COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATOR III
Injury Prevention Program Coordinator
|Department||MDH Infectious Disease & Environmental Hlth Svcs|
|Date Opened||1/28/2019 11:56:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||2/25/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$44,898.00 - $58,139.00/year, with potential growth to $71,671.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Sandi English|
LOCATION OF POSITION
PHPA, Center for Injury and Assault Prevention, Baltimore, MD
Main Purpose of Job
This position plans, implements, evaluates and promotes CDC funded injury and violence prevention program initiatives under the CDC Core State Violence & Injury Prevention Program. This position serves as the Violence and Injury Prevention Coordinator for the Core State Violence & Injury Prevention Program, develops and monitors contracts, and provides technical assistance, educational resources and training to state, local, and community stakeholders. This position develops, maintains and promotes injury prevention through various health communication methods including websites, newsletters, and social media to meet the needs of internal and external agencies. This position serves as a liaison between the MDH and local health departments and community injury programs and represents the department at statewide meetings and conferences building and maintaining partnerships. This position plans, coordinates and supervises the work of staff supported by the grant and prepares program reports and injury topic reports to senior management for submission to CDC and distribution to stakeholders. This position collects information and resources for senior managers to respond to legislative bills as required. This position also performs other related duties as assigned.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Health Education, Community Health Education or Health Science.
Experience: Two years of experience planning, developing, implementing and promoting health education projects.
1. Candidates may substitute a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 18 credit hours in Public Health Education, Community Health Education, Health Science or related behavioral science and three years of experience planning, developing, implementing and promoting health education projects for the required education and experience. A copy of your college transcripts (official or unofficial) must accompany your application, if applicable.
2. Candidates may substitute a Master’s degree in Public Health, Community Health Education, or Health Science for the required education and one year of the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute a Doctorate degree in Public Health, Community Health Education, Health Science or Public Health Policy for the required education and experience.
4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Health Educator and Community Health classifications or Health Educator and Community Health specialty codes in the Public Health field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
The preferred candidate will:
have experience in unintentional injury prevention;
a public health background;
be familiar with procurement and contract monitoring; and
have excellent oral and written communication skills.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.
Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview).
Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added.
Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.
Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.
If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.
If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov.
Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.
People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.