Overview

Connect passion with purpose. The Georgia Department of Public Health is the lead agency entrusted by the people of Georgia to proudly protect lives and promote healthy lifestyles in diverse communities statewide. We are committed to the health of the population of Georgia as our work impacts past, present and future generations.

What we offer. Enjoy a generous benefits package that includes a flexible work schedule, unique training opportunities, engaging worksite wellness events, wellness breaks, lactation rooms, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 13 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance; in addition to telework opportunities depending on the position.

Make your mark in public service. As an accredited public health department, we’re seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Regional Consultant within the Division of Chief of Staff, Office of Vital Records located in College Park, GA.

Won’t you join us?

Reporting directly to the Regional Training & Support Manager, this position is responsible for providing subject matter expertise to develop and communicate policies to Vital Records local registrars and data providers and to conduct regular review to monitor compliance and provide support.

Job Responsibilities

Job Duties:

  • Provides input and supports the development of standard policies, procedures, and guidelines for local registrars and data providers.
  • Conducts and coordinates need assessments to identify, develop and implement training solutions that support regional constituents’ needs.
  • Delivers regular instructor led and virtual training and support to local offices and data partners to ensure clarity of expectations, policies and procedures to ensure data security, quality and completeness.
  • Reviews local registrar offices’ and data providers procedures and practices to ensure consistency while identifying best practices and implementing improvements to increase data security and quality.
  • Collaborates on the development and interpretation of policies and enforcement strategies to support Vital Records’ local registrar and data partners.
  • Articulates updated and changes to policies and procedures to region.
  • Develops and implements action plans and monitors progress to ensure objectives are met promptly.
  • Works with OIG to audit and investigate county offices for potential security and fraudulent risk.
  • Represents Vital Records local registrar and data provider needs with both internal DPH teams and external groups from public agencies and private sector to coordinate efforts and share best practices to enhance Georgia Vital Records record establishment and issuance.
  • Performs other assignments as required.

Skills:

  • Ability to set priorities, delegate, and proactively follow up to ensure deadlines and desired outcomes are achieved.
  • Excellent planning, project management, and implementation skills.
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills with the ability to effectively interface with leadership and constituents.
  • Strong decision-making and proficient in analyzing, monitoring, and reporting on a variety of information.
  • Ability to build strong partnerships and relationships across multiple functions, locations and governmental agencies (i.e., state, local, and federal).
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, Excel).
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND One year of related experience,

OR

Completion of an apprenticeship/internship that sufficiently supplied experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who in addition to meeting the minimum qualification possess the following:

  • Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills, specifically related to new process design, change management and conflict resolution skills.
  • Experience with a learning management system (LMS), computer and/or web-based training delivery.
  • Previous experience of remote training team experience preferred.

About Georgia Department of Public Health

Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner and leaders encourages all employees to engage in regular wellness activities and to make lifestyle choices that promote health and well-being.

The use of wellness breaks during the workday is authorized to support this philosophy and assist employees in meeting their wellness goals. A maximum of 30 minutes in a given workday may be used to engage in wellness activities, generally in the form of two 15-minute breaks or one 30-minute break.

Employment Information

Current State employees are subject to State Personnel Board rules regarding salary.

DPH accepts educational credential recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or the US Department of Education (DOE) will be considered. DPH will contact educational institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.

The candidate selected for this position may be subject to pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background check.

As an employee of DPH, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.

If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: DPH-HR@dph.ga.gov.

DPH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

TO APPLY: In order to successfully apply for a position; the hiring agency requires interested applicants to complete the GA Department of Public Health’s Online Employment Application.

This job application can be found at www.dph.georgia.gov. Click on "About DPH" and then “Careers” and locate this position, click “Apply” and begin your application.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY FOR THIS POSITION AT www.dph.georgia.gov