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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/29/24

Applications Due03/14/24

Vacancy ID152540

NY HELPNo

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator 2 - 07104

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade25

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $90806 to $114444 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Prevention

ESP Corning Tower

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Current NYS DOH employee with permanent of contingent-permanent, competitive status as a Health Program Administrator 2, G-25 OR a NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title at or above a G-23 and deemed eligible for transfer to Health Program Administrator 2, G-25 under Section 70.1 or Section 52.6 of the NYS Civil Service Law.

Preferred Qualifications: Masters in Public Health (MPH) or Masters of Public Administration (MPA) or Masters of Public Policy (MPP) or Masters of Social Work (MSW).
At least three years of experience in public health program management and/or evaluation of policies and interventions.
At least two years of experience working with health care providers, government agencies and/or a local health department.
Experience with professional writing and presenting - including grant applications, peer-reviewed journal articles, white papers, or other professional writing, presenting to public audiences, and scientific conferences and through virtual platforms and in-person meetings.
Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and historically marginalized groups and understand the working knowledge of the concepts of institutional and structural racism and its impact on health care delivery to underserved and underrepresented communities.
Experience with researching, reviewing and evaluating established or proposed policies and/or programs; assess options and develops strategic plans to implement policy decisions;
Experience with coordinating development of policies for internal and external stakeholders and developing required recommendations for legislative or administrative actions in order to institute required policies;
Experience with coordinating policy input across the office and in collaboration with the New York State Minority Health Council.
Experience with analyzing relevant data sources (including authorizing legislation, budget appropriation, federal grant policy/guidance, existing and proposed state and federal regulations, epidemiological data, demographic data, resource data, cost data, data from special studies, etc.) for incorporation into the formulation of policy alternatives.

Duties Description • Analyze relevant data sources (including authorizing legislation, budget appropriation, federal grant policy/guidance, existing and proposed state and federal regulations, epidemiological data, demographic data, resource data, cost data, data from special studies, etc.) for the purposes of formulating policy.

• Using analysis, develop and provide guidance on the development of policy options, including information on background, advantages and disadvantages of various options, cost effectiveness, budget implications, and recommendations specific to minority health and health disparities prevention activities.

• Develop responses to a range of policy issues impacting racial, ethnic, and other underserved populations; collect information, analyze potential policies, and make recommendations.

• Develop policy initiatives and partnerships to address racial and health equity and health disparities; track, monitor and analyze state and federal legislation; oversee the completion of literature reviews.

• Convene and oversee the coordination of committees, work groups, focus groups, regional meetings, and other forums involving Department programs, internal and external stakeholders, the provider community, government representatives, affected populations, and staff to obtain input on strategic plans. This also includes directing follow-up activities on issues raised at such forums.

• Review project-related public material prior to being sent to the Department's Public Affairs Group (PAG) for distribution to community partners; represent the Health Disparities Program (HDP) in OMHHDP and DOH workgroups.

• Oversee development and implementation of an organizational cultural competency assessment framework utilizing CLAS principles that will be developed and maintained by the CLAS, Health Literacy, and Language Access and Plain Language policy group (HPA 1, Grade 23, and HPA, Grade 18, in unit).

• Function as a policy subject matter expert on minority health-related issues and advise office and DOH executive staff as appropriate.

• Serve as the OMHHDP Minority Health Council Liaison to support PHL § 243 in matters relating to the preservation and improvement of minority health including, but not limited to collecting data and drafting reports and policy recommendations for presentation and consideration to the Commissioner of Health, OS.

• Supervise lower-level staff including two HPA 1s, Grade 23, and two HPAs, Grade 18. Establish and implement unit priorities in accordance with health disparity initiative standards, and monitor workflow activities to ensure timeliness, accuracy, and quality of work products.

Additional Comments The Policy Coordinator will be expected to: Research, review and evaluate established or proposed policies and/or programs; assess options and develops strategic plans to implement policy decisions; coordinate development of policies for internal and external stakeholders; develop required recommendations for legislative or administrative actions in order to institute required policies; coordinate policy input across the office and in collaboration with the New York State Minority Health Council; perform other appropriate related duties as required. Provide supervision to staff as appropriate. Travel may be required.

Full-time, permanent, competitive appointment. Transfer candidates, you may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility. Occasional travel throughout New York State, including to areas not served by public transportation, may be required (10%).

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: https://health.ny.gov/commissioner/index.htm

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Name Human Resources Management Group, TL/HPA2/07104/OMHHDP

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address resume@health.ny.gov

Address

Street Human Resources Management Group, Corning Tower Room 2217, Empire State Plaza

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 resume@health.ny.gov, with Reference TL/HPA2/07104/OMHHDP included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, TL/HPA2/07104/OMHHDP, 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.

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