Salary $56,202.05 - $89,198.70 AnnuallyLocation Downtown MinneapolisJob TypeFull-timeDepartmentHuman Services and Public HealthJob Number23HSPH843KC031
Closing3/10/2023 11:59 PM Central
DescriptionHennepin County Public Health (HCPH) is seeking a Senior Planning Analyst – Program Specialist to join the Family Health team. While leading with a health and racial equity lens, the Program Specialist will assist in operations for the Family Health area through data collection, reporting, contract and grant management, program outreach, intake, and referral programs. This position will assist with budget analysis and planning and will help develop and implement processes to improve efficiency of the operations unit in Family Health.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! Learn more about the work of Public Health.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 remote. Remote workers may be required to come on-site an average of 0 to 12 days a year for work meetings, trainings, or for any other reasons that their supervisor may deem necessary (may include additional days for onboarding and new employee training). Supervisors will provide as much advance notice as practicable. Work hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with flexibility. While this position is designated as remote, based on current requirements hires must reside in 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 is a full-time, benefit earning position.This position is internally classified as a Planning Analyst, Senior.Click here to view the job classification specification.In this position, you will:
Provide technical assistance to contracted providers implementing family health, early childhood and Family Home Visiting (FHV) program work plans.
Develop and conduct presentations and facilitate meetings for county and community stakeholders.
Organize, plan, and implement effective strategies to create efficiencies for data management and reporting, as well as financial monitoring and reconciliation of grant expenditures.
Work with the assessment team to develop and implement evaluation plans, including writing summaries of evaluation results.
Support the referral and intake team in developing dashboards to track referrals and FHV provider capacity.
Manage expenditure contracts by working closely with Contract Management Services (CMS) and grant accountants.
Need to have:
One of the following:
Bachelor's degree in any field and a minimum of two courses in research methods, analysis, statistics, project management, planning or evaluation and 18 months or more of relevant planning analyst experience.
Bachelor's degree in one of the fields listed below and one year or more of relevant planning analyst experience
Master's degree or higher in business administration, public administration, research methods, statistics, behavioral/social science, public health, computer science/MIS, management science, urban/city planning or a field appropriate to the area of specialization.
Nice to have:
Working with Maternal and Child Health, Family Health, Family Home Visiting models/programs, and early childhood programs and initiatives.
Planning meetings, creating agendas, and facilitating or leading meetings.
In Excel that includes building dashboards and tracking systems/spreadsheets.
Creating visuals and process mapping using Visio or other visual and process mapping tools.
Supporting the design and implementation of projects involving multiple stakeholders from beginning to completion.
Working with evaluation, quality improvement, project management, and facilitation tools and practices.
Leading community engagement including group facilitation and participatory processes with community stakeholders and residents.
Plan, create agendas, and facilitate meetings.
Create realistic work plans, project management timelines, and see projects through to completion.
Gather and analyze data and information, design, and test solutions to problems, and formulate plans.
Communicate effectively in both verbal and written form.
Build and nurture collaborative relationships with a variety of partners, both internal and external.
Identify and discuss issues of race and racism.
Maternal and child Health, Family Health, Family Home Visiting models/programs, early childhood programs and initiatives.
Public health approaches and practices.
The impacts of racism on health and the social determinants.
Project management and program planning.
Lived experience with health and racial disparities.
Professional experience working with diverse populations experiencing health and racial disparities.
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. 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 The Bridge (select 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.