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Job Opening - Closes 05/15/22

Public Health Division Administrator -
Community Health

Eastern Idaho Public Health is recruiting for a full time Public Health Division Administrator to manage the Community Health Division.
Position:  Public Health Division Administrator - Community Health
Hours: Full-time

Open for Recruitment: 

Closes 5:00 p.m., May 15, 2022
Starting Salary: $35.34 + per hour depending on education and experience
Location:  Idaho Falls
Please email resume, cover letter and at least 3 references to:

Send resume to:
1250 Hollipark Drive
Idaho Falls, ID 83401

OR email resume to:

E-mail: hr@eiph.idaho.gov

For More Info: Call 533-3162 or email hr@eiph.idaho.gov



  • Manages all health programs and services for a public health division.
  • Provides leadership, supervision, and management to employees in the division, which could spread across eight counties (Bonneville, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Madison, and Teton).
  • Ensures sub-grant work requirements and reports are completed and submitted in a timely and high quality manner.
  • Develops strategic plans and set clear direction for each program area.
  • Develops, implements, and actively monitors the division's performance measures.
  • Manages complex budgeting for all division programs, including forecasting, fee setting (where applicable), monthly report review/monitoring, accounts receivable review, and recommendations to the District Director for changes.
  • Evaluates Community Health programs for effectiveness, efficiency, and safety.
  • Oversees division's Quality Improvement initiatives.
  • Collaborates with IT Staff to ensure training on and compliance with IT Security laws and policies.
  • Oversees Marketing & Outreach collaboration with other Management Team members and the EIPH PIO.
  • Ensures Community Health DIvision information is submitted to IT staff for website and social media on a timely and ongoing basis.
  • Represent EIPH on local public health district workgroups related to Community Health.
  • Responds to and effectively resolves client concerns/complaints.
  • Makes business decisions regarding resources and equipment to be used; researches alternatives to current tools.
  • Manages transitions of major systems as needed.
  • Oversees division's policy and procedure development, revisions and implementation.
  • Negotiates agreements, contracts, and grants.
  • Models and supports EIPH's Organizational Values and ensures Community Health Division staff do so as well.


  • Provides leadership for all Community Health Division personnel.
  • Manages personnel, including interviewing, hiring, training, evaluating, delegating, developing performance, coaching, disciplining, etc.
  • Works collaboratively with Human Resources to ensure compliance with employment and labor laws.

Other Duties

  • Participates actively in EIPH Administrative Team and Management Team groups/meetings.
  • Communicates Administrative Team and Management Team decisions/rationale to Community Health Division staff in a timely manner.
  • Attends and presents at EIPH Board of Health meetings.
  • Prepares reports as requested by District Director Board of Health, or IDHW Contract Staff.
  • Represents EIPH as appropriate on community advisory boards and issue-specific coalitions.
  • Analyzes trends district-wide to plan and initiate changes to current public health programs, develop future services, and minimize risk or legal liability.
  • Develops goals and evaluates programs for efficiency and cost-effectiveness through reviews, audits, cost allocations, and activity reports.
  • Uses statistiva reports for planning and determining program direction.
  • Develops and maintains collaborative working relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders, including public and private agencies.
  • Ensures compliance with contracts/grants, and all applicable state and federal laws, rules and regulations.
  • Assists the Public Health District Director in determining district goals, program priorities standards of care, and the strategic plan.
  • Serves as liaison for EIPH and develops strong working relationships with other governmental agencies, industries, and community groups that have a tie into EIPH's mission.
  • Serves in an appropriate Incident Command role during Public Health Emergency response sitations, including exercises.
  • Emergency Response Role - Employees of EIPH have an "Emergency Response Role" and may be requested to respond to threats of a public health emergency in accordance with the District's Public Health Preparedness Plan. This may include requirements to work longer shifts, nights, or weekends, and to perform duties different than your daily rouutine. Employees will not be asked, expected, or allowed to perform duties for which they are not trained or qualified.


  • Must posses a Bachelor's degree in a nutrition, health education, or other field related to the speciality area; OR Associate's Degree in a related field AND five years management experience; OR possess a Master's degree in Public Health, Public Health Administration, or related field.

  • Experience demonstrating good knowledge of:  management practices including developing and implementing program policies and procedures; evaluating health programs for effectiveness and compliance with objectives, rules, regulations, and standards; supervising staff; public health division program areas, operations and community resources; current public health trends; federal, state, and local public health laws and regulations; media relations and community partnerships.

  • Experience: developing narrative reports and correspondence to address public health issues; and giving public health presentations.


  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holidays
  • Retirement Plan

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263.

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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