Employment Opportunity: Office Chief, BTCD Chronic Disease Programs



Division of Public Health Services/ Bureau of Tobacco & Chronic Disease

Location: 150 N. 18th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona
Grade: 23
Class Code: Uncovered – This position is not covered by the Arizona State Personnel Merit System.
Salary Rate: $60,000-70,000
Issue Date: December 21, 2010
Apply By: Open until filled – 1st review of resumes will occur 01/20/2011

The Position: Is responsible for the day-to day operations of the Chronic Disease Program under the Bureau of Tobacco & Chronic Disease.  This position directs all activities for the development and administration of cancer, diabetes, heart disease, stroke prevention programs and other areas as assigned. Ensures accomplishment of the mission, goals and objectives of the agency, division and bureau. The position oversees the development and sustainability of statewide coalitions representing all regions of Arizona, as well as a wide range of critical healthcare providers, including all county health departments, hospitals, community health centers, physician organizations; and a wide range of employers in both public & private sectors. This position is authorized to collaborate with stakeholders to develop and maintain critical relationships internally and externally. This position guides strategic planning, technical assistance, and health communications; in addition to training the chronic disease staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs): Knowledge of evidence-based programs and services for chronic diseases.  Must have knowledge of public health planning, development, implementation and evaluation. Skills in performing a wide variety of technical, analytical and/or constructive thinking related to program development; in addition to skills in oral and written communication.  Knowledge may be acquired through education or on-the-job training and experience in a field such as public health, or tobacco control.  The successful candidate will hold a Master’s degree in Public Health or related field or hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant science and experience supervising and managing similar programs.

To Apply on-line, go to www.azstatejobs.gov, click “Search for Jobs”. Type DHS in the search field, press enter and self-nominate for the position(s) of interest.  If you have any questions, please call the Human Resources office at 602.542.1085 or State Hospital Human Resources at 602.220.6462

The Department of Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provides a Tobacco-Free Campus.
Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
Comprehensive benefits package includes sick leave, vacation, and 10 holidays per year; health and dental insurance; retirement plan; life insurance; and long-term disability insurance.  Optional employee benefits include short-term disability, deferred compensation, and supplemental life insurance.

State employees are subject to mandatory furlough days scheduled for FY 2011 (6 days) and in FY 2012 (6 days).  A furlough is time off without pay and equals 8 hours per day for full-time employees and is pro-rated for part-time employees.

All newly-hired employees are subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Employment Unit Manager at (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

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