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Program Director - Public Health and Community initiatives

Cancer Prev & Control Platform 710574
129726 Requisition #
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Required: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, healthcare administration or related field.  

Preferred: Master's in Public Health.


Required: Five years project/program management experience to include three years supervisory experience.  May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

Preferred:  Experience in public health program implementation, health education or health promotion program planning, management, implementation and evaluation - preferably in community settings with a preference for community-based clinical settings; community outreach; communications. 

Experience in tailoring evidence-based clinical programs to implementation settings.  Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Willing and able to work extended and flexible hours, function under demanding circumstances. Willing and able to work in the community setting where the project is being implemented.  

Computer software skills including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

Onsite Presence: Is Required





Sedentary Environment

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Analytical Ability
Appropriate Behavior
Attention to detail
Critical Thinking
Following Instructions
Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback
Interpersonal Skills
Mathematical Skills/Reasoning
Oral Communication
Performing in a Leadership Role
Problem Solving
Reading Skills/Comprehension
Selective Attention
Working Alone
Written Communication







Glossary of Terms –Cognitive/Social Demands

Analytical Ability - Ability to visualize, articulate, and solve both complex and uncomplicated problems and concepts and make decisions that are sensical based on available information.

Multitasking - The ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources).

Appropriate Behavior - The ability to maintain a work environment that is respectful, professional and free from inappropriate and abusive workplace behavior.

Oral Communication - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.​

Attention to Detail - Ability to achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved.

Organizing - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules.

Comprehending - Ability to take in the meaning, nature, or importance of; grasp.

Performing in a Leadership Role - The ability to motivate, develop and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

Creativity - The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.

Problem Solving - Identifying problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Critical Thinking - Ability to use skillful and responsible thinking to solve or study a problem from all angles, and then exercise your best judgment to draw conclusions.

Reading Skills/Comprehension - The ability to recognize or identify as well as understand written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.

Following Instructions - Ability to complete one, or a series of, verbal or written directions.

Responding in Emergency Situations - Ability to react to a situation that poses an immediate risk to health, life, property or environment.

Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback - The ability to give and receive constructive and positive feedback in a way that maintains relationships and increases performance.

Selective Attention - The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.

Interpersonal Skills - The ability to interact positively and work effectively with others.

Working Alone - The ability to work alone in circumstances where assistance may not be readily available when needed.

Mathematical Skills/Reasoning - The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.

Written Communication - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.​

Memorizing/Remembering - The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.







Glossary of Terms – Physical Demands

Arm/Hand Steadiness - The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.

Kneeling - Bending legs at one or both knees to come to a rest on knee or knees.

Balancing - To be able, without assistance, to maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching. 

Lifting - Raising an object from one level to another including upward pulling (this includes holding an object in a static position)

Bending/Stooping - Bending body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist, requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

Neck Movements - To look, turn or flex the neck up, down or sideways.

Carrying - Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder

Night Vision - The ability to see under low light conditions.

Climbing - Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding.

Olfactory Perception - The ability to detect and identify odors.

Crawling - Moving on hands and knees or hands and feet.

Pushing/Pulling - Exerting a force upon an object so that the object moves toward or away from the force (includes exerting force to hold an object in a static position and jerking an object)

Depth Perception - The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.

Reaching - Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction to lift, grab, pull or push an item.

Driving - To operate a motorized vehicle, such as; forklift, backhoe, patient shuttle, cart or other piece of equipment

Sitting - To remain in a seated position.

Dynamic Flexibility - The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.

Squatting - The movement to sit in a low or crouching position with the legs drawn up closely beneath or in front of the body or sit on one's haunches or heels.

Eye/Hand Coordination - The ability of the vision system to coordinate the information received through the eyes to control, guide, and direct the hands in the accomplishment of a given task.

Standing - To remain on one's feet in an upright position without moving greater than 2 steps.

Fine finger movement -  The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.

Tactile Perception - Perceiving attributes of objects such as; size, shape, temperature, or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

Foot Action - To use one or both feet to activate a foot pedal, or some other foot action/movement required.

Twisting - Twisting the upper body (trunk) or bending the upper body to the side (lateral bending).

Glare Sensitivity - The ability to see objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting.

Visual Acuity - The ability to discern letters or numbers at a given distance according to a fixed standard.

Handling - Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand(s).

Visual Color Discrimination - The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.

Hearing Sensitivity - The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.

Walking - Moving about by foot.

Keyboarding - The ability to enter data by the means of a keyboard.

Wrist Motion - To bend or straighten the hand moving with the wrist joint; to twist/turn the wrist and arm as if to open a door handle.




Glossary of Terms – Working Conditions

Deadlines - Work environment is deadline focused on the time or date in which a particular task must be finished or a particular assignment, task or function must be done.

Operating Equipment - Worker will be required to work and/or operate equipment, machinery and/or sharp tools.

Electrical - Worker will be exposed to any combination of magnetic fields, electric fields, or nuisance shocks.

Outside Work - Work is outside and exposed to the natural elements/worker is subject to outside environmental conditions.

Exposure to animals - Worker will be exposed to animals.

Patient Contact

Exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and/or tissue - Worker will be exposed to blood and other potentially infectious bodily fluid and/or tissue.

Physical Proximity - Worker will be required to perform job tasks in close physical proximity to other people.

Exposure to Radiation - Worker will be exposed to radiation.

Sedentary Environment - Worker will spend majority of time seated at workstation.


Extreme Hot/Cold -  Worker will be exposed to temperatures typically below 32° for periods of more than one hour or temperatures above 100° for periods of more than one hour.

Shift Work - Employee is required to work outside of standard day shift, i.e.; evening shift, night shift, holiday shift, weekend shift, rotating shift or split shift.

Hazardous Chemicals and Materials - Worker will be exposed to potentially hazardous chemicals/materials.

Traveling - Worker will be required to travel to other designated work locations either on TMC campus or outside of TMC campus.

Humid/Dry - Worker will be exposed to an environment marked by a relatively high level of water vapor in the atmosphere or relatively low level of water vapor.

Working on uneven/slippery surface - Worker will be exposed to working and/or walking surface conditions that are uneven and could be slippery, for example; floors, stairs, etc.

Lighting - Working in extreme bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Wearing protective equipment - Worker will be required to wear devices to protect against hazards in the work environment, such as; safety glasses, face shields, respirators, and gloves.

Noise - Worker is exposed to sounds and noise levels that may be distracting or uncomfortable.

Wet Conditions - Worker will be required to work in wet or humid conditions that are non-weather related.

On Call - Employee is required to be available to return to duty outside their regularly scheduled work hours due to sudden demands on staffing or unexpected increases in activity.

Working At Heights - Worker will be required to work in high or precarious places.




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