Overview

For more information regarding the position, visit the City of San Antonio’s employment website at the following link for a complete job description and to submit your application:

www.sanantonio.gov/careers

Closing Date:  4/4/2022

Under general direction, is responsible for coordinating, planning, and monitoring City and departmental projects. Conducts research, analyzes complex statistical data, develops planning timetables, evaluates systems policies and procedures, and makes recommendations to achieve goals and objectives.  Will provide guidance to a team of infectious disease epidemiologists and health program specialists overseeing foodborne, waterborne, respiratory, and zoonotic illnesses. May exercise supervision over assigned staff.

The San Antonio Metro Health District (SAMHD) provides public health services to clients, which may include risk for exposure to and possible transmission of vaccine-preventable diseases. Employees in high-risk positions will be required to obtain relevant immunizations, per SAMHD Policy DM13.2.  Review and consideration will be given to requests for exemption from this policy.

The San Antonio Metro Health District (SAMHD) is committed to advancing health equity throughout the community and to creating a work environment in which all staff feel valued, respected, and accepted. Per SAMHD Policy DM15.1, all employees are expected to apply a health equity lens to programs, services, and decision making that directly impact the communities we serve.

This position is a “grant funded” position, therefore unclassified and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.

Essential Job Functions:
Plans and conducts organizational studies to improve the utilization of human and other organizational resources.
Analyzes complex data, policies, practices, systems, procedures, and develops written summaries on findings and recommendations.
Evaluates and recommends staffing levels to ensure effective utilization of human resources.
Consults with departments or divisions to improve productivity and delivery of services.
Prepares and monitors annual budget for a large department.
Prepares management reports and delivers presentations.
Prepares detailed reports and presentations on proposed and ongoing projects.
Coordinates departmental projects with city-wide impact, to include the dissemination and communication of information to affected City departments.
Prepares grant applications for securing project funds from governmental agencies and financial institutions in coordination with the City Attorney, City departments, other governmental entities,
private firms, and citizens.
Prepares detailed reports, presentations and presents projects to City Manager’s Office, City Council, private developers, government and other organizations.
Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Business, Public Administration, or a related field.
Five (5) years of experience in a relevant field, including but not limited to management, analysis, or policy development.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Public Health.
Bilingual in English & Spanish.
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
Computer skills.
Experience with Disease Surveillance, Public Health, and Electronic Data Systems.
Experience with surveillance systems.
Data Analysis (R, ArcGIS, or SAS).
Knowledge of essential public health services.
Knowledge of epidemiologic methods.
Knowledge of management principles.
Knowledge of disease surveillance principles.
Knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Ability to apply epidemiologic methods.

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About City of San Antonio Metro Health District

For more information regarding the position, visit the City of San Antonio’s employment website at the following link for a complete job description and to submit your application:

http://www.sanantonio.gov/HR/CareerCenter.aspx