Community Health Improvement Specialist - #242267

Henderson County

Date: 05/04/2021 17:00 PM

City: Rosman, North Carolina

Salary: $43,095 / year

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Henderson County Department of Public Health is accepting applications for one full-time

Community Health Improvement Specialist. This position is classified as a Human Services Planner II. The

primary focus of the role is to work with communities and partners to plan, implement, and evaluate

community-wide strategies to improve health outcomes. The employee will work to improve health equity in

Henderson County through a high level, strategic vision and subject matter expertise, and act as a resource to

support such work across the community. This includes utilizing health data to plan and implement new

health strategies, identifying gaps and assisting coalitions in making decisions about improving current efforts

The typical schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm, with one hour for lunch. Work schedule

may include non-traditional/additional hours, evening, holiday, or weekend work hours

Qualifications: General knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration with more specific

knowledge of the planning process; and of program areas to which assigned. Ability to communicate

effectively with professional and administrative personnel, exercise judgment and discretion in applying and

interpreting policies and procedures

Preferred knowledges, skills, & abilities: General knowledge of principles and practices of public information

and public health; ability to process and use complicated workplace data and graphics, summarize, compare

and identify trends between and among detailed forms, tables, graphs, diagrams, maps, etc; ability to

communicate effectively and work effectively with people on all educational & professional levels; ability to

deal tactfully with others and exercise good judgment in assessing situations and making decisions; skill in

establishing a rapport with HCDPH staff, county department heads, community leaders, and the public

Required Minimum Training: A master's degree in public or human services administration or a human

services programmatic field, preferably with course work in human services planning and one year of

experience in human service program planning or administration; or graduation from a four-year college or

university and three years of administrative or consultative experience in a human service program; or an

equivalent combination of education and experience

Pre-employment drug screen, driving history and criminal background check is required of finalist applicant

Applications and transcripts will be accepted through Wednesday, May 5, 2021

To Apply: Submit a fully completed Henderson County application and transcript(s) to Katie Fuller via email

at, via fax at 828-697-4709, or via mail to:

Henderson County Department of Public Health

1200 Spartanburg Hwy, Suite 100

Hendersonville, NC 28792-5840

Applications are available at the Henderson County Department of Public Health, including our website: or from the Henderson County NCWorks

Career Center at 180 West Campus Drive, Flat Rock, NC 28731

Salary Grade: 75A

Starting Salary: $43,095 (Hiring salary will be determined based on qualifications and internal equity.)

Henderson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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