at Arkansas Government Job in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Date: Oct 14, 2021

Req ID: 11864


Little Rock, AR, US, 72205


Anticipated Starting Salary: 56,038.94

Arkansas Department of Health

4815 W Markham Street

Little Rock, AR 72205

Position Number: 22105196

County: Pulaski City: Little Rock

Posting End Date: Continuously Advertised

Center for Public Health Practice – Central Cancer Registry

Additional Preferences:

A Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Statistics or Health Administration is preferred.

Five (5) years of supervisory experience is preferred.

Cancer Registry experience is preferred.

Hiring Official: L. Lehing

Recruitment Contact: – 501-661-2268

The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: L016C

Grade: GS10


Salary Range: $56,039.00 – $81,257.00


The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) Public Health Administrator is responsible for determining all policies and procedures of a public health branch, including the supervision of mid-level managers, section chiefs, and professional staff. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Identifies goals and objectives for health programs utilizing state and federal laws and policies, provides management for multiple programs, and determines work assignments for staff. Directs major plans, goals, and objectives for programs, directs the preparation of cost analyses for grants and programs, and forecasts service needs. Identifies funding opportunities and directs the preparation of grant requests. Maintains appropriate contact with federal, state, and local officials and community members, and interprets the health program mission and goals in meetings and conferences. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of state and federal laws relating to the administration of public health programs. Knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of public health programs. Knowledge of organizational and human resources management. Knowledge of grants administration and financial analysis techniques. Ability to interpret, analyze, and resolve complex administrative and personnel problems. Ability to monitor the effectiveness of public health programs and services. Ability to effectively communicate in oral and written formats. Ability to analyze data, prepare reports, and produce recommendations for health programs.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a masters degree in public health, public administration or a related field; plus four years of experience in public health program operations, including two years in a managerial or supervisory capacity.Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock

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Job Posting: JC192636618

Posted On: Sep 17, 2021

Updated On: Oct 22, 2021