Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 04/09/21
Applications Due: 05/10/21
Vacancy ID: 85840

Position Information

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleDirector Public Health - 601

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $149004 to $184540 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 20%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Albany

Street Address Office of Public Health

ESP, Corning Tower OR Metropolitan Area Regional Office (MARO) Church Street

City Albany OR New York


Zip Code12237

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor's degree and eleven years* of professional level experience, six of which must have included managerial, decision-making and/or oversight responsibilities for a major public health-related program or in the direction of a major administrative function of a large health-related organization.

*Substitution - MD or PhD may substitute for two years of the general experience; JD or Master's degree may substitute for one year of the general experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Track record of strong analytical and organizational skills; excellent written and verbal communication; ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced and confidential environment under tight deadlines is essential; experience in a managerial role, interacting with state and federal government officials is preferred.

Duties Description Functioning as Deputy Commissioner of Public Health, provides leadership, policy direction and oversight for the Center for Community Health, Center for Environmental Health, Wadsworth Center for Laboratories and Research, AIDS Institute, Office of Public Health Practice and Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness, including management of approxiately 2000 staff. Major functions of these Centers include providing direct health services and evaluation of local government health delivery activities; identifying health issues and problems which pose a high risk to New York State citizens and developing programs to ameliorate those risks including exposure to toxic materials and communicable disease; conducting pure and applied health research and promoting healthy lifestyles.

Additional Comments Exempt, full-time. Evening and weekend hours may be required. Occasional travel, including to areas that may not be served by public transportation is required (20%).

Salary commensurate with experience.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Human Resources Management Group, EGB/00601/DPH

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street RM 2217, Corning Tower

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with the reference code EGB/00601/DPH included in the subject line of your email or fax, or by regular mail to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/00601/DPH, Room 2217, Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237. Resumes accepted until position is filled.