Huriot — Career Development & Retention Specialist at Pima County Government

Career Development & Retention Specialist

Pima County Government

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This position is in the Organizational Developmentunit, in the Cross-Functional Operations Division in the Health Department.\ \ Salary Grade: U2\ \ The Organizational Development Career Development and Retention Specialist is responsible for developing and advancing the Departments public health career management processes and strategies. Responsibilities include developing employee skill assessments and analysis, connecting staff with professional development opportunities, and supporting department employees professional growth and development. This position is responsible for aligning public health core competencies within functional job descriptions to conform to national public health standards. This position identifies professional development strategies that promote employee skill development. The Career Development and Retention Specialist will be responsible for organizing employee retention activities, identifying, and promoting employee wellness activities, leading the National Public Health Week planning and implementation, and determining approaches to promote public health careers with local educational institutions. This position also leads the Health Departments Retention & Recognition Committee and supports programming within the Organizational Development Program that positively affects department retention and recruitment strategies. This position will lead or assist with other programming and projects as needed. This classification is in the unclassified service and is exempt from the Pima County Merit System Rules.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assists in the planning, directing, and management of operational projects.
  • Coordinates the efforts of divisions, units, and personnel to achieve objectives.
  • Designs, directs, and administers studies, research, and special projects which address management concerns of a particular department, division, or operation.
  • Monitors and reports on various operational aspects of the department at the request of the Director.
  • Prepares, or participates in the preparation of, departmental budgets, schedules, analyses, reports, and financial statements for approval by the Department Director.
  • Analyzes departmental/program expenditures for compliance with authorized budgets.
  • Reviews/analyzes periodic financial reports and statements.
  • Reviews and analyzes procedures and practices to determine the efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
  • Develops, interprets, and implements departmental policies and procedures to improve efficiency, productivity, and operating economy for the work unit.
  • Researches, plans, develops, and writes reports concerning managerial or supervisory issues.
  • Assists in the development of policy statements concerning managerial and supervisory practices, issues, and procedures.
  • Acts as the department or division representative on various county committees, boards, and at various meetings.
  • Aides in the support of County and departmental goals and functions.
  • Participates in the development and monitoring of special projects.
  • Designs and conducts special projects of a politically sensitive nature on behalf of managerial or executive staff.
  • Plans, organizes, schedules, and conducts various departmental meetings.
  • Establishes and maintains liaison with various outside agencies, groups, and concerns.
  • Conducts surveys to gather information for studies or research.
  • Responds to public inquiries, resolving potential problems and addressing pertinent issues.
  • May supervise and train staff.

A Bachelor\'s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in usiness, public administration, management, or a related field as defined by the appointing authorityandthree years of professional administrative or management experience.

(Additional relevant experience/education from an accredited college or university as defined by the appointing authority at the time of recruitment may substitute.)

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the \"Education\" and Work Experience\" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write \"see resume\" on your application.

\ Preferred Qualifications: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):\ \

  1. Bachelor\'s degree in public health, health sciences, public administration, or human resource management.
  2. Experience coordinating career development programs.
  3. Experience implementing professional coaching or mentoring programs.
  4. Experience conducting employee retention activities.
  5. Experience conducting job skill assessments.

Pima County Government provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: May 15, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Tucson, Arizona
  • Salary: negotiable
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