Pima County

Tucson, Arizona, United States

5558 - Public Health Program Coordinator (REACH)

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Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Position Description

Salary Grade: 11

Pay Range
Hiring Range: $52,251 - $62,701 Annually

Full Range: $52,251 - $73,151 Annually

Salary offers are based on the candidate's equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.

Are you passionate about serving your community and making a difference in peoples lives?

The Pima County Health Department is a team of dedicated professionals working to support the health of our diverse community. Were looking for people who can work to improve the health of Pima County residents in the areas of nutrition, physical activity, and early childhood.

We are in search of a Public Health Program Coordinator for the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) grant. The REACH grant, funded through September 2028, focuses on the implementation of culturally appropriate, evidence-based strategies to address a wide range of health issues among communities experiencing health disparities. The REACH program will focus on food and nutrition security, safe and accessible physical activity through improvements in the built environment, as well as nutrition and physical activity related to early care and education settings.


As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, this classification may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class. Work assignments may vary depending on the departments need and will be communicated to the applicant or incumbent by the supervisor.

* Coordinates program activities, timelines, and resources to ensure efficient execution;

* Collaborates with program managers to develop and maintain project plans and work closely to meet program goals and objectives;

* Tracks program progress, milestones, and deliverables, including grant contracts;

* Collects, organizes, and analyzes data related to program performance, outcomes, and impact;

* Assists in developing data collection tools, surveys, and assessment instruments;

* Supports community outreach efforts and participates in public health education and awareness activities;

* Leads community engagement efforts, including outreach, needs assessments, and partnership development;

* Assists in budget management, expense tracking, and procurement activities;

* Identifies areas for program improvement and assists in implementing corrective actions;

* May supervise support staff and execute performance plans and individual development plans.

Minimum Qualifications

(1) A bachelors degree from an accredited college or university AND two years of experience coordinating, monitoring, and/or administering public health program activities or providing administrative support for a program or specialized work unit.

(Relevant professional-level experience and/or education from an accredited college or university may be substituted.)


(2) Four years of experience in a professional administrative or public health program classification.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.

Preferred Qualifications: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):

  1. Bachelors degree in public health, education, transportation planning, geography, public administration, or related field.
  2. Minimum two (2) years experience collaborating and/or building partnerships with schools, community organizations, tribal nations, and/or community groups.
  3. Minimum six (6) months experience facilitating community groups, coalitions, or community member meetings.
  4. Minimum six (6) months experience working with local or federal government officials, community stakeholders, intradepartmental senior leadership, and other key community-based organizations in the development of population-based policies, systems, and programming.
  5. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish).

Selection Procedure:
Pima County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. All applications will be assessed based on an evaluation of the listed education and experience. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a referral list provided by Human Resources. Additional assessments/testing may be required as part of the selection process.

Supplemental Information

Licenses and Certificates: Valid driver license is required at time of application. Valid AZ driver license is required at time of appointment. The successful applicant will be subject to a 39-month DOT Motor Vehicle Record review to determine applicants suitability to operate county vehicles in accordance with Pima County administrative procedures. Failure to obtain and maintain the required licenses and certifications shall be grounds for termination. Any offer of employment resulting from this recruitment is contingent upon Fleet Services review and approval of the candidates driving record.

Special Notice Items: The County requires pre-employment background checks. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include verification of work history, education, and criminal conviction history. A prior criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify a candidate from employment with the County.

Physical/Sensory Requirements: Physical and sensory abilities will be determined by position.

EEO Information: Pima County Government is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce and will not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, kinship, political interest, or any other characteristic protected by law.