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Job Title: Health Promotion and Communication Section Manager
Job Number: DOH4014
Organization: Washington State Department of Health
Posted: 3/14/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Communication
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Olympia,  WA    USA
Compensation:
Position Description: Do you want to make a difference in Washington communities by helping save lives every day by ensuring people of all ages get immunized against diseases that vaccines can prevent? If yes, we are looking for you! The Opportunity Reporting to the Office of Immunization and Child Profile (OICP) Office Director, the Health Promotion and Communication Section Manager is responsible for managing and setting strategic direction for the section. This position administers and provides strategic direction for two statewide programs that support these goals: The Child Profile Health Promotion program that provides parents with reminders for well child check-ups and immunizations and other health and safety information. Immunization health promotion and communication activities to improve immunization rates for people of all ages. The Section Manager also provides consultation across the Prevention and Community Health Division, close coordination and communication across Department of Health programs including working closely with the division and agency communication and health promotion staff. This position requires developing and maintaining strong working relationships with other state agencies and community partners. The Section Manager is responsible for a staff of three (3) direct reports (11 total staff); and as a member of the office management team, influences and impacts the financial decisions made for the entire Immunization and Child Profile office, with a total annual operating budget of about $10 million and $160 million in vaccine purchase. The mission of the Office of Immunization and Child Profile is to reduce and control vaccine preventable diseases and promote on time immunization and preventive health care.

Qualifications: What we're looking for The ideal candidate is a transformative leader comfortable with experimentation and ambiguity who is able to problem-solve complex issues, influence agency culture, and create meaningful partnerships; a leader who gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity, and who supports and empowers staff when making tough decisions. Preference may be given to candidates with the following DESIRED experience: A Bachelor's degree or higher with major study in public health, health communication, health education or promotion, communication, marketing, or closely allied field.

Five (5) or more years of management experience in health education or promotion, communication, marketing or social marketing.

Three (3) or more years of experience of the following:

Supervising administrative, technical, and professional staff.

Working with federal grant, including developing, and overseeing staff developing, application materials, budget, and monitoring requirements.

Two (2) or more years of experience in the following:

Developing and managing personal services contracts.

Developing and managing complex budgets with multiple funding sources.

Organization Description: Washington State Department of Health (DOH) works with federal, state, tribal, and local partners to help people in Washington stay healthy and safe. Our programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide education to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies.

Closing Date: 6/14/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Zach Covington,  Health Promotion and Communication Section Manager
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Contact Email: Zach.Covington@doh.wa.gov
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How to Apply: Apply Online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washing ton/jobs/2011217-0/health-promotion-and- communication-section-manager-wms-band-2- doh4014

Additional Information: Apply Online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washing ton/jobs/2011217-0/health-promotion-and- communication-section-manager-wms-band-2- doh4014

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