The Division of Family and Child Health (DFCH) is charged with the creation and oversight of programs, policies, services, and environments that support physical and socio-emotional health, and promote primary and reproductive health services, health equity, social justice, safety and well-being for New York City families and children. The Division is comprised of the Bureau of Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health, the Bureau of Early Intervention, the Office of School Health and the Bureau of Administration.
The vision of the DFCH is that every child, woman, and family has the opportunity and is empowered to reach their full health and development potential. Reporting to the Deputy Commissioner and with latitude for independent initiative, judgement and decision-making, the Assistant Commissioner for the Bureau of Administration will manage and oversee the execution of highly complex and comprehensive financial, operational and human resources functions for a Division with over 2,500 staff and a budget in excess of $330 million. The Assistant Commissioner will be responsible for managing a staff of 25+ employees and will be responsible for identifying novel strategies and procedures to improve Bureau productivity and operations. The selected candidate will become an integral member of the Senior Leadership team for the Division of Family and Child Health.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
--Provide leadership, vision and strategic planning for the Bureau of Administration.
--Set priorities to ensure the Bureau of Administration is aligned with the mission and goals of the Division and Agency.
--Assume day-to day management and responsibility for the allocation of the Division's financial and personnel resources.
--Provide consultation and serve as key advisor to the Deputy Commissioner and other Assistant Commissioners on all operational, financial, contracting and personnel matters.
--Oversee Bureau operations and take corrective action when needed.
--Serve as key point of contact with the Divisions of Administration, Finance, Emergency Preparedness and Response and Audit Services/Medicaid Unit.
--Represent the Division and Deputy Commissioner at relevant internal and external meetings.
Minimum Qual Requirements:
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and five years of full-time professional satisfactory experience acquired within the last fifteen years, in a health services setting such as a laboratory, hospital, or other patient care facility, or in a public health, environmental health, or mental hygiene program, at least 18 months of which must have been in a managerial capacity, consisting of managerial experience clearly demonstrating the ability to perform difficult and responsible managerial work, requiring independent decision-making concerning program management, planning, allocation of resources, and the scheduling and assignment of work.
--Proven manager and leader with experience in operational innovation and change preferably within government
--Demonstrated ability to build a cohesive, problem-solving and customer-oriented team
--Skilled in creative program development and capacity to identify unmet needs and service gaps
--Skilled in grant management, including knowledge of Federal, State, and City funding resources
--Leadership abilities in developing and motivating professional staff
--Knowledge of personnel management and procedures; and knowledge of DOHMH automation systems such as the Budget Management System (BMS), Contract and Purchasing Management System (ConTrak), Payment Request System (PAYRS) and Personnel Actions Triggering System (PATS).
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID # 279559.