Under the direction of the executive director or higher level supervisor, provide and set the course for effective program supervision for all state and federally-funded tobacco programs in the Community Health and Wellness Unit (CHWU). Conducts program and research oversight for tobacco programs supported by federal and state fiscal budget(s) to develop effective program progress and evaluation reports for communicating and describing how the program was monitored and the impact it had.
This position will:
1. Manage and provide oversight for all Core and State funded activities that fall under the Office of Tobacco Prevention and Control Program
2. Use advanced methods to identify and conduct unique research and/or develop new approaches to existing problems
3. Assess and conduct trend multivariate data analysis and other evaluation methodologies to improve program performance
4. Initiate, execute, and direct a research program or project independent of supervision
5. Identify and use public health data as a tool to develop and prioritize interventions for tobacco programs
6. Select appropriate program intervention activities
7. Identify a data analysis methodology that will be used for the evaluation framework
8. Excellent verbal and written communication required
9. Manage and incorporate Geospatial Mapping techniques into evaluation reports
10. Manages the work operations and/or functional programs and has responsibility for employee evaluations and for effectively recommending the hiring, firing, promoting, demoting and/or disciplining of employees
11. Coordinate the major projects under investigation with programs of other divisions, departments or agencies.
12. Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used by the agency, office of related units.
IF You are interested in applying for this position please forward your resume and cover letter to PSTCHD@doh.nj.gov
EDUCATION: A Doctorate from an accredited college or university in public health, social work, sociology, psychology, nursing, health education, nutrition, epidemiology, biostatistics, one of the biologic sciences or any other discipline appropriate to the position.
EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of experience in the planning, development and/or implementation of health programs, public health administration, educational research in chronic or communicable disease prevention and control, or health education, two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
NOTE: A Master's degree in a discipline appropriate to the position plus an additional two (2) years of experience as specified above may be substituted for the Doctorate
LICENSE: Appointee 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.
New Jersey Department of Health
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The Department’s priority is improving population health by strengthening New Jersey’s health system. The Department’s five branches, Public Health Services, Health Systems, Integrated Health, Office of Population Health and the Office of Policy and Strategic Planning work collaboratively toward that goal. Population health focuses on keeping healthy New Jerseyans well, preventing those at risk from getting sick, and keeping those with chronic conditions from getting sicker. Population health promotes prevention, wellness and equity in all environments, resulting in a healthy New Jersey.