Health Equity, Promotion and Prevention Program Manager, Waco, Texas

Created 09/23/2021
Reference 465381
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Texas
City Waco
Zip 76701
Primary Duties

Minimum Starting Salary: $72,000.00/annually

Under general supervision, manages the Health Equity, Promotion and Prevention Programs for the Public Health District (PHD); assures that the services provided meet the program requirements.

Essential Functions

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Plans, manages, reviews, and evaluates the staff and functions of assigned PHD programs; manages priorities, identifies critical issues, resolves conflicts, and assures the effective coordination of programs and strategies to protect and improve the health of the residents.
  • Assures the effectiveness of assigned PHD programs and compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Expands PHD programs to include health equity initiatives focused on population health.
  • Manages staff through appropriate delegation and work supervision; assigns duties, responsibilities, and resources; monitors operations and reviews the work of assigned staff to assure the efficient and timely accomplishment of assigned duties and responsibilities; trains staff and coordinates safety and skills training programs; works with employees to correct performance deficiencies.
  • Meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve workload and technical issues; reviews programs and workload in order to anticipate technical and management problems; analyzes workload trends and implements staffing and assignment adjustments.
  • Evaluates grant programs, researches requirements, and determines feasibility of participation; prepares and submits grant proposals; manages grant budgets and operational and financial reporting; assures that quality standards are met, and appropriate services are provided.
  • Analyzes PHD financial and resource information; develops and manages multiple budgets; manages the collection, analysis and reporting of operational and financial data.
  • Writes technical and analytical reports and makes technical estimates of a specialized nature in connection with PHD programs, contracts, and regulatory issues; interprets concerns, defines desired results, and develops solutions.
  • Assures effective communication of PHD issues with management and Board of Health; interprets and explains federal and state rules and regulations and City codes and ordinances; coordinates strategies to integrate programs and services with federal, state, and regional organizations and City departments.
  • Monitors Public Health events and trends related to health equity and anticipates the potential impact and determines actions required.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.
  • May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.
  • Driving is essential.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Community Health, Public Health, Nursing, Social Work, Business or Public Administration or a related field.
  • Five years Public Health program management experience.
  • OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Master's Degree in Community Health, Public Health, Nursing, Social Work, Business or Public Administration or a related field.
  • Professional registration or technical certification as a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) or Certified Public Health (CPH).

Physical Demands

Sedentary Work:
  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

EEO Statement
The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

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