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Job Title: 5373 - Public Health Program Manager I (CHMAi)
Job Number: 2024-00668
Organization: Pima County
Posted: 6/13/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Tucson,  AZ   
Compensation: $60,487-72,584
Position Description: Salary Grade: 14

Pay Range Hiring Range: $60,487 - $72,584 Annually Full Range: $60,487 - $84,682 Annually

Salary offers are based on the candidate's equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.

We're excited to announce that the Pima County Health Department is looking for a passionate Public Health Program Manager I to join our Community Mental Health, Addiction, and Injury Division (CMHAi). This grant- funded role will have you at the heart of our efforts, managing key segments of the CMHAi program including community training, media/marketing campaigns, and health education initiatives.

In this position, you'll oversee grant- related activities and deliverables, supervise a dedicated team, and collaborate with partners to tackle urgent community needs around mental health, injury prevention, and substance use. Your strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities will be crucial as you juggle various projects, focusing on impactful areas such as suicide prevention, drug overdose prevention, mental health education, and building trauma resilience.

If you're ready to make a significant impact in public health and bring enthusiasm and innovative solutions to our community challenges, we would love to hear from you. This role offers the chance to report directly to the CMHAi Program Manager II and play a key role in shaping our community's future. Join us in making a difference! Duties/Responsibilities (Work assignments may vary depending on the department's needs and will be communicated to the applicant or incumbent by the supervisor.) Develops program goals, objectives, policies and procedures and establishes short- and long-range program performance plans subject to management review;

Manages and administers program activities and evaluates program effectiveness and success;

Develops, negotiates, monitors, and administers contracts, intergovernmental agreements, and/or financial and service agreements for the program managed;

Monitors program contract compliance and takes corrective action as required;

Performs as a program representative within the community, delivers informational news releases, serves as a program contact person and participates in community awareness activities;

Develops and maintains effective working relationships and coordinates program activities with other county departments, public and private agencies, organizations and groups to promote the program and its goals;

Analyzes federal, state and local legislation and ensures program compliance with applicable regulations and policies;

Directs organizational and management studies for the purpose of identifying problems and alternative solutions to the problems;

Develops, writes and administers the program's annual budget, prepares program- related financial forecasts and identifies funding sources to support program activities;

Reviews and analyzes routine and special reports detailing the status and/or success of the program, prepares recommendations and/or initiates corrective action;

Evaluates management problems and makes decisions regarding the proper course of action;

May supervise the activities of county staff and evaluate performance;

May make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors regarding program objectives;

May direct the preparation and submittal of proposals and grant applications;

May access or maintain specialized databases containing program-specific information to review information or generate reports.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications (1) A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in healthcare administration, public health, public or business administration, psychology, or a related field as determined by the department head at the time of recruitment and four years of professional level experience in coordinating, monitoring, administering or managing program or specialized work unit activities.

(Relevant professional level experience and/or education from an accredited college or university may be substituted.)


(2) One year of experience with Pima County as a Program Coordinator.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.

Preferred Qualifications: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):

Minimum three (3) years experience managing a diverse team of at least two professional- level staff.

Minimum two (2) years direct service experience working with individuals with substance use and/or mental health disorders.

Minimum two (2) years experience reporting on grant deliverables.

Minimum two (2) years experience acting as a community convener to address needed systems change.

Selection Procedure: Pima County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates that meet the minimum/desired qualifications. All applications will be assessed based on an evaluation of the listed education and experience. Candidates meeting the minimum/desired qualifications may be further evaluated/scored against any advertised Preferred Qualifications. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a referral list provided by Human Resources. Additional assessments/testing may be required as part of the selection process.

Organization Description: Established in 1864, Pima County encompasses over 9000 square miles in Southern Arizona. Pima County headquarters is established in Tucson

Closing Date: 8/3/2024
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Human Resources,  5373 - Public Health Program Manager I (CHMAi)
Contact Location: 150 W. Congress

Tucson   AZ  85701
Contact Location: 150 W. Congress
  Tucson   AZ  85701
Contact Phone: 520-724-8028 
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How to Apply: s/4491398/5373-public-health-program-manager-i- cmhai

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