Health Systems Program Administrator – Local Health

State of Vermont - Department of Health
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

​​​The Health Systems Program Administrator for Local Health manages and oversees workforce development and health equity activities. This position sits within the Division of Local Health, and the main duties include Managing all training-related systems for the division, Leading the development of training materials for staff in collaboration with division, program, departmental partners and subject matter experts, Promoting the culture of the division and ensuring workforce and training opportunities and objectives align with our culture, Monitoring and reviewing grant opportunities and working with division leads to promote opportunities among district offices, and Promoting and integrating health equity strategies into division plans, policies, and procedures to ensure that internal operations and program activities effectively identify health disparities and inequities and create opportunities for all Vermonters. Examples of work include Supporting division and department work to assess and develop health equity training plans and helping to implement plans   Developing health equity strategies to be included in the division strategic plan and in the OLH integrated work plans   Developing and maintaining a division-specific onboarding guide and related resources for all staff, as well as developing and facilitating division orientation sessions   Developing a formal mentorship program for the division Creating a “toolbox” of resources that help staff improve their understanding of public health and how it integrates with their roles Supporting professional development in a way that recognizes and values the diversity of our division staff   Maintaining awareness of and coordinating review of local, statewide, and national grant opportunities that may be of interest or available to Local Health.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

Local Health is committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce, and strive to offer a supportive, professionally challenging, and healthy workplace to our employees. Equal Opportunity Employer The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

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