Senior Consultant

This position is located within the Health Regulation Leadership Team.

Under the supervision of the Director of Policy and Communications for Health Regulation serves as the primary point of contact for the regulation promulgation process within Health Regulation. Works with Health Regulation programs in the development and amendment of regulations to include oversight of formatting and ensuring that proposed regulations meet all style and formatting requirements. Facilitates regulation promulgation meetings with the regulated community and Health Regulation programs.

Oversees public comment periods, including the online public comment form, and facilitates receipt and response to comments with the Health Regulation programs. Must present regulations and enforcement actions at the DHEC Board meetings and at legislative committee meetings, when requested. Coordinates the stakeholder and internal/external customer outreach, awareness, and engagement for Health Regulation. Initiates and implements outreach requests and promotes Health Regulation related causes and issues.

Facilitates content management and updates to the Health Regulation related web pages on the DHEC website and ensures Health Regulation related web pages are current and user friendly. Assists with media, legislative, and constituent inquiry responses for Health Regulation to assure thorough, timely and accurate information is provided to internal/external customers. Participates in emergency preparedness and response activities and facilitates communication with the regulated community.


State Minimum Requirements: 
A bachelor’s degree and professional experience related to the position.

Institutions of Higher Learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Agency Additional Requirements: 
Knowledge of statutes, regulations, and legislative and regulatory processes. Experience with promulgating regulations, legal research, communications outreach, and website content management. Strong written and oral communications skills.

Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring.


A Communications, Public Relations, English, Journalism, Political Science, Public Administration, or related degree and a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a related field.


DRIVING RECORD: If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver’s license to operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the position will be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving record.

SC DHEC is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employing agency. We are committed to a diverse workforce. SC DHEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
2600 Bull St
Columbia, SC 29201
Job #88775/61058878
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