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Assistant Deputy Director Health Promotion (SPSA 1)

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Date:  Oct 13, 2021

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-5056

Job Requisition ID:  7854

Agency:  Department of Public Health 
Office: Health Promotion

Division: Deputy Director’s Office

Posting ID: 30-22-0018

Postig Dates: 10/13/21-10/26/21
Salary:  $8,333-$9,583/monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  Federally Funded Gubernatorial (Management Bill) 000 



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Agency Marketing Statement

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is tasked with the oversight of communities within Illinois to achieve and maintain optimal health and safety.  With an annual budget of over $600 million in state and federal funds, 7 regional offices, 3 laboratories and over 1,100 employees, IDPH is equipped to fulfill its mission of protecting the health and wellness of the people of Illinois through the prevention, health promotion, regulation and control of disease and injury.

Position Overview

The Illinois Department of Public Health is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as the Assistant Deputy Director of Health Promotion. Performs a full range of highly responsible administrative and policy making functions for the Deputy Director. Develops and implements policies impacting the agency’s statewide fiscal policy rules and regulations. Exercises management and fiscal responsibilities for the direction and coordination of a group of professional and non-professionals and assists in the formulation and implementation of statewide goals, policies and committees that have fiscal and budgetary implications. Serves as full line supervisor.

Job Responsibilities

1.  Serves as Assistant Deputy Director of Health Promotion.

  • Develops and directs the formulation and implementation of department fiscal policy, rules and regulations and general managerial practices.
  • Develops confidential department policy statements for the Deputy Director of Health Promotion.
  • Informs the Deputy Director of current issues and their impact upon the fiscal status of the Office.

2.  Serves as full-line supervisor.

  • Assigns and reviews work
  • Provides guidance and training to assigned staff
  • Counsels staff regarding work performance
  • Reassigns staff to meet day-to-day operating needs
  • Establishes annual goals and objectives
  • Approves time off
  • Adjusts first level grievances
  • Effectively recommends and imposes discipline up to and including discharge
  • Prepares and signs performance evaluations.
  • Determines and recommends staffing needs

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3.  Serves as chief budget and fiscal manager of the Office of Health Promotion.

  • Allocates funding and necessary personnel as program performance and needs increase.
  • Informs Agency’s Chief Operation Officer on all fiscal and programmatic issues.
  • Engages with Business Enterprise Program (BEP) contractors and subcontractors and provides support for goals of BEP and the Fair Contracting Task Force.

4.  Serves on agency task force assignments to accomplish the establishment of a comprehensive and functional prevention and health delivery system.

  • Defines and designates resources to regional and local health services projects.

5.  Represents the Deputy Director as directed at meetings.

  • Maintains effective relations with members and officials of other departments, outside organizational officials, and member of other public jurisdictions. 
  • Develops and implements policies to educate and inform the public of plans which require public acceptance and cooperation.
  • Represents the Department on various committees by attending conferences and participating Local, State and National organizations.

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6.  Administers the inventory management of the OHP and the divisions comprising this office.

  • Verifies needs, approves/denies requests for expenditures on plant and equipment.
  • Reviews and approves/denies procedural changes to the request/verification/approval process.

7.  Coordinates the development, monitoring and reconciling of projected and actual budget and accounting expenditures of all operations of the OHP.

  • Reviews submissions from the various Divisions of the Office.
  • Meets and discusses proposals, amendments, reconciliations.
  • Prepares the budget proposal for the Office.
  • Monitors actual expenditures against projects throughout the fiscal year.
  • Reports shortfalls and overages to the administrator.

8.  Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

1.  Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college.

2.  Requires prior experience equivalent to four years of progressively responsible administrative experience in public or business organization.

Preferred Qualifications

1.  Master’s Degree in public administration or public health.

2. Experience with department fiscal policy, rules and regulations.

3. General knowledge of the agency’s Health Promotion Program.

4. Management and supervisory experience. 

5. Experience proposing, developing and monitoring budgets.

6. Experience establishing, maintaining and improving cooperative working relationships with various stakeholders on health promotion issues.

7. Thorough knowledge of agency programs and service objectives, activities and operational systems.

8. Thorough knowledge of agency policies and procedures.

9. Ability to exercise judgement and discretion in developing, implementing and interpreting departmental policies and procedures.

10. Knowledge or proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint  and Excel.

Conditions of Employment

1.  Requires possession of a valid and current Illinois Driver’s license.

2.  Requires the ability to travel.

3.  Per Executive Order 2018-07, engages with Business Enterprise Program (BEP) contractors and subcontractors and provides support for goals of BEP and the Fair Contracting Task Force.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 5:00PM 
Work Location: 525 W Jefferson St Springfield, IL 62702-5056 
Job Function: Administration/Management