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Delta Dental of Illinois (DDIL), a not-for-profit dental benefits company dedicated to improving the oral health of the communities it serves for 50 years, is seeking their next Vice President & Science Officer. The VP & Science Officer reports to the CEO and is responsible for implementing new product designs working with cross-functional teams to achieve consumer desires and competitive price points.  Identifies emerging technologies and trends in the dental industry and provides analysis and recommendations to the organization.  Requires a strong analytical skill-set; with the ability to interpret and use data to make and support a business case.  A strong understanding of trends and best practices in dentistry and improving oral health is required.  Experience as a public health dentist, military dentist, and/or in dental epidemiology is a strong preference.  An advanced degree DDS or DMD degree is required. The position is located in Naperville, IL.

Detailed Position Specifications are available by clicking the link below:

Please send your resume to Lauren at

Lauren McElderry
EFL Associates

New Hampshire

This is a link to New Hampshire State Jobs site. On the left you will see External Job Postings.


Job Id: 8484
Position Title: PROGRAM PLANNER III #16244
Job Description:

Thank you for your interest in exploring career opportunities in New Hampshire State Government.  Prior to clicking the "Apply Now" button above, it is important that you read the requirements for this position below.  Please bear in mind that your education and experience must be relevant to the specific position you apply for. Complete your on-line profile including your employment history, education history, credentials, and contact information.  You are encouraged to attach a copy of your current resume, however resumes will not be accepted in place of a fully completed application for employment.  Original transcripts with a Registrar's signature and/or seal may be scanned and attached to your profile.  Attachments made to your profile will be submitted with each application.  If transcripts are required and are not attached to your profile, please forward copies of original transcripts with a Registrar's signature and/or seal, to the Human Resources office listed below referencing the Job Id you have applied to.

State of New Hampshire Job Posting

Program Planner III (Oral Health Program Coordinator)

Department of Health and Human Services

Division of Public Health Services

Concord, NH- Hazen Drive

LG 25


$49,432.50-$58,675.50 USD

The State of New Hampshire, Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services has a full time vacancy for a Program Planner III.

Coordinates, plans, develops and evaluates Oral Health Program strategies to successfully reach the goals, objectives and benchmarks of the CDC Cooperative Agreement. This position reports to the Oral Health Program Manager

Coordinate various activities under the direct guidance of the program manager, including collaboration with an evaluator, epidemiologist and communication specialist to reach the goals and objectives of the program.

Develop and implement program policy and guideline procedures, train contracted staff, and oversee development, implementation and evaluation of outreach projects.

Plan and convene an annual Calibration Clinic each spring for school-based dental hygienists to learn about new clinical technologies, the changing health care environment, to review best practices, and assure a qualified workforce.

During each state fiscal year conduct four site visits with state funded contractors to enhance communications with staff, learn about barriers to the efficient delivery of effective preventive services, and review quality improvement processes for the benefit of clients and staff.

Actively participate in oral health basic screening surveys conducted among populations of third grade students and older adults attending senior centers and congregate meal sites. Provide oversight for screeners and coordinate with the epidemiologist on data collection and data management activities. Communicate with screening sites, assess participation and barriers to screening, and propose actions to improve response rates. Coordinate with oral health program manager to assure an access to follow-up dental care when needed.

Collaborate with epidemiologist, evaluator and communication specialist to assure effective dissemination of surveillance information and evaluation results to stakeholders. Assure results of evaluation are effectively used to improve program activities and outcomes; and surveillance data are used to effectively monitor health status of communities and develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.

Take responsibility for annual and periodic reporting to CDC to monitor the progress towards meeting the outcomes and overall performance of the program, and to assess the overall effectiveness and impact of the program. Report on performance measures detailing progress toward goals, evaluation results, updated work plans and other required elements under the CDC Cooperative Agreement.

Attend CDC sponsored grantee meetings as required.


Master's degree from a recognized college or university with major study in public health or related area. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.

Four years' experience preferred in dental hygiene, dentistry, public health dental or public health programming and implementation, and with responsibility for program planning, monitoring and evaluation. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.

License/Certification: Preference will be given to an individual with an active New Hampshire dental or dental hygiene license in addition to a valid driver's license and/or access to transportation for use in statewide travel.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Degree in dentistry or dental hygiene from a recognized college or university preferred. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel and Access preferred.

Employees may be required to pay an agency/union fee.

For further information please contact Hope Saltmarsh, Supervisor IV, Hope.Saltmarsh@DHHS.NH.GOV, 603-271-4568.

Documents that can't be submitted online may be forwarded to:

Department of Health and Human Services- Human Resources
129 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301


TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964


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