Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 11/28/23
Applications Due: 12/12/23
Vacancy ID: 144894

Position Information


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleCommunity Health Program Manager 1 - 32610

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade662

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $97908 to $123761 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Albany

Street Address Division of Family Health

1 ESP, Corning Tower, Floor 8

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Competitive Transfer: Current DOH employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Community Health Program Manager 1, M-2 OR current NYS employee with one year or more permanent or contingent permanent competitive service at or above a SG-25 or M-1 and eligible to transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.

Non-Competitive: bachelor's degree AND five years professional* public health experience in a public health agency or public health program**. Of the five years of required experience, two years must include supervision of professional staff.

*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.

Preferred Qualifications: Professional experience in the administration of public health programming, including knowledge of program development and implementation and Department of Health administrative policies and procedures. Leadership experience in the design and administration of State funding opportunities as well as federal grant application development. Must demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills and excellent independent decision-making, writing and editing, and critical thinking capacities; experience supervising professional staff across multiple programs and experience interpreting and implementing state and federal policy and regulation.

Duties Description The Community Health Program Manager 1 will serve as the Assistant Director for the Bureau of Child Health (BCH), within the Division of Family Health (DFH). The Assistant Director will assist in providing leadership, direction, and oversight of the Bureau and will report directly to the Director of BCH. Responsibilities include but are not limited to overseeing federally funded Title V initiatives including administrative and programmatic operations of the Community-Based Health Unit including Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN), CYSHCN Support Services, Sickle Cell Disease and Regional Support Center programs. Additional responsibilities include oversight and programmatic operation of the School Health Unit including School-Based Health Centers, Pediatric Mental Health Care Access, and oral health programs. Additional duties include oversight of data system implementation, feedback, and modification; program development, implementation, and evaluation; legislative activities; liaise with various local, state, and federal agencies and stakeholders; oversee contract management and data reporting and monitoring; and ensure initiatives are implemented in accordance with federal and state requirements. In the absence of the Director, the Assistant Director assumes the duties of the Director.

Additional Comments Full-time, contingent permanent, competitive or non-competitive, position. Occasional travel, including to areas that may not be served by public transportation may be required (10%). Transfer candidates may be asked for their SS# to verify eligibility.

We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:

• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more...

For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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Contact Information

Name Human Resources Management Group, MR/CHPM1/32610/DFH

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3336

Email Address


Street RM 2217, Corning Tower

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference MR/CHPM1/32610/DFH included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, MR/CHPM1/32610/DFH, 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.