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Health Promotion Program Administrator 



Under general supervision, is responsible for the administration, management, coordination and evaluation of the West Mountain Regional Tobacco Education and Prevention Partnerships Program. Accountable for writing and managing Intergovernmental Agreements (IGAs), Memoranda of Understanding (MOU), and Contracts. Develops and fosters partnerships with community organizations in the Roaring Fork Valley in order to strategically link public health initiatives including youth prevention efforts. Also responsible for data collection, analysis and metrics in relation to oversight of programs including grant writing and associated outcomes. Duties may vary according to job assignment.

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Plan, organize, coordinate, implement, and evaluate the operations of the West Mountain Region Tobacco Education and Prevention Partnerships Program.

  • Coordinate the writing and processing of Intergovernmental Agreements, Memorandums of Understanding and Contracts.

  • Ensure delivery of quality services by subcontractors.

  • Oversee the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Task Order and all activities related to compliance through program and budget reporting.

  • Prepare, monitor, and adjust program budget.

  • Gather and analyze information pertaining to project needs.

  • Analyze data to identify trends and unmet needs and develop and modify programs accordingly.

  • Develop and monitor data collection systems.

  • Uses a health equity lens to inform programs, policies and services

  • Align local media advertising with statewide campaign messaging through various outlets including radio, newspaper, bus advertising, and social media avenues.

  • Collaborate with internal county departments to accomplish project goals.

  • Deliver trainings and presentations as required or requested to internal and external entities.

  • Build relationships with and engage targeted stakeholders in project efforts.

  • Participate in educational and information-sharing convening to increase knowledge and skills (STEPP webinars, other webinars, grantee specialty-subject committees, trainings etc.).

  • Strategically link public health initiatives between Pitkin, Eagle, and Garfield counties.

  • Develop and foster partnerships with Roaring Fork Valley non-profit organizations,governments, and youth-serving entities.

  • Represent the Roaring Fork Valley at various community meetings and coalitions.

  • Support the implementation of the Pitkin County Mental Health Strategic Plan.

  • Foster positive organizational culture through exemplifying department and organizational values.

  • Assist team members on relevant tasks.

  • Support the Public Health Strategic Plan.

  • Seek opportunities for involvement within the county organization at large.

  • Attend relevant local, regional, and state meetings; engage and advocate for chronic disease prevention and health promotion.

  • Foster community partnerships.

  • Work with schools to partner on efforts targeting youth.

  • Coordinate with community decision-makers and align program development efforts.

  • Engage impacted population voice in all programmatic efforts.

  • Supports the relationship between Pitkin County government and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and County staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and County information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance.

Position Requirements

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field and minimum of three years’ experience in a relevant field; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Master’s degree in Public Health, or Health Education preferred.

Required Licenses or Certifications:

  • Must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record.


Knowledge of:

  • Integrated systems and/or systems change.

  • Community resources in multiple sectors.

  • Local government systems.

  • Program evaluation and outcomes measurement.

  • Collaboration and collaborative processes.

Knowledge of (Job Class Standard):

  • Professional and technical writing methods and practices.

  • Project management principles, practices, and methods.

  • Fiscal and budgetary management and tracking.

  • Organizational and community planning.

  • Administrative principles and practices to include goal setting and program budget development and implementation.

Skill in:

  • Written and oral communication.

  • Meeting facilitation.

  • Proficient in report writing, presentation and evaluation technologies.

  • Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Grant research, writing and evaluation.

Skill in (Job Class Standard):

  • Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Handling multiple tasks simultaneously, under pressure, and in emergency and stressful situations.

  • Working efficiently both independently and as part of a team.

  • Organizing and prioritizing work to meet deadlines.

  • Developing, understanding, interpreting, and communicating policies and procedures.

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.


Work is performed in a standard office environment.


$60,994 to $74,383 dependent on qualifications.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Health Promotion Program Administrator  
Close Date 2/27/2020  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Location Public Health  
About the Organization Pitkin County government provides valued and high quality public services supporting the health, safety and well-being of people and the natural environment. Pitkin County is a tobacco-free workplace.

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EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
EEO-4 Job Category None Specified 

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