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Health Program Coordinator

  • Health Program Coordinator
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Class Number: 
Annual Salary Range:
$46,392.00 – $73,896.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,933.00 – $3,079.00
Pay Grade: 

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This is senior-level professional and administrative work directing and coordinating regional and/or statewide public health programs, services, and/or grants.

Job Duties

Coordinates and directs regional and/or statewide public health programs, services, and/or grants.

Coordinates bureau level activities in the development and delivery of services, conducts on-site reviews, monitors and evaluates programs and services provided to agency clients.

Coordinates activities related to the research and design of programs and acts as a liaison to federal and state agencies involved in program administration.

Develops and proposes policies and procedures, prepares detailed reports, and formulates recommendations for administrative approval.

Plans, directs, and coordinates the data collection and evaluation activities for public health programs.

Provides technical assistance to local and state officials, members of advisory councils, division and department staff, and other state and private agencies.

Supervises assigned professional and technical staff involved in the support of program activities.

Coordinates and provides presentations to civic and community organizations to provide information concerning specific bureau programs.

Represents an assigned bureau on matters relating to standards, regulations, and interpretations pertaining to programs.

Develops requests for proposals for contracting grant funds for public health programs or services; coordinates the solicitation of grant proposals, develops criteria for the awarding of grants/contracts, and monitors and/or coordinates the monitoring of contracts.

Plans, develops, and implements procedures for the delivery of public health programs or services, including the preparation of procedural guides.

Interprets and maintains compliance with federal and state laws, rules and regulations relative to public health programs or services.

Prepares new or revised rules and regulations regarding public health programs.

Exercises significant independence and initiative in the performance of responsibilities; receives general and administrative direction.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine eligibility. Experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from registers.

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; and,

Six or more years of professional experience in public health, mental health, environmental health, education, social services, public or business administration, health care, and/or health care administration.

(A combination of education from an accredited college or university and experience described may substitute for the stated qualifications.)

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Comprehensive knowledge in the practical application of the background, philosophy, and objectives of state and federal public health programs.

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles of administration as applied to state and federal public health programs and services.

Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations as they pertain to funding and the provisions of public health services.

Comprehensive knowledge of department and division guidelines and regulations governing public health programs and services.

Comprehensive knowledge of budgeting, grants management, program planning, and evaluation.

Comprehensive knowledge of methods to overcome current social and economic barriers addressed by public health programs.

Comprehensive knowledge of collaboration methods to incorporate key stakeholder input into public health programs.

Comprehensive knowledge of the incorporation of diverse perspectives in development, implementation, and evaluation of policies, programs, and services that affect the health of a community.

Comprehensive knowledge of statutes, rules, and regulations relating to the assigned program area.

Ability to develop, analyze, and evaluate programmatic and administrative activities, make comprehensive studies and evaluations, and prepare detailed reports and recommendations.

Ability to formulate and implement plans and procedures for the establishment and maintenance of fiscal controls.

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, prepares articles and make presentations to civic and community organizations.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other department staff, state and local officials, stakeholders, and the general public.

Ability to travel as needed to attend meetings and trainings.

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