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GOVEX Epidemiology and Response Division Director

NM Department of Health


The mission of the New Mexico Department of Health Position is to ensure the health equity, we work with our partners to promote health and well-being and improve health outcomes for all people in New Mexico.

This position is responsible for the Direction of the Epidemiology and Response Division within the Department of Health. This Division has a budget of about $130 million and a staff of about 300 people, including 2 deputy directors and 3 bureau chiefs.

The Division oversees epidemiological programs related to environmental health, injury & behavioral health, vital records, community health systems, infectious disease, and emergency systems and management. The Director leads the development of public health systems to improve access to health data, through leadership, coordination, and innovation within the Division, Department and among other agencies.

Applicants should hold a Master Degree in a related field and ten (8-10) years’ experience providing program direction for a Public Health or other Governmental Program. The position is a Governor-appointed exempt position.

Please send cover letter and resume using the form below.

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The Office of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is located on the fourth floor of the New Mexico State Capitol in Room 400.

490 Old Santa Fe Trail Room 400
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Phone: (505) 476-2200
Toll free: (833) 520-0020

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