Nutrition Program Manager 1

Grade 27

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  1. Nutrition Program Manager 1

    Grade 27

  2. Nutrition Program Manager 2

    Grade 29

Summary of Job Description

As a Nutrition Program Manager 1, you would oversee the daily management of a nutrition program unit or a small nutrition program, including supervising staff and managing resources. You would develop and implement program policies, procedures, and guidelines for a nutrition program; oversee program review and management evaluation processes; and develop and implement internal administrative policies and procedures.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree and five years of professional administrative work experience in one or a combination of the following settings: in a governmental agency's public health nutrition program* and/or in a governmental agency sponsored or funded public health nutrition program. This experience must have involved responsibility for nutrition program management and supervision of professional staff. One year of the required five years of experience must have involved second-level supervision.**

* The nutrition program management experience must include at least five of the following responsibilities:

preparation of a Request for Proposal/Request for Application and managing a procurement process;
development of policy and/or procedures to implement policy;
grant and/or contract oversight;
fiscal management, budgeting, or managing the use of program funds and revenue;
staffing/staff development;
governmental communications/relations;
management of information systems;
program planning and implementation; and/or
program evaluation and monitoring.

** Second-level supervision must have included supervision of professional staff, who in turn supervise lower-level professional staff. When describing your second-level supervisory experience include the titles of the professional staff you directly and indirectly supervised.

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