Deputy to Administration
A Deputy to Administration, serving in a local health department, is an administrative professional position under the direction of the Public Health Commissioner or Director. They are responsible for planning and coordinating the administration of public health programs. Typical work activities include budget and program planning, preparation of reports, and providing leadership in administrative coordination. Knowledge of the principles, methods, procedures and practices of public health services, the function of the local health department, public health law and the ability to prepare data for administrative use is essential to the position.
A Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited or NYS registered 4-year college or university and 4 years of clinical, administrative and/or clerical experience and 2 years experience in a public health setting can be substituted. Two years experience should be in fiscal management. Minimum qualifications for a Deputy to Administration include graduation from high school or the possession of a high school equivalency diploma and 10 years of clinical, administrative and/or clerical experience.
- New York State Association of County Health Officials - nysacho.org