Career Posting: Partnership & Workforce Development Unit Supervisor

Minnesota Department of Health Is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following position Partnership & Workforce Development Unit Supervisor.

Position Description:

This important role will supervise the programs and staff of the Food, Pools and Lodging Services (FPLS), Partnership and Workforce Development Unit (PWDU). This unit includes section communications, program evaluation of delegated agencies as well as MDH, training of internal and external staff, grant submittal and oversight, section and Division quality improvement efforts and special projects. The PWDU Supervisor will also provide technical assistance and consultation services for the regulated industry, other agencies and the general public.
Responsibilities include:
• Supervising the staff of the Partnership and Workforce Development Unit
• Establishing and managing the administrative, operational, and planning priorities for the Unit

Position Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications
• Registration as a Sanitarian/Environmental Health Specialist in the State of Minnesota
• Four years senior level professional experience OR two years of supervisory experience

Both the four years senior level professional experience and/or the two years of supervisory experience must be in a Sanitation and Food Safety program, and must include the following:
• Development of program rules and policies
• Responsibility for long and short range goals and plans
• Program evaluation
• Grant oversight
• Working with internal and external stakeholders

Additional minimum qualifications assessed at interview:
• Ability to establish effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
• Knowledge of federal and state laws, rule and regulations relating to food, beverage and lodging programs
• Strong writing and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience working with local health departments
• Knowledge of the FDA's Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards
• Ability to organize and direct large and complex environmental health programs
• Ability to interpret law, regulations and policy to industry, government and the public
• Experience managing budget and grant functions of a complex program
• Experience developing policy
• Ability to motivate, supervise and evaluate subordinate employees effectively
• Ability to develop, review reports and make policy recommendations
• Ability to coordinate functions to accomplish program goals
• Ability to solve complex problems where there are no clear solutions

Position closes on: 2023-01-31

Where to Apply: Opening ID 62098