Overview

Located at the westernmost edge of Texas along the Rio Grande River, El Paso is aptly referred to as “Sun City” – a moniker derived from the 300+ days of sunshine experienced annually. El Paso is a dynamic and vibrant community whose location on the US-Mexico border provides the City with a culturally diverse population and rich heritage that embraces the past while building for the future. El Paso is considered the “best of two nations,” and is a warm and friendly mosaic of cultures, traditions, and ethnic groups. El Paso’s extraordinary growth has been credited to the development of an integrated international trade region universally known for its great climate, scenic landscapes, affordable cost of living, and a culturally blended and unique community.

 

The City of El Paso is seeking an experienced, strategic, and collaborative Health Director to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Department of Public Health. The Director will plan and oversee all public health education campaigns to promote and obtain the cooperation of local organizations, residents, and visitors. To ensure effective departmental programs and services, the Director will lead the engagement of stakeholders from local, regional, and state levels in order to conduct needs assessments and evaluate current and possible health issues impacting the community. Utilizing “best practices” in public health, the Director will identify and present best options and models for public health governance, administration, and structure, and issue recommendations to the City Administration and City Council.

The Director will be directing and overseeing public health activities in communicable, chronic, and infectious disease control, as well as establishing and providing medical direction of local case tracking and disease investigation to monitor statistics and provide real-time data for effective assessment and control initiatives. The Director is also responsible for conducting research to identify funding resources and oversee preparation and submission of grant proposals.

Viable candidates should possess a master’s degree in Public Health, Health Care Management, Public Administration, or a related field, with ten years of professional management or administration experience in a health care organization including five years in public health; or licensed to practice medicine in Texas by the Texas Medical Board and five years of professional management or administration experience in public health. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

The selected candidate will receive a competitive starting salary between $108,740 and $201,600, commensurate with their qualifications and experience. Additionally, the City of El Paso offers an exceptional benefits package.

Qualified professionals are encouraged to apply at:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bakertilly/jobs/4292535/director-of-health-el-paso-texas

This position is open until filled. Please submit your cover letter and resume at your earliest convenience. For more information, please contact Art Davis at art.davis@bakertilly.com or call (816) 868-7042.

To learn more about the City of El Paso, please see their website at https://www.elpasotexas.gov/.

The City of El Paso is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.

About City of El Paso, TX

Located at the westernmost edge of Texas along the Rio Grande River, El Paso is aptly referred to as “Sun City” - a moniker derived from the 300+ days of sunshine experienced annually. El Paso is a dynamic and vibrant community whose location on the US-Mexico border provides the City with a culturally diverse population and rich heritage that embraces the past while building for the future. El Paso is considered the “best of two nations,” and is a warm and friendly mosaic of cultures, traditions, and ethnic groups. El Paso’s extraordinary growth has been credited to the development of an integrated international trade region universally known for its great climate, scenic landscapes, affordable cost of living, and a culturally blended and unique community.