Are you a mission-driven leader with an equity mindset? Are you dedicated to improving and protecting the public's health across the lifespan through prevention, education, and oversight? Do you get energized when partnering with the community to improve health outcomes? If so, come lead with us and join Washington County Department of Health and Human Services as a Public Health Division Manager!
We are seeking an innovative and experienced leader to manage the Public Health Division within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In this role, you will apply a visionary mindset backed by the leadership skills to manage and successfully operate a complex division. You will also utilize your extensive knowledge and experience working with public health to develop program strategies and goals. Additionally, you will be an advocate for the Public Health division, while also supporting the priorities and strategic initiatives of the larger HHS department. This position serves on the leadership team for HHS and helps focus and implement the department's overall strategic plan.
Public Health is a large division within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This position directs, manages, supervises, plans, and coordinates the activities and operations of the overall division, including the following programs:
The ideal candidate will be an experienced, strategically minded leader with a strong background in public health administration who exhibits excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing. They will also be collaborative, flexible, adaptable, self-directed and possess effective problem-solving skills and an ability to learn County policies and procedures quickly. Additionally, they will possess the ability to work and interact with staff, clients, and members of the public in a courteous, professional manner. Having the ability to be a champion for Public Health and be committed to making sure that county, regional and state leadership are aware of the good work that Public Health does, including funding needs and policy issues is a plus. Finally, they will have experience with public health accreditation and be well-versed in foundational public health services.
Per Oregon Revised Statutes 431.131 and 431.141, the minimum qualifications of this position are: