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Community Engagement Specialist

  • ... Sacramento, California, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 99425 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 29, 2024       Expires on: Apr 14, 2024

Community Engagement Specialist   

JOB TITLE:

Community Engagement Specialist

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Sacramento California United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

POSTING NUMBER: #1801
POSITION TITLE: Community Engagement Specialist
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
LOCATION: Sacramento, CA (Hybrid)

The Public Health Institute (PHI) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being, and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world.
As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally, and internationally.


Position Summary

Under general oversight by the Program Manager II (PrMgr II), the Community Engagement Specialist (CES) provides community engagement expertise in support of organizing and capacity building efforts for policies, systems, and environmental change approaches (PSE) for the Public Health Institutes (PHI) Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN).

CWNs vision is for a healthy nation where wellness is achievable for all individuals and communities, and its mission is to build capacity and leadership in communities and institutions to make optimal health accessible for all.
PHI CWNs work falls within the four primary areas of training, education, research and evaluation, and advocacy; all of which use a health equity framework and culturally tailored approach to variously address the priority areas of increasing access to and consumption of healthier foods, with a focus on fruits and vegetables; decreasing consumption of unhealthy foods and beverages, increasing consumption of water; increasing physical activity, and preventing obesity and chronic diet related illnesses.

The CESs primary focus will include, but not be limited to, coordinating and supporting equity-driven community engagement projects.
Implementing and training on Participatory Action Research (PAR), PhotoVoice, advisory and/or decision-making boards, and other community engagement strategies.
This position requires working with a diverse set of federal, state, and local partners to systematically integrate PSE efforts that increase opportunities for authentic voices to engage in collaborative healthy community change.
Activities may include maintaining communications, providing technical assistance, and facilitating intervention activities with partners and community members.

This is a regular full-time position.

STARTING SALARY: Full salary range for this position: $68,581 to $99,425 per year.
The typical hiring range for this position is from $68,581 (minimum) to $84,003 (midpoint), based on 100% FTE.
The starting salary is determined based on the candidates knowledge, skills, experience, as well as budget availability.

LOCATION

  • Remote-hybrid, United States of America.
    Western region of United States of America preferred.
    This is a remote-hybrid position, meaning that while the position is largely remote there will be occasions when the incumbent will be required to work in the Sacramento Office in California and/or participate in meetings, conferences, and such, at external venues including client offices and project sites.
    Travel will be required approximately 15% of the time.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans, participates, delivers, and evaluates training workshops, meetings, and special events including coordination of logistical arrangements with clients, partners, and associated staff.
  • Supports the community engagement approaches within targeted programs in schools, afterschool programs, community-based organizations (CBOs), school-based health centers and/or health departments.
  • Maintains relationships with collaborators including funding agencies, subcontractors, community-based organizations, local health departments, local implementers, community partners, stakeholders, and community residence and leaders.
  • Trains clients, partners, associated staff, and other audiences on evidence-based community engagement practices.
  • Provides quality technical assistance to clients, partners, and associated staff and engages community members in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Facilitates intervention activities with community partners and community participants.
  • Contributes to the evaluation of project progress and deliverables; prepares summaries, reports, and correspondence as required.
  • Prepares abstracts and presents oral and poster presentations for professional audiences at conferences, meetings, and/or webinars.
  • Contributes to the development of grant applications.
  • Travel approximately 15% of the time.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 5 years (9 years if no BA) of public health experience with specialization in health equity, nutrition education, PSE approaches, food systems, prevention programs, or other related field.
  • At least 3 years (7 years if no BA) of community engagement experience.
  • Bachelors degree required; OR substitute with four additional years of related experience.

