The Public Health department is looking for a Community Health Manager to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for working to identify, develop, and implement collective action strategies aimed at improving the health of our community. This role includes collaborating with community organizations and residents, health departments, and across the county to ensure that community health priorities are identified, coordinated, implemented, and effective. This includes developing and maintaining robust relationships with community partners and county stakeholders. The most successful candidate will have a deep commitment to improving the health of our community, health and racial equity, and a track record of success in implementing collective action and community driven strategies.
Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visitemployee referral program.
Location and hours:This position is hybrid and will be performed both remotely and on-site at Hennepin County buildings as job duties require. This position has a primary schedule of Monday - Friday, between the hours of 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. with occasional evenings. While this position is designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in or relocate to Minnesota or Wisconsin.
New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022 to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.
About the position type:This position is full-time, benefit earning. This position is internally classified as an Administrative Manager. Click here to view the job classification specification.Note: You must attach a resume as part of your application materials to be considered for this position. In this position, you will:
· Oversee the development and implementation of community health improvement initiatives including, but not limited to, trauma informed practices, community mental wellbeing, and suicide prevention.
· Provide strategic direction and overall management of the Community Health Improvement Partnership (CHIP) including collaborating with the five health departments within the county, health systems, community organizations, and community members.
· Build and maintain relationships with key community organizations, other jurisdictions, and community members to address community identified priorities for health and racial equity and disparity reduction.
· Coordinate with other city public health departments, hospital-based population health, Minnesota Department of Health, Hennepin County departments, and other jurisdictions to carry out community identified priorities.
· Utilize qualitative and quantitative data to identify disparities and gaps.
· Advocate for policies, systems, and environmental changes that support public health and access to quality healthcare.
· Monitor developmentsin the field of community health improvement, collective action strategies, trauma informed practices, community mental wellbeing, and share relevant information internally and externally with stakeholders.
· Monitor outcomes and make necessary adjustments to ensure desired results are achieved.
· Prepare reports and presentations for internal and external audiences.
· Manage program budgets and track expenditures; write and manage grants.
· Supervise program staff, interns, and volunteers, providing guidance and direction, as needed.
Need to have:One of the following:
· Bachelor's degree or higher in public health, social work, behavioral/social science, public administration, business administration, or other field appropriate to the position and five years or more experience related to organizational operations or programs or a specialty area appropriate to the position.
· Nine years or more of experience related to organizational operations or programs or a specialty area appropriate to the position.
Nice to have:
· Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships.
· Leadership, relationship development, and working together to solve community issues (collective action) to motivate a wide variety of community and county stakeholders to work together to achieve common goals.
· Lived or professional experience with racial equity, gender equity, LGBTQIA+ equity, and/or people with varying abilities to achieve health and racial equity.
o Supervising staff, interns, and volunteers, providing guidance and direction.
o Problem-solving and navigating internal and external systems to improve health outcomes and quality of life in the community.
o Managing budgets, writing grants, and reporting.
o Using quantitative and qualitative data to inform planning and decision making.
· Understanding of public health, community health, and collective action.
About the department:
Hennepin County Public Health’s vision is for all people who live, work and play in Hennepin County to experience optimal health grounded in health and racial equity. Our department works to improve the health of all county residents by addressing the social and environmental factors that impact their health and offering programs and services that help them to be healthy. We promote physical and mental health, prevent illness and injury associated with communicable diseases and environmental conditions, and reduce chronic diseases.Hennepin County Public Health is committed to advancing health and racial equity. We recognize racism is a public health crisis. We are committed to change, and to co-creating solutions with those impacted to support communities where everyone experiences optimal health and wellness. Diverse voices are critical to this mission. We encourage you to join us in this work!
About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at www.bridge.hennepin.us/eligibility (login as Guest). Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here.This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies.This position may have access to systems or other documentation that contains HIPAA data. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience.