Community Health Program Manager 3

Job Title: Community Health Program Manager 3

Employer: NYS Department of Health, Division of Nutrition

Full/Part Time: Full-time

Job Location: Albany, NY

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Experience & Qualifications:
“Current New York State Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent permanent, competitive service as a Community Health Program Manager 3, M-4, or a Department of Health or New York State employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title at or above Grade 29/M-3, and eligible to transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law. Public Provisional Opportunity – Open Competitive Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree AND seven years professional public health experience in a governmental public health agency or public health program* that receives funding from a public health governmental agency. Of the seven years of required experience, three years must include supervision of professional staff and the following management responsibilities: program planning and implementation, AND program evaluation and monitoring, AND development and implementation of policies and procedures. The required professional experience must include either: designing or implementing a public health outreach, promotion, or disease prevention program; or conducting disease surveillance or a disease control program.*For the purposes of this recruitment, a public health program focuses primarily on the prevention of disease through outreach and public health education or health promotion, including population-based plans of care, not just plans of care for individual patients, or the study of the prevalence or causes of disease through population-based studies. Examples of non-qualifying experience include, but are not limited to: providing clinical care in therapeutic health care facilities including public hospitals, physician’s offices, supervised community-based settings or home care settings; discharge planning or utilization review; developing treatment plans for patients in community settings; regulatory oversight of health care providers to determine compliance with laws, rules or regulations; reviewing appropriateness of services for insurance companies, Medicare, Medicaid, governmental agencies or other third-party payors; or other experience limited to administrative support of public health programs such as operations management, personnel, staff development, fiscal administration, contract/grant management, budgeting, or health care finance is not considered qualifying, nor is the provision of medical services to a fixed population.

The Community Health Program Manager (CHPM) 3, M-4, will serve as the Associate Director for Nutrition Policy and Outreach for the Division of Nutrition. The CHPM 3 will provide leadership, oversight, and nutrition policy direction for all Division of Nutrition activities and priorities across multiple programs. As the lead nutrition expert for the Division of Nutrition and the Department of Health, the incumbent will provide expert guidance to over 125 registered dietitian-nutritionist staff throughout the Division to improve the health and nutrition of New York State residents. The position will directly oversee the Evaluation, Research, and Surveillance Unit, and the Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program. As a senior member of the Division’s leadership team, the incumbent will work with Department of Health leadership on cross-department program priorities to ensure consistent messaging on public health priorities aligning with current research and program practices. The position will also oversee development and implementation of innovative technology solutions to provide guidance on how programs can meet requirements more efficiently with an improved customer experience. The CHPM 3 will directly and indirectly supervise approximately 40 staff.

Special Instructions:
Please submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference AJR/CHPM3/32634/DON included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, AJR/CHPM3/32634/DON, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position.

Contact Name: Human Resources Management Group, AJR/CHPM3/32634/DON

Contact Phone: 518-486-1812

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