At La Crosse County, we understand that leadership is paramount to the success of the organization. We are inviting candidates that demonstrate an aptitude and desire for leadership. Individuals who are motivated by establishing a career and can utilize strategic planning in order to drive results. Leaders who are committed to inclusivity and welcome change. Leaders who leverage their team to succeed. Furthermore, we desire those who are willing to demonstrate self-leadership, by striving for a progressive mentality that is willing to accept feedback and consider various perspectives as they work toward continual enhancement of their career.
The leader of the County Health Department will use vision and strategy to leverage the talents of the team to plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of the County Health Department.
Salary Range: $89,315 - $117,478
Associate Experience – What’s In It For You? Supportive, collaborative, inclusive, and diverse workforce. Career learning, development, and growth opportunities. Culture of respect and dignity, teamwork, honesty, and integrity. Serving your community in a purposeful and meaningful way. Flexibility with generous paid time-off benefits. Excellent benefits: ••Wisconsin Retirement System - Very stable and strong ••Health Insurance with options for free care ••Dental Insurance with many services covered at 100% ••Life Insurance with short and long-term disability
We will be accepting applications until the right person is hired.
La Crosse County Respects Diversity
•Requires Master's Degree in public health or related field from an accredited college or university and three years of public health administrative experience, or combinations of experience and training as set forth under the Department of Health Administrative Code for Public Health Officers. •Experience in community leadership and engagement to create policy, systems and environment changes. •Valid driver's license and have access to transportation, or other reliable means for city and rural travel.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 036
About La Crosse County
La Crosse County is one of the largest employers in the area with almost 1300 employees. We provide a broad range of governmental services to the public, including health & human services, long-term nursing care facilities, public safety, road maintenance, land information, court services, child support agency, libraries & parks, to mention a few. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
La Crosse County is located on the east side of the scenic Mississippi River, with a population of approximately 115,000. The La Crosse County area is served by several excellent public school systems and many fine parochial schools. Higher education facilities include the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Viterbo College, and Western Technical College.
For fun and entertainment, the area offers a wide variety of activities. Boating, water skiing, golfing, downhill and cross country skiing, fishing and hunting are some of the main activities in the area. The area boasts one of the finest trail systems in the country, linking the beauty of the countryside to the extensive network of City and County parks and two wildlife refuges. In addition, the downtown La Crosse Center attracts national a...nd international entertainers. The college campuses draw many educational speakers and programs. The area is host to many fine restaurants and entertainment facilities of state and national renown. The City of La Crosse has been selected by national reviewers as the best small city in which to live.