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Job Title: Public Health Improvement Associate
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Organization: Michigan Public Health Institute
Posted: 2/6/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Okemos,  MI    USA
Position Description: The Public Health Improvement Associate position provides expertise, consultation, and technical support for a variety of public health projects within the Center for Healthy Communities (CHC). The Public Health Improvement Associate comprehensively supports public health projects from development to implementation and reporting, including internal support within project teams and communication and support to external partners and stakeholders. This position will involve interacting with a variety of partners and stakeholders in implementing public health improvement and innovation. The Public Health Improvement Associate will foster collaborative learning networks and will be involved in coaching and supporting cross-sector teams in quality improvement and health innovation initiatives. The position requires a dynamic individual with strong facilitation skills who will engage in collaboration with staff, external partners, and clients.

Duties and Responsibilities: ? Implementation of Project Activities: Provides autonomous and proactive support to a variety of public health projects. Applies assessment, planning, evaluation, quality improvement, and other tailored frameworks within community-based settings from start-up to closeout, including project design, implementation, ongoing reporting, and final summary. Independently prepares and reviews project-related documents, trainings, and other written materials as needed. Supports all projects in a dynamic, responsive manner. All other duties as assigned. ? Support of Community Partners: Contributes to the development, design, and creation of products and processes that support public health partners with implementing assessment, planning, evaluation, quality improvement and other specialized improvement projects. Develops and coordinates presentations, facilitation, and coaching activities, as appropriate. Exercises professionalism, skill, and comfort in interfacing with community partners, clients, and potential clients. ? Continuous Learning: Remains current on emerging best and promising practices in public health improvement, health innovation, healthcare practice and policy, and community health programming. Identifies community/public health system needs and identifies promising solutions at the system, agency, program, and practice level. ? Involvement in Project Development: Remains current on literature in areas that are relevant to the program (CHC), public health systems and partners, and current projects. Participates in project development activities, including the identification, conceptualization, writing and production of proposals. Conducts and writes literature MPHI IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER PAGE 2 reviews to inform proposals. Identifies, creates, and nurtures relationships with partners and identifies opportunities for collaboration on potential new projects. ? Administrative/MPHI Responsibilities: Corresponds with team members, clients and subcontractors, funding agencies, and project partners on an ongoing basis. Travels as needed both in-state and out-of-state. Maintains a positive, strong, credible, professional interpersonal relationship with all parties of MPHI projects, and represents the best interest of MPHI at all times.

Qualifications: Qualifications/Requirements Education: Master’s degree in relevant field (i.e. public health, education, public administration, sociology, or other degree areas) strongly preferred; Bachelor’s degree with comprehensive and relative experience may be considered. Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience in public health-related setting including community and health system transformation/improvement, group facilitation, and collaborative initiatives.

Organization Description: The Michigan Public Health Institute is a major contributor to community health in Michigan and our staff is comprised of more than 300 individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and expertise. Our staff includes researchers, data analysts, evaluators and scientists who are trained in a broad array of health fields and have extensive experience in community-based work. While our program staff works toward better health for the people of Michigan our administrative, financial, and human resource offices support the staff in attaining their project goals.

Closing Date: 5/6/2018
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Contact Name: Angela Precht,  Public Health Improvement Associate
Contact Location: 2342 Woodlake Drive

Okemos   MI  48864
United States
Contact Location: 2342 Woodlake Drive
  Okemos   MI  48864
  United States
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