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Health Planner

Office of Assessment and Planning
Healthy Anne Arundel Coalition (HAAC)
Lead Staffer Position (Part-time) 20 Hours per Week

Date Posted: 12.14.20
Date Closing: Open Until Filled

Location: 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401

Salary: $28.84 per hour

Benefits:: None

Job Description

Nature of Work: The Health Planner will be the lead staffer for the Healthy Anne Arundel Coalition (HAAC) and is responsible for overseeing all operational and administrative functions pertaining to the coalition. Responsibilities include scheduling and planning all meetings for the Guiding Coalition (leadership) and the larger community coalition, in addition to coordinating with the Guiding Coalition regarding any research and reports requested, overseeing finances and working with leadership for procurement and finance approval. This position will also require actively looking for and applying for grants that could help sustain the HAAC. The Guiding Coalition will meet quarterly and the overall community coalition will meet two to three times a year. In time, subcommittees will be created and the lead staffer will be in charge of coordination and tracking deliverables for those groups. The lead staffer is in charge of minutes and summary reports from each meeting as well as creating presentations or securing presenters. This position requires visibility in the community to achieve community support and to work towards health equity, and may require going to community meetings that could be helpful for the coalition. The lead staffer is responsible for promotion and publicity of the HAAC. This will include working with the Public Information Office to ensure consistent messaging and awareness of the coalition. This will also involve management of the HAAC’s online content and image, including drafting and tracking social media posts, monitoring online comments and managing website content for an updated platform. A collaborative style, strong work ethic and enthusiasm for building bridges between staff, community partners and other key stakeholders are essential.

Minimum Qualifications

1) Bachelor’s degree with a major in public administration, healthcare administration, behavioral health, social work, psychology or related field from an accredited college or university and two years of related professional experience.
2) Master’s degree in public health or one of the fields above from an accredited college
or university.

Experience: Three years managing public health or community engagement projects.

Supplemental Qualifications:
• One or more years of experience developing timelines and meeting deadlines.
• Grant management experience
• Advanced knowledge and experience with MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Windows software and Google applications

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications can apply. Send a completed County application or resume to: Krystal Bowser-Garisto, Anne Arundel County Department of Health, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401; fax to 410-222-4489; or email

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