Job Description and Duties
THIS IS A STATEWIDE RECRUITMENT. THE INCUMBENT WILL BE HEADQUARTERED IN THE COUNTY NEAREST THEIR RESIDENCE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES:*Kern *Butte *Contra Costa*Fresno *Orange *Sonoma *Riverside *Sacramento *San Bernardino *San Diego *San Francisco*Santa Clara *Ventura *San Joaquin *Los Angeles


The Health Program Specialist II (HPS II), Academic Partnership Coordinator conducts the more complex solicitation, including but not limited to, Requests for Application (RFA) and Requests for Proposal (RFP), and grant analyses, development, fiscal oversight, and monitoring for the OPP to sustain academic-governmental-community partnerships. The Academic Partnership Coordinator will lead efforts to secure grants and develop collaborative partnerships with academic institutions. The position will document the progress and impact of the academic partnership and prepare reports for online publication. The HPS II plans, develops, implements, and monitors strategy implementation, evaluation, and deliverable completion on academic partnership projects. The HPS II also provides back up to the OPP Legislative Coordinator, responding to legislative inquiries and coordinating and developing bill analyses as requested. In-state and out-of-state travel is required.

The Academic Partnership Coordinator supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by providing skilled project and contract management and technical assistance within the Office of Policy and Planning (OPP), Operations Branch, thereby advancing population health management and the health and well-being of California’s diverse people and communities by leveraging academic research partnerships to promote the effective and efficient translation of research findings into action, to protect health and wellness, increase health equity, enhance services through agile operations, and optimize data and technology.

This is a reposting of JC-408446 to increase candidate pool; previous applicants do not need to reapply and are still for consideration


To obtain list eligibility for the Health Program Specialist II, before applying for this position, you must first take and pass the Health Program Specialist II exam:



The attached duty statement indicates whether this position is eligible for telework. All employees who telework are required to be California residents in accordance with Government Code 14200, and may be required to report to a CDPH office, when needed. Candidates who reside outside of the state of California may be interviewed; however, the selected candidate must have a primary residency in the state of California prior to appointment (and continue to maintain California residency) as a condition of employment. Failure to meet this requirement may result in the job offer being rescinded.

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About California Department of Public Health

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) works to protect the public's health in the Golden State and helps shape positive health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. The Department's programs and services, implemented in collaboration with local health departments and state, federal and private partners, touch the lives of every Californian and visitor to the state 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our Shared Vision
CDPH public health professionals, researchers, scientists, doctors, nurses, and other staff­ members have a shared vision to protect and improve the health of all Californians. We are dedicated to public service and passionate about our work and the people and communities we serve and protect.