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Title:  Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Division Director

Application Deadline Date:  08/16/2022
Req ID:  38284
Department:  Health
Location: 

Burlington, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $38.30

Overview

Leadership position overseeing the professional staff and programs of the Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. This involves the development, implementation, and evaluation of chronic disease prevention and control efforts to ensure that the health department's approach to reducing the Chronic Disease burden on all Vermonters is timely, effective, efficient and successful and that VDH's approach is improving the public's health at both the individual and community levels to assure optimum well-being.

Who May Apply

This position, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Division Director (Job Requisition #38284), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact kelly.dougherty@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

 

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed primarily in a standard office setting. Considerable interaction will occur with medical care providers, advocacy groups, the media, and other public and private organizations. Attendance at meetings and public forums requires that private means of transportation be available. Some work outside of normal office hours may be anticipated.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in public health, public administration or a human services or health care field AND six (6) years or more of progressively responsible professional experience in public health, human services or a health care field (which could include clinical experience) INCLUDING BOTH federal grant writing and management, building effective relationships with diverse groups and implementing strategies for improving health outcomes AND two (2) or more years in a leadership role including defining and supervising the work of others.

OR

A doctoral level degree in public health, medicine or law AND four (4) years or more of progressively responsible professional experience in public health, human services or a health care field (which could include clinical experience) INCLUDING BOTH federal grant writing and management, building effective relationships with diverse groups and implementing strategies for improving health outcomes AND two (2) or more years in a leadership role including defining and supervising the work of others.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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