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Director of Public Health
This position is an administrative position with full responsibility for the Yates County and Schuyler County Public Health Department’s. The responsibility includes fiscal management, business management, program operations and professional services. The Public Health Director is responsible for the implementation and enforcement of the State and local Sanitary Codes and is responsible for the operations of the Core Public Health Programs, Licensed Home Care Services Agency, Early Intervention Program, Preschool Special Education Program and Article 28 Clinic, including direct supervision, general oversight and contract services of professional, technical, clerical staffs and volunteers. Activities are performed under the direction of the County Administrator with considerable latitude in the exercise of independent judgment. Does related work as required.
Position: Director of Public Health
Organization: Yates and Schuyler Counties
Location: Penn Yan/Watkins Glen,  NY 
United States
Salary: TBD
Posting Start Date: 9/11/2020
Date Posted: 9/11/2020
  1. Master’s Degree in Public Health from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university that demonstrates the core competencies of public health education (Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management, and Social and Behavior Sciences) or a Master’s Degree in a related field from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university. Related fields include public health nursing, health administration, community health education or environmental Health;   AND
  2. Two (2) years of administrative experience in a health related organization or government agency that demonstrates that the candidate possesses the knowledge and skills necessary to administer public health programs including workforce and budget management, effective communication, effective establishment and implementation of policy or business goals, and compliance with legal requirements.
  1. All appointments to the position of public health director and the appointment arrangements for the medical consultant are subject to the approval of the State Commissioner of Health.
  2. Candidates who do not meet the education or experience requirements of this section may be conditionally approved for an appointment of two years by the State Commissioner of Health, with an opportunity for two additional one year conditional renewals.  Final approval of these candidates shall be contingent on satisfactory progress in meeting a public health education or experience plan developed in conjunction with and approved by the State Commissioner of Health.
Status: This listing expires on: 10/11/2020
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Organization Information
Yates and Schuyler Counties
417 Liberty Street

Penn Yan/Watkins Glen,  NY 14527
United States
(315) 536-5112
Kerry Brennan