This position plans, implements, evaluates and promotes CDC funded injury and violence prevention program initiatives under the CDC Core State Violence & Injury Prevention Program. This position serves as the Violence and Injury Prevention Coordinator for the Core State Violence & Injury Prevention Program, develops and monitors contracts, and provides technical assistance, educational resources and training to state, local, and community stakeholders. This position develops, maintains and promotes injury prevention through various health communication methods including websites, newsletters, and social media to meet the needs of internal and external agencies. This position serves as a liaison between the MDH and local health departments and community injury programs and represents the department at statewide meetings and conferences building and maintaining partnerships. This position plans, coordinates and supervises the work of staff supported by the grant and prepares program reports and injury topic reports to senior management for submission to CDC and distribution to stakeholders. This position collects information and resources for senior managers to respond to legislative bills as required. This position also performs other related duties as assigned.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Health Education, Community Health Education or Health Science.
Experience: Two years of experience planning, developing, implementing and promoting health education projects.
1. Candidates may substitute a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 18 credit hours in Public Health Education, Community Health Education, Health Science or related behavioral science and three years of experience planning, developing, implementing and promoting health education projects for the required education and experience. A copy of your college transcripts (official or unofficial) must accompany your application, if applicable.
2. Candidates may substitute a Master’s degree in Public Health, Community Health Education, or Health Science for the required education and one year of the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute a Doctorate degree in Public Health, Community Health Education, Health Science or Public Health Policy for the required education and experience.
4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Health Educator and Community Health classifications or Health Educator and Community Health specialty codes in the Public Health field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
The preferred candidate will:
have experience in unintentional injury prevention;
a public health background;
be familiar with procurement and contract monitoring; and
have excellent oral and written communication skills.
All applications must be submitted online by February 25, 2019 at 11:59:00 PM.
Internal Number: 19-002071-0001
About Maryland Department of Health
The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) is a governmental agency responsible for providing a wide range of public health services to Maryland residents and its visitors. MDH offers a wide range of job opportunities in many different areas of employment, spanning agencies all over the state of Maryland
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