Strategic Planning Lead | HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST II
California Department of Public Health
Location: Sacramento, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $6,658.00 - $8,334.00 monthly
Internal Number: JC-339329
*PENDING HRD APPROVAL*
This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by advancing the health and well-being of California’s diverse people and communities by promoting prevention, increasing health equity and community clinical linkages, enhancing services through agile operations and population health management, and optimizing data and technology.
Under the direction of the Health Program Manager II, Chief, Integrated Planning Section, the Health Program Specialist II (HPS II) will perform and respond to difficult and complex work related to the development, management, evaluation, and reporting of the Department's Strategic Plan. The HPS II will oversee the development of policies and procedures and communication related to the strategic plan and will serve as a key consultant to Centers/Offices/Divisions and Local Health Departments in the development and alignment of their strategic plans. The HPS II will support the development and implementation of the California State Health Assessment and Improvement Plan (SHA/SHIP) and facilitate intra- and inter-departmental and local engagement to support integrated population health planning and collective action.
The work location is in Sacramento, CA. Teleworking may be available for this position, in accordance with CDPH’s Telework Policy and Procedures.
Resume is required and must be included.
Statement of Qualifications (SOQ)
A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is required for this position. The SOQ is to be no more than 2 pages in length, and in 12-pt Arial font. Please include all relevant experience, education, and training, and thoroughly explain your answers.
Note: A resume or cover letter cannot replace the SOQ, and your application may be considered incomplete.
Considering the seven (1a-1g) Desirable Qualifications listed, please describe any key experience, strengths and skills that would contribute to your ability to serve successfully in this position.
You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.
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:
Facilitation, coordination, communications, project management, and organization of (a) complex project(s) and/or program(s)
Working with multiple levels of staff, including executive management.
Leading or supporting:
Assessment activities – including collection and analysis of both qualitative and quantitative data – for use in program and policy planning
Strategic planning development, implementation, and evaluation, including knowledge of common and innovative strategic planning method and models
Collaborative efforts – including developing and implementing shared projects across organizations – on public health and/or closely related issues and experience fostering buy-in, engagement, and support in collective action projects
Knowledge and understanding of:
Organizational change, performance management, and quality improvement principles and practices (e.g., LEAN, Plan-Do-Study-Act, Results Based Accountability, etc.).
Public health principles – including health equity, social determinants, primary prevention, and public health assessment and improvement planning
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.