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Administrative Programs Manager

Recruitment #181129-UNCE-389



The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.

OSDH is seeking a full time Administrative Programs Manager providing support to Injury Prevention Service, Unintentional Injury Prevention Programs. This is an unclassified position in state government, located in Oklahoma County.  
OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packetincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents.  For more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $71,954.04 based on education and experience. Travel Required.

Position Description:  
This position will oversee the Unintentional Injury Prevention Programs section of the Injury Prevention Service (IPS), which includes serving as Project Manager for multiple federal cooperative agreements; supervising professional and support staff; providing subject matter expertise on unintentional injuries, prevention planning, implementation, and evaluation, and injury-related data; and serving as a designee for the IPS Director.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
1) Administer and oversee the Unintentional Injury Prevention Programs section of the IPS.
2) Manage multiple federal cooperative agreements and ensure all deliverables are produced and deadlines met as required and within budgeted resources.
3) Conceptualize and write funding applications, evaluation plans, progress reports, educational materials, manuscripts, and other programmatic/grant materials by specified deadlines.
4) Review and edit all written materials and presentations prepared by section staff.
5) Assist with preparing and reviewing administrative documents, such as materials related to procurement, budget and funding, human resources, and performance evaluations.
6) Facilitate strategic planning efforts; develop and implement program and policy plans to achieve various short- and long-term goals; and conduct evaluations to identify successes, barriers, and outcomes.
7) Oversee injury surveillance systems, including monitoring data quality, data collection protocols, and procedures for managing and analyzing the data; providing guidance on all aspects of establishing, maintaining, and utilizing injury surveillance systems; and ensuring data security standards are maintained.
8) Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external partners and collaborate on shared initiatives.
9) Interact closely with the designated state support teams at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including monthly conference calls.
10) Assist with the Oklahoma Injury Prevention Advisory Committee and other relevant IPS workgroups.
11) Represent the IPS at various committee, board, and workgroup meetings and serve as a designee for the IPS Director.
12) Supervise professional and support staff.
13) Provide consultation and expertise on leading causes of injury, evidence-based and promising prevention strategies, injury surveillance, and public health practice.
14) Ensure all program activities align with applicable agency policies, data

Education and Experience
Education and experience requirements consist of a master’s degree in public health, public administration, or health and wellness management and at least four years of public health-related work experience; or a doctorate in public health, public administration, or health and wellness management and one year of qualifying experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of principles and practices of program administration and grants management; of epidemiology methods, statistical analysis, medical terminology, and social and economic conditions; of contract management and development; of quality assurance and performance improvement methods; and of supervisory principles and practices is required. Ability is required to plan, coordinate, and evaluate the activities of multiple federal cooperative agreements and other ongoing injury prevention projects; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; and to analyze, interpret, and present technical information and data for a variety of lay and professional audiences. Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking to solve problems and accomplish tasks; strong leadership skills; exceptional project management, organizational, and time management skills; and excellent oral and written communication skills are also required.

This position has a preferred qualification:
Three years of work experience in injury prevention.

Applicants who demonstrate they possess the minimum qualifications (education and experience requirements) and the preferred qualifications will be given additional consideration during the interview process.



If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.



Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


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