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Health Policy Analyst and Research Assistant

Office of Assessment and Planning
Healthy Anne Arundel Coalition (HAAC) 

Full-time with Benefits

Date Posted: 7.30.21
Date Closing: Open until filled

Location: Anne Arundel County Department of Health, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401

Salary: $60,000 – $75,000 per year

Benefits: Participation in the County’s group health plan (including prescription, dental and optical), paid holidays and annual and sick leave.

Job Description

Nature of Work: The lead staffer for the Healthy Anne Arundel Coalition is primarily responsible for overseeing all functions pertaining to the coalition. The staffer is responsible for scheduling and planning all meetings for the Guiding Coalition (leadership) and the larger community coalition. This includes coordinating with the Guiding Coalition regarding any research and reports that are requested, overseeing finances, and working with leadership for procurement and finance approval. This position will also require actively looking for and applying for grants that can help sustain HAAC. The Guiding Coalition will meet quarterly and the overall community coalition will meet two to three times a year. In time, subcommittees will be created and the lead staffer will be in charge of coordinating these groups as well. The lead staffer is in charge of taking minutes and creating summary reports from each meeting, as well as creating presentations or securing guest presenters as necessary. This position requires being visible in the community to achieve community support and to work towards health equity. The lead staffer may be required to go to community meetings that could be helpful for the HAAC. The lead staffer is also responsible for promoting and providing publicity for HAAC. Thi will include working with the Public Information Office at the Department of Health to ensure consistent messaging and awareness of HAAC. This will also involve management of HAAC’s online content and image, including drafting and tracking social media posts, monitoring online comments and managing website content for an updated platform.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: A master’s degree in public health from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three years of experience managing public health projects and grant management experience is preferred.

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications can apply. Send a completed County application or resume to: Open until filled.

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