New Job Program Coordinator 2 (Pcn N22038) In Alaska

Program Coordinator 2 (PCN N22038)
Program Coordinator 2 (PCN N22038)

Program Coordinator 2 (PCN N22038)

Company : State of Alaska
Salary : $36.09 an hour
Location : Alaska

Full Description

This position is open to Alaskan Residents only.
Please check out residency definition to determine if you qualify.

What you will be doing:
This Statewide Planning Coordinator on the Healthy and Equitable Communities Unit focuses on developing and implementing statewide and local plans in ensuring that the Sections and Division are able to accomplish the mission through supporting State staff and public health partners. Primary responsibilities will include: Coordinating statewide strategies to ensure Alaskans have equitable access to COVID-19 vaccination and testing; oversee strategic plan facilitation and implementation to support equitable access to COVID-19 services for underserved Alaskans, including rural residents; work with partners statewide and within DHSS to identify and implement changes in practices and systems to enable Alaskans to access programs and services to prevent and address COVID-19 and future pandemics regardless of where they live, work, or play; supervising staff at public health centers in multiple regions who will work with local partners to develop and implement plans to address COVID-19 and other health issues locally; identify funding opportunities to support work; and other duties as assigned.

Our organization, mission and culture:
The mission of the Division of Public Health is to protect and promote the health of Alaskans.
As a member of our team, you will contribute every day to the improvement of the health of Alaskans and their families.

The Division of Public Health exemplifies these values:
  • Accountability- We are committed to responsible use of human, financial and environmental resources.
  • Respect- We provide services without discrimination or judgment.
  • Human potential- We are committed to developing each Alaskan's potential as a healthy individual as well as fostering strong, healthy communities.
  • Integrity- We are honest and ethical in all we do.
  • Scientific Excellence- We are committed to adding to and contributing to the body of scientific knowledge and using the best available knowledge and data to set public health policy.

The benefits of joining our team:
At the Division of Public Health, we recruit employees who demonstrate a vision for public health improvement, ensure all Alaskans have full and equal access to services, exemplify uncompromising ethical conduct, apply the best available health information and strategies, and are committed to continuously and enthusiastically working to achieve the best health for Alaskans and their communities. When we do our jobs well together, preventing illness and injury, promoting good health, and protecting everyone – Alaska is a better place for all people to live, work, and play.

The working environment you can expect:
This position is part of a statewide Healthy and Equitable Communities Unit, which includes both Anchorage-based positions and positions located at Public Health Centers statewide. This position will be located in Anchorage, at the Frontier Building, and supervises positions at Public Health Centers statewide. The Division of Public Health supports part-time telework schedules.

While the work of this position and Unit build upon existing work and plans including Healthy Alaskans 2030, the COVID-19 response has highlighted systems and practices that make some communities and groups more more vulnerable to poor health, and has provided new federal funding to address them. The Healthy and Equitable Communities Unit is a newly formed team, and will have a fast-paced work environment that will initially be focused on getting new partnerships and projects online.

Who we are looking for:
To be successful in the position the candidate will need the following core competencies:
  • Public Health: Applies knowledge of the concepts, principles, theories, methods, and tools associated with protecting and improving the health of people and their communities, including promoting healthy lifestyles, researching disease and injury prevention, and detecting, preventing, and responding to infectious diseases.
  • Community Dimensions of Practice: Distinguishes the roles and responsibilities of governmental and non-governmental organizations in providing programs and services to improve the health of a community.
  • Planning and evaluating: Organizes work, sets priorities, and determines resource requirements; determines short- or long- term goals and strategies to achieve them; coordinates with other organizations or parts of the organization to accomplish goals; monitors progress and evaluates outcomes.
  • Project Management: Knowledge of the principles, methods, or tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources, including monitoring and inspecting costs, work, and contractor performance.
  • Leadership: Influences, motivates, and challenges others; adapts leadership styles to a variety of situations.

A cover letter is NOT required for this position. Your complete application, including supplemental questions will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.

To view the general description and example of duties for the position please go to the following link:

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in any field.


Three years of professional experience developing, planning, coordinating, and implementing a program, project, business, organization, or major components of a program. This experience must have included administrative authority over program/project funding, staff, and overall operations.


Four years in any combination of post-secondary education from an accredited college (3 semester hours or 4 quarter hours equal one month of work experience) and technical or professional experience assisting with planning, coordinating, and implementing administrative controls, work processes, and procedures for a program, project, business, or organization, may substitute for the bachelor’s degree. There is no substitution for the required three years of professional experience.


A master’s degree from an accredited college in a field closely related to the specific field of the program may substitute for up to two years of the required experience (2 semester hours or 3 quarter hours equal one month of experience).

