This position is open to Alaska Residents only.
Please check our residency definition to determine if you qualify.
What you will be doing:
The Division Operations Manager serves as one of two principal assistants to the Director of the Division of Public Health, responsible for assisting with the policy formulation, regulations development, strategic planning, resource management, issue resolution, and program execution or service delivery of the division. The incumbent serves as subject matter expert for public health program areas including chronic disease; emergency programs; health analytics; health promotion; injury prevention; maternal and child health; substance misuse and addiction prevention; and vital records. This position is also the primary legislative contact for the Division of Public Health.
Our organization, mission and culture:
The Division of Public Health is the state’s lead public health agency focused on the services that protect the public’s health and advance the health status of all Alaskans and communities by preventing illness and injury. To achieve that aim the Division Operations Manager manages overall division operations and delegated managerial duties for a significant part of the division and develops and recommends policies and procedures of program operations to promote the public´s economic, social, and medical well-being. The Division Operations Manager is a chief health strategist, assuring an efficient, high quality service delivery system through policy formation, regulations development, strategic planning, and resource management.
The benefits of joining our team:
At the Division of Public Health, we recruit employees who demonstrate a vision for public health improvement, ensure all Alaskans have full and equal access to services, exemplify uncompromising ethical conduct, apply the best available health information and strategies, and are committed to continuously and enthusiastically working to achieve the best health for Alaskans and their communities. When we do our jobs well together, preventing illness and injury, promoting good health, and protecting everyone – Alaska is a better place for all people to live, work, and play.
The working environment you can expect:
This supervisory position is based in Juneau at 350 Main Street. The Division of Public Health is a highly complex agency comprised of ten distinctly diverse sections with a budget of approximately $130 million and 425 positions located in 23 communities. Local and itinerant staff travel to and serve more than 250 communities statewide. For more information about the Division see http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/Pages/default.aspx.
Who we are looking for:
To be successful in the position a candidate will need the following core competencies:
Public Health: Applies knowledge of the concepts, principles, theories, methods, and tools associated with protecting and improving the health of people and their communities, including promoting healthy lifestyles, researching disease and injury prevention, and detecting, preventing, and responding to infectious diseases.
Vision: Takes a long-term view and builds a shared vision with others; acts as a catalyst for organizational change. Influences others to translate vision into action.
Financial Management: Understands the organization's financial processes. Prepares, justifies, and administers the program budget. Oversees procurement and contracting to achieve desired results. Monitors expenditures and uses cost-benefit thinking to set priorities.
Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results. Determines objectives, sets priorities, and delegates work. Accepts responsibility for mistakes. Complies with established control systems and rules.
Performance Measurement: Knowledge of the principles and methods for evaluating program or organizational performance using financial and nonfinancial measures, including identification of evaluation factors (for example, workload, personnel requirements), metrics, and outcomes.
A cover letter is NOT required for this position. Your complete application, including supplemental questions will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.
To view the general description and example of duties for an Division Operations Manger please go to the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Alaska/classspecs
Three years of professional experience in the broad occupational fields of the division or department and two years of supervisory and/or managerial experience, which may be concurrent with the professional experience.
"Professional experience in the broad occupational fields of the division or department," means experience in one of the professional areas that compose the division's purpose and function to ensure the applicant has the knowledge of the work of the division to be managed.
For example, in an administrative services division, qualifying professional experience could be in any one of the professional areas that compose business administration; such as accounting, procurement, human resources, and so on.
In a line division, for example the Division of Mining, Land, & Water in the Department of Natural Resources, qualifying experience could be in any one of the professional areas that provide for the use and protection of Alaska's State-owned land and water, such as geology, hydrology, forestry, natural resource management, and so on.
Additional Required Information
At time of interview applicant must submit:
Names of three (3) professional references with current contact information (including two current or past supervisors);
A skills assessment will be given during the interview process.
Please read the below information carefully. This applies to your application submission.
For your application to be evaluated you must answer the Supplemental Questions. Be specific in your answers and tell us how you acquired the relevant experience. Please use complete sentences and proof-read your submissions when answering the supplemental questions. Your responses will be considered a writing sample and will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process.
When using work experience not already documented in your application, please provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met. Work experience needed to meet the minimum qualifications must be documented in the application. If the application does not support minimum qualifications, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment. A resume will not be used to determine that minimum qualifications have been met for the position in which you are applying.
If you are currently or previously been appointed to a flexibly staffed position please ensure your work experience within a flexibly staffed position indicates the actual dates employed at each level. Ensure your time and any subsequent flex promotion(s) are documented as a separate position. This is required as there are minimum qualifications that require experience at a particular level in which the lower level may not be considered. If this information is not accurately reflected in your application this may cause the processing of your application for consideration to be delayed.
NOTE: Attaching a resume or curriculum vitae is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting "see resume or CV" or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.
The State of Alaska does not provide VISA Employer sponsorships.
This position is open to Alaska Residents only. Please check our residency definition to determine if you qualify.
This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.
You can ONLY apply for this position through the website or via hardcopy application. If you accessed this recruitment bulletin through a job search portal such as ALEXsys or any other database, you MUST use a online or hardcopy application to successfully apply. Instructions on how to apply with may be found on the "How to Apply" webpage, found here: http://doa.alaska.gov/dop/workplace/help/
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The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P. O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.
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For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager at:
Name/Title: Chris Hardin, Administrative Assistant II
Phone: (907) 465-8229
Fax: (907) 465-4632
Careers with the State of Alaska offer MANY benefits
The following information describes typical benefits available to employees of the State of Alaska. Actual benefits received may differ by bargaining unit or branch of government, position type, or be prorated for other than full time work.
For a quick breakdown of the insurance, health, and retirement benefits available for State Employees you can view an orientation video from Division of Retirement and Benefits. (Please note this video is specifically designed for new State Employees.)
Insurance Benefits Health insurance, which includes employer contributions toward medical/vision/dental The following employee groups are under AlaskaCare Benefits administered by the State: See http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/programs/index.html for additional information. AVTEC
Mt. Edgecumbe Teachers
Unlicensed Vessel Personnel/Inland Boatman's Union
Exempt employees (not covered by collective bargaining)
The following employee groups are covered by Union health trusts. Contact the appropriate Union for additional information. General Government
Labor, Trades and Crafts
Public Safety Employees Association
Masters, Mates & Pilots
Employer paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available (amount depends on Bargaining Unit)
Optional Insurance Benefits Group-based insurance premiums for Term life (employee, spouse or qualified same sex partner, and dependents)
Long-term and short-term disability
Accidental Death and Dismemberment
Long-term care (self and eligible family members)
Supplemental Survivor Benefits
Employee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expenses
Retirement Benefits Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Teachers' Retirement System (TRS)
Matching employer contribution into a defined contribution program (new employees)
Employer contribution into a defined benefit or defined contribution program (current employees)
Contributions to the Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan in lieu of contributions to Social Security
Option to enroll in the
For more detail information about the program, please refer official source from Workplace Alaska on following link below. If you meet these requirements, please register yourself at :