Community Relations Officer - New Prague & Waseca

New Prague
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Position description
The community relations officer develops and maintains key relationships with public, education, business, and nonprofit stakeholders to enhance our role as a trusted community partner and healthcare partner of choice and to build and maintain a positive reputation. This position ensures that MCHS is visible in the community and garners the voice of the community to assist in our strategy development. The community relations officer identifies, develops, and leads strategic partnerships and projects that align with our strategic operating plan, community health needs assessment priorities, and community priorities. The community relations officer develops strong internal relationships with leaders to ensure that MCHS is engaged in community boards and key external committees, employees are visibility engaged and volunteering in the community, and connects leaders and staff to speaking, educational and leadership opportunities across the community. This role develops, executes, and leads the community health needs assessment process and executes and manages related programs and initiatives; including those focused on achieving health equity. The community relations officer is accountable for the community contributions grants budget and process including managing the community benefit program and reporting requirements. This role is also responsible to provide leadership to the internal employee engagement committees. This includes providing the strategy, structure, and organization to employee engagement activities.

This vacancy is not eligible for sponsorship/ we will not sponsor or transfer visas for this position.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in community partnerships and planning, community engagement and leadership. Bachelor's degree in business, human services, public health or associated degree.
Additional qualifications
Special Skills: Ability to build relationships, utilize influencer skills and work with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholder personalities. Ability to manage several projects at one-time. Strong attention to detail, self-starter, and ability to lead is required. Strong public speaking preferred.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2,593.60, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Monday through Friday, 8-5pm
Occasional nights
Weekend schedule
Very occasional.
Site description
New Prague and Waseca
Administration, Business, Finance
Job posting number
Laura Percival
Equal opportunity employer
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