Title V Coordinator | 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-338846
This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by providing coordination and guidance for key programs in the Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Division. The Health Program Specialist (HPS) II works under the direction of the MCAH Division Chief and functions as a highly skilled technical program consultant responsible for performing duties related to planning and coordinating statewide implementation of program activities and initiatives.
This position requires knowledge of public health principles and the Essential Public Health Services as well as familiarity with major maternal and child health organizations and programs. Candidates should be able to demonstrate skill in communicating effectively, facilitating group processes; interpretation of grant requirements; planning, design and evaluation of public health program initiatives; and application of quality improvement processes in a public health setting.
The HPS II will also serve as an internal and external MCAH liaison, which includes stakeholder communication and coordination of interagency Title V efforts. In collaboration with Division leadership, coordinate and oversee processes to align state priorities with federal frameworks, and manage internal and external communications regarding Title V. The incumbent may be responsible for development of logic models, development and reporting of SMART objectives to monitor program intervention effectiveness and connecting program activities to larger public health goals at the national and state levels. This position will collaborate with internal staff and partners on identifying and developing evidence-based or –informed strategies for driving improvements in National Performance Measures, State priorities, and MCH outcomes.
This position requires the incumbent to function independently, communicate effectively, facilitate group processes for resolution of issues, provide effective consultation/technical assistance, and maintain/develop skills related to public health and Title V funded priorities. A high degree of initiative detailed and time sensitive work are typical in the responsibilities advanced health program specialist position. Travel is required up to 10% of time worked.
Telework is available for this position in accordance with CDPH’s Telework Policies and Procedures.
This position requires the employee to enter health care facilities to provide services or work as part of the duties. The selected candidate is mandated by CDPH to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus as defined by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Proof of vaccination status will be required as a condition of employment unless an exception is granted.
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.
Please see Supplemental Questionnaire instructions below at end of posting. Any applications received that do not provide a written response to the SQ 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 Qualification (SOQ)
A Statement of Qualification (SOQ) must be submitted in addition to the State Application. For the SOQ, please describe how your education, training, skills and experience have prepared you for the duties of this position. Please provide specific examples where appropriate. (Maximum 500 words).
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:
Desirable skills include the ability to:
take initiative to ensure high quality programming;
function effectively and work collaboratively in a team environment;
support colleagues in growth and capacity building;
work independently and take lead responsibility for key projects;
be self-motivated and identify opportunities for improvement;
show adaptability and flexibility in a fast-paced work environment;
work and communicate effectively and collaboratively with management;
communicate effectively with local agencies and partners;
show a high level of organization, attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, and technical expertise related to program development, implementation and training/capacity building;
effectively develop work plans, and monitor/track contracts and deliverables;
successfully organize and facilitate meetings and trainings.
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.