• State of Nevada
  • Carson City, Nevada
  • Jan 14, 2020
Full Time Project Management Public Health
  • Salary: $66,628 - $100,161 per yr USD

Job Description

Health Program Managers provide administrative direction for programs related to maternal, child and family health, nutrition, disease control, or other health programs. This is a Health Program Manager III position located in Carson City, and is based within the Nutrition Unit, within the Bureau of Child, Family and Community Wellness. This position provides administrative direction and direct supervision to the programs within the Nutrition Unit and the Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Section. The mission of the Nutrition Unit is to promote nutrition services for low-income individuals and families and nutrition education for all Nevadans. The Unit works across Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) agencies and collaborates with other State entities such as the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Education. The position is the State leader on nutrition guidelines and related evidence-based programming. This position will have a broad scope of responsibility and complexity and will report directly to the Bureau Chief of Child, Family and Community Wellness. This position receives limited supervision and direction and is expected to oversee the complex programmatic, fiscal, and personnel issues within the Unit independently with minor oversight. The position may represent the Unit during Interim Finance Committee, Board of Examiners, Legislative Session, and to the public and the media. As noted in the classification standards for a Health Program Manager, under general direction, incumbents perform the full range of duties described in the series concept and manage a staff which includes both supervisory and professional staff engaged in the provision of health-related services. Health Program Manager III's are the highest-level managers of a statewide or regional health program and are responsible for long range, broad-based planning and policy development, and controlling and administering multiple complex funding sources and budgets. Nevada's landscape and economy are a few reasons to join the Silver State workforce! Additional benefits include: medical, dental, life and disability insurance programs; participation in the public employees' retirement plan; 11 paid holidays; and accrual of 3 weeks of annual and 3 weeks of sick leave each year. At the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, our mission is to protect, promote and improve the physical and behavioral health of the people of Nevada. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***
Closing Date/Time:

Additional Information

Announcement Number: 39370
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/13/2020
Phone: (775)684-0129
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Job Address

Carson City, Nevada United States View Map