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Grant County Community Health Council Coordinator


The Center for Health Innovation (CHI) is seeking a self-motivated individual to coordinate the Grant County Community Health Council.  The Health Council Coordinator works with the Executive Committee and a multi-sector community coalition to assess, plan and implement activities to address priority health and health-related issues facing the county. Responsibilities include assisting with member recruitment, engagement and retention; coordination of meetings and events;  communications; assisting with planning, implementing and evaluating Health Council priorities; and reporting.  This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree (relevant experience may substitute for education) and two years of relevant experience in prevention or human services related field. Required skills include: facilitation, project management, organization, team player, and the ability to coordinate multiple activities and players. The position is part-time.

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Job Description

Position Function Summary

Under the guidance of the CHI Executive Director, the Grant County Community Health Council Coordinator performs work directly related to the coordination, daily operations and success of the Grant County Community Health Council.  

The delivery of quality service and positive interaction with our customers is critical to the completion of all tasks within this scope of work. The contractor is responsible for establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships with the Health Council Executive Committee and members, partners and CHI employees in a courteous, respectful and professional manner. 

Scope of Work

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain relationships and regular communication with Health Council members and partners.
  • Assist with recruiting and retaining cross-sector representative stakeholders and partners for inclusion in the Health Council.
  • Assure that all activities identified in the Health Council strategic and/or action plans are carried out in a timely manner and with quality. Any issue or obstacles to achieving project activities, objectives and goals will be brought to the attention of the CHI supervisor and Health Council Executive Committee.
  • Engage in all Health Council meetings, required NM Dept of Health regional meetings, NM Alliance of Health Council required meetings and any additional meetings requested by supervisor or Health Council Executive Committee.
  • Draft and/or assist with all required reports.
  • Coordinate, schedule and perform daily operations of the Health Council.
  • Composes, files, updates and distributes appropriate reports, minutes of meetings, general correspondence, evaluations, newsletters, information, etc.  This may include regular updates via website and social media venues.
  • Assists with, coordinates, and/or conducts program evaluation; prepares reports and participates in formal quality improvement projects as required.
  • Coordinate, attend and support all Health Council meetings. Support Health Council committee meetings as appropriate.
  • Represents the Grant County Health Council at public forums and community meetings and collaborates with others to ensure program success. 
  • Obtains supporting documents or information for funding proposals; assists with grant writing as requested.
  • Secures, manages, and coordinates outreach opportunities, events, and community projects, including but not limited to securing venues, equipment, supplies, and materials and promotion of the event.
  • Helps to build capacity of Health Council and committees to ensure accomplishment of goals and credibility within the community.
  • Attends CHI staff meetings and grant writing meetings.
  • Will adhere to established safety practices.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (2 years of relevant experience may substitute for 1 year of education)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in health and human services, community development, or related field.
  • Works well in a directed/supervised environment, self-motivated,
  • Skills: facilitation, public speaking, project management, project assessment and reporting, detail oriented, organized, team player, and the ability to coordinate multiple project activities and players.
  • Ability to use internet for research, competent in Microsoft Suite software, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Current driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Desirable Qualities

  • Understanding of community coalitions or collaborations among multiple sectors and ability to build capacity of such Health Councils/collaborations to ensure it meets its mission/purpose.
  • Fluency in Spanish (oral and written)
  • Experience or background with rural or frontier environments.
  • Able/willing to accept constructive feedback.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.