The Texas Department of State Health Services is hiring a Workforce Director in the Program Operations Division to assist the agency with workplace culture and workforce strategy. This position will help improve the DSHS culture and the well-being of its workforce by developing recruiting and retention strategies, using data to identify gaps and areas of improvement, and serve as an expert resource to the organization in coaching and development, team meeting facilitation, and organizational design.

Note: this is a temporary grant-funded position expected to last through November 30, 2027.

To qualify for this position, the applicant must submit a State of Texas Application via the HHS Jobs Portal. Applicants must meet each item listed below and explain how they meet the criteria through their job history on the application:
1. master’s degree or higher in Public Health, Organizational Development, or closely related field. Work experience can substitute on year-to-year basis.
2. Experience administering and supporting employee engagement initiatives and programs.
3. Five years’ experience working in or directly with a Human Resources Department at a large organization.
4. Five years’ experience directing teams/workgroups on high-level programs.
5. experience using Microsoft Programs including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, etc.).
Additionally, ideal candidates will have a current Human Resources certification and Project Management Professional certification.

To see more information and apply for this position please visit the HHS Jobs Portal: State of Texas

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About Texas Department of State Health Services

Texas Health and Human Services — which includes the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and the Texas Department of State Health Services — has hundreds of programs and services that help more than 7 million Texans a month live better lives, and it’s our strong foundation of dedicated people who make it happen every single day.

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has been restructured to sharpen our focus on public health. Our job is to promote and protect the health of people, and the communities where they live, learn, work, worship, and play. We understand no single entity working by itself can improve the health of all across Texas. We must all work together to create a better system that includes prevention, intervention, and effective partnerships.