ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (EXE LEV)
Salary : $98,176.00 - $125,710.00 Annually
Location : 8000 N. Stadium, Houston TX
Job Type : Executive Level
Department : Health and Human Services
Job Number : 18351
PN# 18351: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (Exec Level)
Applications accepted from: ALL
Department: Health & Human Services
Reporting Location: 8000 N. Stadium Houston, TX
Workdays & Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00
*Subject to change
The Assistant Director directs and manages the Office of
Surveillance and Public Health Preparedness.
Provides public health expertise and leadership for the
Serves as a consultant for ongoing public health practice as
it relates to prevention, communicable and chronic diseases,
emerging public health issues and has extensive knowledge of
population health, preventive medicine, Laboratory oversight,
Public Health Preparedness, Jail Health program and
Demonstrates extensive public health expertise to implement
and provide strategic direction for following areas:
Laboratory Services, data and epidemiology investigations and
analysis, Public Health Preparedness, Jail Health and
Informatics program to ensure alignment with HHD goal and
priorities and best practices.
Demonstrates organizational effectiveness management, optimal
people and resources utilization, and effective data-driven
decisions to balance public health issues, departmental
priorities, stakeholder interests and make effective
Develops evidence-based programming utilizing data-driven
outcomes for program and policy decisions to ensure continuous
quality improvement and program effectiveness.
Ability to integrate performance management into program
activities, provide coaching and mentoring for improved
success as well as provide personalized recognition to
celebrate success. Clearly demonstrates and articulates a
vision and expectation to the team and obtain commitment for
program and Department success.
Provides oversight of various grant and general fund budgets
and seeks opportunities for additional grant submissions.
This position is physically comfortable; the individual has
discretion about walking, standing, etc. There are no major
sources of discomfort in a normal office environment.
Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration,
Public Administration or a closely related field to the duties
of the position.
Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience are
required. With at least three (3) of those years in a
managerial capacity. A Master's degree may be substituted for
two (2) years of experience.
A valid driver's license and compliance with the City of
Houston policy on driving are also required.
Preference will be given to applicants that
possess a Master's in Public Health or Epidemiology or PhD in
a field closely related to the duties of the position.
**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants
provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for
competent discharge of the duties involved in the position
applied for, such persons are among the most qualified
candidates for the position, and all other factors in
accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
The Department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if
a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the
candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other
employees in this classification.
Pay Grade 32
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of
Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources
Department during posting opening and closing dates shown.
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Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring
Department will contact you directly, with specific
instructions, should you be selected to advance in our
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity: The City of Houston
is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce
and providing a work environment that is free from
discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected
status or protected characteristic, including but not limited
to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national
origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic
information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy
ONLINE SUBMISSIONS REQUIRED