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Policy Analyst

The Public Health Law Center has an immediate opening for two full-time, grant-funded, policy analysts.

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 Policy Analysts will help with developing and implementing research projects, researching and writing publications and reports, developing and implementing conference and webinar presentations and trainings, and provide technical assistance designed to support and facilitate work by community groups, researchers, public health officials, and public health advocates working to strengthen public policies and advance health equity through laws and policies that promote healthy eating and active living. This position may also help with tracking and reporting on project activities, and coordinate reporting activities with the Center’s administrative team.

Minimum qualifications include: a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years’ experience in policy development or analysis, preferably in a field relevant to public health, as well as experience in project coordination. Excellent writing and communications skills, including the ability to communicate complex issues or ideas using language appropriate to audiences of specialists or non-specialists, is required. Candidates must also be able to work under short deadlines, and to work effectively with community partners of many backgrounds. Demonstrated attention to detail is also required. Preferred qualifications include experience in food policy development; active transportation policy development; urban planning or local land use laws; knowledge of the child care regulatory environment; experience in working with Tribal governments or public health staff; and/or knowledge of relevant research and analytical methodologies, both quantitative and qualitative. A master’s degree in public health, public policy, urban planning or related field is also preferred. This is a full-time, grant-funded position and is dependent on the continued availability of funding.

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.


Web Designer/Digital Content Producer

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 Producer 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 Producer 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.