Public Health Program Manager

General summary

This is a professional public health program position that manages specific activities supporting the planning, design, development, testing, piloting, rollout, implementation, and operational phases of a specific component within a large health program. Employees have supervisory responsibilities over professional staff and have input into setting a budget (e.g. HIV prevention training as a component of the state HIV program). Employee supervision includes hire recommendations, training, planning and assigning work, performance assessment, coaching, and progressive discipline.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of the organization and operation of public agencies at the national, state, and local level. Knowledge and skill to perform and review the work overseen.  Ability to develop, implement, and administer assigned programs and/or services to achieve positive program outcomes.

Typical qualifications

Master’s degree, 4 or more years of relevant experience, and 1-2 years of supervisory experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade