Under general direction, is responsible for coordinating, planning, and monitoring City and departmental projects. Conducts research, analyzes complex statistical data, develops planning timetables, evaluates systems policies and procedures, and makes recommendations to achieve goals and objectives. May exercise supervision over assigned staff.
This position is a “grant funded” position, therefore unclassified and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.
The San Antonio Metro Health District (SAMHD) provides public health services to clients, which may include risk for exposure to and possible transmission of vaccine-preventable diseases. Employees in high-risk positions will be required to obtain relevant immunizations, per SAMHD Policy DM13.2. Review and consideration will be given to requests for exemption from this policy.
The San Antonio Metro Health District (SAMHD) is committed to advancing health equity throughout the community and to creating a work environment in which all staff feel valued, respected, and accepted. Per SAMHD Policy DM15.1, all employees are expected to apply a health equity lens to programs, services, and decision making that directly impact the communities we serve.
City Tower, 100 W. Houston Street, 14th Floor (78205)
7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday; Occasional evenings and weekends
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Business, Public Administration, or a related field.
Five (5) years of experience in a relevant field, including but not limited to management, analysis, or policy development.
Grant management experience.
Experience in facilitation, coalition building, policy and strategic partnership development.
Experience leading organizing or advocacy campaigns and initiatives.
Thoughtful and has good judgment in managing relationships and responsibilities.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Understanding of advocacy and policy development.
Valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License OR valid driver’s license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Texas Driver’s License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Use of your own personal vehicle may at times be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.
Demonstrated commitment to collaborative approaches to solving social problems.
Knowledge of health equity and social justice fields.
Knowledge of project management, principles, and methods.
Ability to work closely with marginalized populations and diverse community stakeholders.
Ability to work effectively with a team as well as autonomously.
Ability to develop and spearhead new initiatives, work cross-departmentally and in multidisciplinary teams, oversee projects to completion, and measure results.
Ability to convey complex ideas and information clearly and concisely to diverse audiences.
Ability to maintain the highest standards of ethical behavior, exercising honesty, integrity, respect, and fairness in the execution of their responsibilities.