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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/01/22

Applications Due12/15/22

Vacancy ID117670

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleCommunity Health Program Manager 3 - 32634

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade664

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $116686 to $147256 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

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? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Division of Nutrition - Division Direction

150 Broadway, Suite 600

City Albany


Zip Code12204

Minimum Qualifications Current New York State Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent permanent, competitive service as a Community Health Program Manager 3, M-4, or a Department of Health or New York State employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title at or above Grade 29/M-3, and eligible to transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.

Open to the Public as a provisional position for candidates that meet the following open competitive minimum qualifications. Provisional means that the appointment will be temporary until the incumbent takes and passes an appropriate Civil Service examination:

Bachelor's degree AND SEVEN of years professional public health experience* in a governmental public health agency or public health program** that receives funding from a public health governmental agency.

Of the SEVEN years of required experience, THREE years must include supervision of professional staff and the following management responsibilities: program planning and implementation, AND program evaluation and monitoring, AND development and implementation of policies and procedures.

*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:

Experience working with federal, state, and local policy makers and program administrators; experience in analyzing policy and data for presentation to executive leadership and federal officials; knowledge and experience in nutrition health and nutrition programs; proficiency in policy analysis, including review of legislation and regulations, and preparation of policy briefs; knowledge of complex data and its relationship to development and analysis of policy.

Duties Description The Community Health Program Manager 3, M4, will serve as the Associate Director for Nutrition Policy and Partnerships.

The CHPM 3 will provide leadership, oversight, and nutrition policy direction for all Division of Nutrition activities and priorities across multiple programs. As the lead nutrition expert for the Division of Nutrition and the Department of Health, the incumbent will provide expert guidance to over 125 registered dietitian-nutritionist staff throughout the Division to improve the health and nutrition of New York State residents.

The position will directly oversee the Evaluation, Research, and Surveillance Unit, and the Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program. As a senior member of the Division's leadership team, the incumbent will work with Department of Health leadership on cross-department program priorities to ensure consistent messaging on public health priorities aligning with current research and program practices. The position will also oversee development and implementation of innovative technology solutions to provide guidance on how programs can meet requirements more efficiently with an improved customer experience. The CHPM 3 will directly and indirectly supervise approximately 40 staff.

Additional Comments Permanent or provisional, full-time, competitive appointment. If appointed provisionally, the selected candidate must take the next Community Health Program Manager 3, M-4, Department of Civil Service examination, and be immediately reachable from the resulting eligible list in order to maintain employment. Occasional travel, including overnights, and travel to areas not served by public transportation is required. Provisional candidates, please provide a copy of your degree(s) or transcript(s) indicating how you meet the degree requirement, in addition to your resume and cover letter.

"Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.. "

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Name Human Resources Management Group, AJR/CHPM3/32634/DON

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Rm 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference AJR/CHPM3/32634/DON included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, AJR/CHPM3/32634/DON, 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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