Share this Job

Title:  Public Health Nurse Administrator II

Application Deadline Date:  06/15/2023
Req ID:  47329
Department:  Health

Burlington, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $43.14


Provide administrative and clinical leadership for the Vermont Immunization Program. Supervise staff and ensure equitable distribution of work. Lead the Immunization Program's efforts in working with health care providers, responding to needs of the health care provider community, and implementing or enhancing services to support the delivery and provision of immunizations. Provide timely data, information on program efforts, and training to health care provider practices. Assume responsibility for overall management of CDC immunization grants and collaborate with CDC to plan and implement required activities to meet program requirements. Stay informed about CDC recommendations for vaccines and determine which vaccines are provided through the Vermont Immunization Program. Work across the Health Department and Agency of Human Services to coordinate immunization efforts for at-risk populations, meet statutory requirements, and prevent duplication of effort. Provide leadership for the statutorily required Immunization Advisory Committee and the Immunization Funding Advisory Committee. Communicate with insurers and monitor the impact of the Vermont Vaccine Purchasing Program, proposing changes as needed to ensure success of the program. The Vermont Department of Health is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the department's diversity and commitment to fostering an environment of mutual respect, acceptance, and equal opportunity. We're seeking people of all genders and backgrounds who are dedicated to improving health conditions for all Vermonters. Our work is best when a rich array of voices is included. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, people who identify as LGBTQIA , persons with disabilities, immigrants, and people from all economic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Who May Apply

This position, Public Health Nurse Administrator II (Job Requisition #47329), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact
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 primarily performed in a standard office setting. Work may be performed in clinic settings and possibly client homes. Exposure to communicable diseases and other stressful situations may occur. Private means of transportation is required. May be required to work evenings, weekends and 12 hour shifts.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) AND eight (8) years or more of professional nursing experience working in public health, community health* or specialty area INCLUDING three (3) years or more of administrative or supervisory experience.

Possession of, or eligibility for, licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Vermont OR eligible to practice in the state of Vermont via a multi-state license.


*Community Health Nursing is defined as school nursing, home health nursing, home visiting nurses and community nurse health educators.


NOTE: Must maintain Vermont licensure as a Registered Nurse OR eligible to practice in the state of Vermont via a multi-state license as a condition of employment

Preferred Qualifications

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) or Master of Public Administration (MPH).

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
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Burlington Vermont