Additional Required Information

At the time of interview please provide the following:

  • Three (3) professional references we may contact by phone;
  • Current performance evaluation, if available;
  • A copy of academic transcripts (unofficial are okay, please ensure that the institution name/URL is listed on the transcripts) to verify that you meet the minimum qualifications.

Please read the below information carefully. This applies to your application submission.

For your application to be evaluated you must answer the Supplemental Questions. Be specific in your answers and tell us how you acquired the relevant experience. Please use complete sentences and proof-read your submissions when answering the supplemental questions. Your responses will be considered a writing sample and will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process.

To verify education being used to meet the required minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials being used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position and are required with each application. (Unofficial are okay, please ensure that the institution/URL name is listed on the transcripts). Transcripts can be attached at the time of application, provided at the time of interview or if not provided, transcripts will be required prior to appointment.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Omission of required documentation listed will result in an incomplete application and you will not receive further consideration.

When using work experience not already documented in your application, please provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met. Work experience needed to meet the minimum qualifications must be documented in the application. If the application does not support minimum qualifications, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment. A resume will not be used to determine that minimum qualifications have been met for the position in which you are applying.

If you are currently or previously been appointed to a flexibly staffed position, please ensure your work experience within a flexibly staffed position indicates the actual dates employed at each level. Ensure your time and any subsequent flex promotion(s) are documented as a separate position. This is required as there are minimum qualifications that require experience at a particular level in which the lower level may not be considered. If this information is not accurately reflected in your application this may cause the processing of your application for consideration to be delayed.

NOTE: Attaching a resume or curriculum vitae is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting "see resume or CV" or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.

The State of Alaska does not provide VISA Employer sponsorships.

This position is open to Alaska Residents only. Please check our residency definition to determine if you qualify.

This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.

You can ONLY apply for this position through the Workplace Alaska website or via hardcopy application. If you accessed this recruitment bulletin through a job search portal such as ALEXsys or any other database, you MUST use a Workplace Alaska online or hardcopy application to successfully apply. Instructions on how to apply with Workplace Alaska may be found on the Workplace Alaska "How to Apply" webpage, found here:

Questions regarding the application process can be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465- 4095. If you choose to be contacted by email, please ensure your email address is correct on your application and that the spam filter will permit email from the '' domains. For information on allowing emails from the '' domains, visit the Lost Password Help page located at

The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P. O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Information

Questions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are located in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to [email protected]

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For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager at:

Name/Title: Teri Keklak, Health Program Manager 3
Phone: (907) 728-6235
Email: [email protected]

Careers with the State of Alaska offer MANY benefits

The following information describes typical benefits available to employees of the State of Alaska. Actual benefits received may differ by bargaining unit or branch of government, position type, or be prorated for other than full time work.

For a quick breakdown of the insurance, health, and retirement benefits available for State Employees you can view an orientation video from Division of Retirement and Benefits. (Please note this video is specifically designed for new State Employees.)

Insurance Benefits
  • Health insurance, which includes employer contributions toward medical/vision/dental
    • The following employee groups are under AlaskaCare Benefits administered by the State: See for additional information.
      • AVTEC
      • Confidential
      • Correctional Officers
      • Marine Engineers
      • Mt. Edgecumbe Teachers
      • Supervisory
      • Unlicensed Vessel Personnel/Inland Boatman's Union
      • Exempt employees (not covered by collective bargaining)
    • The following employee groups are covered by Union health trusts. Contact the appropriate Union for additional information.
      • General Government
      • Labor, Trades and Crafts
      • Public Safety Employees Association
      • Masters, Mates & Pilots
  • Employer paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available (amount depends on Bargaining Unit)
Optional Insurance Benefits
  • Group-based insurance premiums for
    • Term life (employee, spouse or qualified same sex partner, and dependents)
    • Long-term and short-term disability
    • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
    • Long-term care (self and eligible family members)
    • Supplemental Survivor Benefits
  • Employee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expenses

Retirement Benefits
  • Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Teachers' Retirement System (TRS)
  • Matching employer contribution into a defined contribution program (new employees)
  • Employer contribution into a defined benefit or defined contribution program (current employees)
  • Contributions to the Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan in lieu of contributions to Social Security
  • Option to enroll in the Alaska Deferred Compensation Program
  • Note: The Defined Contribution Plan, Supplemental Annuity Plan and Deferred Compensation Program offer a variety of investment options
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Paid Leave & Other Benefits
  • Personal leave with an accrual rate increase based on time served
  • Eleven paid holidays a year
  • Gym discounts at participating fitness providers in multiple locations throughout the state.

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