Climate Change and Health Equity Branch Manager | HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGER III
California Department of Public Health
Location: Richmond, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $8,759.00 - $9,945.00
Internal Number: JC 338589
This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by promoting equitable social, economic, and environmental conditions to achieve optimal health, mental health, and well-being for all through climate change-related activities.
The Health Program Manager III (HPM III) Climate Change and Health Equity Branch Manager position is an opportunity to lead a public health program and team of staff working to advance health and racial equity to address the greatest health challenge of the 21st Century: climate change. Put your lived expertise and passion for climate justice to work with a team that appreciates your unique contributions. We are a team that works hard, supports each other, and strives to build a culture of racial equity, care, and transparent collaborative decision making.
The HPM III works under the direction of the Deputy Director of the Office of Health Equity (OHE), within CDPH. The HPM III provides a high degree of expertise in developing major new climate and health programs of cross-agency scope. The HPM III provides strategic, administrative, and programmatic direction and supervision of Branch staff and programs to achieve population-level health equity goals. The HPM III serves as manager of the Climate Change and Health Equity Branch and will coordinate and collaborate across CDPH Centers and programs, as well as State agencies and strategic committees and task forces, to inform climate change and health equity planning, program implementation, monitoring and evaluation, research, and communications for the State of California.
The HPM III serves as a strong administrative, programmatic, strategic leader, and spokesperson for the Branch, OHE, and CDPH regarding climate change, health equity, and racial equity.
This position is 100% telework, with the option to go into the office. Up to 5% travel may be required.
In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
Commitment to advancing racial equity, health equity, climate and economic justice, diversity, and inclusion in approach, supervision, processes, policies, and deliverables
Commitment to vulnerable communities as defined by Section 131019.5 of the California Health and Safety Code
Experience advancing health equity and climate change action through policy change Impeccable staff management and supervision skills
Visionary strategic planning and leadership capacity
Experience developing and managing public health programs
Ability to identify and analyze complex program implementation problems and develop creative and effective solutions
Skill at authentic engagement of diverse communities and with representatives of all levels of government
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to utilize office systems and computer applications
A professional, courteous, and positive demeanor
Required Application Package Documents
The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:
Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
Resume is required and must be included.
Statement of Qualifications - Please see Statement of Qualifications instructions below at end of posting. Any applications received that do not provide a written response to the SOQ will not be scored/reviewed.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.
Statement of Qualifications
Please submit a Statement of Qualifications that discusses your education, training, skills, and professional and lived experience as they relate to the duties of the position. Statements should be typed and no longer than two pages, single-spaced, with 12-point font and one-inch margins.
At the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), equity, diversity, and inclusion are at the core of our mission to advance the health and well-being of California’s diverse people and communities. We are genuinely and strongly committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness where we can grow and learn together with a diverse team of employees. In recruiting for team members, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring to us and the work we do.
The Human Resources Division (HRD) partners with CDPH’s programs and management to provide guidance and consultative services on HR matters that are necessary for the Department to carry out its mission to deliver quality public health services.