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Director, Medical Marijuana Office

Company: State of Pennsylvania
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Are you a public health professional with compliance, risk management, and policy development experience? The Pennsylvania Department of Health is seeking candidates with exceptional management skills for an exciting and unique opportunity to manage and oversee the medical marijuana program. Apply today!The Department of Health is successfully administering the state's Medical Marijuana Program, providing access to medical marijuana for patients with a serious medical condition through a safe and effective method of delivery. -In this position you will serve as the principal program and policy advisor to executive-level decision makers in the Department regarding the design, development, and administration of policies, procedures, and systems to manage the medical marijuana program established by the Medical Marijuana Act.

You will also provide policy direction and coordinate and implement policy/processes for the safe and effective delivery of medical marijuana to patients; identify and recommend potential rule-making and legislation for the improvement of program administration; and direct staff that oversee, regulate, license, and inspect manufacturers/dispensers of medical marijuana products.

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description.

Work Schedule and Additional Information: -

* Full-time employment.
* Work hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday, with 60-minute lunch.
* Telework: -You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg.
* This position may require travel. -
* Salary: -In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
* You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.


Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

* Ten years of professional public health, health, or drug and alcohol program experience, which includes seven years of supervisory experience in program planning and policy development, and a bachelor's degree in public health, health, or a related field; or
* An equivalent combination of experience and training, which includes seven years of

supervisory experience in professional public health, health, or drug and alcohol

program planning and policy development.

Additional Requirements:

* You must be willing to travel.
* You must have management experience in directing and supervising staff to ensure program compliance. -
* Experience in the areas of compliance, risk management, and the development of strong policies/procedures to ensure effective program management.

How to Apply:

* Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
* If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
* Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position. -

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): -

* 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

-The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

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