The Vermont Department of Health (VDH) is currently seeking candidates for a Health Department Workforce Development Program Administrator for the Planning Unit of the Office of the Health Commissioner. The Planning Unit works with staff throughout the department to facilitate planning and integration of activities to improve population health outcomes and internal systems. The Unit leads the development of the state health improvement plan and department’s strategic plan; public health accreditation; performance management and workforce development.
The Workforce Development Program Administrator will be responsible for leading the development of workforce training and development initiatives in the Department of Health. Planning, coordination, administrative and policy development work at a professional level involving implementation and evaluation of workforce training and development programs for the Department of Health to ensure that programs are responsive to client needs and Department priorities. Work is performed with high degree of independence only receiving guidance from the Director of Planning, in the Office of the Health Commissioner, as needed.
The work accomplished by this position is directly linked to the Health Department’s mission to protect and promote the best health for all Vermonters. All of the Health Department’s positions are directly aligned to achieve the goals of the Department’s strategic plan including: effective and integrated public health programs; communities with the capacity to respond to public health needs; internal systems that provide consistent and responsive support; a competent and valued workforce that is supported in promoting and protecting the public’s health; a public health system that is understood and valued; and health equity for all Vermonters.
The Vermont Department of Health is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the department’s diversity and commitment to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity. We believe all Vermonters should have a fair and just opportunity to be healthy and live in healthy communities.
We're seeking people of all backgrounds who are dedicated to improving economic, social, health and environmental conditions for all Vermonters; and committed to a vision of Vermont that embraces all its citizens.