Guilford County is excited to announce a tremendous opportunity in our Health and Human Services Division of Public Health. Our highly skilled teams comprised of over 400 employees care deeply for their patients and offer many programs and resources that are not typically available. Public Health protects, promotes, and enhances the health and well-being of all within Guilford County. The Director is responsible for planning, developing, and administering the Public Health activities for the County.
Administers department operations: establishes goals and objectives for all divisions; plans, organizes, assigns, and evaluates work of all divisions; oversees budgeting and fiscal controls, including contract negotiations; develops and implements policies and procedures, including human resource management; supervises and evaluates the work of division managers.
Resolves facility management issues with staff in multiple locations.
Coordinates services with other departments and agencies as appropriate; identifies and secures resources for department operations.
Coordinates community assessment and data collection; interprets data for other agencies, organizations, and local policymakers.
Performs advocacy roles at local and state levels: meets regularly with Guilford County legislative delegation; consults with municipal government and elected officials on pertinent issues; forwards issues of concern to county commissioners or legislators.
Serves on various health-related boards, committees, and task forces as requested.
Collaborates with health and human services agencies, health service providers, civic and community-based organizations, and local employers to coordinate service delivery and other initiatives.
Enforces communicable disease laws, environmental health regulations, local ordinances, and state animal control laws; recommends and develops new regulations and ordinances.
In order to meet the minimum qualifications of the Public Health Director position, one must either be a Physician and have graduated from an accredited school of medicine, a Master’s Degree in Public Health Administration with a minimum of three years of administrative management experience in health programs or health services, and be eligible to practice medicine in North Carolina and licensed before regular appointment; OR, (Non-Physician) a Master’s Degree in Public Health Administration with five years of administration management and leadership experience in a medical or health service program and community relations experience.
Additional Salary Information: The starting salary for the Public Health Director is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience within the range of $115,698 to $202,941, with an expected hiring range of $130,000 to $170,000.
Internal Number: 01834
About Guilford County Government
Guilford County, North Carolina is centrally located in the northern Piedmont Triad and home to over 538,000 people. If you’re looking for it, it’s here – affordable high-quality living, a thriving business environment, popular entertainment attractions, museums, historic sites, sporting events, and quality education from kindergarten through college. Enjoy the active downtown areas of our two county seats, Greensboro and High Point, or the rural charm of 11 other cities and towns spread across the county.