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Deputy Director, Public Health

Company: Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Serv
Location: Dearborn
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Deputy Director Public Health - Careers At ACCESS Share with friends or Subscribe! Back To Openings Deputy Director, Public Health Department: Community Health & Research Center Location: Dearborn, MI
START YOUR APPLICATION Job Title: Deputy Director, Public Health Job Status: Full-time **COVID-19 VACCINATIONS: ACCESS requires all newly hired employees in certain departments/programs (except those with bona fide medical and religious exemptions) to provide proof of up-to-date vaccination against COVID-19 before beginning employment.** Job Summary: The Deputy Director of Public Health serves as part of the CHRC leadership team and is responsible for overseeing daily operations of the agency's public health programs and initiatives. Applies a strategic, high-level perspective to the assigned area using specialized knowledge, providing needed management, skills, supporting other department lead staff to accomplish goals and objectives of funded programs. Assists with grant writing, analyzes staffing needs, monitors financial and program performance and maintains overall quality and customer service standards across the department. Applies expertise to manage projects and solve standard and non-standard problems. Extensive contact with internal and external customers is required to meet the department program's goals and objectives. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Based on agency priorities, works and collaborates with ACCESS COO and CHRC leadership team, to plan and implement strategies to improve public health outcomes for the communities served by ACCESS. This is achieved through the development of effective programming, research opportunities, and other innovative initiatives and strategies which must be benchmarked /assigned as by COO or CHRC Director
  • Facilitate effective service integration between public health programs and other CHRC and ACCESS divisions
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with funders, community partners and stakeholders
  • Represent ACCESS on coalitions, panels, and other community forums as opportunities arise and seek out opportunities to do so
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on program impact, identify gaps in service delivery and opportunities for continuous improvement, and implement changes accordingly
  • Evaluate, assign, monitor the work of others, including public health staff
  • Supervise, coach and mentor team members
  • Participate and/or lead grant writing, submission, and reporting to support public health, CHRC, and ACCESS initiatives
  • Identify the need for and participate in formulating, revising, and implementing policies and procedures of department programs
  • Review progress of programs, assignments with CHRC Director
  • Identify and approve training and development needs for department staff and locate appropriate training outlets which may include developing and delivering appropriate training
  • Ensure department is compliant with all department and organizational policies and procedures; Interpret, apply and recommend changes to department and organizational policies and procedures as necessary
  • Balance conflicting resource and priority demands to ensure staffing levels are sufficient to meet customer service expectations
  • Review metrics on a routine basis and identify opportunities for streamlining, increased efficiencies and other areas of improvement
  • Work within budgetary/financial objectives set by Director, applying knowledge of profit drivers to work processes within own area
  • Build customer relationships, interpret customer needs, and address escalated complaints or concerns
  • Maintain positive community and public relations image of the department and organization
  • Operate standard office equipment and use required software applications
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of:
    • Advanced concepts, principles and practices of public health
    • Budget management, including creating and maintaining a budget
    • Work processes and tools within own area
    • Methods used to evaluate and monitor appropriate staffing levels
    • Appropriate management techniques including hiring practices, managing and evaluating employee performance, developing work plans and addressing performance deficiencies
    • Quality assurance, customer service, and employee performance metrics
    • Developing and maintaining operations within a defined budgetSkill in:
      • Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications for program area and other applications, including Microsoft OfficeAbility to:
        • Partner with other functional areas to accomplish objectives
        • Facilitate meetings, ensuring that all viewpoints, ideas and problems are addressed
        • Maintain a positive attitude and to effectively communicate with staff, customers and funding agencies
        • Attend to detail while maintaining a big picture orientation
        • Read, interpret, analyze and apply information from routine reports, customer and employee feedback
        • Interpret and apply policies and identify and recommend changes as appropriate
        • Maintain a positive attitude and to work under pressure on multiple projects concurrently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment with frequent interruptions and changing priorities
        • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
        • Work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment
        • Handle stressful situations and provide a high level of customer service in a calm and professional manner
        • Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization Educational/Previous Experience Requirements:
          • Minimum Degree Required:
            • Master's degree
            • PhD or Doctor of Medicine (MD) preferred
            • Required Disciplines:
              • Public Health, Social Work, Health Administration, or related field-and-
                • Those with master's degree must have at least 10 years of experience in an environment similar to the assigned area with at least 2 years of previous supervisory experience or any equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training approved by Human Resources
                • Those with a PhD or MD must have at least 5 years of experience working in an environment similar to the assigned area with at least 2 years of previous supervisory experience or any equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training approved by Human Resources Licenses/Certifications:
                  • Licenses/Certifications Required at Date of Hire: None Working Conditions: Hours: Normal business hours, some additional hours may be requiredTravel Required: Local travel, up to 10%Working Environment: Climate controlled office START YOUR APPLICATION Applicant Tracking System Powered by -

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