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Web Designer/Digital Content Manager

The Public Health Law Center helps make America’s communities places where everyone can be healthy. The Center empowers its partners to transform their environments by eliminating commercial tobacco, promoting healthy food, and encouraging active lifestyles. The Web Designer/Digital Content Manager supports the communications functions of the Public Health Law Center by maximizing the use of Internet-related technologies and tools. This position will focus on the creation of web-based communications tools, web site management and digital content management. The Web Designer/Digital Content Manager will work with a variety of colleagues to articulate and promote the Center’s mission-driven public health work.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field such as computer science, design or other. (Additional years of experience may be substituted for the degree.)
  • One to three years of professional web development experience.
  • Strong skills in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery.
  • Competency in Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, etc.) and MS Office.
  • Experience working with content management systems (CMS).
  • Ability to work collaboratively with many different stakeholders.
  • Pro-active, organized and detailed-oriented, with the ability to multi-task and work effectively under deadlines.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with Drupal.
  • Design capability and understanding of typography, color and layout.
  • Public Health, health, legal, academic or nonprofit experience.

To apply please send cover letter and resume, including salary requirements, by e-mail to hr@mitchellhamline.edu; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105.

Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.

Student Research Assistant Openings at the Public Health Law Center

The Public Health Law Center works on matters of national and international significance within the broad spectrum of public health issues. Our organization partners with entities such as the Centers for Disease Control, the World Health Organization, and the Food and Drug Administration. The Law Center has openings for full and part-time Research Assistants to work 20-40 hours per week throughout the summer.  Duties will include working with staff attorneys to respond to requests from the public health community, local and state governments, businesses and individuals. RAs may conduct research and draft memoranda on legal and policy issues related to constitutional issues, preemption, labor and employment law, housing rights, and issues related to tobacco usage and obesity prevention, among others. RA’s will also examine national, state, and local laws, regulations, and policies. Applicants must be in a JD, MPH or equivalent program, or have experience in the legal or policy field.  Qualified applicants will have excellent legal research and writing skills, strong interpersonal and critical thinking skills, and the ability to work on multiple projects at once. This is a good opportunity for students to work on public policy issues and hone their research and writing skills in a relaxed environment.

Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Jon Lee, (jon.lee@mitchellhamline.edu). Although these are not exclusively work study positions please note your work study eligibility in your application e-mail and your cover letter. This position pays between $10 and $12 an hour depending on year of study.