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Public Health Job Opportunities

Community Health Project Coordinator

  • Manages and supports implementation of the Implementation Strategy Plan with internal & external partners.
  • Serve as lead facilitator for ISP Action Plans, convene quarterly meetings and support related sub-committee activities and communication to ensure Implementation Strategy Plan goals and strategies are completed.
  • Research best and emerging practices across the continuum of care nationally to identify opportunities for innovation and adaptation to local context to improve child and family outcomes, increase access and reduce inequities.
  • Work closely with Community Health & Advocacy department leadership, Human Resources, and Finance to summarize research findings, bring forward recommendations to organizational leadership, community partners, local and state officials and other stakeholders
  • Facilitate the creation of collaborative action plans and strategies to drive SDOH health equity strategies
  • In cooperation with internal and external stakeholders, convene community partners across sectors to identify common barriers, align goals and coordinate activities
  • Maintain an awareness and understanding of changes within SDOH sectors including challenges, new services and partners, policies, funding opportunities and needs.
  • Foster & maintain partnerships to advance SDOH collaboration activities
  • Participate in meetings, task forces, councils, professional groups, etc. and speaks before community stakeholders on behalf of the department and organization; share information gathered with leadership and key partners.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders, community partners, and public and private agencies at all times.
  • Assist with tracking and reporting of Community Benefit activities
  • Provide timely progress updates in CBISA community benefit tracking software system
  • Facilitate data collection, analysis and reporting as required to measure progress and inform need and interventions.
  • Support storytelling regarding the impact of financial & housing stability on children, families and the community.
  • Conduct SDOH advocacy activities
  • Produce articles for internal and external publications
  • Present to internal and external audiences
  • Partner with the Director of Advocacy & Government Affairs to monitor pending and potential legislative and policy priorities impacting poverty and financial stability and coordinate educational opportunities for policy makers and key stakeholders.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of community health or public health practices including knowledge of health status of populations, health disparities, social determinants of health, prevention, and health promotion strategies
  • Knowledge in & experience addressing social determinations of health and health equity
  • Experience with community-based programs including planning, implementing and evaluating activities, with documented success of building collaborative relationships
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to use technology to inform reporting efforts including use of public health resources, assessments, and planning tools.
  • Willingness to learn and implement new software applications such as CBISA is required
  • Ability to analyze complex information and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Personal and professional qualities that support positive and effective relationships with colleagues, internal and community partners, and stakeholders.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence, and able to speak effectively before individuals, groups, and employees of the organization
  • Ability to develop deep understanding of the organization’s vision and mission, and related action plans, and guide implementation
  • Ability to adapt and problem-solve in real-time, and apply creative thinking to support positive outcomes
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills with attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, mindful of deadlines, and ability to anticipate and positively address issues that arise
  • Effective collaborator with skills in promoting multidisciplinary collaboration, and eager to work on a team
  • Ability to participate in local, regional and state-wide travel
  • Adaptable and creative thinker
  • Ability to proficiently operate a personal computer and Windows Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Teams). 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, health science, community development, social work, education, public health or related field required; master’s degree preferred.
  • Professional experience working within the community and social service or finance/business sector with an established network of contacts throughout the state.
  • Minimum of 3 years successful experience in program development, implementation and management with a preference for cross-sector collaborations and community outreach models

View the job description and apply online here.