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In accordance with state and federal law, this Department will not discriminate against an employee or applicant for employment because of race, disability, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, or non-job related factors in hiring, promoting, demoting, training, benefits, transfers, layoffs, terminations, recommendations, rate-of-pay, or other forms of compensation.

 

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

The Knox County Health Department is seeking a Chief Operating Officer for its Federally Qualified Health Center. This position reports directly to the CEO and is responsible for directing internal operations of the Community Health Center which includes, but is not limited to strategic planning and development, budgeting and budgeting analysis, facilities management, finance, information systems, human resources, legal affairs, community outreach/development/marketing. Must have the ability to create operational policies and protocols and have strong leadership along with excellent verbal and written skills are required.

This position requires a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Administration, Pubic Health or other related field from a college or university accredited by the North Central Association or other regional nationally recognized accrediting agency and two full-time years of administrative experience in public health.

The Knox County Health Department is an EOC.

Interested applicants should forward their resume to: Kathy Crafton-Director of Human Resources at: kcrafton@knoxcountyhealth.org

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COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATOR

The Knox County Health Department is seeking a Community Health Educator.  Responsibilities include organizing and conducting community health education activities.  Ideal candidate would possess excellent communication skills and strong professional initiative.  Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree with concentration in behavioral science or community health education; CHES and degree in Community Health Education preferred.  The position has a competitive salary and benefit package based on a 35-hour workweek.

The Knox County Health Department is an EOC.

Interested applicants should forward their resume to: Kathy Crafton-Director of Human Resources at: kcrafton@knoxcountyhealth.org
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ASSISTANT PUBLIC HEALTH ADMINISTRATOR

The Knox County Health Department is seeking an Assistant Public Health Administrator. This position is directed by the Public Health Administrator and is responsible for directing the overall activities for the Health Department in the absence of the Administrator, while working with the Administrator to assure departmental compliance with relevant practice standards. On a day-to-day basis, this position will serve as Director of Health Protection Division; maintaining required Licensed Environmental Health Practitioner certification and have a thorough understanding of public health and epidemiological principles and practices. Excellent budgeting and personnel management skills along with strong leadership and excellent verbal and written skill is required.
The minimum qualifications are a Master’s degree in public health from a college or university accredited by the North Central Association or other regional, nationally-recognized accrediting agency and two years full-time administrative experience in public health; or Graduate degree in a related field from a college or university accredited by the North Central Association or other regional, nationally-recognized accrediting agency and two years full-time administrative experience in public health.

The Knox County Health Department is an EOC.

Interested applicants should forward their resume to: Kathy Crafton-Director of Human Resources at: kcrafton@knoxcountyhealth.org

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Licensed Environmental Health Practitioner (LEHP) Or LEHP-In-Training

The Knox County Health Department is seeking a full-time Licensed Environmental Health Practitioner (LEHP) or an LEHP-In-Training who can be licensed through the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, who by virtue of education and experience will work in the field of food sanitation, protection and regulation of private water supplies; private waste water management; and consultation, education, investigation and enforcement in these fields. 

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in environmental health science or its equivalent as approved by the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.

Requires the acquisition and maintenance of a valid Environmental Health Practitioner license issued by the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.

The Knox County Health Department is proud to offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits which include vacation, sick days, personal days, holiday pay, health, vision, dental and life insurance and well as a retirement plan with a generous match.

The Knox County Health Department is an EOE.
Interested candidates may submit a letter of interest and resume to Kathy Crafton-Director of Human Resources at: kcrafton@knoxcountyhealth.org
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