Other Qualifications

  • Experience working with advisory and/or decision-making boards.
  • Experience with training facilitation and coordination experience.
  • Knowledge of federal nutrition education programs such as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program -Education (SNAP-Ed).
  • Strong commitment to social justice and experience partnering with diverse communities for purposes of health equity.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and spoken), with ability to earn trust and respect of colleagues and partners at all levels and from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Strong critical thinking and reasoning skills.
  • Excellent Organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Comfort with contributing to a newer program, developing, or trying new ideas.
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Teams, and Project), Zoom and Canva.
  • Ability to deal with complex problems involving several variables.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize, manage multiple tasks, and conduct follow-up.
  • Flexibility with shifting priorities and competing demands.
  • Ability to travel approximately 15% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications

Important Information

  • Remote work location in the Western USA.

FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA) STATUS

This position is classified as exempt based on the job duties.
However, based on the FTE, salary level of the employee, or federal/state/local laws, the employee may be classified as nonexempt.


PHI WORKFORCE MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY

Per the PHI Workforce Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is a condition of employment for all domestic based employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they are granted a reasonable accommodation under applicable law.

New hires need to provide proof of full vaccination prior to their start date or apply for an exemption/accommodation within three business days after their start date.
Depending on the circumstances, new hires who do not comply with this Policy, or who cannot be reasonably accommodated, will either have their employment suspended or terminated.
Candidates who are non-compliant will have their offers rescinded.


EEO Statement

The Public Health Institute is committed to a policy that provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition including genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation, and to make all employment decisions so as to further this principle of equal employment opportunity.
To this end, the PHI will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition including genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation, and will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are offered employment and employees are treated during employment without regard to these characteristics.

For further information regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, copy and paste the following URL into your web browser: http://www.
dol.
gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.
pdf

ADA Statement:

The Public Health Institute is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities and employment for individuals with disabilities.
To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Recruitment Team at least 48 hours in advance at Recruitment@phi.
org.

#LI-HYBRID

To apply for any position, you must create an account on the Public Health Institutes job application site.
After creating your account, you may search the open positions and apply for the specific position that interests you.
Please note, mailed and emailed applications will not be accepted.

Were so pleased the Public Health Institute is an organization you would like to work with.
Do you have questions about this opportunity? If so, email our recruitment team at Recruitment@phi.
org.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 29, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

99425 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1709656907-ec9387935128f5d329c250b6bbf9c8a0

LOCATION:

California United States

CITY:

Sacramento

Job Origin:

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POSTING NUMBER: #1801
POSITION TITLE: Community Engagement Specialist
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
LOCATION: Sacramento, CA (Hybrid)

The Public Health Institute (PHI) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being, and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally, and internationally.


Position Summary

Under general oversight by the Program Manager II (PrMgr II), the Community Engagement Specialist (CES) provides community engagement expertise in support of organizing and capacity building efforts for policies, systems, and environmental change approaches (PSE) for the Public Health Institutes (PHI) Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN).

CWNs vision is for a healthy nation where wellness is achievable for all individuals and communities, and its mission is to build capacity and leadership in communities and institutions to make optimal health accessible for all. PHI CWNs work falls within the four primary areas of training, education, research and evaluation, and advocacy; all of which use a health equity framework and culturally tailored approach to variously address the priority areas of increasing access to and consumption of healthier foods, with a focus on fruits and vegetables; decreasing consumption of unhealthy foods and beverages, increasing consumption of water; increasing physical activity, and preventing obesity and chronic diet related illnesses.

The CESs primary focus will include, but not be limited to, coordinating and supporting equity-driven community engagement projects. Implementing and training on Participatory Action Research (PAR), PhotoVoice, advisory and/or decision-making boards, and other community engagement strategies. This position requires working with a diverse set of federal, state, and local partners to systematically integrate PSE efforts that increase opportunities for authentic voices to engage in collaborative healthy community change. Activities may include maintaining communications, providing technical assistance, and facilitating intervention activities with partners and community members.

This is a regular full-time position.

STARTING SALARY: Full salary range for this position: $68,581 to $99,425 per year. The typical hiring range for this position is from $68,581 (minimum) to $84,003 (midpoint), based on 100% FTE. The starting salary is determined based on the candidates knowledge, skills, experience, as well as budget availability.

