State Position Title: “Principal Public Health Promotion Specialist”
RI Department of Health
Required: Advanced Education in Public Health or Experience in Public Health Field
Apply By 11/12/2020
Required Qualifications for Appointment
KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND CAPACITIES: A thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of public health; a thorough knowledge in chronic and/or communicable disease epidemiology; a thorough knowledge and skills in the development, implementation and evaluation of public health promotion programs resulting in changes in knowledge, attitudes and behavior related to major chronic and infectious diseases; the ability to make written and oral presentations concerning a state wide program in public health promotion; the ability to plan, supervise and review the work of a professional, technical and clerical staff engaged in the development and implementation of a state wide public health promotion program; the ability to propose, conduct and report public health promotion research and demonstration projects in accordance with accepted principles of scientific methodology; the ability to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of a public health promotion program and to make recommendations to a superior for improvements and/or maintenance; the ability to prepare grant applications and ensure adherence to all provisions set forth in such grant awards; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, associates, subordinates, public groups and private and public agencies; and related capacities and abilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Education: Such as may have been gained through: graduation from a college of recognized standing with specialization in Public Health, Public Administration or a closely related field; and
Experience: Such as may have been gained through: employment in a supervisory capacity involving the planning, research, evaluation and supervision of public health promotion.
Or, any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience.