LGBTQ+ Sexual Health Program Coordinator | HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST I
California Department of Public Health
Location: Richmond or Sacramento, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $6,061.00 - $7,587.00 monthly
Internal Number: JC-339684
The Health Program Specialist (HPS) I understands the unique needs of the LGBTQ+ community, and functions as a highly skilled, technical program consultant and coordinates LGBTQ+ sexual health programs across the STDCB and in collaboration with other stakeholders at CDPH, local health jurisdictions (LHJs), and community partners, with a primary focus on LGBTQ+ Californians at greatest risk for sexually transmitted infections (STI), HIV and Hepatitis C such as men who have sex with men and transgender persons. The incumbent will accomplish this through a multidisciplinary approach, partnering with colleagues to address LGBTQ+ sexual health promotion priorities through assuring high quality health care, culturally appropriate health communication, and community-informed programs that incorporate intersections of sexuality, gender identity, race/ethnicity, and other social determinants of health.
This vacancy is being advertised in Contra Costa County and Sacramento County. The position’s headquarters will be in the county nearest the selected candidate’s residence.
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.
A Cover Letter is required and must be submitted with your application package.
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 (SOQ) Instructions
Applicants must submit an SOQ that addresses the following questions. The SOQ shall not exceed two (2) pages in length, single spaced. Applications submitted without an SOQ will not be considered.
This position focuses on promoting the sexual health of LGBTQ+ populations, with a particular emphasis on men who have sex with men and trans women. Please describe your employment, educational, and/or lived experience working with these priority populations.
Describe your experience working with internal and external stakeholders to inform the direction of a project.
PLEASE NOTE: Resumes, letters, Supplemental Questionnaire, transcripts, degrees, your state application, cover letters and other materials will not take the place of the Statement of Qualifications. Simply copying and pasting your resume will also not be accepted. Responses must be numbered and submitted in the same order. Applications received without an SOQ may be rejected.
You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.
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.