Employment Opportunities within Madison County Local Government
Director of Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program
Job Title: Director of WIC
Programs: Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Hours Per Week: 32 to 40
Benefit Eligibility: Yes
JOB SUMMARY Madison County Public Health (MCPH) is seeking a Director of WIC. This position is full time and between 32 and 40 hours per week. The Director of WIC is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the local Madison County WIC Program and Breastfeeding Peer Program, including planning, staffing, budget management, administration, and evaluation. This position is grant funded and offers competitive salary and benefits.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The Director of WIC is responsible for the overall planning, direction, coordination, and evaluation of the WIC program. The Director carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include planning, developing, implementing, and directing WIC and associated programs, services and activities; interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing employees’ work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; writing and managing grants; and ensuring compliance with established federal, state, and local standards. The Director must also be able to complete WIC certifications and provide nutrition education to WIC program participants including assessing WIC participant anthropometric measurements, blood data and health histories to determine WIC eligibility; providing appropriate nutrition and breastfeeding counseling that is responsive to the identified needs/interests of each participant; prescribing food packages appropriate for the needs of the participant; and planning secondary nutrition education activities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE This job requires an undergraduate degree in a health-related program of study, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) certification, and Licensed Dietitian (LD) certification. Specialized skills such as typing, computer skills, and strong communication skills (both oral and written) are required. Experience managing federal, state, or local grants and previous supervisory experience highly preferred. Knowledge of program development and program promotion is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES This job requires proficiency of computers skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Adobe Reader, e-mail, electronic calendar, and internet research; ability to compile, consolidate and summarize information; English grammar, spelling, written format and punctuation; effective verbal and written communication skills; ability to work independently in a dependable manner; knowledge of community resources; be able to effusively deal with stress; ability to learn and use a web-based reporting program for completing on-line reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other agency and organization representatives; perform effective public speaking to groups of varied interests and backgrounds and develop and deliver informative and persuasive presentations, counseling, and brief interventions. The job requires recordkeeping and reporting procedures; principles and practices of grant management; collection of data/research and analysis of statistics, design, implementation and evaluation of health-related programs.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS The demands and conditions described here are representative of those the employee must meet to perform the essential functions of the job. • Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, talk, write, listen and read. • The employee may infrequently be required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, reach with hands and arms, lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. • The noise level of the office is usually moderate. May occasionally be in environments with high noise levels. • Involves frequent travel by automobile to attend meetings with state agencies and community partners. Must have current driver’s license valid in the state of Ohio.
ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW Madison County Public Health (MCPH) protects and promotes the health of citizens and the environment through the efforts of dedicated and skilled employees and application of sound public health principles. Our role is to identify community health problems; diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community; and enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety. MCPH offers a relaxed, positive and friendly work environment.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and completed application to:
Chris Cook, MPH, RS Health Commissioner
firstname.lastname@example.org (subject: Director of WIC Position)
Madison County Public Health PO Box 467 London, OH 43140
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until the position is filled.
Madison County Public Health is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Support Service Coordinator
Bachelor’s Degree in related field
Current certification in Service and Support Administration
Valid Ohio Driver’s License
Professional level position that requires leadership and team building skills. Applicant must have the ability to interact with individuals with disabilities and have effective verbal and written communication skills.
Negotiable based on experience
Health Insurance, Dental and Vision Insurance, Public Employees Retirement System, Life Insurance, Vacation Leave, Sick Leave and Personal Leave.
Send resume, references and letter of intent to:
Madison County Board of DD
Attn: Family Support Services Division
500 Elm Street
London, Ohio 43140
Until position is filled