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Victoria County Public Health Department Director
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 2:43pm
The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) Director primarily reports to the Victoria County Judge and Commissioners & ensures the functional capabilities of the VCPHD to meet the public health needs of the community. The VCPHD Director has a multi-jurisdictional responsibility in DeWitt County, Texas with reporting responsibilities to DeWitt County Judge.
(SALARY RANGE $85,000-115,000 per annual; Open until Filled)

Submit Letter of Interest, Salary Requirements and Resume to:
Apply to Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse. EEOE. No phone calls please. Applications are required. Employment Applications can be found online at www.vctx.org under the employment jobs link and/or Administrative Services Department link http://www.vctx.org/index.php/county-departments/adminserv?id=15 .


Victoria County Administrative Services
115 N. Bridge St., Room 127
Victoria, TX 77901
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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

- Practices and supports visionary leadership - works with the VCPHD, staff and other stakeholders to develop and articulate a vision for public health and the organization and encourages others to share the vision; assures the integration of the VCPHD into the transforming health system.
-Leadership and Mentoring - Provides leadership to management team and subordinate employees as well ongoing mentoring responsibilities inclusive of coaching and team-building responsibilities.
-Creates sense of mission - articulates and models professional values and ethics; facilitates organizational mission development and reassessment; develops policies and processes that translate mission and vision into action and are in alignment with the State of Texas statutes, Victoria County policies and ordinances, City of Victoria ordinances and Texas Department of State Health Services rules and regulations.
-Serves as effective change agent - facilitates application of systems thinking; develops and implements performance measurement and evaluation strategies; facilitates strategic and tactical assessment and planning; facilitates empowerment of staff and community partners to take action; generates fresh ideas and approaches to solving public health problems.
-Political competencies - identifies and analyzes public health policy issues and alternatives; utilizes principles of media advocacy to communicate the public health mission to stakeholders; works with community coalitions and advocacy groups; guides the community and organization in seeking policy change and action on public health issues; translates policy decisions into organizational and community programs and services.
- Negotiation - guides and mediates the investigation and resolution of conflict within the organization and with other governmental agencies and community stakeholders.
- Marketing and education - utilizes principles of social marketing and health education to communicate with target audiences.
- Manages organizational dynamics - assesses organizational environment, needs, assets, resources and opportunities; develops new organizational structures utilizing knowledge of organizational learning, behavior and culture.
- Employs inter-organizational collaborating mechanisms - includes key stakeholders in collaborative ventures; develops collaborative and partnering strategies, including task forces and coalitions; facilitates networking of all stakeholders; develops collaborative strategic action plans
- Social forecasting and marketing - identifies and interprets emerging trends in public health and provides information, analysis, and interpretation to stakeholders and community partners.
- Team-building - develops organizational team structures and systems focused on customer service, continuous quality improvement, and accreditation standards; facilitates development of teams; serves as team facilitator, mediator, and effective team member
Contact Info:
Victoria County Administrative Services
115 N. Bridge St., Room 127
Victoria, TX 77901
(361) 578-6281
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