This is a senior management position, reporting to the Health Officer-Administrator, with executive level responsibility for the administration of Public Health. This position directs and manages the Community Health Portfolio. This portfolio includes the Healthy Families programs: Nurse Family Partnership and Children & Youth with Special Healthcare Needs; and the Healthy Communities programs: Chronic Disease Prevention, Community Engagement, and Health Assessment and Evaluation.
The Program Manager III provides supervision to program managers as well as providing day-to-day leadership support for the department. The position plans, organizes and determines program organization, mission, and core services; allocates human and capital resources; develops, manages and supports implementation of short- and long-term program goals and priorities; ensures that programs meet applicable local, state and federal guidelines and contract requirements; provides training and support to program managers in implementing recruitment processes and managing assigned workforce; and responds to the Incident Command Structure (ICS) as required.
The Program Manager III is a member of the department’s Leadership Team and may be requested to manage the department at the request of the Health Officer-Administrator.
This posting will be open until a sufficient number of applications are received. First review of applications will be September 17. This posting may close at any time on or after September 17 without additional notice.
An online application is required. For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at:
Salary Grade: M2.831 ($7,221.00 - $10,201.00) per month
Qualifications Education and Experience:
Requires a bachelor’s degree in public health, public administration, business administration, management, liberal arts or other related discipline, and a minimum of six years of increasingly responsible experience in administration and related areas including strong management experience with demonstrated success in leading organizational change. A Master’s Degree or above in Public Health, Public Administration or a related field is preferred. A combination of education and experience will be considered.
the principles and practices of administration, operations, public sector budgeting, human resource management, organizational development; project management; principles of community engagement; impact of the social determinants of health, including racism, on health equity and health outcomes; change management; methods and procedures of budget development, justification, monitoring, and forecasting; methods and procedures of grant seeking and contract management; principles and practices of quality assurance and quality improvement; use of qualitative and quantitative data for strategic planning and decision-making; and public health systems and practices.
Internal Number: R000990
About Clark County - Vancouver, WA
Clark County, Washington is a growing community with a population in excess of 428,000, including the City of Vancouver (population 162,300). Located minutes north of Portland, Oregon and with easy access to the Columbia Gorge, Cascade Mountains, and Washington and Oregon Coasts, the region offers abundant cultural and recreational opportunities. Clark County offers excellent livability and a relatively low cost of living. There is no state income tax.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Clark County values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity and access regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran status or any other status protected by law. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.