The County of Los Angeles seeks a Deputy Director for the Department of Public Health. The position of Deputy Director, Public Health will be responsible for the planning, implementation, administration, coordination, monitoring, and evaluation of operations and services of the Bureau.
Key Responsibilities: The Deputy Director will be responsible for the planning, implementation, administration, coordination, monitoring, and evaluation of operations and services of the Bureau. The additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Directs various administrative management functions for the bureau, including financial, personnel, compliance management, and other operational support functions requiring and coordinating with other bureaus and County departments.
Through division and program managers, directs the planning, implementation, administration, coordination, monitoring, and evaluation of bureau operations and services; formulates plans, policies, and objectives of the bureau.
Assists in the development, review and approval of bureau, and division, and program goals and objectives to ensure their alignment with County and departmental priorities and initiatives.
Directs the planning, development, and administration of fiscal operations that include overseeing revenue and control of expenditures; directs the preparation and analysis of the departmental budget issues impacting the bureau and advises the Director of Public Health on the reallocation of budget appropriations and expenditures.
Designs and implements administrative measures to assess program operations and procedures, directs operational efficiencies that improve internal and external service delivery and advance the Department's health equity and just culture commitments.
Interprets and implements departmental policies, standards, and procedures aligned with health equity and just culture principles and other Countywide goals and objectives.
Through division and program managers, directs and analyzes legislation affecting public health programs and services and makes recommendations for change.
Develops and advises on departmental policy, procedures, and protocols impacting operations and services.
Directs, through program managers, the monitoring of grants to contract agencies, including proposal development, review and approval, policy setting, clinical and administrative practice, statistics, expenditures, and resource allocation.
Directs the bureau's budget preparation and administration, including developing budget recommendations and priorities, and implementing and monitoring the approved budget.
Coordinates bureau operations and activities with federal, state, and local requirements to ensure consistency in standards, operations, and decision-making.
Directs collaborations with a broad range of partners, including community leaders,community-based organizations, and state or federal partners.
A Master's, or advanced degree preferably in a science, public health, public policy, or public administration field.
Ten years of supervisory experience directing the planning, implementation, coordination, administration, monitoring and evaluation of a comprehensive major program or division, with full responsibility for managing staff, resources, and activities.
Desirable Qualifications: Top candidates for this position must have a successful and verifiable career history by demonstrating the following:
Experience and knowledge of public health regulations impacting local, state, federal agencies.
Experience leading collaborations with a broad range of partners, including community leaders, community-based organizations, and state or federal partners.
Demonstrated work experience in or with communities of color or other underserved populations and a deep understanding of health equity issues.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and computer proficiency.
How to apply: Please go to DEPUTY DIRECTOR, PUBLIC HEALTH, UNCLASSIFIED to create an online profile and submit your application, statement of interest, a resume, record of accomplishments, degree verification, and three (3) professional references.
Additional Salary Information: Total compensation includes an excellent program of benefits that allows employees to choose the benefits that meet their specific needs:
•Retirement Plan – The successful candidate will participate in a contributory defined benefit plan.
•Cafeteria Benefit Plan – Benefits may be purchased from the MegaFlex Cafeteria Benefit Plan using a tax-free County contribution of an additional 14.5% to 17% of the employee’s monthly salary.
•Flexible Spending Account – Optional employee tax-free health care spending account.
•Savings Plan (401k) – Optional tax-deferred income plan that may include a County matching contribution up to 4% of employee’s salary. (County match temporarily suspended).
•Deferred Compensation Plan (457) – Optional tax-deferred income plan that may include a County matching contribution up to 4% of employee’s salary. (County match temporarily suspended).
•Holidays – 12 paid days per year.
Internal Number: UC-001
About LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) is the largest County health department in the United States, and we were recently recognized by the National Association of County and City Health Officials as 2019 Local Health Department of the Year. With a rich history of protecting and promoting the public's health for over 100 years, we operate with a budget of over $1.3 billion to meet our mission and mandate. We successfully advance health equity through health promotion and disease prevention for all County residents. Our 4,600 employees are engaged in efforts to lead delivery of children’s medical services, chronic and communicable disease control, home visiting, community health services, emergency preparedness and response, environmental health, HIV and STD programs, and substance abuse prevention and control.