Job ID: 347898
# of Positions: 1
Business Title: Director of Tobacco Policy and Programming, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Tobacco Control
Civil Service Title: EXECUTIVE AGENCY COUNSEL
Title Code No: 95005
Title Classification: Non-Competitive
Job Category: Health
Proposed Salary Range: $ 60,435.00 – $143,353.80 (Annual)
Career Level: Experienced (non-manager)
Work Location: 42-09 28th Street
Division/Work Unit: Chronic Disease Prevention
The Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Tobacco Control (BCDTPC) is hiring an Executive Agency Counsel/Director of Tobacco Policy and Programming. The Bureau spearheads programs and initiatives to reduce the burden of chronic diseases by addressing underlying risk factors, such as poor nutrition, physical inactivity and tobacco use — while also working to leverage clinical tools and settings to promote public health. The Director of Tobacco Policy and Programming leads the Bureau’s efforts to develop and advance an evidence-based legislative, policy, research and programmatic agenda with the goal of decreasing tobacco use across NYC and eliminating health inequities, or unjust differences in health outcomes. The Director will contribute to advancing NYC’s legacy as a leader in developing and adopting groundbreaking tobacco control efforts.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
–Lead a team to develop and advance the bureau’s tobacco control legislative and policy agenda, as well as programmatic efforts and coordination of community and stakeholder engagement.
–Manage all aspects of tobacco control policy development, including formative research, proposal development, drafting and advancing legislation, strategic planning regarding implementation and enforcement, and drafting responses to federal and state regulatory calls for comment.
–Oversee the bureau’s clinical and cessation related activities, including monitoring of the literature on developing science and research.
–Advise and support tobacco control media, education, and evaluation efforts.
–Serve as a point of contact with key local and national stakeholders and develop presentations, memos and briefing materials for agency and external audience.
–Work with the Health Department’s Office of External Affairs, Office of the General Counsel, and other relevant agency units to enact legislation through City Council, state legislature and other legislative bodies and collaborate closely with other internal content experts to advance educational campaigns and evaluation efforts.
–Provide strategic advice on policy proposals and other tobacco control issues to Department leadership, including the Assistant Commissioner and, the Deputy Commissioner of Prevention and Primary Care and the Commissioner of Health.
–Perform other duties as needed in support of the tobacco control policy and programming agenda.
Minimum Qual Requirements
Admission to the New York State Bar; and four years of recent full-time responsible, relevant, satisfactory legal experience subsequent to admission to any bar, eighteen months of which must have been in the supervision of other attorneys, in an administrative, managerial or executive capacity, or performing highly complex and significant legal work.
Incumbents must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment.
- A Juris Doctor degree and four years of recent full-time responsible, relevant, satisfactory legal experience; with experience in administrative law, litigation, reviewing and drafting legislation and regulations; managerial experience clearly demonstrating the ability to perform difficult and responsible managerial work, requiring independent decision-making concerning program management, planning, allocation of resources, and oversight of staff including the scheduling and assignment of work.
- Incumbents must remain a member of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment.
- Strong organizational and project management skills.
**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:
Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
• A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.
• Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.
• Current Resume
• Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)
Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.
If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.
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We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.
All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.
Residency Requirement: New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.