Under the direction of the Office of Tobacco Control and Prevention Program Manager and the Preventive Health and Health Services (PHHSBG) Program Coordinator, the candidate will provide day to day oversight and management of the Childhood and Adult Asthma Program (CAAP) for compliance with grant requirements; Serve as primary program contact to ensure progress towards program goals and objectives. Participate in all conference calls and meetings. Identify and use public health data as a tool to develop and prioritize interventions or policies for CAAP; Use program evaluation findings to improve program performance.
The candidate will coordinate the formation of an Asthma Task Force that will be responsible for the development of the State Plan for Asthma Prevention and Control through the network of asthma stakeholders and subject matter experts (SME) that will constitute the Task Force; Complete all paperwork and documents needed and track the Plan through the approval process. Coordinate all meetings of the Task Force and each work group formed. Maintain minutes from all meetings.
The candidate will develop and monitor the budget, prepare progress reports, budget briefs and other reports as requested by the OTCP Program Manager.
Participate in national and local work groups to facilitate effective, implementation of asthma prevention and control programs; attend meetings as assigned and actively participate in the required Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant meetings. This position may assign other essential duties.
This position may be eligible to participate in the Department's pilot telework program, which offers eligible employees. the opportunity to work remotely for up to two (2) days per week, as approved by management.
IF you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your resume and cover letter to PSTCHD@doh.nj.gov.
EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in a discipline appropriate to the position.
EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of experience in a field appropriate to the position.
NOTE: A Doctorate in a discipline appropriate to the position may be substituted for two (2) years of experience indicated above.
LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
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