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Category: Professional and Management
Cambridge Public Health Department, Cambridge, MA

Department: Commissioner''s Office
Job Type: Full Time
Job Class: Non-Union
Work Shift: Days
Work Days: 8am-5pm
Hours/Week: 40
Date Posted: 08/13/2019
Requisition Number: hrq-90707

Job Details

  • The Cambridge Public Health Department (CPHD) is seeking a dynamic, highly engaged individual to lead its newly established Division of Public Health Systems. The Associate Chief's position is a unique and extraordinary opportunity for an experienced programmatic and systems-oriented-person, committed to a team approach to build and optimize the administrative capability of a leading, innovative and nationally-accredited local public health department.

    Job Purpose:

    Reporting directly to the Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO), the Associate Chief for the Division of Public Health Systems will lead key staff responsible for the cross-cutting agency functions that include administrative, communications, disease surveillance and systems improvement activities. The Associate Chief, Public Health Systems will be expected to play an active role in leading and managing the department's overall day-to-day functions by implementing quality improvement strategies to ensure the successful achievement of department's overall goals and objectives. This individual will function as a member of the agency's Executive Leadership Team along with the Associate Chiefs of Clinical Services as well as Population Health Initiatives respectively.


    Education/Training: Undergraduate degree required; master's degree (e.g. MPH, MPA, MBA or similar advanced degree) highly preferred.

    Work Experience: Minimum 8 to 10 years of administrative experience in mid-to-senior level positions in nonprofit health, human service or public health organizations.

    Physical Skills: Ability to travel to meetings in numerous locations in the Boston metro area with ad hoc regional meetings across the state, including occasional evenings and weekends as needed

    Mental Skills: Ability to manage multiple tasks, projects and program. Ability to facilitate complex processes and meetings. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills Strong computer skills

    Working Conditions and Physical Environment: Office in the ground-level of Windsor Street Health Center with fluorescent lighting.


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