POSITION SUMMARY The primary purpose of this position is to assist with communications for work on the University of Minnesota’s Evaluation of the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grant, including material design, layout, and editing as well as website support, tracking, and general grant administration communication.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS This position focuses on communications in support of grant research and evaluation projects, including product development; dissemination; and tracking and reporting.
The position will support the research team in developing and disseminating products, including policy briefs, memos, and reports. This position will work across several projects, coordinating with external partners. Specific tasks will include: a. Format products using InDesign (15%) b. Copyedit written products (10%) c. Provide support for developing presentation slides and other materials, as necessary (5%) d. Maintain and update the Flex Monitoring Team website (http://www.flexmonitoring.org/) (15%) e. Coordinate with external partners re: products and dissemination (15%) f. Assist with product tracking and reporting (10%) g. Product dissemination including email campaigns and presence via social media accounts (15%) h. Other grant communication administrative support (15%)
This position is in the Division of Health Policy and Management at the School of Public Health, in the University Office Plaza building (2221 University Ave SE) on the Twin Cities East Bank Campus.
START DATE May 2019
PROGRAM UNIT DESCRIPTION The Health Policy and Management Division (HPM) is one of four divisions in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota. HPM enjoys close working relationships with a variety of healthcare organizations locally and across the country, as well as governmental agencies at the local, state and national levels. HPM has approximately 40 faculty and offers four active teaching programs with a combined enrollment of approximately 400 students, including a CAHME-accredited Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA), a CEPH-accredited Master of Public Health (MPH) in Public Health Administration and Policy, and Master of Science (MS) and PhD programs in Health Services Research, Policy and Administration. More information about HPM at: http://www.sph.umn.edu/academics/divisions/hpm/
CONTACT PERSON Megan Lahr (email@example.com), Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
· Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
· Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
· Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
· Excellent retirement plans with employer match
· Disability and employer paid life insurance
· Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
· Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
MINIMUM/REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS • B.A./B.S. degree in Communications, English, Journalism, Marketing, or B.A./B.S. degree in Public Health, Public Policy, social sciences with strong writing, communication and design skill, or 4 years combined equivalent education and experience ; • Strong written communication skills; • Proficiency with Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, and WordPress (or similar content management system).
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • At least 2 years of relevant experience; • Master’s degree in above fields with at least 1 year relevant experience; • Academic and policy writing experience ; • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a research team; • Interest in rural health and health policy.
Internal Number: 329564
About University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
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