The Weld County department of Public Health & Environment in Greeley, CO is searching for a director. The Director of Public Health Services is responsible for planning, evaluation, coordination, budget, and performance of a variety of highly complex financial, and technical functions including contract and grant management for a variety of Public Health Services, including communicable disease investigation, clinical services, emergency preparedness and case management programs. This person must exhibit strong leadership and management skills and have proven ability in supervision, administration, and evaluation of community/public health policy.
The ideal candidate will: 1) have extensive experience developing, managing, and implementing budgets. 2) strong leadership skills with experience in managing and developing staff. 3) have worked in or understand clinical operations. 4) have experience in public health. 5) have experience in programmatic evaluation.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: • Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, Nursing, Non-Profit Management or Business Administration required. Masters degree in Health Sciences, Public Health or Public Administration preferred.
Required Work Experience: • Minimum three years one-on-one supervisory experience required. • Professional work experience with public health services in a community health setting and program management/ coordination experience preferred. • Previous experience working with diverse populations, communities and organizations is helpful. • Equivalent combinations of experience that provides the necessary skills will be considered.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: • A valid State of Colorado driver's license and use of personal, insured vehicle is required. • Auto insurance as required by Colorado State law.
Residency: Must have established State of Colorado residency at time of hire.
Internal Number: 002
About Weld County Government
Home to 31 incorporated municipalities, including growing cities, charming towns, thriving businesses and thousands of acres of prime agricultural land. As Colorado’s third largest county, Weld County covers 3,987 square miles in the northern part of the state and is larger than the size of Rhode Island, Delaware and the District of Columbia combined. The climate is dry and generally mild with warm summers, mild winters and a growing season of approximately 138 days. The land surface is fairly level in the east, with rolling prairies and low hills near the western border. Elevations in the county range from 4,400 to 5,000 feet. The South Platte River and its tributaries, the Cache la Poudre, the Big Thompson, the Little Thompson, the St. Vrain, and other smaller streams, flow into Weld County from the south and west, leaving the county on the east. With available services, location, resources and livability, Weld County offers unbounded opportunity for families to live, work and play. We have one more important ingredient as well: A positive attitude toward growth. We love being here, and we’d love having you here too!