CGH Workforce Management Officer:Janice P. Hiland, MA
Janice Hiland became the Workforce Management Officer for the CDC Center for Global Health (CGH) in July 2009 when the Workforce and Career Development function was merged with the Global Program Services Offices. She had become the Workforce and Career Development Officer for the Coordinating Office for Global Health in January 2006. The focus of the CGH Workforce Management Office is to serve the global workforce needs of CDC. This includes an immigration office to process visas for foreign scientists and exchange visitors coming to work at CDC facilities in the United States and three teams that are focused on serving the workforce needs of the staff working for CDC programs based overseas.
Ms. Hiland received her master’s degree in Management and Organizational Behavior while serving in personnel and employee development programs with federal agencies in Washington DC in 1981. She served for 10 years in the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and for 3 years in private industry in Houston, Texas. She came to CDC in 1994 to serve as the Alternative Dispute Resolution Officer for the agency. She moved to the National Center for HIV, STD, & TB Prevention in November 1998 as the Deputy Chief Prevention Support Office in the Office of the Director.
In July 2001, Ms. Hiland became a CDC assignee to the Chicago Dept of Public Health working with the Syphilis Elimination Task Force in that city. She then served as a Program Consultant in the Division of STD, Program Development and Support Branch serving as Project Officer for 7 project areas across the United States.
After serving for a short time as Deputy Division Director for the Career Development Division in the Office of Workforce and Career Development, she was asked to join the Coordinating Office for Global Health.
She has extensive experience in organizational strategic planning, team building, group facilitation, and employee development and training.