Primary Location: United States of America-OHIO-Franklin County-Columbus
Health Department Building
246 North High Street 1st Floor
Classified Indicator: Classified
Bargaining Unit / Exempt: Exempt
Work Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Unposting Date: Jun 17, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
Job Function: Public Health
Job Level: Manager / Supervisor Agency Contact Name: Maria Kapenda
Agency Contact Information: You will be contacted via phone/email if selected for interview
WIC DIRECTOR (Health Planning Administrator 3 – PN 20013620) (2200059Q)
Our mission at the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is advancing the health and well-being of all Ohioans. Our agency is committed to building a modern, vibrant public health system that creates the conditions where all Ohioans flourish.
The Ohio Department of Health supports a hybrid teleworking model. This position may work a hybrid schedule at the discretion of the manager or supervisor, which will require occasional attendance in the office for training, meetings, and other operational needs. Employees must reside within a reasonable distance to their assigned headquarters for compliance with workplace reporting requirements.
This position is in the Bureau of Maternal, Child and Family Health (BMCFH)’s Women, Infant and Children (WIC) program. WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC helps eligible pregnant and breastfeeding women, women who recently had a baby, infants, and children up to 5 years of age.
What You'll Do:
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The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is seeking a Health Planning Administrator 3 to administers activities for the state’s WIC nutrition program. This person will oversee the preparation, submission to USDA, and implementation of the Annual State Plan of Operations and the evaluations of local projects delivering services in all 88 counties within Ohio. The WIC Director will provide the overall focus and direction for strategic planning and critical decisions.
The ideal candidate will have front line management experience, WIC experience, strategic planning, or strategic partnership development experience. Experience with public health working with WIC is a plus. Must have strong oral, written, communication and organizational skills. This position will require collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders.
Hours of Work/Schedule: (Monday-Friday, 8a-5pm Flexible)
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Primary Job Duties:
What’s in it for you:
At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:
Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance
Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.
Completion of graduate core program in field of public health, health administration, preventive medicine, social work, nursing or other health-related field or public policy & management/public administration or business administration;
2 yrs. exp. in planning & administering health programs, with education & experience to be commensurate with approved position description on file.
5 yrs. exp. in planning & administering health programs, with experience to be commensurate with approved position description on file.
12 mos. exp. as Health Planning Administrator 2, 65246, with experience to be commensurate with approved position description on file.
2 yrs. exp. as Health Planning Administrator 1, 65245, with experience to be commensurate with approved position description on file.
ALL ANSWERS TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS MUST BE SUPPORTED BY THE WORK EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION PROVIDED ON YOUR CIVIL SERVICE APPLICATION.
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EDUCATIONAL TRANSCRIPT REQUIREMENTS:
Please note that a transcript is considered "official" only if it is an original copy from the educational institution and includes an institutional watermark, ink stamp or embossed stamp. Transcripts printed from the institution's website will not be accepted. ODH reserves the right to assess the academic credibility of an educational entity's award of a putative degree.Background Check Information
The final candidate selected for this position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant's prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.