The Assistant Health Director for Population Health will work intensively with community partners to facilitate/convene collaborations and address public health priorities. This position will also be responsible for facilitating connections between the other Divisions and appropriate community partners to assist in accomplishing Departmental goals. Serving on the Executive Team of the Health Department, the Assistant Health Director for Population Health will work with the Health Director and the other members of the Team to provide cohesive, transformational leadership for the Health Department. This division includes oversight of Epidemiology, Policy and Prevention, and Community Engagement as core programs.
Experience: Six years of progressively responsible public health management experience working with the fields of community development and collaboration. Direct experience conducting community assessments and using data to develop priorities and strategies to improve the health in the community, which may cross other divisions of public health.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Healthcare Administration, Public Administration, or related degree.
Equivalent experience for education is accepted.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include medical, dental, vision care, flexible spending accounts, short- and long term disability as well as basic and supplemental term life insurance. The selected candidate will be automatically enrolled into the North Carolina Local Government Retirement System upon their employment. In addition, there is optional participation in one of two deferred compensation plans, a 457 Plan or 401(k) Plan, with a 5% match from the County.
Internal Number: 110628
About Mecklenburg County
Mecklenburg County is home to over a million residents and the City of Charlotte. Mecklenburg County Health Department assures the health and safety of our diverse and changing community today and for future generations. Public Health encompasses all the practices that serve to improve the health of the community and the people who live and work in it, regardless of who performs the practices.