Chronic Disease Prevention Program Manager

Dec 13, 2022

Picturesque Cumberland County is the State’s most populous county having a population of 289,977. Its largest city is Portland and
the county geographically extends from Casco Bay to the Lakes Region. Cumberland County has the second largest body of water in
the state, Sebago Lake, which provides numerous recreational opportunities. The County is the economic and industrial center of
the state, having a strong corporate presence of major domestic and international companies. The County has over 350 dedicated
employees, all focused on providing the best customer service to the County residents. Cumberland County is represented by five
elected county commissioners and the county manager runs the daily operations.
The Chronic Disease Prevention Program Manager is responsible for the leadership, management, and coordination of Cumberland
County’s Maine Prevention Network (MPN), a State grant funded program of the County’s Public Health Department. This position
provides grant oversight, program management, and staff supervision to implement public health prevention services including
those focusing on the prevention of tobacco and substance use, and the promotion of healthy eating, active living. Additionally, this
position will ensure the focus of the prevention strategies are on groups of people and regions of the County with the greatest
barriers to health. The position will facilitate the creation and maintenance of a prevention infrastructure which will include
facilitating meetings and providing support and technical assistance to MPN funded staff, including staff of sub award organizations.
This position will also provide direct education and partnership development with key stakeholders, community and government
● Bachelor’s Degree in public health, health promotion or community health education; Master’s Degree preferred.
● 5 or more years of related work experience required; project management experience preferred
● Prior experience in the preparation, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of federal and state grants
● Experience in health promotion, public health, and harm reduction
● Ability to use a software platform for data collection, reports, invoices, etc.
● Experience creating and/or facilitating collaborations for implementing prevention strategies
● Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally
● Working knowledge of community resources and services
● Courtesy, dependability, good judgment and possession of a high ethical standard
● Knowledge of preventative health strategies and risk reduction techniques
● Work effectively with people from various backgrounds and cultures.
Cumberland County offers an excellent and comprehensive benefits package and is proud of its talented and dedicated workforce.
Come join our team and culture of engaged employees. Our strong management team is dedicated to providing employees with
inspiring leadership, a positive and friendly workplace, support, encouragement and the necessary tools for success. We offer
tuition reimbursement, wellness program, and professional development and training opportunities. Salary range $76,960‐$81,120.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Apply on our website:

Human Resource Department
142 Federal Street, Suite 110, Portland, Maine 04101
(FAX) 207‐871‐8378
Cumberland County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected
Veteran status.