Manager II (Senior Administrator)
Division of Communicable Disease, Epidemiology,
and Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Montgomery County Government
Department of Health and Human Services
$73,811 - $133,992
JOB DESCRIPTION: The incumbent in this position serves as the Senior Administrator of the Communicable Disease, Epidemiology, and Public Health Emergency Preparedness Division (CDE & PHEP) in the Public Health Service Area of the Department of Health & Human Services. The employee reports directly to the Deputy Health Officer and in some high profile situations to the Health Officer. This Division covers a broad and far-reaching range of public health programs to include direct clinical care to vulnerable populations, emergency health planning, and epidemiology investigations and research. The work involves frequent media involvement, particularly in the case of high profile disease investigations. The Division Chief provides leadership and vision for strategic planning in all functional areas of coverage as well as day-to-day management of Division budget and personnel, to include oversight of a public health clinic with over 50,000 patient visits annually.
Experience: Seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of public health, three years of which were in a supervisory or executive capacity. Note: The term "executive" is further defined as a high echelon or high level position in an organization that is assigned technical research, management advisory services responsibilities, or policy-making duties and responsibilities that exerts considerable influence on organizational policy, plans, and operations through technical research, management advisory services, and/or policy-making duties and responsibilities (e.g., County positions at Grade 30 or above).
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
PREFERRED CRITERIA: Resumes should include information specific to the preferred criteria listed below.
1. Master’s Degree in Public Health, Nursing, Epidemiology, Health Care Administration, or other health-related field.
2. Experience managing disease control, epidemiology and outbreak investigations in a public health and/or community health environment.
3. Experience in public health grants acquisition and grants management.
4. Experience in the design, implementation, and management of health programs to diverse or vulnerable populations in a public health or community based setting,
5. Experience in budgeting, contracting, procurement, and related business processes.
To view the job posting and submit an application, please visit Montgomery County Government’s Career website at: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/ohr/staffing/careers.html and click on Search Jobs and click again on Search Jobs and select the Managerial Executive job category, IRC9993.