The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH), Community, Family Health and Prevention Section seeks a qualified individual for the position of Health Program Assistant 2. This position resides in the Cancer Program and will work on cancer prevention and control initiatives.

Discover the opportunity to:
Lead contract execution processes including development of budgets, RFP, agreement request forms and expenditure reports;
Collect and analyze data;
Promote health equity for the state’s most vulnerable populations and improve health and access to care;
Act as a liaison between Cancer program and Fiscal and Grants and Contract offices; and
Represent the Department on state and federal committees.
The Cancer program provides screening, diagnostic and treatment services to low income, uninsured and underinsured Connecticut residents. The position is located in Hartford, CT. This is a full-time, 35 hours per week position. The work schedule is typically Monday through Friday. Eligible to telework up to 50%.

The Mission of the Department of Public Health (DPH) is to protect and improve the health and safety of the people of Connecticut by assuring the conditions in which people can be healthy, preventing disease, injury, and disability, and promoting the equal enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health, which is a human right and a priority of the state.

DPH accomplishes this through the implementation of its Strategic Plan which outlines the actions that DPH is taking to accomplish its Mission.

This position will be responsible for monitoring public health contracts, including developing budgets and tracking expenditures, and will work in close collaboration with multiple public health programs, various sections of the department, and contractors and vendors. Collecting clinic data and implementing evidence-based interventions. Responsibilities will also include developing health promotion messaging for agency web pages and assisting with the development of media and public education initiatives using a variety of delivery approaches, including social media.

We offer a competitive benefits package, excellent health care, generous leave policies, retirement plan, and more!  We also encourage a healthy work-life balance to all employees!