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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 03/23/21

Applications Due04/06/21

Vacancy ID85272

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Director 2 -TBD

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade665

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $122092 to $154253 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address CCH; Division of Family Health

Corning Tower, ESP

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Twelve years of professional level work experience, three of which must have included managerial, decision-making and/or oversight responsibilities for a major health-related program or in the direction of a major administrative function of a large health-related organization. A bachelor’s degree may be substituted for four years of the general professional experience.

Twelve or more years of progressively responsible administrative experience in programs that improve perinatal health, child and/or adolescent health, early care, and learning, and/or sexual violence prevention, including four years of managerial, decision-making, and/or program direction. Seven years of this experience would also include fiscal management, policy making and oversight responsibilities, and statewide supervision of professional level staff. The preferred candidate would be familiar with representing departmental interests and serving as a spokesperson and liaison to Executive staff, and have experience working with other state and federal governmental programs. Experience with second-level professional supervision as well as strong oral and written communication skills is also desired. A master’s degree in an appropriate field may substitute an additional one year of the general professional experience, not to exceed a maximum of five years total allowable educational substitution.

Duties Description Reporting to the Director of the Center for Community Health, the Health Program Director 2 (M5) will serve as the Director of the Division of Family Health and will be responsible for directing, managing and overseeing the activities of all four bureaus and the Office of Medical Directors within the Division, consisting of approximately 150 staff; overseeing grants that support programs in the Division including the NYS Comprehensive Family Planning Program, the State efforts to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity, School Based Health Centers and Early Intervention. This position also serves as the Director of the NYS Maternal Child Health Services Block Grant (Title V) program, a federal block grant that support state’s efforts to improve maternal and child health. Duties of this position include ensuring the Division programs are administered in accordance with Federal and State rules and regulations, and Department of Health policies; ensuring that Division personnel and fiscal resources are utilized efficiently and appropriately to accomplish Division objectives; providing state and national leadership on maternal and child health policies, programs and services; providing direct and indirect supervision to all Division staff and maximize staff performance; representing the Division and the Department in meetings with public and private stakeholders, as well as Executive staff; being directly involved in managerial policy and development, administrative and managerial decisions regarding Division staff; and directing and developing policy and procedures in conjunction with and in response to state and federal laws, regulations and mandates

Additional Comments Permanent, non-competitive, full-time. This position may require day and overnight travel throughout NYS, including to areas that may not be served by public transportation.

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Name Human Resources Management Group, EGB/HPD2/DFH

Telephone 5184861812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP, Corning Tower

Room 2217

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 Reference Code EGB/HPD2/DFH included in the subject line of your email or fax, or by regular mail to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/HPD2/DFH, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012. Failure to include the required Reference Code may result in the delay of processing your application. Resumes accepted until April 6, 2021.

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