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South Carolina Vacancy

Vital Records Director/Assistant State Registrar

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control currently has a Vital Records Director/Assistant State Registrar job opening.

The person in this role will serve as the agency's point of contact for matters related to Vital Records and Biostatistics, and will:

  • Provide leadership, direction and supervision to the staff with emphasis on customer service.

  • Interpret and update policies, procedures and regulations related to office activities.

  • Chair the DHEC Institional Review Board (IRB) and supervise the DHEC IRB Administrator. Assists with the selection of DHEC IRB members.

  • Oversee review of research requests for vital events.

  • Represent agency on local, regional and national boards/committees.

  • Structure and manage Vital Statistics in a manner that facilitates the effective and optimal use of resources (financial and human) and supports the Vital Records offices in the region.

  • Participate in visits to all DHEC regions on annual basis.

  • Act as custodian of the original records.

  • Provide supervision and guidance to Division Directors; conducts ongoing and scheduled meetings to promote communication and collaboration.

  • Serve as project officer on grants and other projects as required.

  • Participate in agency's data oversight committee.

  • Provide overall direction and consultation in complex statistical research projects and activities requiring sophisticated biostatistical and epidemiological techniques.

  • Develop and disseminate annual program reports.

The ideal candidate will have either a bachelor's degree with 7 years of relevant program experience or a master's degree with 5 years of relevant program experience.

How To Apply:

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New Mexico Vacancy

Vital Records Bureau Chief

The New Mexico Department of Health currently has a Vital Records Bureau Chief job opening.

This person in this role will manage and lead the Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics (BVRHS). This position will provide leadership and management oversight of all bureau programs. The Bureau chief will assure ongoing public health surveillance and dissemination of birth and death data, regular oversight of budget, contracts, RFPs, and grants for the bureau. This position will provide supervision and workforce development for bureau staff and ensure that COVID-19 deaths are accurately reported; ensure residents continue to have access to the main BVRHS office to obtain birth and death certificates, while protecting both employees and residents. The ideal candidate will have an MPH along with 5 years of experience leading a vital records unit, including the supervision and management of at least 25 staff members.

How To Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit and complete an online application. 

This link will take you to the State of New Mexico job search where you may view all jobs available. In the search box, enter the job ID: 11222

Agency Contact Information: Heidi Krapfl (505) 476-3577


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