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The Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives is looking for a health-focused individual to work on initiatives to reduce the harms caused by commercial tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure. The Community Tobacco Treatment Coordinator will develop, manage, and coordinate commercial tobacco treatment and training initiatives associated with federal grant activities, the State Quitline, and the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP). Additionally, this position is responsible for administering the Minnesota Quitline Network (MQN), and planning and reporting on cessation-related CDC grant activities. This position will provide technical assistance to enhance professional training and cessation referral for local public health, providers, and clinic/healthcare systems, present to internal and external partners, and provide support to increase awareness of available cessation resources in Minnesota across health plans, health systems, clinics, and healthcare providers.
This position will have the option of teleworking; however, it will be based on the business needs of the unit and is at supervisory discretion.
Three years of professional work experience performing one or more of the following duties:
Experience in public health project management leadership roles and/or professional experience in public health
Experience with the development of programs objectives, evaluation, and measurement of outcomes
Experience in tobacco cessation, health systems, and addiction treatment
A degree in Public Health, Community Health, Environmental Health, Public Policy, or another related degree will substitute for professional experience, as follows:
Master’s degree = 18 month of experience
Bachelor’s degree = 12 months of experience
Associates degree = 6 months of experience
Minimum qualifications to be assessed at the interview:
Ability to problem solve and effectively plan work processes
Knowledge and understanding of the concepts of equity and inclusion
Ability to prioritize multiple objectives and deadline
Master’s degree in public health, community health, or other related degree preferred
Experience in systems-level work to advance equity for communities most impacted by inequities
Demonstrated project leadership and management skills
Skills in critical analysis, problem solving, and conflict management
This position requires successful completion of a reference and a background check.
To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Matthew Leo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Health Department
Our mission is protecting, maintaining and improving the health of all Minnesotans. Our vision is for health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy.
Why Work for Us
We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.
A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:
95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency’s mission
91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule
Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:
Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email email@example.com and indicate what assistance is needed.
The MN Department of Health strives to do the right thing to achieve the best public health outcomes. We value the diversity and unique contributions of our employees and partners. We develop positive relationships, foster innovative solutions, and strengthen our capacity to accomplish our mission.