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Healthy People Healthy Communities (HPHC) Program Administrator

  • 504304
  • Full-time


COME WORK WITH US!  The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefits package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $437.50 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.



Job Location:

Address: 150 N 18th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85007  

Posting Details:

Salary: $58,000 

Grade: 22

Job Summary:

A Career in Public Service Awaits You, Come Join our Chronic Disease & Health Promotion Team!

Your Talent, Our Mission: To promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona.

What You'll Do:

This position is responsible for a large complex statewide $13M integrated IGA with 5 state and federal funding streams (Tobacco Tax, Chronic Disease, Lottery, State, PHPS Block Grant) with 14 county health departments. Each funding stream has strategies identified and contract deliverables with unique internal and external partners to fulfill the goals, objectives, and strategies of the funding stream. This position will be responsible to assure that funding requirements are successfully completed, funds are budgeted and spent appropriately, coordinating program information and communication between ADHS leadership, program staff, and county health departments.

Job Duties:

- Coordinates, develops, prepares, tracks, and monitors annual budgets with program staff for each funding stream, including all processes related to establishing detailed purchase orders for each county IGA/contract, contract amendments annually, and as needed.
- Develops and implements tracking tools and reports with input from internal and external stakeholders.
- Monitors work plans, reports, budget utilization.
- Coordinates agendas and schedules contractor calls, face to face meetings.
- Provides technical assistance on work plan development, reporting, fiscal planning, etc.
- Development and maintenance of policy and procedures for overall IGA operations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Principles and Practices of Public and Behavioral Health, Prevention Health Strategies & Evidence/ Evidence-Informed Practices, Health Equity, Health Disparities, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), and/ or Population Health.
- Working with economically disadvantaged persons in communities disproportionately impacted by high rates of chronic disease and health risks.
- Community Engagement and Partnership.
- Strategic Planning.
- Arizona Management System (AMS) and/ or Continuous Improvement.
- ADHS' Mission, Vision, and Strategic Plan.
- Division of Public Health-Prevention Services.
- Arizona Health Improvement Plan (AzHIP) and/ or Arizona State Health Assessment (SHA).
- Program Evaluation and/ or Measurement.

Skill in:
- Interpreting data and disparities.
- Implementing Strategic Planning.
- Program and Evaluation Development and Design.
- Grant and Contract Management.
- Budget Development and Implementation.
- Written and Oral Communication.
- Developing Training for Career Professionals (e.g. PH, Healthcare Providers, Community Partners).
- Management and leadership.
- Analytical and Interpersonal.
- Strong Organization.
- Computer and Software Skills (e.g. Microsoft Word, Google Suite, Adobe Acrobat).

Ability to:
- To work with a diverse and variety of partners and individuals to cultivate positive working relationships.
- Make critical decisions.
- To complete tasks, and develop quality work products.
- To problem-solve.
- To work independently, and in a multidisciplinary team.
- Successfully execute contracts in a timely manner.
- To identify outcomes and performance measures.
- To prioritize and organize multiple complex projects.
- To work under tight deadlines.
- Develop reports for the public, Legislature, and Governor's Leadership.

Selective Preference(s):

Bachelor's Degree in public health/administration or closely related field with 4 years of professional experience in public health. Master's degree in Public Health or related field may substitute for 2 years of professional experience.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).


The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award-winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will make a contribution to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27 week wait period for contributions to begin.

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.