Deputy Budget Director, Family and Child Health Administration


The New York City Health Department is as varied as the city it serves. Our 6,000-plus team members bring an extraordinary array of languages, cultures and experiences to bear on the work of public health. Our diversity fuels creativity, because all perspectives are heard and valued. The Division of Family and Child Health (DFCH) of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is charged with the creation and oversight of programs, policies, services, and environments that support physical and socio-emotional health, and promote primary and reproductive health services, health equity, social justice, safety and well-being for New York City families and children. The Division is comprised of the Bureau of Maternal Infant and Reproductive Health, the Bureau of Early Intervention, the Office of School Health, and the Bureau of Administration. The vision of the DFCH is that every child, woman, and family recognizes their power and is given the opportunity to reach their full health and development potential. We encourage qualified applicants with demonstrated commitment to social justice, particularly racial, gender, and LGBTQ equity, to apply. DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: --Maintain a management information system to provide data for the planning and control of project development with regards to all four Bureaus. --Supervise Budget staff, provide quality assurance and ensure high level staff performance, and imbuing group with sense of purpose and cohesion. --Develop analytical models to track and monitor spending projections and trends to ensure efficient spend-down of the Division's budget. --Coordinate responses from programs for oversight entities related to budget and spending (oversight entities include but are not limited to, senior leadership, Finance Division, Office of Management and Budget, City Council regrading contracts and other agencies as needed). --Review PS, Contact and OTPS budgets for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with rules, procedures, laws and other regulations. --Monitor a diverse portfolio to encumber and track numerous funding sources such as: City Council Designations, Grants, City Tax Levy, Mayoral funds and Federal Pass Through for contracts and OTPS. --Develop relationships with program counterparts, sharing information and education on budget procedures as needed. --Forecast expenditures, revenue and perform other financial analysis as needed and work with Contracts department with regards to budget development. --Provide periodic and ad hoc fiscal reports and financial analysis to senior management and program staff. --Prepare budget proposals for New Needs and Grant-funded Programs. --Provide technical and analytical assistance to the Bureau of Administration. --Oversee Budget and Fiscal Management activities and assure adherence to Federal, State and local laws, rules and regulations, policies and procedures governing program fiscal management. ? Assist with special projects related to the Division's fiscal activities, as needed.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of full-time, satisfactory professional, technical or administrative experience in one or more of the following fields: program evaluation, contract negotiations/management, business or public administration, contract community relations, or related fields; at least eighteen months must have been in an administrative, managerial or executive capacity, or supervising professional personnel performing work in program evaluation, contract negotiation/management, business or public administration; or 2. A four year high school diploma, or its equivalent, and six years of full-time, professional, technical or administrative work experience in one or more of the fields cited above; at least eighteen months must have been in an administrative, managerial or executive capacity, or supervising professional personnel as described in "1" above; or 3. A satisfactory equivalent of education and experience as cited above. However, all candidates must have the eighteen months of administrative, managerial or executive experience or experience supervising professional personnel as described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills

--Motivated and willing to learn new skills and take on special assignments--Exceptional attention to detail--Outstanding written and oral communications skills--Terrific at teamwork and working collaboratively, with experience building relationships to achieve goals --Experience with budgets and financial data in a government, nonprofit or human services setting: NYC government experience a plus. --Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly advanced knowledge of Excel.--Able to respond rapidly and accurately to requests, and work in a high-pressure, time-sensitive environment. -- Escalate issues appropriately to management preferred

Additional Information

**IMPORTANT NOTE 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. **LOAN FORGIVENESSThe federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program?s other requirements. Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:

To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 373632.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.