LA2050
Partners In Diversity Inc

Staff Analyst I - Community Outreach and Engagement

Employment type
Full-Time
Posted
12 days ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

The following provides a general description of duties and a more specific description of requirements for the Staff Analyst Level I. Please note that the summary of responsibilities and required abilities identified below are not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

The Staff Analyst (Level I) will support capacity building activities for implementing the expanded responsibilities under the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) Waiver and meet regulatory and contractual requirements.

The duties of the Staff Analyst (Level I), include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as a technical expert and consultant to management; 
  • Analyze and make recommendations to manager for the effective use of resources and personnel, the implementation and improvement of programs and operations, funding allocations, spending plans, and the refinement of management practices and policies; 
  • Perform special assignments and projects; 
  • Act as a team leader of other analysts; and 
  • Other duties as assigned; may be temporarily reassigned to COVID-19 assignments as needed. 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function of the department as referenced in WOS section 2.2.4 -AND- two (2) years of experience in the analysis of public or non-public programs including those in health (e.g., medicine, physiology), public health, public policy and/or social work/social welfare. A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function of DPH may be substituted for one year of the required experience; 
  • Experience researching and analyzing protocols, best practices, policy issues, pending legislation, regulations, potential funding sources, fiscal/accounting principles, and reports and makes recommendations to management regarding impact on services; 
  • Experience collecting, analyzing, and evaluating program data and making recommendations for program modifications, funding allocations, quality improvement or corrective action; 
  • Computer literate and skilled in the use of MS Windows-based programs, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; and 
  • A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. 

 

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience leading the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluating of policies, goals and objectives for health-focused programs and/or fiscal systems; 
  • Experience with preparing reports for management and/or local, State, and/or federal agencies; and 
  • Experience with developing standards for evaluation for quality assurance 

 

Staff Analyst – Community Outreach and Engagement 

Description: The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Division of Substance Abuse Prevention and Control (SAPC) leads and facilitates the delivery of quality substance use disorder (SUD) prevention, harm reduction, and specialty treatment services. 

The Staff Analyst - Community Outreach and Engagement will create and sustain community partnerships centered around Los Angeles County’s www.RecoverLA.org and other digital tools/resources. 

RecoverLA.org, DPH-SAPC’s mobile-friendly SUD resource, provides accessible and public-facing information on SUDs, prevention services and coalitions, harm reduction, treatment, medications for addiction treatment (MAT), and other topics. Additionally, it includes a mobile-friendly and easier-to-use version of the Service and Bed Availability Tool (SBAT) to allow users to search and contact local SUD treatment providers. 

Specific activities and responsibilities for the Staff Analyst –Community Outreach and Engagement include: 

  • Create an outreach plan to target and engage key communities, populations, and organizations. 
  • Develop partnerships with various public, private, and community-based agencies to achieve outreach and awareness goals through convening/leading/facilitating/attending meetings and training, and other professional forums.
  • Develop interactive presentations designed to expand the community’s awareness of SAPC’s RecoverLA.org and other prevention, harm reduction, and treatment services. 
  • Assist in development of marketing materials/campaigns surrounding events to drive community involvement and awareness.
  • Monitor and track impact of events including number of associated events hosted, attendees and contributions made and disbursed.
  • Participate in community, health, and other related coalitions to advance SAPC’s mission and promote its services. 
  • Develop recommendations on new strategic opportunities. 
  • Prepares reports, conducts research, and provide consultation, training, and expertise for internal and external leadership and staff to support community outreach and engagement. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function of the department -AND- two (2) years of experience in the analysis of public or non-public programs including those in health education, public health, public policy, social services, community organizing, and/or social work/social welfare. A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function of DPH may be substituted for one year of the required experience. 
  • Experience engaging diverse community stakeholders and forming sustainable partnerships to advance public health.  
  • Experience collecting, analyzing, and evaluating program data and making recommendations for program modifications, funding allocations, quality improvement or corrective action. 
  • Computer literate and skilled in the use of MS Windows-based programs, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; and
  • A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.  
  • Ability to work occasional evenings/weekends.

 

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Strong interest in improving community health and reducing health disparities. 
  • Understanding of issues related to substance use disorders including prevention, harm reduction, and treatment options. 
  • Strong familiarity and comfort with engaging diverse audiences using online/web-based tools. 
  • Knowledge of the local community and health landscape particularly in South Los Angeles, Central Los Angeles, and the Antelope Valley. 
  • Spanish language a plus but not required. 
  • Experience leading the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluating of policies, goals and objectives for health-focused programs and/or fiscal systems.
  • Experience with preparing reports for management and/or local, State, and/or federal agencies.
  • Experience with developing standards for evaluation for quality assurance.    
To apply

Qualified candidates should email their cover letter and resume to [email protected] or call the office at (626) 793-0020