Massachusetts Department of Public Health
FOR EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION & PROMOTION:
Join our diverse team, working to strengthen the link between field training, credentialing,
and on-going educational development for local public health across Massachusetts.
View the full posting description and apply here: https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=22000ERP&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York
Preference is given to applications received within the first 14 days of posting please consider applying by 01/05/23.
Position: Local & Regional Public Health Recruitment & Career Development Specialist in the Office of Local and Regional Health (OLRH)
We seek a passionate and experienced program coordinator to work with the Office of Local and Regional Health (OLRH) to develop partnerships with internal and external partners to strategize and implement best practices for growing the public health workforce pipeline. This is an exciting opportunity to develop partnerships with internal and external partners including individuals, local cities and towns, academic institutions, National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and the Academic Public Health Corps (APHC) to strategize and implement best practices for growing the public health workforce pipeline. This position will implement and manage the Careers in Public Health website, which will coordinate efforts between local towns, human resources departments and the general public to actively encourage more participation in local public health (LPH) employment.
The Office of Local and Regional Health acknowledges the history of structural racism and its impact on health. We are committed to improving the quality of life for all Commonwealth residents while eliminating inequities that impact the lives of communities of color who are disproportionately affected by conditions leading to poor health outcomes. The Recruitment & Career Development Specialist will be part of the Office’s vision of implementing strategies that ensure the Office’s work, policies and programs are inclusive and equitable for all.
Our ideal candidate has:
· 4 years of program coordination experience
· 1-year supervisory experience
· Experience working in or with local health departments
· Ability to develop outreach strategies and opportunities to reach targeted audiences to develop a pipeline for a more robust public health workforce
· Strong leadership, project management and time management skills
· Ability to develop and implement effective strategies to ensure a culture of equity, diversity, collaboration and inclusion
Learn more about our important work: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/office-of-local-and-regional-health
About Massachusetts Department of Public Health
DPH keeps people healthy and communities strong. We promote the health and well-being of all residents by ensuring access to high-quality public health and healthcare services, focusing on prevention and wellness, and health equity for all.