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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Health
Job Title: CDC Program Manager
Salary: $49046.40 Annually

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:

Job Objectives:

Responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the overall Children’s Dental Clinic.  Provides leadership to staff at the work site and works with other Division of Health and County staff, as well as representatives from other local, state, and national agencies.

Performs complex administrative work to assist the CFH Director. Plans, directs, and evaluates all phases or aspects of the Children’s Dental Clinic, including personnel and office management, purchasing, accounting, budget preparation, and grant writing. Reviews complex or difficult office procedures and oversees the development of procedural improvements when necessary.  Provides oral health education, screenings and clinical hygiene in the field of preventative dentistry.


Essential Job Functions:

Program oversight to ensure grant compliance, including reports, budget development and management

  • Oversees the operation of the Sedgwick County Children’s Dental Clinic
  • Ensure that CDC meets  its quarterly strategic performance measures
  • Establishes methods to engage staff in review of policies & procedures
  • Works with staff to establish priorities for client education
  • Presents program error free data reports and presentations as necessary, for department heads or other programs including BoCC
  • Monthly review of expenses and expenditures to ensure that the program doesn’t budget exceed through review of SAP reports
  • Review to ensure expenditures are in compliance with grant allowances, as evidenced through feedback from finance and grantors
  • Develop data monitoring to help improve new patient enrollment
  • Provide school screenings and increase referrals through this process

Personnel Management and Evaluation

  • Directly supervises the 2.5 employees
  • Provide effective coaching/mentoring to Dental staff on supervision and managing personnel issues, including facilitating a safe environment for open communication, input/feedback while providing continuous guidance and training necessary for staff improvement in the area of responsibility.
  • Meets with staff monthly and submits performance evaluations, when due.
  • Promotes staff development and skill-building
  • Completes evaluation process for staff according to County guidelines.
  • Ensures new staff have appropriate orientation and complete all required trainings
  • Oversees hiring of new staff
  • Documented training attendance
  • Complete all employee evaluations for CDC

Provides awareness of CDC program planning and services with other community and state agencies to promote awareness of CDC and Sedgwick County Division of Health and community needs.

  • Share quarterly encounters data with the Coalition of Community Health Clinics, by the deadlines provided
  • Attend meetings and engage in the efforts of the School-based Sealant Collaborative
  • Actively participate in 2-4 relevant community health coalitions – School-based Sealant Collaborative, Wichita/Sedgwick County Oral Health Coalition, Health Services Advisory Committee
  • Coordinate and host the annual volunteer recognition dinner.
  • Conduct marketing and outreach for the Children’s Dental Clinic to raise awareness regarding services offered by Division of Health



Accountability/Depend-ability/Reliability:  Holds self and others accountable for measureable high-quality, timely, and cost effective results.  Determines objectives, sets priorities, and delegates work.  Accepts responsibility for mistakes, Complies with established control systems and rules. Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, and achieves results with little oversight.

Performance Management:  The continuous process of setting objectives, assessing progress and providing on-going coaching and feedback to ensure that employees are meeting their objectives and career goals.

Leadership through Change Management and Communication:  Communicates a vision and inspires motivation; engages with others (direct-reports and peers) in team process to solve problems; works to find a win/win resolution of differences; is aware of how management style impacts staff productivity and development; modifies leadership style to meet situational requirements; helps team stay focused on major goals while managing within a context of multiple directives. Understands the need for change and helps plan for and accommodate it as creatively and positively as possible.  Is flexible and open to new ideas and encourages others to value change. Clearly conveys and receives information and ideas through the appropriate methods and media for target audiences in a manner that engages the listener, helps them understand and retain the message, and invites response and feedback.

Coaching:  Providing timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen knowledge/skills areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.

Collaboration/Relation-ship Building:  Establishes rapport and personal connections, while maintaining professional boundaries.  Builds constructive working relationships with clients/customers, other work units, community organizations and others to meet mutual goals and objectives.


Job Standards:

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements:   Graduation from an accredited school of Dental Hygiene.

Years of Experience:   Five years of experience in clinical dental hygiene.

License, certifications, etc…  Licensed in the State of Kansas as a Registered Dental Hygienist, have an Extended Care Permit (level I, II or III), and completion of the “Kansas Oral Health Screening Initiative Calibration/Training Course” provided by the Kansas Department of Health & Environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Years of Experience:   1-2 years in management.


Physical Requirements of Position:

  • Lifting: Raising objects form a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally form position-to-position.
  • Long hours looking at computer monitor.
  • Standing for long periods and bending at the waist to perform oral health school screenings.
  • Light work: Exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objectives.  If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated light work.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform and activity such as: school screenings,  preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operating of machines ; using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.


Testing/Screening Requested:

KBI background check, motor vehicle screen, pre-employment drug screen



Modern office equipment


Work Environment:

Usual working days/hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location of work:  1900 E 9th St N, Wichita, KS  67214

The employee is subject to the hazards associated with contact with communicable diseases through dental screenings and procedures.  All employees may be required to wear respirators in emergency situations and for routine operations as requested.  Employees will be enrolled in the respiratory protection program, which may include an annual fit testing and medical evaluation.  This position is considered a level 3 “driving” position.  Position requires occasional (less than weekly) driving to attend meetings or training sessions; or, the position requires occasional (less than weekly) driving to appear for work at non-routine worksites.   Must possess valid Kansas driver’s license appropriate to the vehicle operated.  Must maintain in-force personal vehicle insurance if operating a POV while conducting authorized county business.


*Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.

Vacancy Number: 20002623

Open Date: 9/27/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 10/27/2018 11:59:59 PM