LOCATION

  • Remote-hybrid, United States of America. Western region of United States of America preferred. This is a remote-hybrid position, meaning that while the position is largely remote there will be occasions when the incumbent will be required to work in the Sacramento Office in California and/or participate in meetings, conferences, and such, at external venues including client offices and project sites. Travel will be required approximately 15% of the time.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans, participates, delivers, and evaluates training workshops, meetings, and special events including coordination of logistical arrangements with clients, partners, and associated staff.
  • Supports the community engagement approaches within targeted programs in schools, afterschool programs, community-based organizations (CBOs), school-based health centers and/or health departments.
  • Maintains relationships with collaborators including funding agencies, subcontractors, community-based organizations, local health departments, local implementers, community partners, stakeholders, and community residence and leaders.
  • Trains clients, partners, associated staff, and other audiences on evidence-based community engagement practices.
  • Provides quality technical assistance to clients, partners, and associated staff and engages community members in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Facilitates intervention activities with community partners and community participants.
  • Contributes to the evaluation of project progress and deliverables; prepares summaries, reports, and correspondence as required.
  • Prepares abstracts and presents oral and poster presentations for professional audiences at conferences, meetings, and/or webinars.
  • Contributes to the development of grant applications.
  • Travel approximately 15% of the time.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 5 years (9 years if no BA) of public health experience with specialization in health equity, nutrition education, PSE approaches, food systems, prevention programs, or other related field.
  • At least 3 years (7 years if no BA) of community engagement experience.
  • Bachelors degree required; OR substitute with four additional years of related experience.

Other Qualifications

  • Experience working with advisory and/or decision-making boards.
  • Experience with training facilitation and coordination experience.
  • Knowledge of federal nutrition education programs such as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program -Education (SNAP-Ed).
  • Strong commitment to social justice and experience partnering with diverse communities for purposes of health equity.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and spoken), with ability to earn trust and respect of colleagues and partners at all levels and from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Strong critical thinking and reasoning skills.
  • Excellent Organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Comfort with contributing to a newer program, developing, or trying new ideas.
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Teams, and Project), Zoom and Canva.
  • Ability to deal with complex problems involving several variables.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize, manage multiple tasks, and conduct follow-up.
  • Flexibility with shifting priorities and competing demands.
  • Ability to travel approximately 15% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications

Important Information

  • Remote work location in the Western USA.

FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA) STATUS

This position is classified as exempt based on the job duties. However, based on the FTE, salary level of the employee, or federal/state/local laws, the employee may be classified as nonexempt.


PHI WORKFORCE MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY

Per the PHI Workforce Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is a condition of employment for all domestic based employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they are granted a reasonable accommodation under applicable law.

New hires need to provide proof of full vaccination prior to their start date or apply for an exemption/accommodation within three business days after their start date. Depending on the circumstances, new hires who do not comply with this Policy, or who cannot be reasonably accommodated, will either have their employment suspended or terminated. Candidates who are non-compliant will have their offers rescinded.


EEO Statement

The Public Health Institute is committed to a policy that provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition including genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation, and to make all employment decisions so as to further this principle of equal employment opportunity. To this end, the PHI will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition including genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation, and will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are offered employment and employees are treated during employment without regard to these characteristics.

For further information regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, copy and paste the following URL into your web browser: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

ADA Statement:

The Public Health Institute is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Recruitment Team at least 48 hours in advance at Recruitment@phi.org.

#LI-HYBRID

To apply for any position, you must create an account on the Public Health Institutes job application site. After creating your account, you may search the open positions and apply for the specific position that interests you. Please note, mailed and emailed applications will not be accepted.

Were so pleased the Public Health Institute is an organization you would like to work with. Do you have questions about this opportunity? If so, email our recruitment team at Recruitment@phi.org.

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