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ADH LOCAL HEALTH UNIT ADMINISTRATOR II

The Local Health Unit Administrator II serves as the Hometown Health Improvement Leader. This position is responsible for the day-to-day operation and administration of

Class Code:

G116C

Job Grade:

GS08

Special Job Requirements:

None

Typical Functions:

Develops partnerships to address community health needs and actively participates in local coalitions to address the needs. Interfaces with community leaders, county judges, Quorum Court members, and other elected officials. Coordinates multi-media approache to communicate public health issues. Supervises clinic, environmental, administrative support staff by interviewing and hiring applicants, training employees, assigning and reviewing work, evaluating the performance of staff, and resolving conflicts. Coordinates and integrates the delivery of services by monitoring operations, identifying progress and problems, investigating complaints, and initiating performance improvement plans. Participates in county’s emergency preparedness systems and ensures a continuous state of readiness, participates in local emergency drills, and serves as the county lead for public health preparedness. Manages local health unit productivity by reviewing various reports and making adjustments as necessary. Develops, implements, and monitors the local/county budget, monitors and approves expenditures, coordinates the purchasing and inventory activities for the local health unit, and prepares related reports.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations in program areas. Knowledge of program evaluation, planning, and analysis techniques. Knowledge of practices, procedures, and method related to program area. Knowledge of public health and public health management. Knowledge of emergency preparedness. Knowledge of basic computers skills. Ability to adapt leadership and management styles to a variety of situations. Ability to plan, organize and conduct meetings and workshops. Ability to set goals and priorities and provide clear directions. Ability to accurately interpret and clarify state/federal laws, and agency policies and directives. Ability to assess personnel and financial resource needs. Ability to prepare and present oral and written information and detailed reports. Ability to develop and assist in implementing programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, geology, engineering, public administration, sociology, psychology, or other program related fields; plus three years of experience in a public health administration or related field, including two years in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Required Certificates:

None

Exempt:

E
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