Created 06/11/2021
Reference 434110
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State California
City Long Beach
Salary $34.09 - $46.39 Hourly

The City of Long Beach, Department of Health and Human Services is recruiting for a permanent, full-time, unclassified, at-will Public Health Professional III Youth Development Program Manager in the Collective Impact Bureau, Community Impact Division. Reporting to the Community Impact Division Officer, the Public Health Professional III will lead the Office of Youth Development as the Youth Development Manager.


  • Along with the Community Impact Division Officer, develop policies and procedures for the Office of Youth Development;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with City and county departments, schools, and community-based youth development stakeholders;
  • Establish public and private partnering opportunities to identify and develop funding sources/grants to advance youth development;
  • Administer programs and monitor outcomes to identify gaps in services;
  • Coordinate across City departments to uplift youth development efforts;
  • Develop a citywide performance metric and dashboard for youth related work;
  • Research data trends and best practices to inform the youth development programs;
  • Identify secondary research sources to inform youth development efforts and stay apprised of youth prevention and intervention best practices and trauma- resiliency-informed approaches
  • Coordinate across city departments and civic leadership actions to sustain a youth fund;
  • Coordinate and facilitate youth development workshops and trainings; and work closely with the Commission on Youth and Families;
  • Supervise program staff, youth peer navigators, interns and volunteers, as appropriate;
  • Represent the City at various meetings, events and commissions to advance youth development efforts in Long Beach;
  • Oversee grants and contracts management along with project staff, and
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • A Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Social Work, Education, Business Administration, Public Policy, or a closely related field (*proof required, professional experience beyond minimum requirements may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis). AND
  • 1 year of professional experience in public health, public policy and administration or human services related programs serving vulnerable populations. AND
  • Valid motor vehicle operator license. (Required to obtain a California motor vehicle operator license within 6 months of employment if license is out of state. DMV K4 driver license information report printout required during onboarding if selected for position).

    *Required documents, such as transcripts or degree, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the form. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalence at the time of filing.

  • Master's Degree in Public Health, Public Policy, Social Work, or a closely related field.
  • 4 years of experience working in public health, or human services programs.
  • Demonstrated experience with research and data analysis.
  • Professional experience managing and developing grant proposals.
  • Bilingual skills (Spanish preferred).

  • Deep knowledge of youth development and issues facing youth.
  • Highly experienced with grant development and project management.
  • Highly experienced with research and data analysis.
  • Experience with facilitating multi-stakeholder meetings and collaborative groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to conduct training and/or workshop sessions;
  • Served as a representative and public speaker in the areas of youth development;
  • Strong level of integrity & ethics and ability to use good judgment in challenging situations;
  • Ability and willingness to work collaboratively and foster public and private partnerships;
  • Ability to work comfortably across diverse levels of city and county management structures;
  • Knowledge of racial equity and trauma and resiliency informed approaches and practices
  • Knowledgeable regarding youth development, community engagement, equity, and youth network capacity building practices and trauma informed approaches
  • Knowledgeable in systems alignment to foster program and policy changes that uplift the voices of youth and equity
  • Knowledgeable of City of Long Beach and Los Angeles County youth development priorities.
  • Proficiency with computers, including internet, email, and office productivity software (i.e. Microsoft Office).


Applications for this recruitment will be accepted starting at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. This recruitment will close at 4:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. To be considered, please apply online under "Current Openings" with your cover letter, resume, and proof of education (if qualifying with an academic degree) as attachments at:

Applications will be reviewed for depth and breadth of experience, and for level and relatedness of education (if applicable). The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. The selected candidate will be required to go through a background check, including a review of driver license information, and a physical examination prior to appointment. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements, including submission of all required attachments, will not be considered .

The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-4086.

In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.

This information is available in an alternative format by request at the agency contact on the bulletin. If a special accommodation is desired, please contact the agency two (2) business days prior to the test, if applicable.Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2021 4:30 PM Pacific
Employer City of Long Beach, CA

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