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Job Opportunities


Research – Program Evaluation Position - This position will document best practices and lessons learned from the Wisconsin Oral Health Program's school-based restorative dental pilot project, and will conduct an evaluation of the Oral Health Program's community water fluoridation education strategies and the Medicaid dental reimbursement pilot project. Knowledge of both quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methods is required, as is knowledge and experience with data analysis, database and spreadsheet software.

Oral Health Program Evaluation Specialist - This position will develop and implement the evaluation plan for the Wisconsin Oral Health Program. The position will serve as a content expert for evaluation and provide technical assistance and consultation to the Oral Health Program staff and partners in evaluating the quality and effectiveness of program efforts. Strong organizational, analytical and writing skills are required. The position will be housed at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.


Director of the Center for Cancer Prevention and Control Filing deadline 1/30/2017


Wisconsin Oral Health Coalition Coordinator

Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin is hiring a coordinator for the Wisconsin Oral Health Coalition.  To view the description and apply please see below. This is a full time position based in our Milwaukee office. This position will be leading our work on the Midwest Collaborative Initiative which is focused on building and strengthening local coalitions and a partnership with the Michigan Oral Health Coalition and Oral Health Kansas and funded by the DentaQuest Foundation.

To view the job description and apply please use the following link:

If the link does not work you can:

1)      Navigate to

2)      Click on the "Careers" button at the top of the page

3)      Select "Search and apply for jobs"

4)      Enter keyword "CHAW" to view the position.

If you have questions or trouble finding the description please contact:

Matt Crespin, MPH, RDH 
Associate Director
Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin    


Alabama Department of Public Health - The Alabama Department of Public Health will start a search for a new State Dental Director in 2017. Candidates for this position should be a dentist licensed in Alabama with public health experience or a person with public health administration experience with a passion to improve oral health in Alabama. Interested individuals may contact Chris Haag at more information.


Oral Health and Chronic Disease Program Administrator
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Prevention and Health Promotion Administration


Prevention and Health Promotion Administration
Office of Oral Health
201 W. Preston Street, 4th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201

Nature of Work:

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has an immediate opening for one full-time (40 hours per week) Oral Health and Chronic Disease Program Administrator to build and coordinate a collaborative model for oral health and chronic disease. The Center's mission is to improve Maryland's health by preventing and controlling chronic diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. This is an exciting time to address the linkages between oral health and chronic disease and other public health programs. Be part of a new statewide effort to improve health outcomes for people in Maryland!

This position will work to increase collaboration between oral health practitioners and evidence based programs in the community. The project will address hypertension and oral health and lead an advisory council to build sustainable project activities. This position will provide ongoing grant and budget management of this project, as well as contracts and technical assistance to partners.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements: The position requires a bachelor's degree (Master's degree preferred) and a minimum of two years' experience in related field. Previous experience developing policies and procedures overseeing provision of community-based services, in area of oral health or chronic disease programming and/or public health preferred. Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, Power Point, and data collections systems is a must. Effective presentation skills, with prior experience presenting to large group audiences is a plus. Note: a Master's degree in Public Health, Public Policy, Health Sciences, or a closely related field may be substituted for two years of the required experience.

Salary: This a contractual full-time position funded through the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with some benefits available. Salary range from $50,000-$60,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For fullest consideration, please submit cover letter and resume no later than January 20, 2017 to:

Office of Oral Health
Prevention and Health Promotion Administration
201 W. Preston Street, 4th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
UMBC is an AA/EO Employer.


Dental Director, MA Department of Public Health


Dental Director
PS: Dentist (WL) – Pay Grade 21 – Job Code 70304 (Unclassified)

POSTED:    March 16, 2015    DEADLINE:  Open Until Filled


DUTIES:    Use teledentistry and other innovative technology to eliminate access barriers for individuals in under-served rural areas;  Plan, organize, direct, coordinate, and evaluate the delivery of oral health services in the district to provide continuous active treatment to the patients served; Assure that community dental services are adequate, appropriate, and accessible; Develop long and short-term goals for the health agency and participate in the agency's strategic and operational planning; Maintain awareness of advances in dental medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, Government regulations, health insurance charges, and financing options; Manage human resources and direct administrative activities for health care employees; Participate in the development and administration of budgets; Advise and instruct patients regarding preventive dental care the causes and treatment of dental problems, and oral health care services; Diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth, gums and related oral structures, and provide preventive and corrective services; Examine teeth, gums, and related tissues, using dental instruments, x-rays, and other diagnostic equipment to evaluate dental health, diagnose diseases or abnormalities, and plan appropriate treatments

QUALS:    Current Georgia license to practice dentistry

QUALS:    Completion of a General Practice Residency and/or two years of dental practice.

BENEFITS:    40 hour work week (Monday – Friday), 12 paid holidays/yr, 3 weeks each of annual & sick leave/yr, a defined benefit retirement plan including a 401(K) plan with a matching employer contribution, health and payroll deductible flexible benefits including employee, spouse and child life, AD&D, dental, vision, legal, long term care, short and long term disability and specified illness options are available.  Also, medical/child care spending accounts can be established in addition to deferred compensation – 457.

TO APPLY:    Mail or Fax State of Georgia Application for Employment and cover letter to:

SEHD – HR Department        Telephone:  912-338-5919
1101 Church Street                              Fax:  912-285-6004
Waycross, GA 31501

Download Application at:


NOTE:  Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applicants not submitting the State of Georgia Application will not be contacted for an interview.

Applicant selected will be required to provide an "official" college transcript, if applicable.
The SEHD may contact education institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.

Drug and Medical Screening may be required.  Fingerprint Criminal Records Investigation is required.



The Hawaii Department of Health is actively recruiting for a half-time State Dental Director (position title is formally State Oral Health Program Manager). Please consider sharing this email with your colleagues and professional contacts who might be interested in this amazing opportunity.

The State Dental Director will direct and manage the Oral Health Program in the Hawaii Department of Health and provide leadership in establishing and implementing a state surveillance system, innovative strategies and policies that address oral health conditions.

The position is posted at: Health Project_Manager_121258.pdf

Submit all documents and any questions to:

Jon Nishihara, Personnel Management Specialist
1250 Punchbowl Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813