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Salary: $5,079.00 - $6,311.00
Posted: 10/23/2013

Job Description:
The Health Program Manager (HPM) I is a member of the Maternal Child and Adolescent Health Division. This HPM I position is limited-term, but will be filled as permanent. This position is located in mid-town Sacramento, east of the State Capitol.

Job Description:
Under general direction from the Staff Services Manager II, the HPM I will provide management responsibilities to plan, organize, and direct the work of multidisciplinary staff within the Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) Section. The HPM I will supervise Health Program Specialists, an Associate Governmental Program Analyst, and Office Technician.

    • Experience managing federal grants with responsibility for meeting contract deliverables • Experience with public health/prevention programs targeting the adolescent population, preferably program for teen pregnancy/STI prevention • Experience working with local stakeholders

    Failure to follow these instructions may cause your application to be rejected and you will not be considered for an interview. Applicants are required to respond to the supplemental application questions. The supplemental questions are designed to identify job achievement in specific areas that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the required job functions at the Health Program Manager I level.

    Supplemental Application Questions:

    1) This position requires experience managing or directing staff in day to day activities and applying public health principles and theory to program planning and development. Please briefly describe your experience in this regard.

    2) This position requires experience in the field of primary and/or secondary teen pregnancy prevention or adolescent sexual health (ASH) programming. Applied experience in this field of study is necessary to effectively oversee ASH program staffs that are conducting program development, implementation, Technical Assistance and monitoring functions. Please briefly summarize your experience in this regard.

    3) This position requires experience with managing federal grants including grant development, submission, budgeting, monitoring delivery, developing required federal reports and meeting federal requirements and deliverables. Please briefly describe your experience with managing federal grants.

    Responses to the supplemental questions will be assessed based on pre-determined, job-related rating criteria.

    If interested and would like a copy of the duty statement, please send an email to Merijune Tokuno at Those interested in this position, please send a state application (STD. 678) and resume to Merijune Tokuno, California Department of Public Health, at the address provided on this announcement below. Please include the title and position number under the exam title section, basis of eligibility (e.g., lateral transfer, list appointment, SROA/Surplus, re-employment, reinstatement, etc.) in the explanations section of the state application and your easy identification on the top portion of your state application. If you are currently on the HPM I list, please indicate your ID number and score located on your result notice on your state application or attach your exam results to your state application. Appointment may be subject to SROA/Surplus restrictions. SROA/Surplus applicants must submit a copy of their letter with their application. Individuals currently at the above classification level or those who are eligible to lateral transfer or can be list appointed are encouraged to apply. All applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. The STD. 678 can be accessed through the CalHR website at All final offers of employment are contingent upon HR approval.

    Additional Information:

    Working Title Position Number
    Health Program Manager I 580 - 520 - 8427 - 001
    Location County
    Sacramento SACRAMENTO
    Timebase Tenure
    Full Time Limited Term  60 month(s)
    Final Filing Date: Department Link:
    Until Filled None Specified
    Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
    Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division
    PO Box 997420, MS 8300
    Sacramento, CA 95899-7420
    Merijune Tokuno
    (916) 650-0313

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