questions about the position, contact Yia Her at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651.201.5272.
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