Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree in a related field and six years of experience in the direction and/or management of a public health program, health/human services program, health regulatory program or community-based services program/organization; OR an Associate’s degree in a related field and eight years of such experience; OR ten years of such experience. The years of experience must have included policy formulation, program planning, design, implementation, evaluation and/or allocation of resources. At least four years of experience must have included supervision of staff and program management. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one year of experience.


This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access.


Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree in public health, policy, public or health systems administration, a related social science or another closely related field. Experience leading complex change processes with a large team of staff. Experience working in a chronic disease public health program or a closely related program. Experience with strategic planning, chronic disease program development, program implementation, performance monitoring and evaluation. Development and implementation of fiscal policy and procedures; experience overseeing contract management functions, overseeing grants development and administration, staff supervision and development. Experience using a grants management system; experience managing budgets.

The Assistant Bureau Director, Community Chronic Disease Prevention will assist in directing programs and staff in the Bureau with regard to program policy, procedures, and programmatic functions. The incumbent will assist in directing and leading grant, contract, administrative and resource management for the Bureau, ensuring that grant deliverables are met and conform to HRI and Department policies, practices, rules and regulations. The incumbent will develop and assist in directing the development of Bureau strategic and program planning and goal setting; assist in directing and overseeing bureau communications, support and administrative functions. The incumbent will also represent the Bureau to other units in the Division and the Department as well as external agencies and organizations.

Employee Benefits
Health Research, Inc. (HRI) offers a robust, comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including:

Health, dental and vision insurance – Several comprehensive health insurance plans to choose from;
Flexible benefit accounts – Medical, dependent care, adoption assistance, parking and transit;
Generous paid time off – Paid federal and state holidays, paid sick, vacation and personal leave;
Tuition support – Assistance is available for individuals pursuing educational or training opportunities;
Retirement Benefits – HRI is a participating employer in the New York State and Local Retirement System and offers optional enrollment in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan. HRI provides a postretirement Health Benefits Plan for qualified retirees to use towards health insurance premiums and eligible medical expenses;
Employee Assistance Program – Provides educational and wellness programs, training, and 24/7 confidential services to assist employees, both personally and professionally;
And so much more!
Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method):  https://careers-healthresearch.icims.com/jobs/ or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway – Suite 280, Menands, NY 12204-2719. Please include reference code 2022-6059 on envelope.

HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

About Health Research, Inc.

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) contributes to the health and well-being of the people of New York State by complementing and enabling the strategic public health goals of the New York State Department of Health (DOH), Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC), and other health-related entities.

HRI provides best-in-class resource administration for stakeholders and programs related to the work and priorities of the Department of Health and its other partners. HRI does this through the provision of knowledge, expertise, funding guidance, and fiduciary oversight of sponsored program funding for public health and research programs in concert with community partnerships.