Job Posting for Mass Department of Public Health: Director, Bureau of Community Health & Prevention

Title: Director, Bureau of Community Health & Prevention

Organization: The Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Brief Summary of Position:

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking an experienced, strategic, and visionary public health leader to join the DPH senior management team as the Director for the Bureau of Community Health and Prevention. The Bureau Director advances the mission and goals of the Bureau by managing all programmatic, policy, and operational functions; this includes strategic planning and advocacy for Bureau needs in Agency planning and goal-setting. The qualified candidate will possess the professional and managerial experience to lead the Bureau, as well as the interpersonal and communication skills needed to support all staff in providing high quality, effective, and efficient services. The ideal candidate promotes creative and collaborative problem-solving to advance the charge of the Bureau, while ensuring alignment with the mission and priorities of the Department of Public Health.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Bureau Director is responsible for leading work in the following areas:

  • Chronic disease prevention
  • Wellness & health promotion
  • Tobacco control and prevention
  • Oral health
  • Rural health
  • School health
  • Occupational health
  • Healthcare workforce
  • Sexual & domestic violence prevention & services
  • Child and youth violence prevention
  • Suicide prevention
  • Unintentional injury prevention
  • Sexual & reproductive health
  • Adolescent health & youth development
  • Health systems transformation

Qualifications: Applicants must have at least (A) seven (7) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management of which (B) at least three (3) years must have been in a managerial capacity.

To Apply: 

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