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Health Program Specialist I
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Health Program Specialist I
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Health Program Specialist I

Agency:Arkansas Minority Health Commission

Office:AR Minority Health Commission


Date Posted:06/05/2018

Posting Expires:06/18/2018


The Health Program Specialist I is responsible for planning, developing, initiating, and maintaining public health programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Typical Functions

Trains, supervises, and coordinates work schedules of public health program staff. Determines health program goals and objectives based on state and agency directives, and existing laws and regulations. Assists in monitoring program effectiveness and cost analyses, in forecasting program service needs and budget, in writing grants and obtaining program funding, and in preparing supporting financial reports and documents. Maintains consistent contact with federal, state, and local officials, and members of the community served by the public health program. Communicates goals and policies of the health program in meetings, committees, conferences, and workgroups. Performs other duties as assigned.

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Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Knowledge of principles and practices of public health program administration. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Ability to monitor the effectiveness of programs and services. Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written formats. Ability to analyze data and prepare reports.

Minimum Education and/or Experience

The formal education equivalent of a masterís degree in public health, public health administration, public administration or related field. ORThe formal education equivalent of a bachelorís degree in public health, public healthadministration, public administration or related field; plus one year of experience in healthprogram administration or operations. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred QualificationsDegree or experience in community health service, health education/science, social services, education, wellness science, and prevention specialist preferred.Experience in community health education.Primary responsibilities require knowledge, skills and abilities that will support the following job dutiesI. Technical Assistance for minority health and health disparities-Maintain records, updating files, data entry and obtaining personal health information.-Assess needs and provide technical assistance to communities for health screenings.-Provide health education information for community members.II. Activity Planning-Collaborate and schedule health initiatives with community partners.-Provide monthly calendars and reports for health screenings-Develop, coordinate, and conduct minority health activities with agency, schools, and other community groups.

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Job Details

Position No.:2209-5188

Class Code:L053C


Salary Range:$36,155.00 - $52,425.00 per year


check required?Yes

Job Type:Full Time

Location Information

Job City:Little Rock

Job County/Region:Pulaski

Contact Information

Contact name:Tanya Sheppard



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