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Posting expires on 05/30/2019
Employer: Mecklenburg County
Located in: Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Degree Required: Bachelors
The Office of Policy & Prevention is currently recruiting for their vacant Food Security Supervisor position. The incumbent assists the Office of Policy & Prevention Management Team in ensuring quality control and effectiveness of the program, planning, coordinating and evaluating special initiatives, and preparing applicable reports. Incumbent coordinates food security initiatives and staff; while ensuring quality, evidence-informed, and cost-effective services are provided by educated, competent staff. The position focuses on initiatives related to food security/chronic disease prevention efforts in public health and will coordinate and supervise policy, systems and environmental interventions. This position will ensure evidence-based, culturally appropriate practices with a health-equity lens are being put into place in public health priority settings.
Organizes, coordinates and supervises assigned functions of health policy coordinators and other Policy & Prevention staff and interns.
Plans innovative policies, programs or initiatives based on needs of target population related to public health priorities, with emphasis on health disparities and community engagement.
Oversee and assures quality and accuracy of Office of Policy & Prevention policy, system and environmental change initiatives
Oversee implementation of health communication, marketing, public and outreach strategies.
Assist Office of Policy & Prevention management team with identifying funding opportunities and developing funding proposals.
Experience: Three years of related experience.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in public health or related field.
Combination of relevant education and relevant experience accepted? Yes
Licenses and Certifications: Valid North Carolina or South Carolina driver’s license. Ability to obtain and maintain a County Operator’s Permit.
Prior supervisory experience
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Principles and practices of public health.
• Grant/contract preparation and administration.
• Using a computer and applicable software applications;
• Communication – Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
• Collaboration – Working effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships.
• Decision Making – Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
• Building Trust – Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization.
• Planning and Organizing – Establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS STATEMENT
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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