ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) mobilizes stakeholders, catalyzes partnerships, and leads action to promote prevention and improve public health systems to maximize health, health equity and quality of life for the people of Illinois. IPHI advances health-equity focused systems change initiatives through the Center for Community Capacity Development, the Center for Health Information Sharing and Innovation, and the Center for Policy and Partnership Initiatives. IPHI leads the national Data Across Sectors For Health (DASH) strategy advancing communities' capacity to share data across sectors through catalytic community collaborations. Across Illinois and the nation, IPHI provides convening, facilitation, training and technical assistance to foster multi-sector community collaborative health transformation initiatives. In Chicago and suburban Cook County, IPHI serves as the backbone of the multi-hospital, multi-stakeholder Alliance for Health Equity to collectively implement initiatives aimed at upstream, social determinants of health including housing and food systems. IPHI is a leading policy and advocacy voice in Illinois, promoting state and local policy efforts aimed at nutrition, physical activity, opioid use disorder and public health capacity building and convenes the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity policy coalition. With an annual budget of more than $8 million and more than 35 talented staff leaders, IPHI works with numerous partners, contractors, consultants, and foundations to achieve our vision that all people and communities, especially those that experience health, social and racial inequities, are able to achieve their optimal health, supported by an effective multi-sectoral public health system.
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We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) seeks to hire a team member to provide administration and operations support for national work to support community-level data sharing that enables community health improvement and advances policy, systems change, and equity. The Assistant will support scheduling for team meetings, maintain project contacts in client relations database (Salesforce), and keep document storage systems organized for the Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) National Program Office and related activities. The position is full-time at 37.5 hours per week. The Assistant will report to the Program Director for the Center for Health Information Sharing and Innovation, described below.
Application Instructions: Please submit a resume and cover letter. The cover letter should compare your qualifications and experiences to the expectations outlined in the position description. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis in the order that they are received until the best candidate is identified for the role. No phone calls, please.
Center for Health Information Sharing and Innovation, Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) and All In: Data for Community Health
IPHI’s works to ensure that public health, clinical, and other data and information describing the social determinants are used to advance health equity and drive policy, systems and program interventions through improved data collection, integration, use and dissemination. IPHI works in partnership with the Michigan Public Health Institute to lead DASH, a national program office funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. DASH is the coordinating partner for All In: Data for Community Health, a dynamic partnership of national and regional programs that have joined forces to form a learning collaborative and coordinate a variety of peer-to-peer learning activities for those tackling common challenges across communities.
The Assistant will provide support for meetings and events, update and track key contact information in client relations database (Salesforce), and help keep program documents organized and stored properly for record-keeping.
Project Administration and Management
Communications and Resource Development
Compensation: $35,000 – $45,000 depending on experience and qualifications. IPHI offers competitive benefits including health, dental and disability insurance, sick and vacation time, and a retirement plan with employer matching contributions.
Location: The position is located in Chicago. IPHI plans to return to a hybrid office work model after Labor Day, where staff teams will work together in the office two days per week, and individuals may work in the office or remotely the other three days per week. Ongoing COVID safety protocols will be in place after the September return to the office.
Starting Date: Immediate.