PROGRAM COORDINATOR- PREVENTION SERVICES/TOBACCO UNIT GRANT FUNDED
:Jul 19, 2017, 4:48:41 PM
:Aug 17, 2017, 12:59:00 AMFull-timeA.M.P.M.
:Health and Hospital Systems
In alignment with the vision and mission of the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Unit and under direct supervision of the Unit's Program Manager, this position will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating the agency's tobacco prevention and control initiative funded by the Illinois Tobacco Free Communities (ITFC) grant and aligned with state and national goals. Specifically, this position will provide programmatic leadership and direction, as well as administrative management, to ensure successful implementation of the initiative. This will include, but is not limited to, ensuring ITFC objectives are met and reports are prepared and submitted in a timely manner; providing direct supervision to three staff; facilitating management systems that promote communication, coordination and accountability; and fostering strategic partnerships that will support implementation, evaluation and sustainability of the initiative. ITFC supports implementation of interventions leading to policy, systems and environmental changes that reduce tobacco use and exposure.
OAK FOREST HEALTH CENTER
Master's Degree in Public Health, Public Policy, Public Administration or Social Work from an accredited college or university.
Five (5) years of postgraduate progressive experience in community-based public health is required. Experience must include demonstration of program planning, development, implementation, evaluation and alliance building (collaborations).
Three (3) years of experience with advancing policy, systems and environmental changes that promotes health.
One (1) year of supervisory or project management experience is required.
One (1) year of experience with grant management.
One (1) year of experience with tobacco prevention and control.
Must obtain ICS 100, 200, 700, 800 certifications within six months.
Position requires moderate local travel for which employee must provide a valid driver's license and reliable means of transportation.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge and demonstrated experience with applying health promotion theory or with advancing policy, systems and environmental change, using evidence-based or best practice strategies; program planning, development, implementation and evaluation; and administration of health promotion initiatives, including management of financial resources and relationships with partners and other stakeholders.
Understand importance and principles of identifying, developing and delivering messages using a variety of communication strategies, methods and techniques; addressing social determinants of community health; and building organizational and local capacity through training and technical assistance.
Must possess ability to plan, coordinate and manage with strong organizational skills; cultivate key relationships/stakeholders, as well as lead and facilitate group process; and effectively work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Builds logical approach to address problems or opportunities; manages the situation at hand by drawing on own knowledge and experience base and calling on other references and resources as necessary; and approaches analysis with an unbiased, impartial view.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, Are you a Military Veteran?
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents bust be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basingorknowinglyprejudicingoraffectinganytermoraspectofCountyemploymentorhiringuponorbecauseofanypoliticalreasonorfactor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Cook County Health & Hospitals System is a public worldwide leader in medical care, research and education. Mission-driven. Patient-focused. Team-based. At CCHHS, nearly 6,000 dedicated professionals — working in every medical and surgical specialty — collaborate to provide health and hope and healing to people from all walks of life.Respect — Whether on the front lines of patient care or support...ing the efforts of your colleagues and co-workers, the work you do at Cook County Health and Hospitals System will help to save lives. You are a valued member of the team.Growth — At Cook County Health & Hospitals System you’re encouraged to build on your strengths and career goals.Diversity — County Health & Hospitals System actively seeks to bring together individuals with diverse thoughts, ideas and backgrounds and to promote an inclusive environment that will generate innovation, greater job satisfaction and, most importantly, continually improved patient care.