The Director of Education and Community Engagement (ECE) leads the ECE Division and its staff in all areas of infectious disease related to education and community outreach, in order to reduce risk of illness and promote health of residents in Boston.
- Supervises activities of the Ryan White Boston EMA Planning Council.
- Supervises activities of Ryan White related training initiatives.
- Acts as a liaison within BPHC and with external agencies on a regular basis.
- Oversees the use of performance and quality metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of ECE Division initiatives in reducing risk of illness, promoting health of residents in Boston, and advancing health equity.
- Meets regularly with the ID Associate Bureau Director and/or the ID Bureau Director regarding all aspects of Division operations, including but not limited to matters regarding division staff and other confidential matters, and functions as part of the ID Bureau Leadership Team.
- Networks with community-based agencies, organizations, and residents to identify communicable disease concerns and priorities within our local communities and to develop prevention, education, and treatment initiatives to the reduce risk of illness and promote health of residents in Boston. Educates the community to raise awareness about communicable disease prevention and treatment.
- Reviews local infectious disease surveillance data to inform the priorities of the Education and Outreach Program in conjunction with the IDB Director.
- Represents the IDB on committees and work groups as requested by the IDB Director.
- Seeks funding and writes proposals for a wide range of infectious diseases. Serves as the Principal Investigator on grants as directed.
- Represents the IDB at collective bargaining sessions as a management representative as requested by the IDB Director. May represent management in grievance and arbitration processes.
- Works in a confidential capacity. Operates independently. Uses independent judgment and discretion to make decisions affecting the department and staff as it relates to unit operations/services and BPHC policy. Makes and recommends management and personnel decisions for, including but not limited to promotion, transfer and assignment of staff, and imposition of discipline. Performs other duties as assigned.
- Additional responsibilities to be determined in discussion with the ID Associate Bureau Director and ID Bureau Director.
Number of Openings
- Master's in Public Health or related field plus 3 years comparable experience or a bachelor's degree and 5 years of comparable experience.
- Prior supervisory experience required.
- Community engagement experience and expertise in preparing public health and/or clinical materials preferred.
- Clinical or epidemiologic experience preferred.
- Demonstrated excellent leadership abilities, including team building and collaboration skills.
- Exceptional organizational and planning skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated cultural competence with diverse populations.
- Valid driver's license and a car required.
City of Boston Residency Required, A Criminal Offenders Records Information request must be completed for this position. However, a record is not an automatic bar to employment but is reviewed in relation to the job applied for., Any position that requires an advanced degree will be subject to education verification, This is a grant funded position, The Boston Public Health Commission is an EEO Employer and all applicants meeting the minimum requirements are eligible to apply